Gratitude is in the cards at UNK
Why do you give thanks for UNK?
Gift is joyful refrain for UNK music department
Another surprise gift of more than $1 million to UNK has the Department of Music and Performing Arts singing praises for an anonymous benefactor who has now given nearly $6 million to elevate the university’s music programs.
Upcoming giving days can benefit University of Nebraska nonprofits
Ready. Set. Give. Upcoming community giving day events provide a 24-hour focus to the importance of philanthropy within Nebraska and on our University of Nebraska campuses.
UNMC-UNK complex is a game changer for rural health care
Health-care education and access for central and western Nebraska took a giant step forward April 4 when ground was broken at a ceremony for a new University of Nebraska project: The Health Science Education Complex at University of Nebraska at Kearney.
UNMC, UNK to break ground on $19 million Health Science Education Complex April 4
Health-care education and access for central and western Nebraska will take a giant step forward when ground is broken for The Health Science Education Complex at University of Nebraska at Kearney.
Bahamian fisherman's grandson becomes big fish at UNK
Bahamas native Moses Moxey, the first black student body president at UNK, believed in himself. He believed in education. That’s why he was willing to walk to a fancy hotel on the beach and beg complete strangers for money to sponsor him at college. But even he couldn’t believe the good things that happened to him once he arrived at UNK.
Students say the most grateful things
“If I could ever say anything, face to face, with the people who gave me the money to chase my dreams … it would be a very long handshake and possibly a hug,” says Parker Loghry, a Thompson Scholar at UNK. “I would just look them in the eye and say, ‘You have no idea.’”
Reinvigorating rural people and places
People from all walks of life walked into the grand ballroom of the Cornhusker Hotel in Lincoln one day last fall united with one grand purpose in mind. To reinvigorate rural America.
Lucas Dart named to lead UNK alumni relations and fundraising
— The University of Nebraska Foundation announced Lucas Dart will become vice president of alumni relations and development for the University of Nebraska at Kearney on March 1
New UNK fundraiser is an old member of the Kearney team
One of the best Loper basketball players in recent years has returned to UNK to be part of another team he loves: Our team.
Fund honors longtime UNK student health director Gloria Tye
Longtime nurse and former student health director Gloria G. Tye of Kearney has been honored with a named gift to support health science education at the University of Nebraska at Kearney.
UNK poet remembers white shadows in the grass
Few people ever earn a statue for their life’s work. Don Welch, recently retired poet and professor at UNK, has one. (And maybe few people of his stature who have a statue would ever do what he does next – pretend to wipe off the pigeon poop.)
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.