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  • February 9, 2017

    The Fisher House Foundation Scholarship - 17 February DEADLINE

    The Fisher House Foundation is honored to be involved with the Scholarships for Military Children Program. Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll, in a full-time undergraduate degree program at an accredited U.S. college or university. The goal of the scholarship program is to award a minimum of one $2,000 scholarship at each commissary location that receives applications from students who meet all of the eligibility requirements. A total of 700 scholarship grants will be awarded for the school year 2017-18.

    Fisher House Foundation, Inc. is established as the national not-for-profit organization to assist in the coordination of private support and encourage public support for the Fisher House program.

    Eligibility:

    Only dependent unmarried children under age 23 of active military duty personnel, reserve/guard, and retired military members, or survivors of service members who died while on active duty or survivors of individuals who died while receiving retired pay from the military, may apply for a scholarship.
    Dependent children of NOAA (National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration), Public Health Service, other federal or military related agencies or activities, or DoD civilian employees are not eligible unless they meet the above requirement.
    Applicants must be enrolled or planning to enroll, in a full-time undergraduate degree program at an accredited U.S. college or university in the fall term of 2016.
    Applicants who have earned an undergraduate degree or who are enrolled in a graduate degree program are not eligible.
    High school applicants must have a minimum unweighted GPA of 3.0 (on a 4.0 basis) to be eligible to apply.
    College applicants must have a minimum unweighted GPA of 2.5 (on a 4.0 basis) to be eligible to apply.

    Full story: usascholarships.com

  • February 3, 2017

    Six Business Skills Every New Graduate Needs to Develop

    Some of the skills are listed below:

    People Skills
    Public Speaking
    Handling Tense Interactions:
    Teamwork
    Career-Management Skills
    Humility and Patience
    Staying Informed
    Time Management:

    Full story: military.com

  • February 3, 2017

    Start a Conversation About Mental Health

    For many students, college is a time of growth and independence. In some cases, this new and exciting time can reveal emotional challenges, either instantly or slowly over the course of their academic careers.

    Full story: newsroom.unl.edu

  • January 27, 2017

    Writing Center launches Write-With-Us Fridays

    Write-With-Us Fridays, are designed to provide space and time for advanced writers, including faculty and graduate students, to make progress on ongoing writing projects.


    When: The events are Jan. 27, Feb. 10, Feb. 24, March 10, March 31 and April 14.
    2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.,

    Where: 102 Andrews Hall.

    Full story: news.unl.edu

  • January 11, 2017

    Wellness Kitchen provides healthy instruction

    Campus Recreation is offering tips and instruction on how to prepare healthy meals in a new Wellness Kitchen.

    The kitchen is part of the Recreation and Wellness Center, a $23 million Campus Recreation facility that opened in summer 2016 on East Campus. The kitchen provides a variety of classes that offer simple recipes for wellness or nutrition solutions. The classes are open to students, faculty and staff.

    Full story: news.unl.edu

  • January 11, 2017

    Apply for May 2017 Graduation by January 27, 2017

    Applications for May 2017 Graduation are due by January 27, 2017
    Applications must be completed in MyRED on the academics tab. Once all students that are scheduled to graduate in May 2017 have done this an email notification of additional commencement ceremony information will be sent in April.

    Full story: registrar.unl.edu

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