• May 8, 2018

    Reserve Officer Training Corps Commissions 25 Officers

    Twenty-five cadets and midshipmen in the University of Nebraska–Lincoln Reserve Officer Training Corps received military commissions in ceremonies on May 4th & 5th.

    Thirteen cadets in Air Force ROTC were commissioned second lieutenants in the U.S. Air Force on May 4; four midshipmen in Navy ROTC received commissions May 5, three as ensigns in the U.S. Navy and one as a second lieutenant in the U.S. Marine Corps; and eight cadets in Army ROTC were commissioned second lieutenants in the U.S. Army May 5.

    Full story: news.unl.edu
  • May 8, 2018

    National Veterans Tribute Network

    Connecting Servicepersons to the Classroom

    Students can learn first hand the realities of war and serving our country in the classroom from a visiting veteran or person currently serving in the military.

    Omaha Public Schools has now joined the National Veterans Tribute Network in this effort.

    https://natlvtn.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/02/NVTN-Flyer-Classroom-Program-vs3d.pdf

    https://natlvtn.org/

    Full story: mailchi.mp
  • May 3, 2018

    Huskers host Maryland for Military Appreciation Weekend: 4-6 May

    Your Huskers look to stay hot after last weekend's sweep of Nevada as they get back to B1G play against the Maryland Terrapins!

    All weekend, current and former military personnel with a valid military ID can receive one free general admission by showing their ID at the gate! Arrive early for patriotic themed t-shirts on Friday and camo sunglasses on Saturday!

    Friday, May 4
    First Pitch: 6:35 p.m.
    Gates Open: 5:05 p.m.
    Giveaway: Patriotic themed tshirts for the first 1,500 fans courtesy of adidas!
    Military Appreciation Weekend: One (1) free general admission with valid military ID!

    Saturday, May 5
    First Pitch: 2:05 p.m.
    Gates Open: 12:35 p.m.
    Giveaway: Camo sunglasses for the first 750 fans!
    Military Appreciation Weekend: One (1) free general admission with valid military ID!

    Sunday, May 6
    First Pitch: 1:05 p.m.
    Gates Open: 11:35 p.m.
    Military Appreciation Weekend: One (1) free general admission with valid military ID!
    Family Funday: Face painting and balloon twisting stations pre-game for families to enjoy! Kids are invited to run the bases following the conclusion of the game.

    Order your tickets for the weekend online at Huskers.com/tickets or by calling Nebraska Athletics Development & Ticketing at 402-472-3111 or 800-8-BIGRED (M-F, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.).

    Full story: vetsuccess.unl.edu
  • April 24, 2018

    Stress-reducing activities offered ahead of finals week

    To help students better manage demands of end-of-the-semester assignments, projects and tests, the University of Nebraska–Lincoln is expanding study space hours and offering a series of stress-reducing events.

    End-of-the-semester activities

    •OASIS Late Night Lounge — De-stress Fest, April 23-26, 5:30 p.m. OASIS Student Lounge, Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center: Free dinner followed by a fun, stress-reducing activity.

    •Art and Soul — April 25, 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., First Nebraskans Room, Gaughan Multicultural Center: Art activity designed for self-care, mindfulness and reflection. No art experience or supplies needed.

    •Fuel Your Finals — April 25, 5 to 6 p.m., Atrium, Campus Recreation Center: Create make and take snacks that provide fuel for final exams.

    •Study at Sheldon — April 26, 5 to 8 p.m., Sheldon Museum of Art: Find inspiration by studying in Sheldon galleries, free snacks available.

    •Free Group Fitness Classes — April 28 to May 4, Campus Recreation: All group fitness classes during the final week of the semester are free to students and Campus Rec members. A full schedule is available online.

    Extended study hours

    •Adele Coryell Hall Learning Commons — Open 24/7 through May 5. Learn more online.

    •Jackie Gaughan Multicultural Center — Open until midnight May 29 to May 3.

    Full story: news.unl.edu
  • April 19, 2018

    JP Morgan Virtual Military Job Fair - Monday, 23 April 12-2pm

    JPMC Virtual Military Job Fair-Technology
    For Veterans, transitioning Military - April 23, 2018 12-2 PM CDT

    JPMorgan Chase & Co.(NYSE: JPM) is a leading global financial services firm with assets of $2.6 trillion and operations worldwide. The firm is a leader in investment banking, financial services for consumers and small business, commercial banking, financial transaction processing, and asset management. A component of the Dow Jones Industrial Average, JPMorgan Chase & Co., serves millions of consumers in the United States and many of the world’s most prominent corporate, institutional and government clients under its J.P. Morgan and Chase brands.

    We are hiring experienced technologists with skills in the following areas:
    •Infrastructure Engineer
    •Infrastructure Developer
    •Infrastructure Service Support
    •Software Engineering
    •Database Management
    •Applications Support Engineer
    •Business Analyst
    •IT Project Managers
    •Quality Assurance
    •Technology Operations
    •Cybersecurity
    •IT Architecture
    Locations: New York City, Jersey City-NJ, Wilmington& Newark-DE, Columbus-OH, Tampa-FL, Plano-TX, Houston-TX, Chicago-IL
    We want to meet you:
    This event is by invitation only. Recruiters and hiring managers will be on site to talk about these career opportunities.

    Please register at http://adtrk.tw/tp/rj6-C7zu-z-K

    For detailed job descriptions or additional information:
    • Please visit jpmorganchase.com/veterans for more information
    • Contact us by email at military.recruiting@jpmchase.com. Please type Tech Jobs in the subject line of your email.
    To explore other opportunities please visit
    jpmorganchase.com/careers

    Full story: applytracking.com
  • April 13, 2018

    Eric Kelz Memorial Veteran Scholarship: $1,000

    The Eric Kelz Memorial Veteran Scholarship commemorates the life of Eric Kelz, born June 6, 1993 at Ft. Belvoir, Virginia and entered eternal rest on December 11, 2017. Eric served in the United States Marine Corps as a maintenance mechanic and upon his honorable discharge he became a student veteran at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln studying computer science. Eric loved hunting and enjoyed any sport, because he was good at all of them. Eric is loved, respected, and admired by many and his service to our country and our constitution will not be forgotten.

    Applications are due: Monday, April 29

    Eligibility Requirements:

     ¨Currently enrolled as a full-time student and pursuing any major at UNL.”

     ¨Shall be a person who served in the active military and who was discharged under honorable conditions”

     ¨ Must be in good academic standing with a 2.5 GPA or higher”

    The application is attached or one may be picked up in the SVO Office – Rm 345 Nebraska Union or in the Military & Veteran Success Center. It is also posted at the following website: http://vetsuccess.unl.edu/

    Submit applications to Jacob Post, President UNL SVO at veterans@unl.edu or provide a copy to the MVSC.

    Full story: vetsuccess.unl.edu