University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds will visit several Southeast Nebraska communities on Monday, Nov. 23, to engage with a range of stakeholders and share the university’s story. Bounds’ agenda for the day includes a community coffee co-hosted with Sen. Dan Watermeier of Syracuse, an assembly with high school students to talk about the importance of college, a meeting with area Rotary club members, and an open dialogue with Peru State College President Dan Hanson to discuss shared priorities and opportunities for collaboration.
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds to engage with North Omaha stakeholders
University of Nebraska President Hank Bounds will make several stops in North Omaha on Monday, Nov. 2, to engage with community members and share the university’s story. Bounds’ agenda includes a visit to a local high school to talk with students about the importance of higher education; a luncheon with community leaders that will provide opportunities for university updates, dialogue and ideas; and a stop at an area elementary school that is a partner with NU’s Buffett Early Childhood Institute.
NU Graduate Faculty Workshop will focus on changing job market for Ph.D. grads
Registration is still open for the University of Nebraska’s Graduate Faculty Workshop, scheduled for Oct. 30 in Lincoln. The event will bring together faculty, graduate students and postdoctoral associates from the four NU campuses to explore the range of opportunities available to students after graduate school.
University of Nebraska Board of Regents to make campus visit to UNO
The University of Nebraska Board of Regents will make a campus visit to the University of Nebraska at Omaha on Friday, Oct. 23, 2015. The Board will tour several parts of campus and hear presentations on leading academic and research programs, UNO’s strategies for growing enrollment and completion rates, and athletics, among other initiatives. The full itinerary for Friday’s campus visit is as follows:
Growth in University of Nebraska distance learning initiative expands access, opportunities for students
The University of Nebraska’s distance learning initiative continued its significant growth in the past year, resulting in expanded access and opportunities for students to help them stay on the path to a degree, earn a valued credential and meet critical workforce needs in Nebraska.