Alumni Association - Connections Project

Networking with Professors

Many of us recognize the importance of networking to help advance our careers, but how many apply these same ideas with their professors? Tunisia Ellis Penta, Clinical Perfusion ’02, shares why she found connecting with her professors to be so important and how it ended up saving her thousands of dollars.

Happy New Year!

Please enjoy this brief message from University of Nebraska Medical Center Chancellor, Jeffrey P. Gold, MD to our #unmcalumni. And happy 2nd birthday to this blog! We hope you enjoy the contents of it and invite you to share it with your alumni colleagues!

Thank You From the Deans of UNMC

2020 has been an unprecedented year to say the least, however, there are still so many ways in which we can all be grateful. We would like all UNMC alumni to know how appreciative we are of you. Many of you are serving on the front lines, others are conducting vital research, caring for patients, and so much more. Thank you for the work that… Continue Reading

Try, Try Again

Dr. Sigler was tenacious in his dream of becoming a dentist and the road wasn’t an easy one when it came to getting into dental school. Hear him share a little bit of his story and the tips he offers for students and young professionals or any of us who need a little encouragement to dream big. “I am really glad that I listened to… Continue Reading

Living, Working & Volunteering in Rural Nebraska: A Nurse’s Story

It is widely known that recruiting healthcare professionals to the rural setting is an ongoing challenge.  Healthcare systems have collaborated with colleges and universities for years to develop programs promoting rural practice for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, and other allied health professionals. Nearly three decades ago I began my nursing career at the Mid-Plains Community College Associate Degree Registered Nurse program located in North Platte…. Continue Reading