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.

Project Project Focus Areas Community Partners Campus Partners Engagement Type: Activity Type: Other Activity Type: Start Semester: Start Academic Year: End Semester: End Academic Year: Total UNO Students: UNO Students Hours: UNO Faculty/Staff Hours: Total K-12 Students: K-12 Student Hours: Total Number of Other Participants: Topics: Other Topics: Description: Subtags:
2024 7 Days of Service: 2023-24 (3118) Volunteering Volunteerism None Spring 2023-24 Spring 2023-24 40 120 0 0 0 0 UNO and the community are invited to make a difference in our community during the annual UNO 7 Days of Service. You'll get to explore the Omaha Community with a History Walk downtown, volunteer with nonprofit organizations, and participate in a community dialogue at the Samuel Bak Museum.
September 60 Minutes 2024: 2023-24 (3121) Social Justice Volunteer and Civic Engagement Programs Volunteering Volunteerism None Fall 2023-24 Fall 2023-24 0 0 0 0 0 0 This one-time volunteer activity supports a local nonprofit organization for one hour at a time
Collaborative Intern - Munroe Meyer Institute: 2023-24 (3123) Economic Impact Student Service and Leadership Collaborative (The Collaborative) Community-Based Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 1 360 0 0 0 0 UNO students hired as Collaborative interns are matched with community organizations, Students are paid through the grant-funded program. Nonprofits coordinate meaningful work for interns to benefit the student experience in different ways. Students typically intern during the fall and spring semesters and may serve the same organization for more than one academic year. Each unique student that works as a Collaborative intern with this specific community partner is identified within this project.
Collaborative Interns - Keep Omaha Beautiful: 2023-24 (3124) Environmental Stewardship Keep Omaha Beautiful Student Service and Leadership Collaborative (The Collaborative) Community-Based Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None None 1 360 0 0 0 0 Education UNO students hired as Collaborative interns are matched with community organizations, Students are paid through the grant-funded program. Nonprofits coordinate meaningful work for interns to benefit the student experience in different ways. Students typically intern during the fall and spring semesters and may serve the same organization for more than one academic year. Each unique student that works as a Collaborative intern with this specific community partner is identified within this project.
Collaborative Intern - Nebraska Writers Collective: 2023-24 (3129) Educational Support Student Service and Leadership Collaborative (The Collaborative) Community-Based Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 1 360 0 0 0 0 UNO students hired as Collaborative interns are matched with community organizations, Students are paid through the grant-funded program. Nonprofits coordinate meaningful work for interns to benefit the student experience in different ways. Students typically intern during the fall and spring semesters and may serve the same organization for more than one academic year. Each unique student that works as a Collaborative intern with this specific community partner is identified within this project.
Collaborative Intern - Emerging Ladies Academy: 2023-24 (3130) Social Justice Student Service and Leadership Collaborative (The Collaborative) Community-Based Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 1 360 0 0 0 0 UNO students hired as Collaborative interns are matched with community organizations, Students are paid through the grant-funded program. Nonprofits coordinate meaningful work for interns to benefit the student experience in different ways. Students typically intern during the fall and spring semesters and may serve the same organization for more than one academic year. Each unique student that works as a Collaborative intern with this specific community partner is identified within this project.
Collaborative Intern - Youth Care Inc: 2023-24 (3131) Health and Wellness Student Service and Leadership Collaborative (The Collaborative) Community-Based Learning None None Fall 2023-24 Fall None 1 360 0 0 0 0 UNO students hired as Collaborative interns are matched with community organizations, Students are paid through the grant-funded program. Nonprofits coordinate meaningful work for interns to benefit the student experience in different ways. Students typically intern during the fall and spring semesters and may serve the same organization for more than one academic year. Each unique student that works as a Collaborative intern with this specific community partner is identified within this project.
Omaha Urban Thinkscapes: 2023-24 (3135) Environmental Stewardship House of Afros, Capes, and Curls College of Education, Health, and Human Science Community-Based Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 0 0 0 0 0 0 Omaha Urban Thinkscapes project as community advisor and Historian
National Voter Registration Day 2024: 2023-24 (3136) Social Justice Volunteer and Civic Engagement Programs Knowledge and Resource Sharing Other ['Voting and Civic Engagement'] Fall 2023-24 Fall 2023-24 0 0 0 0 0 0 Voting Registration drive for NVRD.
February 60 Minutes 2024: 2023-24 (3137) Educational Support Omaha Public Schools Volunteer and Civic Engagement Programs Volunteering None None Spring 2023-24 Spring 2023-24 0 0 0 0 0 0 Creating encouragement jars for OPS students.
