SKIP navigation
news & events.
news and events.
news releases

2010.02.05 > For Immediate Release
contact: Beverly Newsam - University Relations
phone: 402.554.2129 - e-mail: bnewsam@mail.unomaha.edu

UNO Music Professor Receives Distinguished Service Award

Omaha - James Saker, professor of music and director of University Bands at the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO), recently received the 2009-2010 Distinguished Service Award from the Board of the Nebraska Music Educators Association at the organization's annual meeting in Lincoln. 

Saker served in a variety of roles with the association, including College/University Affairs Chair.  He also served a term in the president's rotation from 1985 to 1991.  During his presidency, Saker was responsible for the planning and coordination of two annual professional conferences; proposed the development of the Executive Director position, implemented in 1991; developed the Music Mentor Program for young music educators; and initiated the Music Scholarship Program for students seeking a career in the profession.  He currently is a member of the Past Presidents committee, serving on the board of the Hall of Fame program.

For more information, call (402) 554-3446.

* * *

Follow UNO's Twitter updates at http://twitter.com/unomaha. Become a fan of UNO on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/unomaha.

The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s metropolitan university. The core values of the institution place students at the center of all that the university does; call for the campus to strive for academic excellence; and promote community engagement that transforms and improves urban, regional, national and global life. 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.

Bookmark and Share

archive

2013 > 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11

2012 > 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12

2011 > 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12

2010 > 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12

2009 > 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12

2008 > 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12

2007 > 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12

2006 > 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12

2005 > 01 | 02 | 03 | 04 | 05 | 06 | 07 | 08 | 09 | 10 | 11 | 12

© 2014 University Communications. voice: 402.554.2129, fax: 402.554.3541, unonews@unomaha.edu