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:
Principles of Marketing (Fall 2022): 2022-23 (2799) Educational Support Omaha Skills Connection Marketing and Entrepreneurship, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 40 560 0 0 0 0 Capacity Building For Omaha Skills Connections, UNO students will provide marketing support (specifically regarding branding, recruiting job seekers, and recruiting employers). Traditional service learning project MKT 3310.820
Music with Veterans (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3040) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 3 84 0 0 0 0 UNO students partnered with US Army veterans from the Council Bluffs area to teach them basic guitar lessons. This project focused on both guitar basics and the health benefits of music. Traditional project MUS 3630.002
Pollinators Garden(Fall 2023): 2022-23 (3041) Environmental Stewardship Conservation Nebraska Environmental Studies Service Learning None None Fall 2022-23 None 75 0 0 0 0 0 The " Pollinators Garden" Project is an exciting and educational collaboration between students from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) alon with P-1 school. In this two-semester endeavor, UNO students enrolled in the BIOL 1330 class will work hand-in-hand with P-12 students to create a Pollinator Garden. The primary goal of this project is to raise awareness about the importance of pollinators in our ecosystem and to actively contribute to their conservation efforts. To achieve this, both UNO and P-12 students will participate in seed collection activities from the Glacier Creek and the Papillion Butterfly Garden. P-16 BIOL 1330.001
PUBLIC SPEAKING PHILANTHROPY(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3042) Arts, Culture and Humanities Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Fall 2022-23 None 25 300 0 0 0 0 Students will be required to give two speeches for this course - an informative speech, and a persuasive speech. In the informative speech, the students will talk about their research on the different areas of improvement within the community. Following this speech, the students will each choose a nonprofit of their choice and give a persuasive speech as to how the nonprofit is contributing to the area of focus, they chose for the informative speech. The nonprofits they choose will have a civic engagement focus. At the end of the semester, the students will vote for one organization to receive the $1000 grant. MPI CMST 1110.016
Data Literacy( Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3043) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 26 910 0 0 0 0 UNO students partners with Youth Emergency Services, RISE and Omaha Municipal Land Bank. UNO Students work on datasets from these community partners then analyze, visualize and made a presentation on their findings from the data. Traditional STAT 1100.001
Extended Techniques in Piano Performance(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3045) Arts, Culture and Humanities Aksarben Village Senior Living, Dial Senior Living, Immanuel Memory Care Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 8 200 0 0 0 0 UNO students partner with Omaha South High School and Central High School students. UNO students learn and apply the knowledge on extended techniques in piano and then make a presentation to high school students. They also serve the community by playing music pieces at Immanuel Memory Center and Aksarben Senior Living Center. P-16 MUS 115L, 215L, 315L, 415L
HISTORY OF MATHEMATICS(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3046) Educational Support Marian High School Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 32 448 0 0 0 0 UNO students partner with students from Marian High School to learn more about the history of mathematics. UNO students make videos of historical mathematicians. These videos are then posted on YouTube. Together, UNO and Marian High School students explore the sometimes funny historical facts while researching these mathematicians. P-16 MATH 3850
Civil Justice(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3047) Social Justice Spark CDI Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 0 0 0 0 0 0 Students will understand the role that civil engineers have on community by exploring the history of redlining in Omaha. Students will be digitalizing old maps to research about the history of redlining especially towards the region of North Omaha and freeway 75 which created a visible redline that segregated community. Effects of north freeway built by white civic leaders from US transport department which teared apart black neighborhoods, demolishing entire homes, business and other resourceful institutions. Traditional CIVE 102.001
Resource Development& Training Presentations(Spring 2023)-001: 2022-23 (3048) Educational Support Learning for ALL Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 20 340 0 0 0 0 Students in this course will develop their professional communication skills by working with clients from a non profit to interviewing them. Learning for All is a non prfit organization which will support residents and refugees for adult education and language/literacy. UNO communications students will be conducting interviews with clients from learning for all. These client and student stories experiences will serve as a great value to non profit in reaching out to the community. Traditional CMST 3130.001
Resource Development& Training presentations(Spring 2023)-002: 2022-23 (3049) Educational Support Learning for ALL Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 17 289 0 0 0 0 Students in this course will develop their professional communication skills by working with clients from Learning for All who support residents and refugees for adult education and language/literacy. UNO communications students will be conducting interviews with clients from Learning for All in relevance to professional development. Traditional CMST 3130.002
Behavioral Skill-Acquisition Intervention Interfaces for Training with Children with Autism Spectrum Disorders(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3050) Educational Support Academy of Marketing Science Air Force ROTC Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None None 5 140 0 0 0 0 Education Students will be doing research and analysis on Applied Behavior Analysis especially towards Autism Spectrum Disorder. Students meet and interview clients from different domain areas to get more insights and knowledge while working on prototype design. They will be working towards developing a concept or prototype of a digital system towards the end to help manage a system of training which relates to Applied Behavior's Analysis and individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Traditional ITIN 8220.001
DEAI Solutions for minimizing risk(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3051) Social Justice Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 18 540 0 0 0 0 UNO students will aggregate, analyze data from Health organization in collaboration with Inclusive Communities. Students will analyze data obtained from major hospitals in the city that includes patient population they are serving where the focus will be on the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion components. At the end of the semester, students will present their findings from the data and provide recommendations that Healthcare organizations can take to improve the DEAI within their work. Traditional LAWS 4410.001
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
PR Plans for Nonprofits (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3053) Educational Support Learning for ALL, Raise me to Read, WhyArts Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 13 143 0 0 0 0 In this project, students will learn to write newsletters, press releases, and conduct SWOT analyses for local organizations. Working in small groups, they will collaborate with three community partners, creating impactful content like newsletters, news releases, and PR reports tailored to each partner. This hands-on experience will enhance their writing, strategic thinking, and analytical skills while making a tangible impact. By participating in this immersive project, students will gain practical knowledge and readiness for real-world communications challenges. Traditional JMC 3230.001
