In memory of her son, Kearney woman plants seeds for the future
A Kearney woman feels blessed that the scholarship she and her husband created – in memory of their oncologist son – is helping UNK students go on to med school at UNMC.
Doc Stevenson leaves $2.75 million legacy gift to UNK
The estate of the late B.M. “Doc” Stevenson has bequeathed $2.75 million to UNK, much of the gift forever providing student scholarship aid.
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.
2 WIN grants to assist grandparents, UNL students
Women Investing in Nebraska awarded two $93,000 grants to assist a pilot program making mental health counselors more accessible at UNL residence halls and helping the Nebraska Children’s Home Society expand its support network for grandparents.
Osbornes and Varners honored with highest development service award
Nancy and Tom Osborne and Paula and Woody Varner 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.
Holthus and Raikeses honored with highest volunteer service award
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.