Category: General

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

2022 in 2 Minutes: Watch Our Year in Review!

The UNMC Alumni Association’s annual Year in Review video is here! In 2022, we were thrilled to bring alumni together through in-person events and online programming, recognize outstanding alumni award recipients, and help launch a historic University-wide campaign. Check out our 2022 highlight reel, featuring photos, videos and fun facts. 

December 28, 2022

Season’s Greetings from UNMC Alumni Relations!

Happy Holidays, UNMC alumni! We hope you enjoy this brief message from the members of the UNMC Alumni Relations team.

December 21, 2022

Being a Laboratorian in a Rural Hospital

Happy National Rural Health Day! The third Thursday in November each year is a day to celebrate the “selfless, community-minded, and determined spirit that prevails in rural America!” Many of our UNMC alumni have trained and/or currently serve in rural areas, and we recognize the importance and value of this crucial work. Brad Hays, a […]

November 17, 2022

Happy Veterans Day!

Happy Veterans Day! Today, we honor the Veterans, service members and family members who have sacrificed so much for our country. Semi Lee, MPH’17 joined the US Army after she graduated from the UNMC College of Public Health. In this brief video, she talks about her military service and what Veterans Day means to her.

November 11, 2022

Tips for Starting Your Own Business

In March of 2018, Mike Moravec, PT, DPT’04, OCS opened his own physical therapy clinic, Bluffs Physical Therapy, in Scottsbluff, Neb. He and his wife, Lisa Moravec, RDH’02, MSDH, share advice to UNMC students and alumni who would like to open their own business. Whether it is something you would like to do soon, or […]

October 25, 2022

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