2020 News Release Archive
Meister Named Inaugural Recipient of the Outstanding First Generation Service Learning Student AwardDecember 16, 2020
Dalton Meister was selected as the recipient of the first Outstanding First Generation Service Learning Student Award, presented by the UNO Service Learning Academy.
UNO Student Receives 2020 Marian Ivers Community Service Leadership AwardDecember 15, 2020
Alyn Flores Aguilar was selected as the recipient of the 2020 Marian Ivers Community Service Leadership Award.
Maverick Philanthropy Initiative Seeking New UNO Faculty and Disciplines for Spring 2021 CoursesOctober 02, 2020
After piloting the program in 2019, the UNO Service Learning Academy is seeking to expand the Maverick Philanthropy Initiative (MPI) across course disciplines.
Expanding Collaboration During a PandemicSeptember 16, 2020
The collaboration between UNO and community CEC building partners remains strong, even in this virtual world.
New UNO Organizations to Join CECSeptember 01, 2020
The UNO Barbara Weitz Community Engagement Center (CEC) welcomes four new UNO organizations as CEC building partners.
Language, Culture, and Power Project, a Service Learning HighlightJuly 29, 2020
UNO faculty member Sandra Rodriguez-Arroyo overcomes obstacles of remote service learning to achieve unprecedented student outcomes.
Service Learning Seminar Kicks Off as Virtual Event, a Service Learning HighlightJuly 09, 2020
The UNO Service Learning Academy is kicking off its first ever virtual Service Learning Seminar and Community Partner Fair.
Photography Project, a Service Learning HighlightJune 26, 2020
Learn how UNO faculty member Peter Szto is using photography as a creative medium to study service learning.
Maverick Philanthropy Initiative, a Service Learning HighlightJune 26, 2020
Learn how the Maverick Philanthropy Initiative allowed UNO Public Speaking Fundamentals students to participate firsthand in building community capacity through advocacy this spring.
Service Learning Showcase, a Service Learning HighlightJune 10, 2020
Learn how the Service Learning Showcase provided a deeper insight into how service learning has made a difference in people’s learning experience and advanced community-building efforts.
SLA Welcomes New Campus Compact AmeriCorps VISTA, a Service Learning HighlightJune 05, 2020
The Service Learning Academy welcomes its second-year VISTA who will focus efforts on service learning with an anti-poverty lens.
The Conversation Continues, a Service Learning HighlightMay 29, 2020
In the “Redlining Conversations” service learning project, students and instructors successfully envisioned their final Table Talk conversations to fit the new online platform.
Spring 2020 Newsletter, a Service Learning HighlightMay 22, 2020
Read stories of dedicated service learning faculty members and community partners on how they effectively transitioned their teaching, service, and research this spring during the remote/online learning mode.
Students Become Advocates: A Service Learning HighlightMay 04, 2020
Service learning students became advocates during the pandemic by conducting podcast interviews to educate Nebraskans about SNAP.
Mentoring Forward: a Service Learning HighlightApril 28, 2020
Last week, a national audience tuned in online to hear local service learning students present their research about neurological disorders through Zoom.
Senior Prom: a Service Learning HighlightApril 22, 2020
Find out how students and seniors have found new ways to virtually connect for this year's Senior Prom service learning project.
Omaha Redlining Tour: a Service Learning HighlightApril 14, 2020
Learn how faculty member Stuart Bernstein implemented an innovative online tool to recreate a tour in North Omaha.
College Prep and Family Learning: A Service Learning HighlightApril 07, 2020
Learn how students in College Prep and Family Learning are continuing to build and maintain relationships with families in South Omaha.
Service Learning and General Education Course Development Stipend Applications OpenFebruary 13, 2020
UNO faculty can now apply for a new grant opportunity to enhance their general education courses through service learning. Applications are due March 31.
UNO Organizations Can Now Apply for Collaborative Space in the CECJanuary 30, 2020
The CEC is now accepting space applications from UNO faculty and staff on behalf of a UNO organization, college, department, program, or initiative. Applications are due by 5 P.M. on March 27.
DUE DATE EXTENSION: Community Organizations Can Apply to Work in the CEC's Collaborative Office SpacesJanuary 30, 2020
Community nonprofit, educational, and governmental organizations now have until April 30 to apply.
Service Learning 101 | Spring 2020 TrainingsJanuary 27, 2020
Service Learning 101 training welcomes all UNO educators to learn about the concepts and standards of service learning; March 18.