Physical Activity and Nutrition Workshops (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3054) Health and Wellness Learning Community Center of North Omaha Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 13 234 0 0 0 0 This course centers around addressing contemporary concerns regarding weight management. Students will delve into the study of physical activity and nutrition guidelines, reviewing and applying them in practical ways. To reinforce their learning, students will visit the local community center, where they will engage in informative activities and put their knowledge into practice. This experiential approach ensures that students not only understand the concepts but also apply them in real-life scenarios, fostering a deeper understanding of weight management issues and promoting the practical application of learned principles. P-16/KINS 8120.850
Languages Exchange (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3056) Educational Support Omaha Public Schools, South High Magnet, Omaha Public Schools Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 16 160 0 0 0 0 This class offers students the opportunity to learn Spanish by engaging in direct interactions with native Spanish speakers. Throughout the course, there will be multiple sessions where students will meet and converse with individuals who primarily speak Spanish, with limited knowledge of English. The main objective of these sessions is to facilitate language exchange, allowing students to practice their Spanish skills while immersing themselves in an authentic linguistic environment. By engaging in these meaningful conversations, students will enhance their Spanish proficiency and develop a deeper understanding of the language and culture. P-16/ SPAN 2120.001
NONPROFIT ORGS & MGMT (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3058) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 15 210 0 0 0 0 This course introduces students to the nonprofit sector, including several aspects of nonprofit management. Intended for any student who wishes to understand nonprofit organizations and/or who may wish to work in the nonprofit sector. Service learning in a nonprofit agency is an important aspect of the class. The goal is to show the types of nonprofits that exist. Students will work in small groups (3-5 students in a group) with one of three community partners. The student groups are expected to conduct two, one-hour interviews. Students are only required to attend one of the two interviews. After these two interviews, each organization will complete a planned questionnaire. Traditional PA 3500.001
Waste Not Want Not (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3059) Environmental Stewardship Blackburn Alternative High School, Omaha Public Schools Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 25 36,250 0 0 0 0 Students` awareness of composting and zero waste school lunches will be raised during this course. Students will work in groups with Blackburn high school students to develop a proposal to give to OPS and UNO staff to expand composting more thoroughly on campus. P-16 SUST 1000.001
Principles of Marketing(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3061) Arts, Culture and Humanities freedomtainment Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 26 780 0 0 0 0 UNO students will provide marketing support to local non-profit for the semester. The Spring 2023 nonprofit students are working with is called Freedomtainment. Traditional MKT 3310.820
Historically Marginalized Composers(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3060) Arts, Culture and Humanities Aksarben Village Senior Living, Dial Senior Living, Omaha Public Schools Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 12 228 0 0 0 0 This course is a study of the physiological and acoustical properties of the vocal mechanism and of the various techniques used in developing the singing voice. Also, it applies knowledge acquired about the voice through studio teaching and observations of other voice teachers. (Cross-listed with MUS 8616). The course designed for UNO students, so they could train their mentor skills while teaching Central High School students, and for the school students this partnership is an opportunity to perform and train their presentation skills. P-16 MUS 4610/ MUS 8616
SOWK 1500-Social Work And Civic Engagement(Spring 2023) -001: 2022-23 (3062) Educational Support Completely Kids, Ollie Webb Center, Together Inc Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 17 391 0 0 0 0 Students enrolled in SOWK 1500 are working with a variety of non-profits in the area. In doing this work, students are able to learn about the needs of diverse populations throughout the Omaha area. They are serving at a food pantry, working with children in an after school program, and supporting adults with disabilities in their various roles. P-16 SOWK 1500.001
SOWK 1500- Social Work And Civic Engagement(Spring 2023)- 002: 2022-23 (3063) Health and Wellness Abide Omaha, Down Syndrome Alliance of the Midlands Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 13 299 0 0 0 0 Students enrolled in SOWK 1500 are working with a variety of non-profits in the area. In doing this work, students are able to learn about the needs of diverse populations throughout the Omaha area. They are preparing food packages for distribution, doing neighborhood clean-up and revitalization and working with children with disabilities in their various settings. P-16 SOWK 1500.002
Puente al Exito (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3064) Educational Support Learning Community Center of South Omaha Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 10 370 0 0 0 0 UNO Students enrolled in TED 2050: Intro to Teaching ESL classes will participate in a service learning project in collaboration with the Learning Community Center of South Omaha (LCC) for six weeks. UNO students will engage with LCC families weekly to explore topics of educational support, parent resources, and overall wellness to better support their children’s learning careers. UNO students will travel to the LCC for the first session. UNO students will host LCC families on UNO’s Dodge Campus and Scott Campus for tours, educational sessions and a final celebration. P-16 TED 2050.002
Lead (Pb) in Spice-001: 2022-23 (3065) Health and Wellness Douglas County Health Department Chemistry, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 22 220 0 0 0 0 Lead (a neurotoxin) can be found in household spices. In coordination with the Douglas County Health Department (DCHD), spices were collected from staff and students at Westview HS. The samples will then be tested during lab time to determine the presence of lead. The results of the lead testing will be shared back with the high school and the students. No identifiable information about the spices was collected, therefore we will not be reporting to families or DCDH if the spices tested positive for lead. P-16 CHEM 1144.001
Pb (Lead) in Spice-002: 2022-23 (3066) Health and Wellness Douglas County Health Department Chemistry, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 24 240 0 0 0 0 Lead (a neurotoxin) can be found in household spices. In coordination with the Douglas County Health Department (DCHD), spices were collected from staff and students at Westview HS. The samples will then be tested during lab time to determine the presence of lead. The results of the lead testing will be shared back with the high school and the students. No identifiable information about the spices was collected, therefore we will not be reporting to families or DCDH if the spices tested positive for lead. P-16 CHEM 1144.002
