The University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) Honors Program is delighted to recognize its students and faculty for their hard work and dedication to campus.
Adrian Duran, Ph.D., Art & Art History professor within the College of Communication, Fine Arts & Media along with, Zachary Darwish, Ph.D. of the College of Arts & Sciences who recently defended his dissertation, received the news via zoom that they have been awarded the University Honors Program's faculty awards for 2020. Duran and Darwish were nominated by students and selected by the University Honors Program's Faculty committee, both were recognized for outstanding teaching and mentoring.
The 2020 Student Achievement Award was awarded to Bailey Hoffer. Hoffer will graduate with degrees in Criminology and Criminal Justice and Psychology as well as a minor in Spanish. She has also completed the University Honors Program, held internships with the Nebraska Department of Youth Corrections and the FBI, as well as worked on campus in the Honors Program Office. Hoffer was selected by the University Honors Program Faculty Committee.
Several other University Honors Program students were honored at the 2020 Student Honors Convocation:
- Alison Raszler, College of Business Administration
- Alyssa Spartz, College of Public Affairs and Community Service
Undergraduate Major Awards
- Caelyn Armshaw, Department of Biology
- Tyler Degener, Department of Chemistry
- Alejandra Escobar-Serrano, Department of Political Science
- Jacob Phillips, Department of Philosophy
- Michaela VanOeveren, Department of English
- Morgan Miller, Department of Special Education and Communication Disorders
- Jacob Franzen, Department of Finance, Banking and Real Estate
- Jorden Hansen, Department of Economics
- Patrick Hodson, School of Accounting
- Alison Raszler, Department of Management and Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship
- Bailey Hoffer, School of Criminology and Criminal Justice
- Alyssa Spartz, School of Public Administration
About the University of Nebraska at Omaha
Located in one of America’s best cities to live, work and learn, the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) is Nebraska’s premier metropolitan university. With more than 15,000 students enrolled in 200-plus programs of study, UNO is recognized nationally for its online education, graduate education, military friendliness and community engagement efforts. Founded in 1908, UNO has served learners of all backgrounds for more than 100 years and is dedicated to another century of excellence both in the classroom and in the community.