University of Nebraska Medical Center

Category: Extended Family

Spreading Warmth and Wellness: The CAHP Student Ambassadors’ Successful Food Drive

This winter, the College of Allied Health Professions’ Student Ambassadors took up the mantle of compassion and community service. Their mission? To spread warmth and wellness through a January food drive. With drop-off locations in Omaha and Kearney, the students collected donations to support the Omaha Open Door Mission and the Kearney Jubilee Center, both […]

Feb 20, 2024

Food drive collection bin

Candy grams benefit Child Life

At the College of Allied Health Professions, gratitude isn’t just a feeling; it’s a tradition. This past November, faculty and staff had the opportunity to share their appreciation for their coworkers through Thanksgiving Grams, a heartwarming initiative that not only spread joy within the college but also made an impact on the lives of children […]

Feb 12, 2024


Alyx Jorgensen, DPT, named recipient of APTA’s Mary McMillan Scholarship Award

by Pat Hageman, PhD, and Liz Wellsandt, PhD Alyx Jorgensen, PT, DPT, (CAHP PT Class of 2023) was recently named recipient of the national Mary McMillan Scholarship award, considered the most prestigious award given to a student by the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) and placing her as one of only a few students awarded […]

Aug 17, 2023

portrait of Alyx Jorgensen