Fundamentals of Public Speaking (Spring 2023 Section.014): 2022-23 (3026) Education Rights Counsel (ERC), Intercultural Senior Center, League of Women Voters, World Speaks Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 Spring 2022-23 25 175 0 0 0 0 Students will be required to give two speeches for this course - an informative speech, and a persuasive speech. In the informative speech, the students will talk about their research on the different areas of improvement within the community. Following this speech, the students will each choose a nonprofit of their choice and give a persuasive speech on how the nonprofit contributes to the area of focus they chose for the informative speech. At the end of the semester, the students will vote for one organization to receive the $1000 grant. MPI Project CMST 1110.014
Worksite Wellness (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3044) Health and Wellness Omaha South High School, Omaha Public Schools Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 10 40 0 0 0 0 UNO students create a needs assessment and implement a wellness plan for staff at Gateway Elementary. In doing so, UNO students provide staff of Gateway with opportunities and tools to support a healthy lifestyle. Traditional KINS 4200.850 (Cross-listed with KINS 8206)
Digital Marketing Project (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3055) Educational Support Everyday Science and Science Support Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 22 880 0 0 0 0 In this digital marketing class, students will engage in a competitive project where they create a website for a local community partner. Through this course, they will gain valuable real-world experience by actively participating in marketing-related tasks focused on website development. Students will design and build the website, incorporating various elements such as compelling content, user-friendly navigation, and conversion optimization strategies. By actively engaging in these activities, students will develop practical skills and apply marketing concepts directly to the task of creating an effective website for the local community partner. This experiential learning approach ensures that students not only understand digital marketing principles but also acquire the ability to execute them effectively in the real world. Traditional/MKT 3360.001
Lead (Pb) in Spice (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3038) Health and Wellness Douglas County Department of Health & Human Services, Omaha Public Schools Chemistry, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 Spring 2022-23 22 220 0 0 0 0 Lead (a neurotoxin) can be found in household spices. In coordination with the Douglas County Health Department (DCHD), spices were collected from staff and students at Westview HS. The samples will then be tested during lab time to determine the presence of lead. The results of the lead testing will be shared back with the high school and the students. No identifiable information about the spices was collected, therefore we will not be reporting to families or DCDH if the spices tested positive for lead. P-16 Project CHEM 1144.003
SOWK 1500-Social Work And Civic Engagement(Spring 2023)t: 2022-23 (3078) Educational Support Completely Kids, NAMI Nebraska, Ollie Webb Center Service Learning Academy (SLA), Social Work Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 28 840 0 0 0 0 Students enrolled in SOWK 1500 are working with a variety of non-profits in the area. In doing this work, students are able to learn about the needs of diverse populations throughout the Omaha area. They are serving at a food pantry, working with children in an after school program, and supporting adults with disabilities in their various roles. P-16 / SOWK 1500.850
Adopt A Classroom (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3081) Educational Support Washington Elementary, Omaha Public Schools Service Learning Academy (SLA), Young Scholars Program Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 15 75 0 0 0 0 This project is a yearlong project where UNO Young Scholars have partnered with fourth-grade students from Washington Elementary School. This project reinforces the goals of the Young Scholars to perform service in the community that coincides with their college experience while also allowing early college exposure to fourth grade students. P-16/Adopt A Classroom
Testing Nitrates in Water (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3079) Environmental Stewardship Wildlife Safari Park Chemistry, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 27 324 0 0 0 0 North High School and UNO students will collect water samples at Wildlife Safari Park and bring them back to UNO to conduct several tests to discover the level of nitrates in the water. Nitrates can contaminate water, negatively impacting the environment. P-16 / CHEM 1010.001
Communication and Leadership: 2022-23 (3083) Educational Support Urban League of Nebraska Engineering and Construction, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 14 518 0 0 0 0 Students enrolled in ENGR 100 (Interpersonal Skills for Engineers) will teach topics related to their coursework to 5th and 6th grade students from the CLC After-School Program at Franklin Elementary School. UNO students are paired off into small teams and each team will get the opportunity to practice their topic presentation one week before they are asked to go to Franklin and work with the elementary students. P-16 ENGR 1000.001
Sound Bites (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3082) Educational Support Metropolitan Community College Foundation, Omaha Public Schools Music, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 0 0 0 0 0 0 Blackburn High School students will travel to Metropolitan Community College to participate in an event supporting student directed research over pairing food with music. Students will have the opportunity to plate dishes, getting a feel for the culinary arts program at MCC. P-16 Sound Bites
TED 2050 Benson HS(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3084) Educational Support Omaha Public Schools Health and Kinesiology, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 19 541 0 0 0 0 The goal of this class is to provide opportunities and spaces for 1) the multilingual learners to imagine themselves as future college students, imagine themselves as multilingual English speakers, imagine themselves as teachers and 2) the UNO pre-service candidates put into practice the culturally and linguistically responsive pedagogies that they are introduced to through the course, as well as learn about the multifaceted strengths multilingual learners bring to the classroom. P-16 TED 2050.001
Testing Nitrates in Water -001 (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3080) Environmental Stewardship Wildlife Safari Park Geography & Geology, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 12 144 0 0 0 0 North High School and UNO students will collect water samples at Wildlife Safari Park and bring them back to UNO to conduct several tests to discover the level of nitrates in the water. Nitrates can contaminate water, negatively impacting the environment. P-16/GEOL 2600.001
Fundamentals of Public Speaking-001(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3086) Educational Support AIM Institute, Food Bank for the Heartland, Humane Society of Pinellas, Little White Dog Rescue, Police Athletics for Community Engagement, Project harmony Communication, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 24 168 0 0 0 0 Students will be required to give two speeches for this course - an informative speech, and a persuasive speech. In the informative speech, the students will talk about their research on the different areas of improvement within the community. Following this speech, the students will each choose a nonprofit of their choice and give a persuasive speech as to how the nonprofit is contributing to the area of focus they chose for the informative speech. At the end of the semester, the students will vote for one organization to recieve the $1000 grant. MPI CMST 1110.024
