2009.01.12 > For Immediate Release
contact: Beverly Newsam - University Relations
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UNO Student Government Swearing-in Ceremony Jan. 13
Omaha - The new leaders of the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Student Government will take the oath of office Tuesday, Jan. 13, at 12:30 p.m. in the Milo Bail Student Center Ballroom. Neil Bonacci was elected student body president/regent, and Kevin Huddleston was elected student body vice president in elections held last fall.
Donal Burns, corporation secretary for the University of Nebraska, will conduct the ceremony for Bonacci. An informal reception will follow, and the campus community is invited to attend.
Bonacci is a criminal justice major. He is a member of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity and serves as president of the Student Orientation Leaders Organization. He plans to graduate in December.
Huddleston is working on a master's degree in architectural engineering and also plans to graduate in December. At UNO, he has served as an orientation leader and Student Government senator, as well as vice president, recruitment director and president of Pi Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He also was a member of Omicron Delta Kappa and the Order of Omega Greek Honor Society.
For more information, call (402) 554-2779.
UNO is celebrating its 100th anniversary. The celebration recognizes the partnership among the City of Omaha, its citizens and UNO to build a vibrant and dynamic community. The centennial theme is “UNO: Central To Our City Since 1908.” This theme acknowledges the past contributions of UNO to the community and sets the stage for great things to come.
UNO, inaugurated in 1968, emerged from the Municipal University of Omaha, established in 1931, which grew out of the University of Omaha founded in 1908. For Centennial information, go to http://www.unomaha.edu/100/.
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