SOAZ4NE Keith Bauman Scholarship Golf Tournament
Saturday, April 27, 2013—- Torres Blancas Golf Club in Green Valley. Start time is 0730 shotgun start for a best ball scramble. Special Guest is Aaron Babcock of Lincoln, NE, Editor of Hail Varsity magazine. He will give a brief talk about the spring game during the post tourney luncheon. Cost is $55 for green fees, cart and burger/dog bar. Send your money to the SOAZ4NE P.O Box with your 4 team members listed. If you do not have a foursome we will pair you with other players. Mulligans will be for sale.
SEE YOU THERE!
Thank You Huskers and Thank You Coaches
For Husker athletes, there is more than just playing in a game. How about a game for a better life? Read this article on the new Campus News page.
U of Neb. foundation reports $165M in donations
Published 2:03 a.m., Tuesday, October 30, 2012
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — The University of Nebraska Foundation says it received almost $165 million in donations and pledges this past fiscal year, the foundation’s third-best year for total gifts.
The foundation says it gave almost $124 million to programs at the four campuses and ended the year with $1.8 billion in assets, up from $1.7 billion in 2011.
The University of Nebraska Foundation is an independent, nonprofit organization that raises money to support University of Nebraska programs.
October 2012 Board Meeting Minutes on the SOAZ4NE News page
The $180 million dollar Pinnacle Bank Arrena has started a lot of interest in future Husker atheltics.
View the East Stadium Expansion project…
“Tom Osborne Reports on our first Athletic year in the Big Ten (click here)“
Daily Nebraskan > A & E
Campus-wide athletics renovations to boost UNL sports programs
Published: Wednesday, August 15, 2012
Husker Newcomers Score Victories Off-the-Field
Twenty-two new Husker football student-athletes notched their first career win at Nebraska with a superb effort at both the Belmont and Calvert Community Centers. During football newcomer orientation, Tuesday, August 7th the topic of emphasis was “Community Service Engagement.”
Life Skills Coordinator Jessie Gardner and Life Skills Assistant Chris Phipps reviewed outreach opportunities, provided tips, outlined expectations and showed DVD’s of Huskers in the community. Over the years, Nebraska has developed a reputation as national leaders in community service and outreach being recognized by both the NCAA and the National Consortium for Academics and Sport for innovative and comprehensive outreach efforts. Husker football players lead the nation in the number of selections to the AFCA Good Works Team with Jared Crick claiming the honor in 2011 and Rex Burkhead being Nebraska’s 2012 nominee.
The Husker newcomers proudly sported their Husker football jerseys and departed in campus shuttles to either Belmont or Calvert. HuskerVision crews and photographers joined each group and local media covered the outreach events, confirming to the student-athletes that all activities associated with Nebraska Athletics come under scrutiny and a watchful eye. The student-athletes spent approximately one hour at their respective community center introducing themselves to the children, answering questions, playing a variety of games, handing out wrist bracelets, signing autographs and providing both encouragement and inspiration. Shara Ryba of the Calvert Community Center raved about the interaction. “Our staff and kids had a fantastic time with the football players. They were great ambassadors and we would welcome them back anytime.” Karen French from the Belmont Community Center was likewise impressed. “They were great with the kids and so personable. Some really neat guys who made a lasting impression. We hope you make this an annual event,” concluded French.
Husker running back Imani Cross enjoyed the outreach outing and like his teammates is eager to make an even bigger impact. “This was a blast. Some really great kids and fans. The support of this community is just amazing and I am so fortunate to be a Nebraska football player.” Teammate Michael Rose, at the end of the event, like Cross, was already exploring additional opportunities for involvement. “Today felt good and I can’t wait to do more of this throughout my career.” Thanks again to the staff at Calvert and Belmont Community Recreation Centers for hosting newcomer football outreach and congratulations to 22 Huskers who made a memorable impression during their season opener scoring a landslide victory!