TED 2050 LCCSO (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3085) Educational Support Learning Community Center of South Omaha Health and Kinesiology, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 24 798 0 0 0 0 Teacher candidates work with adult ELLs at the LCCSO a total of four times. UNO students develop lesson plans to work with the adult EL students on various topics of language and education. UNO students give the LCCSO families a tour of Dodge campus to give them a taste of college life at UNO. P-16 TED 2050.001
Race Psychology (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3087) Social Justice Psychology, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 31 496 0 0 0 0 Students will work in groups (or independently) and partner with a local nonprofit organization to learn about their efforts to combat the effects of racism (i.e., redlining, mass incarceration, food deserts, inequitable public education, predatory lending, maternal mortality, and voter suppression) or any other “ism” covered in class. Students will research and inform fellow groups on the nonprofit organization’s history, significance, goals/mission statement, rationale, stakeholders and targeted groups, events, program activities, planned outcomes, clients, staffing, management plan, financial support/budget, and their personal experience volunteering at the organization. Each student is expected to volunteer at least five hours of community service to the selected organization from the list provided. Lastly, students will vote on which local nonprofit organization presented could most benefit from UNO’s $1,000 MPI course grant based on the course project findings. MPI PSYC 3250.850
Educational Psychology(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3088) Educational Support Omaha Street School, Phoenix Academy, SPARK Positivity, Upward Bound Psychology, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 60 960 0 0 0 0 Students will work in groups (or independently) and partner with a local nonprofit organization to learn about the role teachers play in students’ development and academic achievement. Students are expected to create a presentation (or write a clear and concise paper) summarizing their service learning experience, integrating key concepts from class, assignments and group discussions. In short, in the presentation or paper, students will research and inform their classmates on their selected nonprofit organization’s history, significance, goals/mission statement, rationale, description of stakeholders and targeted groups, events, program activities, planned outcomes, management plan, financial support/budget, and their personal experience volunteering at the organization. Each student is expected to volunteer at least five hours of community service to the selected local nonprofit organization from the list provided. Then, students will vote on which organization presented by their classmates could most benefit from UNO’s $1,000 MPI course grant based on the course project findings. MPI PSYC 3510.850 & 851
African American Psychology(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3089) Educational Support Psychology, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 30 480 0 0 0 0 Students will work in groups and partner with a local nonprofit organization to learn about their efforts to combat the effects of racism (i.e., redlining, mass incarceration, food deserts, inequitable public education, predatory lending, maternal mortality, and voter suppression among others). Students will research and educate fellow groups on the nonprofit organization’s history, significance, goals/mission statement, rationale, stakeholders and targeted groups, events, program activities, planned outcomes, clients, staffing, management plan, financial support/budget, and their personal experiences volunteering at the organization. Each student is expected to volunteer at least five hours of community service to the selected organization. Then, students will collectively decide which organization presented could most benefit from their $1,000 MPI course grant based on their course project findings. MPI PSYC 4150.850
Race, Crime, and Justice (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3090) Social Justice Yates Community Center, Educational Community Partnership ECP Criminology and Criminal Justice, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 10 260 0 0 0 0 Students will have a semester project focused on a topic area related to redlining and criminal justice. They will then locate an organization that is focused on addressing this specific area. For example, victimization, diversion/prevention, or reentry (criminal justice related). The students groups will then present on these organizations and the class will decide with organization will receive the $1000 grant. MPI CRCJ 8120.001
P4K UNO Campus and housing(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3097) Educational Support Omaha Public Schools, Partnership 4 Kids Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 0 0 0 0 0 0 P4K Elementary 4th grade student’s tours with 5 schools on UNO Campus and housing once a year (annually) in the Spring. 4/20/23 and 4/21/23
Omaha Redline Multimedia(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3091) Social Justice Communication, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 14 140 0 0 0 0 Students will research, collect data, interview, capture audio, and video for a news feature story regarding the impacts of Redlining. The final product created by students will be a multimedia news package. Traditional JMC 3030.001
P4K Goodrich Program( Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3099) Educational Support Omaha Public Schools, Partnership 4 Kids Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 250 0 0 0 0 0 On February 3, 2023, Middle School partnered with the Goodrich Program to host a future fair at UNO's CEC, providing career resources for 5 middle schools and over 250 P4K students.
P4K UNO Campus and housing (Fall 2023): 2022-23 (3098) Educational Support Omaha Public Schools, Partnership 4 Kids Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Fall 2022-23 None 0 0 0 0 0 0 Middle School 8th grade students tour UNO Campus and housing once a year in the fall. 9/15/23
Noise Fest (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3106) Educational Support Partners for Livable Omaha Communication Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 14 0 0 0 0 0 TAPEnsemble is helping design, run, and perform a noise music festival on May 12 in collaboration with Omaha Mobile Stage, Partners for Livable Omaha, Project Project, and No Coast Noise Collective. The goals include building experience in festival planning, practicing live audio/video engineering, and composing/performing original music informed by the history and aesthetics of the noise music tradition. MUS 2740.014
Future Career Exploration (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3092) Educational Support Omaha North High School Foundation Art and Art History, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 10 0 0 0 0 0 Students define their passions, talents, and interests to choose a best-fit major/minor; students explore different disciplines, Academic Focus Areas, and majors/minors at UNO; draw on happiness and well-being theories to help them better define the meaning of success in college and in life. P-16 EXPL 1000.007
P4K Peter Kiewit Institute collaboration (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3100) Educational Support Omaha Public Schools, Partnership 4 Kids, Peter Kiewit Foundation Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 56 0 0 0 0 0 Peter Kiewit Institute collaboration – Worked with Matt Hale and PKI to deliver tour onsite college tour and STEM presentations from UNO professors in Cyber Security, Computing and various STEM fields
P4K Career networking and mock interview prep(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3101) Educational Support Omaha Public Schools, Partnership 4 Kids Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 30 0 0 0 0 0 In April 2023, 30 P4K students from two OPS schools attended mock interviews and career networking at CEC, with the valuable participation of UNO volunteers.
