UNK receives $2 million to help Nebraska children and families
A gift of $2 million from alumnus Ron Williams and his wife, Cille, is destined to help Nebraska children and families for years to come.
Buckle gift helps UNK and Kearney community
UNK students and the Kearney community benefit from a gift in honor of fashion retailer The Buckle, Inc. for student-athlete scholarships, athletic facilities and the campus Wellness Center.
UNK's broadcast journalism students benefit from Mitchell scholarships
The next generation of broadcast journalists from UNK now have additional support for their education and training with a gift from the John and Mary Mitchell family.
Intellicom celebrates milestone with UNK partnership
“Many of our employees came through UNK’s degree program, and we think the students in the program today are some of the best and brightest,” says Bryan Kuntz, vice president of operations for Intellicom.
Challenge is on for UNK Honors Program: raise $10K for study abroad
The University of Nebraska at Kearney Honors Program has an opportunity to help even more students have a study abroad experience because of a $10,000 challenge gift.
Campaign for Nebraska advances University of Nebraska's service to the state, world
Today we announced that the Campaign for Nebraska has raised more than $1.8 billion for the University of Nebraska.
Talk about investing in students
More than $100,000 has been contributed to start a fund that allows students at the University of Nebraska at Kearney to gain actual investment experience before they graduate.
Eight teachers join One Room, One Teacher honor program
UNK’s One Room, One Teacher program aims to help preserve the stories and history of rural education, and eight more teachers are forever honored this year.
Camp makes a world of difference
World Leaders Camp at UNK introduces freshmen to study-abroad opportunities – and to salsa, polka and chopsticks.
Donors create scholarship for students in crisis
Ilene Steinkruger and her late husband, Milton, struggled to pay for college long ago. That’s why they created a unique scholarship at UNK.
First-in-family college student understands education's importance
First-generation UNK student says scholarships will help him become a teacher someday.
Why they give
Ian Chapo, 22, graduated with degrees in economics and political science on May 10. Eleven days later, he made his first gift to the university – one for the Model United Nations Fund, which supports the Model United Nations student group he belonged to at UNL.
Great Plains Art Museum celebrates opening of new artist studio and public education lab
Fred and Julie Hoppe of Lincoln provided the gift to enable the Great Plains Art Museum to create the new Elizabeth Rubendall Artist-in-Residence Studio and Education Lab.
New emergency assistance fund to support NU students, employees facing sudden hardship
A new fund at the University of Nebraska Foundation will support NU students and employees on all campuses facing sudden financial hardship from emergency situations
Students still benefit from first endowed scholarship created in 1930s
The late Edward Cornish made a gift in 1937 to establish the first permanently endowed scholarship fund to forever support the education of UNL students.