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.

Engagement Type: Service Learning
Activity Type: Course
Start Semester: Fall
End Semester: Fall
Start Academic Year: 2019-20
End Academic Year: 2019-20
Topics: Disadvantaged Populations , Economic Sufficiency Awareness , Food and Water Security

Description: UNO students along with Omaha South High Art students will create a cookbook from collected recipes and stories from community members accessing te food pantry at Together Inc.
Engagement Type: Service Learning
Activity Type: Course
Start Semester: Fall
End Semester: Spring
Start Academic Year: 2019-20
End Academic Year: 2019-20
Topics: Leadership and Mentoring , Literacy

Description: UNO Young Scholars, under the direction of Aaron Krueger, will collaborate with Ms. Jennifer Magnuson-Stessman's fourth-grade students from Washington Elementary School. The students will be involved in a back and forth dialogue relating to the college experience. Washington Elementary students will write letters to their UNO partners and be able to ask about their first years at UNO. Young Scholars will travel to Washington Elementary School to have a panel for Q&A questions from the fourth graders.
Engagement Type: Service Learning
Activity Type: Course
Start Semester: Spring
End Semester: Spring
Start Academic Year: 2019-20
End Academic Year: 2019-20
Topics: Health Awareness

Description: Students in Agile Development Methods work with the nonprofit Share Our Table.
Engagement Type: Service Learning
Activity Type: Course
Start Semester: Fall
End Semester: Fall
Start Academic Year: 2019-20
End Academic Year: 2019-20
Topics: Wildlife/Animal Welfare

Description: Animal Behavior Lab students work with animals at the Nebraska Humane Society.
Engagement Type: Service Learning
Activity Type: Course
Start Semester: Fall
End Semester: Fall
Start Academic Year: 2019-20
End Academic Year: 2019-20
Topics: Health Awareness , Mental Health

Description: UNO students from Instructor Adam Weaver's Behavior Analysis and Interventions course will be matched with a school psychologist or behavior consultant, classroom teacher, and P-12 student from a school within the greater Omaha/Council Bluffs metro area. The UNO students will observe the P-12 students throughout the semester in order to practice observation and assessment techniques, view various antecedent and consequence strategies in action, and recommend or model changes to existing behavior support plans based on observations.
Engagement Type: Service Learning
Activity Type: Course
Start Semester: Spring
End Semester: Spring
Start Academic Year: 2019-20
End Academic Year: 2019-20
Topics: Raise Awareness , Social Justice Awareness

Description: This Projects was canceled due to the transition to remote learning. UNO students from Professor Preston Love’s class, Black Experience In American Politics (BLST3120), will be visiting students from Mr. Josh Jablonski’s American Government Class at Benson High School to discuss about their service learning project and Black voting rights, etc. They will also be visiting Malcolm X Foundation and participate in service to your foundation while there.
Engagement Type: Service Learning
Activity Type: Course
Start Semester: Spring
End Semester: Spring
Start Academic Year: 2019-20
End Academic Year: 2019-20
Topics: History

Description: This project was canceled due to remote learning. Students from Ralston High School worked with UNO students to do research and collect information about the history of 53 businesses that located in the Blackstone Area. The GA for the Honors course, Danial Faisal, will work with all the students to put all the findings into an app or website where it will be available to the Blackstone Business Association.
Engagement Type: Service Learning
Activity Type: Course
Start Semester: Spring
End Semester: Spring
Start Academic Year: 2019-20
End Academic Year: 2019-20
Topics: Capacity Building , Leadership and Mentoring , Self-Sufficiency , Youth Programming

Description: UNO instructor Dr. Amy Rodie’s Business Ethics course worked alongside Boys Town Day School students to create ethical-scenario-based skits to perform to middle school students at Boys Town. The student groups worked together over the course of five meetings to write the script for the scenarios and create discussion questions for the performance at the end of the project.
Engagement Type: Service Learning
Activity Type: Course
Start Semester: Fall
End Semester: Fall
Start Academic Year: 2019-20
End Academic Year: 2019-20
Topics: Social Justice Awareness

Description: Students will work in teams to complete an ethics audit of a non-profit organization. In these ethics audits, teams will research the ethics of the organization, provide a risk assessment for key ethics areas, and make recommendations where applicable. Teams will be expected to conduct research in the organization; reviewing existing documents as well as interviewing and surveying staff. Teams will provide each organization with a written report and summary presentation.
Engagement Type: Service Learning
Activity Type: Course
Start Semester: Fall
End Semester: Fall
Start Academic Year: 2019-20
End Academic Year: 2019-20
Topics: Employment and Workforce , Leadership and Mentoring , Youth Programming

Description: TLC will work with North Star Foundation's high school students on professionalism, resumes, and other career skills. Participants will get to know one another through google hang outs, writing back and forth through Google Docs by answering questions prepared by TLC students. Students will celebrate their work together with select students sharing their resumes at a final celebration at MCC
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