Category: General

A collection of blog posts featuring UNMCAA updates, holiday celebrations and recognition of various professions.

Advocating for Yourself

Advocating for yourself isn’t always the easiest thing to do. However, it is an important action students and professionals alike need to do to gain opportunities, experiences and more. It might be hard, but it’s worth it. Jillian Negri, DNP’17, APRN-NP, ACNP-BC reminds us of the importance of advocating for yourself.

July 27, 2022

How I Chose Public Health

Happy National Public Health Week! Where we live impacts our health and wellbeing. Public Health makes our communities healthier, stronger and safer! We want to wish a happy National Public Health Week to our College of Public Health alumni. The work you do is appreciated and does not go unnoticed. ❤️ In honor of this […]

April 6, 2022

2021 Blog Roundup

The Connections Project Blog covers a wide range of topics. From financial tips to professional lessons-learned to mental health, the blog features solid advice from UNMC alumni who have real-world experience to share. We are so thankful for the alumni who have shared their words of wisdom so far! We are always looking for additional […]

January 27, 2022

A Look Back on 2021

With 2021 coming to a close, we took some time to reflect on the challenges and opportunities of the past year. Like you, we had hoped that 2021 would provide more of a return to pre-pandemic life. And while we aren’t there quite yet, what we did observe was the continued resiliency of UNMC alumni […]

December 29, 2021

Season’s Greetings!

We wish you and yours a happy, healthy, and safe holiday season. To help get you in the spirit, we have a beautiful holiday medley played on the piano by Bill Schlichtemeier, MD ’73.

December 21, 2021

Happy Holidays!

Happy December! This month, we celebrate Hanukkah, Christmas and Kwanzaa, and we hope you are able to safely enjoy these holidays with loved ones and enter the new year feeling refreshed. Please enjoy the brief message below from the UNMC Alumni Relations team as we wish you a happy holiday season!

December 1, 2021

Working in a Small Town

National Rural Health Day (NRHD) is celebrated each year on the third Thursday of November. This day “is an opportunity to “Celebrate the Power of Rural” by honoring the selfless, community-minded spirit that prevails in rural America. NRHD showcases the efforts of rural healthcare providers, State Offices of Rural Health and other rural stakeholders to […]

November 17, 2021

Happy Veterans Day

The UNMC Alumni Association recognizes the service and sacrifice our Veterans, service members and their families have given. On this Veterans Day (and everyday), we thank you for your service. To recognize this important day, we spoke with three military-connected members of the UNMC community. In this video, alumni Peter W. Hunt, MPA-C’87 (US Army […]

November 11, 2021

Happy Genetic Counselor Day!

Right now, UNMC only has one class of #unmcalumni in this profession and we have a message from an alumna of that class. Sierra Clark, MGC ‘21, CGC, shares how she found her perfect fit and her appreciation for the profession and the whole-person approach to patient care.

November 4, 2021

Happy PA Day!

It’s National Physician Assistant Day. Happy day to all of our #unmcalumni PAs! We so appreciate you and the work you do. Thank you! For those who don’t know what a PA is or what they do, take a listen as Sydney Berg, MPAS, PA-C ’17 shares what attracted her to the profession and the […]

October 6, 2021