Pollinator Garden (Fall 2023): 2022-23 (3107) Environmental Stewardship Conservation Nebraska Art and Art History Service Learning None None Fall 2022-23 None 0 149 0 0 0 0 The " Pollinators Garden" Project is an exciting and educational collaboration between students from the University of Nebraska at Omaha (UNO) alon with P-1 school. In this two-semester endeavor, UNO students enrolled in the BIOL 1330 class will work hand-in-hand with P-12 students to create a Pollinator Garden. The primary goal of this project is to raise awareness about the importance of pollinators in our ecosystem and to actively contribute to their conservation efforts. To achieve this, both UNO and P-12 students will participate in seed collection activities from the Glacier Creek and the Papillion Butterfly Garden. BIOL 1330.001 & .850
Student-led Marketing Campaigns(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3093) Educational Support Marketing and Entrepreneurship, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 0 0 0 0 0 0 In groups, students are hired as consultants to run an 11-weeks social media campaign for the SAC Aerospace Museum. Groups will pitch their strategies and show their social media post performances to the SAC Aerospace Museum (client) at the end of the semester. TRADITIONAL MKT 3370.001
Family Perspectives (Spring 2024): 2022-23 (3094) Educational Support UNMC Munroe Meyer Institute Psychology, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 8 100 0 0 0 0 Munroe Meyer Institute (MMI) will recruit families to partner with UNO students and the UNO students coordinate with families, get to know them, obtain IEP, and create recommendations to help family develop their child’s strengths and meet goals throughout the semester. P-16 PSYC 9050.860
P4K Open House (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3102) Educational Support Partnership 4 Kids Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 32 0 0 0 0 0 Students will receive a newsletter featuring a range of opportunities, from employment to scholarships to volunteer events, ensuring that information is straightforward and accessible for all scholarship recipients.
P4K BBQ Lunch and learn (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3103) Educational Support Partnership 4 Kids Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 20 0 0 0 0 0 BBQ Lunch and learn
The Pruitt-Igoe Myth (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3095) Social Justice Film Streams Goodrich Scholarship Program, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 20 1,500 0 0 0 0 Goodrich students will facilitate a partnership with Film Streams for the purpose of hosting a public film screening. Traditional PSYC 9050.860
P4K Summer Bridge (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3104) Educational Support Partnership 4 Kids Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 50 0 0 0 0 0 The Postsecondary Team hosted a Summer Bridge event for the Class of 2023 Graduates/P4K Scholarship Recipients at UNO's campus, with sessions on the P4K scholarship, College 101, and Professional Communication, featuring representatives from UNO, UNL, MCC, and a previous P4K scholar.
Plants for Together Inc.'s Community Garden (Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3096) Economic Impact Together Inc Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 12 120 0 0 0 0 Students in both biology and exploratory studies classes are learning about plant growth by cultivating seeds into seedlings. Plants are then provided to an area food bank for their community garden. As these plans grow in the community garden, they will be provided to individuals and families experiencing food insecurity. TRADITIONAL No specific class
P4K Underserved Law Opportunities Program(Spring 2023): 2022-23 (3105) Educational Support Partnership 4 Kids Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Spring 2022-23 None 25 10 0 0 0 0 In March 2023, Friends of Underserved Law Opportunities Program (ULOP) Reception, where collaboration opportunities were discussed with ULOP co-directors Mike Carroll, Troy Romero, and Destynie Sewell.
GEOG 1020 Redlining (Fall 2022) Social Justice Benson High School, Omaha Public Schools Geography & Geology, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 23 667 1 70 700 2 Capacity Building GEOG 1020 assists Benson HS students with comparing historical Redlining maps and current COVID data. p-16 service learning project GEOG 1020.860
NAMI Mental Health Awareness and Stigma (Fall 2022) Health and Wellness NAMI Nebraska Service Learning Academy (SLA), Social Work Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 2022 2022-23 6 180 1 0 0 1 Mental Health Students in this Social Work course will work with a local chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness to raise awareness and mitigate stigma surrounding mental health through tabling on campus and in the community. Additionally, students provide support through letter-writing campaigns for folks currently receiving in-patient treatment. Traditional service learning project. SOWK 1500.001
ABIDE Second Saturdays (Fall 2022) Social Justice Abide Omaha Service Learning Academy (SLA), Social Work Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 6 174 1 0 0 1 Food and Water Security Students in this course will be working with Abide, a local area non-profit through their food distribution event "Second Saturdays." Students will be able to participate in the distribution event or support the preparations the Thursday before to organize supplies for distribution. In so doing, they will have a sense of the kind of direct service Abide offers within the North Omaha community. Traditional service learning project. SOWK 1500.001
Needs Assessment for Gateway Elementary (Fall 2022) Health and Wellness Gateway Elementary School, Omaha Public Schools Health and Kinesiology, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 6 24 1 0 0 1 Capacity Building UNO students create a needs assessment and implement a wellness plan for staff at Gateway Elementary. In doing so, students in this course are able to provide educators with tools to support a healthy lifestyle. Traditional service learning project. KINS 4200.850 + 8206.850
Resource Development & Training Presentations (Fall 2022) Educational Support Phoenix Academy Communication, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 18 216 1 0 0 1 Early Childhood Education Students in this course will develop their professional communication skills by working with Phoenix Academy seventh and eighth graders. UNO communications students will be creating relevant professional development content to present to the Phoenix students to help them prepare for high school and beyond. P-16 service learning project CMST 3130.001
Business Luncheon (Fall 2022) Educational Support Life Launch Academy Communication, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 8 180 1 0 0 1 Education CMST 3130 students learn about business etiquette in class and from Mary Beth Budz from Life Launch. They use their new skills to teach other UNO students at a large-scale event in MBSC about business etiquette with opportunities to network with commuity business professionals. Traditional service learning project CMST 3130.860
Lead in Spice (Fall 2022 Section 3) Environmental Stewardship Douglas County Department of Health & Human Services Chemistry, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 7 77 1 0 0 1 Climate and Sustainability Lead (a neurotoxin) can be found in household spices. In coordination with the Douglas County Health Department (DCHD), students in CHEM 1144 will collect spice samples from local area families. The samples will then be tested during lab time to determine the presence of lead. This lead testing provides a valuable service to DCHD; who share the results of the tests and information about lead poisoning with the families in our community. Traditional service learning project CHEM 1144.003
