Monthly Archives: August 2015

Transfer Nebraska

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The Transfer Nebraska website offers a way to help students better prepare for college, especially if they are taking dual credit courses. With more than one-third of college students transferring at least once*, this is a site that all students should hear about. Some things for you to know about Transfer Nebraska: Over 70,000 course equivalencies are shown in Transfer… Read more »

United States Youth Senate Program’s Hearst Scholarship

The United States Senate Youth Program enters its 54th year of providing high school juniors and seniors with an extensive orientation of all branches of the Federal government and the opportunity to receive a $5,000.00 scholarship. The United States Youth Senate Program information and application will no longer be mailed to schools in Nebraska.  The information and application is now… Read more »

JAMbassadors at Joslyn

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JAMbassadors are Joslyn Art Museum’s high school volunteers. JAMbassadors have opportunities to work with local artists, assist with youth art classes, interact with Museum visitors at public events, and help with many behind-the-scenes tasks. JAMbassadors help make the Museum a special place in our community while gaining valuable life skills. To learn more, please visit To become a JAMbassador,… Read more »

SportQuest Playing with Purpose Scholarship Program

The SportQuest Playing With Purpose Scholarship Program is a national program that honors and encourages high school student athletes who excel athletically, academically and have committed their life to following Christ. Through scholarships, college exposure, community and national recognition, and more, we want to see them succeed and make a difference in this world. The Playing With Purpose message encourages… Read more »

Camp Erin

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Camp Erin is a three-day, overnight bereavement camp for children and teens ages 6 through 17 who have experienced the death of someone significant in their life, such as a parent, sibling, family member or friend. Facilitated by professional staff and trained volunteers from the Mourning Hope Grief Center, Camp Erin Lincoln is offered free of charge to all bereaved… Read more »

UNK’s Criminal Justice Conference

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The Department of Criminal Justice at the University of Nebraska at Kearney is changing the date of its Annual Criminal Justice Conference to Oct. 5th, 2015.  High School seniors/juniors (and their parents) who would be interested in coming, may attend the conference for free.  It will be held at the Nebraskan Student Union building, Ponderosa Room, with registration starting at 8:00 AM, Career… Read more »

USD’s New Sport Marketing & Media Degree

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A new undergraduate degree in sport marketing and media at the University of South Dakota will help fill demand in the sport and sport entertainment industry, which Bloomberg News said is growing at nearly 5% percent annually and is projected to approach $68 billion by 2017. The South Dakota Board of Regents approved the new program, which will start offering… Read more »

Updates from the University of Pittsburgh

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New Application with Self-Reported Academic Record (SRAR) The University of Pittsburg  is  excited to introduce self-report to its Fall 2016 application which just opened this month. The self-report section will include courses, grades, grade-point averages (and rank-in-class where available). If students don’t have access to grades online, you may receive transcript requests in order to apply to Pitt. The SRAR… Read more »