My parents instilled in me the practice of charitable giving including paying or giving back to those that that enabled me.
“We love what we did,” Sharon Holyoke said. “And we just hope we leave the world a better place than we started.”
“I think education is very important, and all of these young people need to have a career. That’s our future. The young people become educated and good citizens.”
The Board of Regents appointed Walter “Ted” Carter, Jr., VADM (Ret.), a higher education executive with an extensive record of growing student and academic success, as the priority candidate to serve as the eighth president of the University of Nebraska.
The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) and University of Nebraska Foundation hosted a dedication and ribbon-cutting event Oct. 22, 2019, celebrating the philanthropy that
The chairman and chief executive officer of Peter Kiewit Sons’, Inc., joined with the chancellor of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln Sept. 16 to announce the Omaha corporation’s support of a significant expansion of Nebraska engineering.
The University of Nebraska Foundation has announced that total philanthropic support, including all new gifts and commitments, surpassed $290 million in its fiscal year ending June 30, 2019. This compares to $231 million in total philanthropic support for the previous fiscal year.
Kelly Holthus of York and Jeff and Tricia Raikes of Seattle and Ashland, Nebraska, are 2019 recipients of the Perry W. Branch Award for Distinguished Volunteer Service.
The Peter Kiewit Foundation has awarded a challenge grant of $225,000 to the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) College of Information Science & Technology (IS&T) for its CodeCrush program, a series of events designed to introduce 8th- and 9th-graders to iSTEM, an integrated approach to studying science, technology, engineering and mathematics.
The University of Nebraska at Kearney’s newest building raises the bar for early childhood education, setting a standard for high-quality learning and instruction that will benefit the state’s youngest residents for generations to come.
Nancy and Tom Osborne have been conferred the 2019 Harlan J. Noddle Award for Distinguished Development Service in recognition of the years they advocated for the university and their involvement with private philanthropy for the university.
Women Investing in Nebraska (WIN) has awarded two $93,000 grants to assist a pilot program making mental health counselors more accessible at University of Nebraska–Lincoln residence halls and helping the Nebraska Children’s Home Society expand its support network for grandparents who are raising their grandchildren.
Jerry Varner earned his bachelor’s degree (1963), master’s degree (1965) and doctorate (1972) — all from the University of Nebraska–Lincoln — in electrical engineering. Jerry
Dr. Carole Levin, a beloved history professor at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, established a history scholarship fund to help students succeed. She chose to create
Taylor Morgan, a freshman University of Nebraska–Lincoln engineering student, is grateful to be one of the Ken Jones Scholars — and grateful for the chance
When you make a gift to the University of Nebraska Foundation you can trust that it will be used in the way in which it was intended. That’s a promise we’ve kept with our donors since our organization was founded in 1936.