Connecting Through Culture (Fall 2022) Arts, Culture and Humanities Benson High School, Omaha Public Schools Service Learning Academy (SLA), Teacher Education Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 7 42 1 17 110 1 Education UNO students that are teacher candidates visit Benson High School two times each to observe the Benson ESL class that discusses culture and personal immigration stories. They sit in to listen to presentations and provide any insight on what culture means around the world. UNO students helped the ESL students learn what culture is and how to feel more confident expressing their culture in the classroom. This allows the UNO students to practice teacher education skills in real time. UNO students come to a final celebration to celebrate with students on their findings and personal interviews with someone they know about culture. P-16 service learning project TED 2050.002
Supporting your Child’s Social-Emotional Development (Fall 2022) Health and Wellness Learning Community Center of North Omaha Psychology, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 6 138 1 0 0 1 Mental Health UNO students will provide two sessions to the children and parents at the Learning Community Center of North Omaha on social emotional topics. UNO students will add to curriculum and aim to increase parental engagement and interest. Traditional service learning project PSYC 9560.850
Lead in Spice (Fall 2022 Section 1) Environmental Stewardship Douglas County Department of Health & Human Services Chemistry, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 24 264 1 0 0 1 Climate and Sustainability Lead (a neurotoxin) can be found in household spices. In coordination with the Douglas County Health Department (DCHD), students in CHEM 1144 will collect spice samples from local area families. The samples will then be tested during lab time to determine the presence of lead. This lead testing provides a valuable service to DCHD; who share the results of the tests and information about lead poisoning with the families in our community. Traditional service learning project CHEM 1144.001
Puente Al Exito (Fall 2022 Section 1) Educational Support Learning Community Center of South Omaha Service Learning Academy (SLA), Teacher Education Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 18 666 1 0 0 1 Capacity Building UNO Students enrolled in TED 2050: Intro to Teaching ESL classes will participate in a service learning project in collaboration with the Learning Community Center of South Omaha (LCC) for six weeks. UNO students will engage with LCC families weekly to explore topics of educational support, parent resources, and overall wellness to better support their children’s learning careers. UNO students will travel to the LCC for the first session. UNO students will host LCC families on UNO’s Dodge Campus and Scott Campus for tours, educational sessions and a final celebration. P-16 service learning project TED 2050.001
Puente Al Exito (Fall 2022 Section 2) Educational Support Learning Community Center of South Omaha Service Learning Academy (SLA), Teacher Education Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 7 259 1 0 0 1 Early Childhood Education UNO Students enrolled in Intro to Teaching ESL classes will participate in a service learning project in collaboration with the Learning Community Center of South Omaha (LCC) for six weeks. UNO students engage with LCC families weekly to explore topics of educational support, parent resources, and overall wellness to better support their children’s learning careers. UNO students travel to the LCC for the first session. UNO students will host LCC families on UNO’s Dodge Campus and Scott Campus for tours, educational sessions and a final celebration. p-16 service learning project TED 2050.002
Lead in Spice (Fall 2022 Section 2) Environmental Stewardship Douglas County Department of Health & Human Services Chemistry, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 23 253 1 0 0 1 Climate and Sustainability Lead (a neurotoxin) can be found in household spices. In coordination with the Douglas County Health Department (DCHD), students in CHEM 1144 will collect spice samples from local area families. The samples will then be tested during lab time to determine the presence of lead. This lead testing provides a valuable service to DCHD; who share the results of the tests and information about lead poisoning with the families in our community. Traditional service learning project. CHEM 1144.002
Enrichment for Zoo Field Trips (Fall 2022) Educational Support Learning Community Center of South Omaha Service Learning Academy (SLA), Teacher Education Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 52 3,926 1 0 0 1 Capacity Building This material is provided by University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Teaching Education 4290 “Science and Math in ECE” instructed by Dr. Melany Spiehs. This project was supported by the University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Service Learning Academy, housed in the Community Engagement Center (CEC) on Dodge Campus. The students who created this material are teacher candidates that also engaged in individual practicums in the Omaha community where they connected this knowledge base. The focus of this resource is to position a field trip to the Henry Doorly Zoo as a mechanism for amplifying the rich inquiry-based learning that is occurring in your classroom. These materials are provided to support the teacher and learners before, during, and after the field trip by incorporating STEM concepts and principles. P-16 service learning project TED 4290.001 & .002
Job Analysis (Fall 2022) Educational Support Youth Emergency Services Psychology, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 9 198 1 0 0 1 Capacity Building UNO students will be divided into three groups and paired with an organization to conduct job analysis through interviews. The students will come together at the end of the semester and give a presentation on their findings in how the company can implement changes with each job description. The organization Y.E.S. has four positions that they would like students to analyze. Traditional service learning project PSYC 9660.001
Adopt a Classroom (Fall 2022) Educational Support Washington Elementary, Omaha Public Schools Service Learning Academy (SLA), Success Academy Service Learning Mentoring None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 12 144 1 40 120 1 Civic and Political Engagement This project is a yearlong project where UNO Young Scholars have partnered with fourth-grade students from Washington Elementary School. This project reinforces the goals of the Young Scholars to perform service in the community that coincides with their college experience while also allowing early college exposure to fourth grade students. P-16 service learning project
Laboratory in Psych (Fall 2022 Section 1) Educational Support Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium Psychology, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 13 351 1 0 0 1 Wildlife/Animal Welfare UNO Students will explore animal behavior at the Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. The project will start in October, where students will visit the Zoo to learn about four species. The student will spend time researching and learn about enrichment. Traditional service learning project PSYC 4024.001
Laboratory in Psych (Fall 2022) Educational Support Omaha Henry Doorly Zoo & Aquarium Psychology, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 0 210 1 0 0 1 Wildlife/Animal Welfare UNO Students will explore animal behavior at the Omaha's Henry Doorly Zoo and Aquarium. The project will start in October, where students will visit the Zoo to learn about four species. The student will spend time researching and learn about enrichment. Traditional service learning project PSYC 4280.860
