Posts Tagged ‘ Huskers ’

Group names Osborne a ‘Distinguished American’

Nov 15th, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Employee News, Issue, Nov. 15

Tom Osborne, former Husker football coach and current UNL athletics director, has been named the 2012 Walter Camp Football Foundation “Distinguished American.” The award is presented annually to an individual who has used their talents to attain great success in business, private life or public service and who may have accomplished that which no other […]

Former Husker named associate athletic director

May 31st, 2012 | By | Category: 2012, Employee News, Issue, May 31

Jamie Williams will join the Nebraska Athletic Department staff in June as the Huskers’ associate athletic director of diversity and leadership initiatives. Williams is a former Nebraska and NFL football standout who brings a highly diverse background of professional success to Nebraska. In his role at Nebraska, Williams will be responsible for facilitating all diversity […]

Student athletes collect new, used shoes

Dec 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Campus News, Dec. 15

UNL’s Student Athlete Advisory Committee aims to collect 20,000 pairs of new and gently used shoes from students, faculty, staff, and the public for Soles4Souls, a Nashville-based charity that distributes the shoes to people in need, regardless of race, religion, class, or any other criteria. Donation boxes are located in UNL Athletics facilities, Campus Rec […]

NET to broadcast Husker basketball

Dec 16th, 2011 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Dec. 15

NET Television will broadcast Husker men’s and women’s basketball games live from the Devaney Center on back-to-back nights, Dec. 20 and 21. The men’s game against the Central Michigan Chippewas airs live at 7 p.m., Dec. 20. The women’s game with the South Dakota State Jackrabbits tips off at 7 p.m., Dec. 21. Both games […]

Memorial Stadium expansion approved

Oct 21st, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News, Oct. 21

A proposed expansion of Memorial Stadium will provide a unique mix of increased seating for fans and extra space for campus research. Approved Oct. 15 by the NU Board of Regents, the expansion includes two projects: an estimated $55.5 million expansion to Memorial Stadium’s east stands, adding approximately 5,000 seats and 30 new indoor/outdoor suites, […]

New Husker site shows Big Red’s connections around the world

Oct 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Arts & Entertainment, Aug. 26

Husker fans are known for traveling well in support of the University of Nebraska football team. With the Aug. 17 launch of the new “Red Out Around the World” website, Husker fans everywhere can show their team spirit and their connections to Husker Nation from all around the world — not just at the stadium. […]

Pepin receives outdoor coach of year award

Jul 14th, 2010 | By | Category: Employee News, June 17

Gary Pepin, head coach of Husker track and field, was named Midwest Region Men’s Outdoor Coach of the Year by the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on June 4. Pepin has earned the national award eight times, including the men’s outdoor honor in 2009 and the Midwest Region Women’s Indoor Coach […]

UNL makes leap to Big Ten

Jun 11th, 2010 | By | Category: Campus News

UNL is officially Big Ten bound. After a week of speculation, Big Ten Conference commissioner James E. Delany confirmed that the Big Ten Conference Council of Presidents/Chancellors voted to approve the application from UNL for Big Ten membership. The move was announced at a 5 p.m., June 10 news conference at the Van Brunt Visitors […]

Brester, Griffin named UNL’s student athletes of year

Apr 22nd, 2010 | By | Category: April 22, 2010, Employee News

A walk-on wrestler who defied odds to become a three-time NCAA All-American, and the University of Nebraska’s first ever Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award recipient in any sport earned top honors April 18 at UNL’s 2010 Student-Athlete Recognition Banquet. Craig Brester, a mechanized systems management major, was named Nebraska’s 2010 Senior Male Student-Athlete of the Year. […]

‘Sully’ readies to work 300th sellout

Sep 24th, 2009 | By | Category: Campus News, Issue, September 24, 2009

Retired athletic trainer George ‘Sully’ Sullivan has served Huskers since 1953 In 55 seasons with the Huskers, George “Sully” Sullivan has missed only one home football game. And, honestly, that one doesn’t count. “I missed the spring game in 1997 to serve as a trainer for the PanAmerican Games in Sao Paulo, Brazil,” said Sullivan, […]