Wednesday, March 14, 2018 Nebraska Greek community welcomes a new Latina sorority interest group
Members of EMERALD collected feminine hygiene products to donate to the UNITE fundraiser. UNITE will donate the goods to Native American reservations where sanitary feminine products are often unaffordable and unattainable, affecting their school attendance.
Thursday, March 8, 2018 Speaker discusses First Amendment in the college environment
Student Affairs professionals are invited to participate in the spring 2018 professional development workshop, focusing on freedom of expression in the college campus environment.
On Friday, Mar. 16, Josephine (Jo) Potuto, Richard H. Larson Professor of Constitutional Law in the Nebraska College of Law, will present on the legal intricacies of freedom of expression and academic freedom.
Tuesday, March 6, 2018 Overocker named associate vice chancellor for student affairsJosh Overocker joined the Office of Students Affairs as associate vice chancellor for student affairs. He started working in the new role February 26.
Thursday, March 1, 2018 Registration open for the Assessment and Impact Summit, workshop proposal deadline extended
On Wednesday, May 9, staff from across the Nebraska campus will come together to strengthen our capacity as a data-informed campus through the Assessment and Impact Summit. Co-hosted by Student Affairs and Institutional Effectiveness and Analytics, the summit offers employees the opportunity to share assessment practices, review policies with campus collaborators and hear examples of the impact and change inspired by data.
Monday, February 26, 2018 CAPS website redesign offers new resourcesCounseling and Psychological Services redesigned its website this semester to better provide information about services and mental health to the campus community.
Tuesday, February 20, 2018 Leadership Retreat encourages division-wide strategic thinking
On Thursday, Feb. 15, over 55 leaders from Student Affairs units met to jump-start the strategic planning process for FY18. Interim Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs Laurie Bellows implemented planning retreats to increase communication between units and levels within the division.
During this retreat, staff worked toward finalizing language for new mission, vision and values statements; solidifying strategic priorities; crafting organization-wide goals; and discussing diversity initiatives—both currently taking place and new ideas for development.
Monday, February 19, 2018 Tetreault honored for research contributions
Pat Tetreault, director of the LGBTQA+ Resource Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, received the 2018 Research Recognition Award from the American College Personnel Association (ACPA) Coalition for Sexual and Gender Identities.
The award recognizes the completed or ongoing research on gender and sexuality in higher education. Since 2007, Tetreault has conducted research to advance the LGBTQA+ community.
“I am grateful to learn from and connect with others while doing this work,” said Tetreault. “It enriches my life and my ability to help create positive change.”
Thursday, February 15, 2018 Health Center increases student outreach
During the fall semester, the University Health Center had impressive success in its educational and promotional outreach with an estimated 20,463 student interactions. This number was calculated through the use of HuskerScan at most peer educator events and estimated headcounts at presentations and other events.
The Health Center largely attributes this achievement to a restructured peer educator program, a streamlined presentation request process and active participation in welcome-back events.
Monday, February 5, 2018 Presentation proposals requested for Assessment & Impact Summit
Staff at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln can learn fundamental assessment practices, review policies with campus collaborators and hear examples of the impact and change inspired by data collection at the Assessment & Impact Summit on May 9, 2018. The Summit seeks to build staff members' skills in assessment to increase data and analytical competencies to improve the student experience.
Tuesday, January 30, 2018 Discounted faculty and staff meal pricing offered
New this year, faculty and staff can sign up to receive discounted meal pricing at most dining centers and Grab-N-Go locations across campus. More than 170 employees have already signed up to participate.
Through the program University Housing and Dining Services hope to increase opportunities for students to engage with faculty and staff. The anticipated revenue will help provide lower-cost meal plan options for students.