Projects Report

This report shows the various collaborative projects between UNO and the community. Various filters are provided to gain a better understanding of how different UNO units collaborate with the community.

Project Project Focus Areas Community Partners Campus Partners Engagement Type: Activity Type: Other Activity Type: Start Semester: Start Academic Year: End Semester: End Academic Year: Total UNO Students: UNO Students Hours: UNO Faculty/Staff Hours: Total K-12 Students: K-12 Student Hours: Total Number of Other Participants: Topics: Other Topics: Description: Subtags:
Non-Profit Marketing Plans( Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3052) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 11 99 0 0 0 0 Students will gain valuable hands-on experience by collaborating with two distinct community partners. They will be divided into two groups, with each group assigned to work closely with a different partner. The objective is for students to create impactful content, including a newsletter, news release, graphic design, and a short video suitable for platforms like TikTok, tailored specifically for their assigned partners. This engaging project will provide students with a real-life experience that goes beyond the classroom, fostering practical skills and enhancing their understanding of community engagement. Traditional JMC 4250.860
Omaha Table Talk: Preserving LGTBAIA2 History (Fall 2022): 2022-23 (2738) Social Justice Inclusive Communities UNO Libraries Knowledge and Resource Sharing Community-oriented lecture/event None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 0 0 0 0 0 56 Queer Table Talk in partnerhsip with OutNebraska centered on how to preserve LGBTQIA2S+ history specifically in Nebraska. Hosted in CEC Space. Panelists included Amy Schindler, archivist at UNO’s Queer Archives, Jordan Miller who is a Collections Registrar at History Nebraska, Sarah Phelps, Executive Director of Owlish and moderated by Abbi Swatsworth, Executive Director of OutNebraska. Panelists discussed the importance preserving stories from the LGBTQIA2+ community and the ways in which language surrounding the LGBTQIA2+ community has changed over time. The afternoon concluded with panelists encouraging the audience to truly listen to the stories of those around them because history is happening now
UNO Dialogue Project: Voter Advocacy (Fall 2022): 2022-23 (2739) Social Justice Inclusive Communities Gender and Sexuality Resource Center Knowledge and Resource Sharing Community-oriented lecture/event None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 0 0 0 0 0 25 Conversation in partnership with Jessi Hitchens and the UNO Gender and Sexuality resource center tackling the issue of voting and voting access, specifically among young people. Panelists included Nate Johnson (UNO Student), Tori Simms (UNO Student), and Toni Monette (League of Women Voters). Panelists discussed ways in which young people can participate in voter advocacy for themselves and networks. The discussion ultimately ended with folks strategizing how to further this conversation and get more college students activated in democratic processes.
Omaha Table Talk: Celebrating Native and Indigenous Cultures without Appropriating (Fall 2022): 2022-23 (2742) Social Justice Inclusive Communities Tribal Management and Emergency Services Knowledge and Resource Sharing Community-oriented lecture/event None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 0 0 0 0 0 25 Omaha Table Talk centered on Native and Indigenous identities. Hosted event in CEC space. Panelists included Christina Running Hawk Ellison of the Lakota Oglala Sioux, Jordan Zendejas of the Umo Ho Tribe of Nebraska, Grace Johnson of the Oglala Lakota, and moderated Echohawk Lefthand of the Diné Tribe. Panelists discussed concerns around the appropriation of native and indigenous cultures, specifically addressing the importance of medicines and their sustainability, missing, and murdered Indigenous women, and mascots. The afternoon concluded with panelists encouraging the audience to learn about native and Indigenous history and culture. They reminded the audience that it is okay to appreciate the culture and heritage of native and Indigenous peoples without appropriating and changing the narrative.
Durango Days (Fall 2022): 2022-23 (2732) Educational Support, Social Justice Coalition Rx, Elevate Omaha Inc, Inclusive Communities, Learning for ALL, NAMI Nebraska, The Wellbeing Partners, WhyArts Maverick Food Pantry, Student Service and Leadership Collaborative (The Collaborative) Knowledge and Resource Sharing Other None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 0 0 0 0 0 0 Capacity Building CEC Building Partner Organizations interacted with hundreds of UNO students, allowing them to learn more about volunteer opportunities and needs in the community. Organizations were able to share their missions and activities in order for students to think about how they can get involved. Organizations reported that students took the information, and many see opportunities for follow-up engagement.
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