2009.04.08 > For Immediate Release
contact: Sarah Casey - University Relations
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Student Organization and Leadership Reception Honors UNO Students, Faculty, Staff
Omaha - On April 2, outstanding University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) student organizations, student leaders, faculty advisers and staff members were recognized at the Student Organizations and Leadership Programs (SOLP) Annual Leadership Reception.
The reception was held in the Milo Bail Student Center Ballroom to honor students, faculty and staff members who contributed greatly to on-campus organizations and programs. Nominees and award recipients were chosen following a nomination, application and selection process. Winners received plaques noting their achievements.
Engineering Student Advisory Board President Kenton McBride served as keynote speaker for the reception, which also featured staff spotlights on the school year from Monica Greene, Jake Guthmiller and Jenni Liu.
Outstanding SOLP Supporter or Volunteer
Dr. Meredith Bacon
Annual Food Fight Award
Chi Omega Sorority
2008-2009 Outstanding Student Organization
National Council of Negro Women
2008-2009 Outstanding Student Organization Honorable Mentions
Engineering Student Advisory Board
Public Relations Student Society of America
2008-2009 Outstanding Organization Adviser
Karen Weber, Public Relations Student Society of America
Student Rising Stars
Student Leaders of the Month
May: Meg Mandy
August: Tyler Micek
September: Josh Jordan, Matt Nelson and Dayton Headlee
October: Ignacio Chavez and Cathie Chapman
November: Jared Davis, Lucas Seiler and Ejay Jack
December: Sean Denning
January: Jessica Coufal, Roger Garcia and Ryan Reynolds
February: Marietta Ammons, Gabriela Earl and JoAnna LeFlore
March: Joanna Nguyen
April: Amber Jazwick, William Monestro and Lori Young
May: Brandi Yosten and Kenton McBride
2008-2009 Student of the Year
For more information on getting involved on campus, visit http://studentorgs.unomaha.edu or call (402) 554-2711.
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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