Points of excellence

Sep 16th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, September 10, 2009

• The freshman ACT composite average for fall 2009 is 25.4, an improvement over the 2008 record of 25.03.

Custodial Services was named an Employer of the Year by the State Rehabilitation Council for helping teach custodial practices to clients of the Nebraska Department of Vocational Rehabilitation Service.

Landscape Services received the Continued Excellence in Recycling Award from WasteCap Nebraska.

Mila Saskova-Pierce and Eyde Olson won the 2008 Innovations and Contributions award from the University Continuing Education Association Great Plains Region. The award was for moving Saskova-Pierce’s Czech 101 course online.

The Latino Research Initiative at UNL received the Organization Award from the Mexican-American Commission and the Hispanic Heritage Month State Commemoration Planning Committee.

• Three NET projects took top honors during the National Educational Telecommunications Association’s annual awards program. Those projects were the “Crane Song” press kit (best large-market national promotion), “Inspire Nebraska” print piece (best corporate/institutional promotion), and “Price of Water” (best science and nature documentary, large market).

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