Pre-Season Happy Hour & Mingle, August 25th at Fox and Hound Watch Site
New Watch Site…
Touch Downs is no longer the gathering place for Husker fans. Go to our Watch Site Page for details on the new location and a map for
- Great TV Screens
- Wonderful Food
- Good Times to share Husker Games with your Big Red Buddies.
Keith Bauman Fundraiser Dinner Was a Huge Success
Read the story on the Events page
Read President Holbrook’s August 2012 Report News page
July 2012 Board Meeting Minutes on the SOAZ4NE News page
Huge Class of Grads Highlights 2011-12 Academic Year
University of Nebraska student-athletes produced another outstanding year in 2011-12, continuing NU’s tradition of academic success. A record total of 155 student-athletes earned their bachelor’s degrees from Nebraska from August of 2011 through May of 2012, while the Huskers added eight more CoSIDA Academic All-Americans to their nation-leading total of 299 across all teams and all sports.
Nebraska Legends Program Grows
The NAA is excited to announce that 142 incoming freshmen will be part of the Nebraska Legends Scholarship Program during the 2012-2013 academic year. The program has nearly doubled in size since last year’s pilot class of 80 freshmen, and we invite all alumni and fans to contribute to the future growth of this effort to recruit top students to Lincoln. Every scholarship awarded is matched by the UNL Chancellor’s Office, so your gift goes farther. Once at UNL, the scholarship recipients meet regularly with an adviser and receive invitations to social and academic events, building the foundation for their lifelong connection to the university. Nebraska Legends is a cooperative effort between the NAA, the UNL Office of Admissions and the University of Nebraska Foundation. To see a video, read more or give to the program, click here.
Four Students Named Goldwater Scholars
UNL was one of only four universities in the country to have four students receive prestigious Goldwater Scholarships. The scholarships are awarded annually to future scientists, mathematicians and engineers. Winners are: Rachel Coburn of Papillion, Elizabeth Spring Jaensch of Naperville, Ill., Jared Paul Ostdiek of Columbus and Joseph Phillips of Omaha. All are majoring in the biological sciences. This was a record number of scholarships for UNL in the annual competition. To read more about the student winners, click here.
82 Husker Student-Athletes Earn Degrees
Courtney Osborne, a football player and Ethnic Studies major from Garland, Texas, drew laughs at Nebraska’s 2012 Student-Athlete Graduation Reception when he said his Nebraska experiences included learning how to shovel ice, how to see if a heifer is pregnant and why 25 minutes of sleep now equals an hour. “I want to thank the 3 F’s, and I don’t mean grades … I mean family, friends and faculty, as well as the University of Nebraska.” Osborne was among the 82 student athletes who received their bachelor’s degrees from UNL during commencement exercises this month. To read Randy York’s Huskers.com N-Sider account of the festivities, click here.
Read the April 2012 Board Meeting Minutes on the SOAZ4NE News page
NU President Milliken requests millions from NE cash reserve
University of Nebraska President James B. Milliken announced his “Building a Healthier Nebraska” initiative to the Nebraska Legislature Jan. 18.
This proposal requests $91 million from Nebraska’s cash reserve fund for projects in Lincoln, Omaha and Kearney. An additional $300 million will come from private donors, patient revenues and other sources, according to a UNL press release on Jan. 18. .. Read More
Read the latest Board Meeting Minutes on the SOAZ4NE News page
Huskers Second in Big Ten Recycling Challenge
NU Media Relations, full story on the SOAZNews page.
UNL ranked ‘Best Value’ among public colleges
Daily Nebraskan, full story on the SOAZNews page.
SOAZ members are recruiting students at the College Fair.
Read about it under Scholarships and maybe you would like to help out next year. It’s a busy day and evening making three stops and talking to lots of potential Huskers. Now if you know someone who is looking for a school, well send them over to Lucia. We have the scholarship funds and want to use them.