student involvement

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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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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Contestants slice bread
Monday, March 13, 2017
Student cooking competition inspires delectable dishes

On Mar. 10, Campus NightLife hosted Foodie Fest, an event that combined a “Chopped” cooking competition with meal preparation demonstrations from Dining Services and a food drive for the Huskers Helping Huskers Pantry+.

Four teams competed in the cooking competition. At the start of the three rounds, hosts gave team members four ingredients to include in the dish they created. Campus NightLife also provided other ingredients. Teams had to create an idea for their dish, cook and plate it within the 30-minute time limit.

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Outdoor Adventure Center Coordinator Todd Grier introduces the concept of risk management at the Feb. 14 RSO workshop
Wednesday, March 1, 2017
RSO workshops provide student groups with tools for success

Student Involvement hosted recognized student organization (RSO) workshops on risk management, motivation and inspiration, civil discourse and navigating the Student Organization Financial Services (SOFS).

Director of Risk Management and Insured Benefits Gayle Schanou, Outdoor Adventure Center Coordinator Todd Grier and Coordinator of Fraternity Life Jon Gayer led the risk management workshop on Feb. 14. The presenters discussed perceived risk and how to be prepared for unexpected situations.

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Kaleb Briscoe portrait
Thursday, February 9, 2017
UPC graduate assistant earns ACPA award for outstanding service

Kaleb Briscoe, a first-year doctoral student in the Educational Leadership and Higher Education program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln, will receive the 2017 Commission for Student Involvement – Outstanding Service to the Commission Award from the American College Personnel Association (ACPA).

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Students play glow golf under black lights in the Nebraska Union
Monday, February 6, 2017
Union Take Over draws 450 students
On Thurs., Feb. 2, Campus NightLife hosted Union Take Over on the second floor of the Nebraska Union where an estimated 450 students enjoyed laser tag, glow-in-the-dark miniature golf, cupcake and tile decorating, a photo booth, and games of Family Feud led by The Daily Nebraskan.

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Organizers of the Out of the Darkness Walk at the University of Nebraska
Wednesday, February 1, 2017
Student organization honored for raising $25,000 for suicide prevention

Out of the Darkness, a student organization now in its second year at Nebraska, was honored by the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) for raising more than $25,000 and being a Top 10 Fundraising Walk in 2016. The campus group ranked fifth among campuses nationwide. An award was presented to Nebraska representatives at the 2017 AFSP Chapter Leadership Conference in Orange County.

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Friday, January 27, 2017
Students share the tradition of Lunar New Year

On Thursday, Jan. 26, the Office of Academic Support and Intercultural Services hosted a Lunar New Year celebration for the University of Nebraska-Lincoln campus community.

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Students raise awareness for immigration policy reform through the Define American student organization
Wednesday, January 18, 2017
Nebraska Define American RSO Wins National Award

The Define American Chapter at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln received the College Chapter of the Year award from the national organization in December.

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Students load donation barrels to give back to the Lincoln community
Monday, November 14, 2016
Dare to Care Encourages Students to Collect Food for the Lincoln Community

This November, the Center for Civic Engagement hosted its 12th Dare to Care food drive. Donations to Dare to Care benefit not only the Food Bank of Lincoln, but also OpeN Shelf the current resource for Nebraska students who do not have money to purchase food and other goods. 

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