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The Nebraska LGBTQA Resource Center accepts an ACPA award for Commitment to Social Justice Education.
Monday, June 12, 2017
LGBTQA+ Resource Center accepts ACPA award

The LGBTQA+ Resource Center at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln recently accepted the Commitment to Social Justice Education award from the ACPA, an international organization for college student educators.

Selected by the ACPA Commission for Social Justice Educators, this award honors a department, campus, ACPA committee or commission that demonstrates a commitment to social justice education and development, training or programming.

Nebraska faculty member Stephanie Bondi nominated the LGBTQA+ Resource Center for this honor.

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Portrait of Juan N. Franco, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Friday, June 2, 2017
Q&A with Dr. Juan N. Franco
Before Juan N. Franco, Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs returns to faculty in the Counseling Psychology Department, he shared a few thoughts on his career and the higher education environment.

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Doug Zatechka says he's speechless at the idea of the University Housing offices being named in his honor.
Wednesday, May 31, 2017
Housing office named to honor Doug Zatechka

Friends and colleagues of Doug Zatechka celebrated his many contributions to the university at a reception to name the Douglas S. Zatechka University Housing Office in the newly constructed Willa S. Cather Dining Complex. Zatechka served as director of University Housing for 34 years, retiring in 2010.

Story after story filled the air as colleagues munched on candied bacon, chocolate frosted donuts and chicken wings – a handful of Zatechka’s infamously favorite fares.

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Jan Deeds, 2017 recipient of the James V. Griesen Exemplary Service to Students Award
Monday, April 24, 2017
Deeds awarded for exemplary service to students

In appreciation of Jan Deed’s years of extraordinary and sustained service to students, the University of Nebraska-Lincoln honored her with the James V. Griesen Exemplary Service to Students Award on April 23 during the annual All-University Honors Convocation at the Lied Center for Performing Arts.

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Franco's List recipients, spring 2017
Friday, April 21, 2017
43 students honored for character and civic engagement

A combined ceremony on Thursday, April 19, recognized positive achievements for students named to ‘Franco’s List’ and those who earned certificates and service awards through the Center for Civic Engagement. At the event the Character Council debuted two new distinctions, the Sam Foltz Award and the Franco Fund Scholarship.

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Staff from University Housing moves into new offices this week.
Tuesday, April 11, 2017
University Housing moves to new office location

University Housing will be moving this week to their new office location on the third floor of the new Willa S. Cather Dining Complex at 530 N. 17th Street.

Departments will complete their move on Wed., April 13, however the office is open for business starting Monday, April 10. Those needing to come to the new location should enter the building at the south atrium entry and take the elevator to third floor.

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Mortar Board and Innocents members at Nebraska
Sunday, April 9, 2017
Ivy Day tradition endures

On Saturday, April 8, the Innocents Society and the Black Masque Chapter of Mortar Board recognized new members, outgoing members and undergraduate scholarship recipients at the Champions Club before planting the ceremonial ivy on the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus as part of the annual Ivy Day celebration.

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Daryl Swanson Campus Life Impact Award 2017, Hope IV Us
Friday, April 7, 2017
Student achievements applauded at Student Impact Awards

On Thursday, April 6, Student Involvement honored outstanding contributions and efforts by Recognized Student Organizations (RSOs), RSO leaders and advisors at the Student Impact Awards.

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George "Sam" Goodin
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Goodin named director of Services for Students with Disabilities

The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has named George “Sam” Goodin as director of Services for Students with Disabilities. Goodin, director of Disability Support Services at Southern Illinois University, will start his new role April 3.

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Saturday, March 11, 2017
Our Nebraska celebrates inclusion

Our Nebraska, a series of events held March 6-10, gave students from all backgrounds the opportunity to discuss what it means to be diverse and how to create an inclusive campus and community.

Previously known as the Empowerment Forum, Our Nebraska offered events throughout an entire week rather than in a concentrated day-long seminar. Activities were sponsored by Student Affairs and the Office of Academic Support and Intercultural Services (OASIS) with co-sponsorship from the Diversity Council.

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