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2016

University of Nebraska at Omaha

Community engagement

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Uno Student Engagement Spotlights, Uno Office Of Academic And Student Affairs Apr 2016

Uno Student Engagement Spotlights, Uno Office Of Academic And Student Affairs

Community Engagement

Community engagement and service are fundamental components of UNO’s identity. The following students exemplify commitment to community engagement. Their work represents the breadth of UNO’s involvement in various causes.


P-16 Initiative, Uno Service Learning Academy Apr 2016

P-16 Initiative, Uno Service Learning Academy

Newsletters

This newsletter features: Gaining Perspective: Race & Our Juvenile Justice System; Mapping Histories: Learning Across the Ages; College & Career Readiness Characteristics Found in Service Learning; Service Learning Around the World; Student's Collaboration Leads to Environmental Sustainability; Multiple Collaborative Projects Created Diverse Experiences for Students; Students Learn to Speak Mandarin; Infusing Rigor into Service Learning: A K-12 Teacher & UNO Professor's Perspective; A Lesson in Ethics: What Would a Boys Town Middle School Student Do? and Letter from the Program Coordinator.


Matthew Van Ormer, Student Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Jan 2016

Matthew Van Ormer, Student Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Community Engagement Spotlights

Matthew Van Ormer worked at The Collaborative and is the co-founder of UNO Be The Match, a student organization aimed at adding individuals to the national bone marrow registry.


Jeanette Harder, Faculty Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Jan 2016

Jeanette Harder, Faculty Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Community Engagement Spotlights

Jeanette Harder, Ph.D., founded t he UNO nonprofit STEPs.


Katherine Esquivel, Student Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Jan 2016

Katherine Esquivel, Student Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Community Engagement Spotlights

Katherine Esquivel cores deeply about serving others. She founded the Habitat for Humanity UNO Student Chapter.


Amelia Squires, Staff Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Jan 2016

Amelia Squires, Staff Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Community Engagement Spotlights

Amelia Squires is the UNO STEM Outreach Coordinator. She engages youth in STEM education opportunities like EUREKA-STEM!, which is an enrichment program that begins with a 4 week summer camp held on UNO's campus for middle school girls.


Neal Grandgenett, Faculty Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Jan 2016

Neal Grandgenett, Faculty Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Community Engagement Spotlights

Neal Grandgenett, Ph.D, is a strong advocate of advancing Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Education. As the Haddix Community Chair of STEM Education and the Co-Chair of the UNO STEM Leadership Team, Dr. Grandgenett leads UNO's STEM outreach efforts.


Alma Becerril Salas, Student Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Jan 2016

Alma Becerril Salas, Student Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Community Engagement Spotlights

Through the Office of Latin/Latino American Studies (OLLAS), Alma Becerril Salas helped create the Latino art exhibition ‘Latino-Latin American Artists: Exhibition & Conversations’. This art exhibit is the first of its kind to feature solely Latino artists from the Omaha metro area.


Alex Bauer, Student Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Jan 2016

Alex Bauer, Student Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Community Engagement Spotlights

Alex Bauer is highly engaged with her community. "It started out that I'd do these things to make my parents happy and fulfill requirements for scholarships - but then, it really started to become an ingrained part of me. It became something that I was passionate about intrinsically. I want to make change in the world."


Alyssa Cardona, Student Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Jan 2016

Alyssa Cardona, Student Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Community Engagement Spotlights

Alyssa Cardona organized a fundraiser that saved a maternal and child health clinic in Managua, Nicaragua from closing.


Joseph Allen, Faculty Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Jan 2016

Joseph Allen, Faculty Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Community Engagement Spotlights

Joe Allen, Ph.D., is an associate professor in Industrial and Organizational Psychology. As the director of the Center for Applied Psychological Services and the founding director of the Volunteer Program Assessment- UNO, Dr. Allen has served hundreds of nonprofits.


Adrienne Cavill, Student Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Jan 2016

Adrienne Cavill, Student Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Community Engagement Spotlights

Adrienne Cavill was one of the creators of the Marss Magnet Middle School Financial Literacy Program. Taught by College of Business Administration (CBA) Scholars, the class gave back to the community by teaching financial literacy topics to students.


Breanna Brown, Student Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Jan 2016

Breanna Brown, Student Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Community Engagement Spotlights

UNO swimmer, Breanna Brown, participates in the Big Brothers and Big Sisters mentoring program.


Jacques Musavyimana, Student Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Jan 2016

Jacques Musavyimana, Student Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Community Engagement Spotlights

Jacques Musavyimana is the president of UNO Students Against Hunger. Jacques founded UNO Students Against Hunger in fall 2015 with the aim to educate people about food insecurity and eradicate hunger.


Anthony Hughes, Student Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Jan 2016

Anthony Hughes, Student Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Community Engagement Spotlights

Anthony Hughes led the Queer Nebraska Youth Network (QNYN) from JAnuary 2014 through May 2015. The QNYN is the only youth-focused, peer-led LGBTQ+ group in Nebraska.


Ferial Pearson, Faculty Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Jan 2016

Ferial Pearson, Faculty Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Community Engagement Spotlights

Feria I Pearson, M.S., is the founder of the Secret Kindness Agents. Ferial started the Secret Kindness Agents to create o kinder community following the tragedy at Sandy Hook Elementary.


Michele Desmarais, Faculty Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Jan 2016

Michele Desmarais, Faculty Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Community Engagement Spotlights

Michele Desmarais, Ph.D., is one of t he founders of the UNO organization SPHRS.


Sandra Rodriguez-Arroyo, Faculty Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Jan 2016

Sandra Rodriguez-Arroyo, Faculty Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Community Engagement Spotlights

Sondra Rodriguez-Arroyo, D.Ed, was the 2016 recipient of the Service Learning Academy (SLA) Faculty Service Learning Award.


Yvonne Miller And Carly Conrad, Student Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Jan 2016

Yvonne Miller And Carly Conrad, Student Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Community Engagement Spotlights

Carly Conrad and Yvonne Miller were t he recipients of t he 2015 Outstanding Student Service Learning Award. They raised awareness about Native Americans living in Whiteclay, NE through showing the documentary Sober Indian Dangerous Indian.


Krystal Herrmann (Staff) & Alan Kolok (Faculty), Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha Jan 2016

Krystal Herrmann (Staff) & Alan Kolok (Faculty), Spotlight, University Of Nebraska At Omaha

Community Engagement Spotlights

The Nebraska Watershed Network (NWN) is a student-driven organization that aims to promote water quality through citizen science. Dr. Alan Kolok is the NWN director and Krystal Herrmann is the program coordinator.