United Way of the Midlands has a rich history in the Omaha metro area. For 90 years, the United Way has worked alongside community leaders, volunteers and companies, and has grown to accommodate the ever-changing needs of our society. UNO’s 2014 United Way of the Midlands Campaign runs from October 1 to October 31 and includes many events, including a campaign kickoff event featuring Chancellor Christensen and Senior Vice Chancellor BJ Reed on Sept. 30.
As part of National Campus Fire Safety Month, UNO and the Omaha Fire Department are co-sponsoring a fire safety awareness seminar. Gail Minger will be the featured speaker. The University community is invited and encouraged to attend this presentation.
Service Learning students are joining Our Lady of Lourdes students for icebreaker activities to start their "animal zoo" P-16 service learning project and are partnering with the Westside Boys and Girls Club after school program to serve as reading mentors.
The UNO Department of Gerontology invites the campus to attend this year’s installment of the Dr. Chuck Powell Memorial Lecture Series,. This year’s speaker is Glenn Van Ekeren, president of Vetter Health Services. His talk is entitled “Life’s Leadership Lessons.”