Religion and Human Rights (Fall 2022) Arts, Culture and Humanities Intercultural Senior Center, Tri-Faith Initiative Philosophy and Religious Studies, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 25 237 1 0 0 2 Capacity Building The project is built around service in the Tri-Faith orchard, integrated with learning about intersections between space and land use, interreligious dialogue, sustainability, and concern for human rights. In the classroom, the students studied topics including indigenous rights and land as well as human rights in general. Traditional service learning project RELI 2020.001
Winter Festival (Fall 2022) Social Justice Autism Society of NE Service Learning Academy (SLA), Teacher Education Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 10 245 1 0 0 1 Develop./Physical Disability UNO speech-language pathology (SLP) graduate students had the opportunity to engage in a service learning project encompassing interdisciplinary collaboration with Creighton occupational therapy (OT) students. UNO and Creighton students designed activities for participants on the autism spectrum to build upon various gross motor and speech skills during the Autism Society of Nebraska (ASN) Winter Festival. UNO graduate students applied knowledge gained through course content and presentations to this project. P-16 service learning project CDIS 8540.001
Sharing Books and Stories (Fall 2022) Educational Support Hartman Elementary School, Omaha Public Schools Service Learning Academy (SLA), Teacher Education Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 13 227 1 0 0 1 Early Childhood Education This service learning project for speech-language pathology (SLP) graduate students was centered around supporting emerging literacy and language development in Hartman Elementary preschool. SLP students crafted a 15-minute activity that revolved around a children’s book; the activity incorporated lessons from class content. P-16 service learning project CDIS 8590.001
Civil Justice (Fall 2022) Social Justice Spark CDI Engineering and Construction, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 38 38 1 0 0 1 Inclusion, Diversity & Equity CIVE 101.001 students will better understand the role that civil engineers have on communities by exploring the history of redlining in Omaha. Students will create a mapping and/or planning project after touring the Undesign the Redline exhibit and hearing about the history of redlining from SLA’s very own, Terri Crawford. Traditional service learning project CIVE 101-001
Making a Playful City (Fall 2022 Section 1) Educational Support Girls Inc. Service Learning Academy (SLA), Teacher Education Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 26 195 1 0 0 1 Early Childhood Education Students are a part of Play in Early Childhood Inclusive Education. In this project UNO students will develop an understanding of children in play; an understanding of cognitive, social, and communicative stages related to developmental theory through play. P-16 service learning project TED 2350-001
Making a Playful City (Fall 2022 Section 2) Educational Support Girls Inc. Service Learning Academy (SLA), Teacher Education Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 26 195 1 0 0 1 Early Childhood Education Students are a part of Play in Early Childhood Inclusive Education. In this project UNO students will develop an understanding of children in play; an understanding of cognitive, social, and communicative stages related to developmental theory through play. P-16 service learning project TED 2350-002
Space and Awareness (Fall 2022) Arts, Culture and Humanities Canopy South Honors Program, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 19 247 1 0 0 1 Humanities Students will develop their ability to situate themselves in space and place by considering how they exist in and are therefore constituted by their own context. Students will consider what it means to share space, public space in particular. They will be introduced to various conceptualizations of community and responsibility, conceptualizations that will add to direct engagement with place. Traditional service learning project HONR 1130-099
Leadership and Community (Fall 2022): 2022-23 (2787) Educational Support Food Bank for the Heartland Educational Leadership, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 20 460 1 0 0 1 Leadership and Mentoring Scholars will select one organization to partner with and develop a project that meets the organization's needs. Students must have a minimum of 20 -25 hours of service-learning project (SLP) time during the semester. Service hours will be integrated into class time throughout the semester, though students will have to complete some of the required hours outside of the designated class time. A capstone project presentation will provide an overview of the community partner, its mission, and what leadership skills and strategies students utilized to assist the partner throughout the semester. MPI service learning project EDL 2590.099
Entrepreneurial Selling (Fall 2022) Economic Impact Grow Nebraska Women's Business Center, Metro Omaha Women's Business Center, Nebraska Enterprise Fund Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 19 817 1 0 0 3 Business/Business Development Students will work in small groups with a member/real business owner from one of these organizations where in the end, they will develop a Sales Plan for their partner. They will be meeting 3 times in class over the semester with the non profits. Each non profit will prepare a 45 minute workshop presentation to have the partnership be a give/get relationship. At the end of the semester, the students will vote for one organization to receive the $1000 grant. MPI service learning project ENTR 4760.001
Foundations in Public Health (Fall 2022): 2022-23 (2789) Health and Wellness Child Saving Institute, Project harmony Health and Kinesiology, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 43 1,118 0 0 0 0 Wellness, Aging, Business Students will work in small groups with select community partners during the second half of their semester for their final course project. With this project, UNO Students will create a project based on the needs of that organization. Students will be learning about service leadership and will present how they used leadership/course content in their service work. Students will also spend 16-20 hours in service, depending on your organization's needs. At the end of the semester, students will vote for one organization to receive the $1000 grant. MPI service learning project PHHB 1500.850
African American Psychology (Fall 2022): 2022-23 (2790) Social Justice Boys and Girls Club of the Midlands, Culxr House, Urban League of Nebraska Psychology, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 35 385 0 0 0 1 Inclusion, Diversity & Equity The purpose of this project is for UNO college students to develop their understanding of African American psychology through the student philanthropy model of service learning. UNO students are seeking organizations that are Black-led and Black-focused. Students will work with select community partners during the semester for their final course project. With this project, UNO students will be required to volunteer for a minimum of 5 hours and do something tangible in the community. Volunteer opportunities will be based on the needs of the organization. Students will be learning about service leadership and will present how they used leadership/course content in their service work. For the final presentation, students will do their own independent research into the organization and present that along with their experiences volunteering for the organization of their choice. At the end of the semester, students will vote for one organization to receive the $1000 grant. MPI service learning course PSYC 4150.850
