Bede Bolin | Department of Gerontology
Bede A. Bolin, LTC(R), is a 30-year veteran of the U.S. Army. He taught at the Army’s Command and General Staff College for five years. Bolin was the professor of military science at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for four years. He taught and was the director of freshman programs in the College of Business Administration at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln for seven years. He currently is a faculty member in the UNO Department of Gerontology.
He is a graduate of the Army’s Command and General Staff College, Sonoma State University, Kansas State University and University of Nebraska at Omaha.
He has been married to his beautiful wife, Jeanne, for 40 years. He has three children: a son, Bede, Jr, a graduate of the United States Air Force Academy and Major in the U.S. Air Force; a daughter, Joanna, a graduate of Missouri State University; and his youngest son, Andrew, a graduate of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The Bolins have nine grandchildren.
Kimmie M. Fox | Department of Gerontology
Kimmie Fox was born and raised in Omaha, Nebraska. She completed a bachelor’s degree in the science in biology from UN-L. She received dual master's degrees in social gerontology and legal studies from the the UNO College of Public Affairs and Community Service and the UN-L Nebraska College of Law, respectively.
Through the UNO Deparment of Gerontology, Fox interned for AARP Nebraska and the Nebraska Office of Public Guardian, as both an undergraduate and graduate student. During the 2016-2017 school year, she worked as an adjunct professor at UNO teaching Introduction to Gerontology.
Fox performed a year of service as an AmeriCorps VISTA working with the Nebraska State Unit on Aging as a resource developer for senior populations. Currently, she is a capital associate and associate guardian with the Nebraska Office of Public Guardians.
About the CPACS Alumni Award
The individuals honored with a CPACS Alumni Award for Excellence in Public Servicedemonstrate, through both their daily deeds and greatest achievements, the finest attributes of public and community service: integrity, stewardship, volunteerism, leadership, and a commitment to social justice and human dignity. They are a credit to their professions, their families, and our college. We congratulate them for this and all their achievements.
The 2019 awards are presented at a Celebration on March 5.
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