UNK Points of Pride

The Nebraska ties that bind

Now that Greg Snyder is retired, he spends a lot of time at airports. As a volunteer with Travelers Aid, Greg, who is a Burnett Society member, staffs the information desk at Reagan Washington National to help people find their gates, hail a cab or even get patched up like one unlucky man who fell down an escalator.

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Taking History to the Mat

Parker Witthuhn came to the University of Nebraska at Kearney to study history and political science. But more than that, the Story City, Iowa, native

Hoehner family’s contributions recognized by UNK College of Education

The College of Education celebrated the dedication of the Hoehner Family Conference Room on Feb. 28, 2020. With the Hoehners’ gift, the college was able to redevelop the frequently used conference space, giving it new flooring, furnishings, lighting and a multimedia upgrade that includes an 82-inch television monitor and the latest video conferencing capabilities.

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UNK Daake Scholarship

Greg and Stephanie Daake know all about the talented graduates of their alma mater: they hire them. Their new coworker, recent UNK grad Jase Hueser, was a recipient of the Daake Design Scholarship from UNK that helped him succeed.

Sahling estates helps even more students

Well known among the University of Nebraska at Kearney community – especially by those in Loper athletics – for his compassion and generous student scholarship donations, Bob Sahling is helping students once again.

Donors (like you) helped this doctor reach her dream

UNMC’s Dr. Amy Hellman now leads one of just 39 clinics in the nation that are considered “Centers of Excellence” for Huntington’s Disease. “It’s because of the generous support of donors like you that I was able to pursue my dream,” she says.

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