Art Appreciation (Fall 2022): 2022-23 (2791) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 21 462 0 0 0 0 Throughout the semester, students will visit various art organizations in the local community. They will then discuss the organizations' missions, venue, areas of improvement. etc. At the end of the semester, the class will then vote for one organization to receive the $1000 MPI grant. MPI service learning project ART 1010.99
Principles of Marketing (Fall 2022): 2022-23 (2798) Educational Support Omaha Skills Connection Marketing and Entrepreneurship, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 40 560 0 0 0 0 Develop./Physical Disability For Omaha Skills Connections, UNO students will provide marketing support (specifically regarding branding, recruiting job seekers, and recruiting employers). Traditional service learning project MKT 3310.820
Digital Marketing Communications (Fall 2022): 2022-23 (2796) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 16 208 0 0 0 0 For NebDev LLC, UNO students will work in small groups as a "consulting firm" to create a new digital presence for the brand. Groups will then "pitch" their strategy to NebDev LLC at the end of the semester. For Everyday Science, UNO students will work in small groups to evaluate Everyday Science's current digital marketing efforts, develop a digital marketing plan, and write a letter with the purpose of explaining why and how the strategy needs to be improved. Groups will then present their strategy. Traditional service learning project MKT 3360.001
College Conversations (Fall 2022): 2022-23 (2795) Educational Support Jackson Elementary School, Omaha Public Schools Service Learning Academy (SLA), Success Academy Service Learning None None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 19 0 0 0 0 0 Early Childhood Education UNO Success Academy students collaborate with 6th grade students from Jackson Elementary. The gathering includes presentations, a campus tour, and conversations about college. P-16 service learning project US 1010.002
Social Media Marketing (Fall 2022): 2022-23 (2797) Educational Support Everyday Science and Science Support, SAC Museum Marketing and Entrepreneurship, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 23 299 0 0 0 2 Business/Business Development For the SAC Museum, UNO students will work in small groups as a "consulting firm" to run an 11-week social media campaign for the brand. Groups will then "pitch" their strategy to the SAC Museum at the end of the semester. For Everyday Science, UNO students will work in small groups to audit the company's current social media marketing efforts, develop a social media marketing plan, and write a letter with the purpose of explaining why and how the strategy needs to be improved. Groups will then present their strategy. Traditional service learning project MKT 3370.001
Communication and Leadership (Fall 2022): 2022-23 (2800) Educational Support Urban League of Nebraska Engineering and Construction, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 45 450 0 8 8 0 Capacity Building Students enrolled in ENGR 100 (Interpersonal Skills for Engineers) will teach topics related to their coursework to 5th and 6th grade students from the CLC After-School Program at Franklin Elementary School. UNO students are paired off into small teams and each team will get the opportunity to practice their topic presentation one week before they are asked to go to Franklin and work with the elementary students. P-16 service learning project ENGR 100.002
Foundations of Public Speaking (Fall 2022 Section 043): 2022-23 (2794) Educational Support Civic Nebraska, Omaha Street School, Stand for Schools, The Wellbeing Partners Communication, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 25 275 0 0 0 4 Education Students will be required to give two speeches for this course - an informative speech, and a persuasive speech. In the informative speech, the students will talk about their research on the different areas of improvement within the community. Following this speech, the students will each choose a nonprofit of their choice and give a persuasive speech as to how the nonprofit is contributing to the area of focus, they chose for the informative speech. The nonprofits they choose will have a civic engagement focus. At the end of the semester, the students will vote for one organization to receive the $1000 grant. MPI service learning project CMST 1110.043 Foundations of Public Speaking (Fall 2022 Section 043)
Introduction to Translation (Fall 2022): 2022-23 (2801) Educational Support Field Club Elementary, Omaha Public Schools Foreign Languages, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 25 250 0 0 0 0 Education UNO students will attend parent-teacher conferences at Field Club Elementary to translate when necessary. P-16 service learning project SPAN 4060.850
Band Buddies (Fall 2022): 2022-23 (2802) Arts, Culture and Humanities Western Hills Elementary, Omaha Public Schools Music, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning None None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 99 594 0 7 35 1 Education Students from Western Hills Elementary School will visit UNO to participate in a variety of music-related experiences. They will observe the UNO Symphonic Wind Ensemble, discuss marching band basics with a UNO student majoring in music education, and be paired up with a member of the UNO marching band to participate in marching band rehearsal. P-16 service learning project MUS 2750.001/3610.001/4160.001
Small Group (Fall 2022 Section 001): 2022-23 (2792) Educational Support CenterPointe, Culxr House, Phoenix Academy, Stephen Center, Survivors Rising Communication, Service Learning Academy (SLA) Service Learning Course None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 24 504 0 0 0 5 Other Students will be divided into 4 groups, with each group working with one non-profit. Students will be responsible for finding organizations through ShareOmaha. The students will then reach out to the nonprofit of their choice and initiate contact. Students will work on a research paper based on the non-profit and what the non-profit does for the community. The students will then interview the nonprofit. Students will then work on a campaign on social media to help the non-profit reach their goals. Lastly, at the end of the semester, the students will vote for one nonprofit to receive the $1000 grant.. MPI service learning project CMST 2410.001
DSA 002 (Fall 2022): 2022-23 (2805) Educational Support Down Syndrome Alliance of the Midlands Service Learning Academy (SLA), Social Work Service Learning None None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 6 132 0 0 0 0 Education Students in SOWK 1500 join the Down Syndrome Alliance of Nebraska to provide their social work skills in a variety of settings including classes for DSA clients such as boxing and improv. Students have the chance to practice their social work skills throughout their interactions with DSA clients as they learn them in class. P-16 service learning project SOWK 1500.002
Together Cookbook (Fall 2022): 2022-23 (2804) Economic Impact Together Inc Service Learning Academy (SLA), Social Work Service Learning None None Fall 2022-23 Fall 2022-23 6 132 0 0 0 1 Education Students in SOWK 1500 team up with Together Inc. to create a cookbook that showcases stories and recipes from the community surrounding 24th street in Omaha. Students practice the social work skills they are learning while interviewing Together Inc. clients for stories and recipes, and while spending time in their Nourish pantry and community garden. Traditional service learning project SOWK 1500.002
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