2023 3 Days of Service: 2023-24 (3138) Social Justice Volunteer and Civic Engagement Programs Volunteering None None Fall 2023-24 Fall 2023-24 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 Days of Service provides an extended opportunity for the UNO campus to give back to the community. From October 1st thru the 16th, there will be food donation boxes located around campus. On October 17th, there is the opportunity to participate in the North Omaha Legacy Tour to see and learn about your community. Finally, on October 18th, 60 Minutes of Service will be packing the collected food drive items
Collaborative Intern- Benedicting Way: 2023-24 (3143) Community-Based Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 1 360 0 0 0 0 UNO students hired as Collaborative interns are matched with community organizations, Students are paid through the grant-funded program. Nonprofits coordinate meaningful work for interns to benefit the student experience in different ways. Students typically intern during the fall and spring semesters and may serve the same organization for more than one academic year. Each unique student that works as a Collaborative intern with this specific community partner is identified within this project.
Sharing Books and Stories(Fall 2023): 2023-24 (3145) Educational Support Omaha Public Schools College of Education, Health, and Human Science Service Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 21 105 0 0 0 0 This service learning project for speech-language pathology (SLP) graduate students supports emerging literacy and language development in preschool students from Hartman and Cody Elementary Schools. SLP students craft a 15-minute literacy activity that revolves around a children’s book; the activity incorporates lessons from class content. CDIS 8590.001
Business Etiquette Luncheon (Fall 2023): 2023-24 (3146) Educational Support University of Nebraska Foundation Communication Service Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 13 221 0 0 0 0 CMST 3130 students will learn about dining etiquette in class and from an external expert. CMST 3130 students will use their new skills to teach other UNO students at a large-scale event in MBSC about dining etiquette and business professions. CMST 3130 students will do short presentations on specific topics during this business etiquette luncheon. CMST 3130.860
Adopt A Classroom (Fall 2023): 2023-24 (3148) Educational Support Omaha Public Schools Young Scholars Program Service Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 3 36 0 0 0 0 This project is a yearlong project where UNO Young Scholars have partnered with fourth-grade students from Washington Elementary School. This project reinforces the goals of the Young Scholars to perform service in the community that coincides with their college experience while also allowing early college exposure to fourth grade students.
Puente al Exito (Fall 2023): 2023-24 (3149) Educational Support Learning Community Center of South Omaha College of Education, Health, and Human Science Service Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 30 300 0 0 0 0 UNO Students enrolled in TED 2050: Intro to Teaching ESL classes will participate in a service learning project in collaboration with the Learning Community Center of South Omaha (LCC) for six weeks. UNO students will engage with LCC families weekly to explore topics of educational support, parent resources, and overall wellness to better support their children’s learning careers. UNO students will travel to the LCC for the first session. UNO students will host LCC families on UNO’s Dodge Campus and Scott Campus for tours, educational sessions and a final celebration. TED 2050.001
Fundamentals of Public Speaking(Fall 2023): 2023-24 (3150) Social Justice American Heart Association, CHI Health Lakeside, Food Bank for the Heartland, Lungs 4 Life Foundation, Open Door Mission, YMCA of Greater Omaha, Youth Emergency Services College of Communications, Fine Arts, and Media Service Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 12 276 0 0 0 0 Students will be required to give two speeches for this course - an informative speech, and a persuasive speech. In the informative speech, the students will talk about their research on the different areas of improvement within the community. Following this speech, the students will each choose a nonprofit of their choice and give a persuasive speech as to how the nonprofit is contributing to the area of focus they chose for the informative speech. At the end of the semester, the students will vote for one organization to recieve the $1000 grant. CMST 1110.009
Fundamentals of Public Speaking(Fall 2023)-001: 2023-24 (3151) Social Justice BFF Omaha, freedomtainment, Heart Ministry Center, Immigrant Legal Center, Refugee Empowerment Center Art and Art History Service Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 12 264 0 0 0 0 Students will be required to give two speeches for this course - an informative speech, and a persuasive speech. In the informative speech, the students will talk about their research on the different areas of improvement within the community. Following this speech, the students will each choose a nonprofit of their choice and give a persuasive speech as to how the nonprofit is contributing to the area of focus they chose for the informative speech. At the end of the semester, the students will vote for one organization to recieve the $1000 grant. CMST 1110.024
Fundamentals of Public Speaking(Fall 2023)-002: 2023-24 (3152) Social Justice Maverick Food Pantry, Mosaic, YouTurn Omaha College of Communications, Fine Arts, and Media Service Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 12 288 0 0 0 0 Students will be required to give two speeches for this course - an informative speech, and a persuasive speech. In the informative speech, the students will talk about their research on the different areas of improvement within the community. Following this speech, the students will each choose a nonprofit of their choice and give a persuasive speech as to how the nonprofit is contributing to the area of focus they chose for the informative speech. At the end of the semester, the students will vote for one organization to recieve the $1000 grant. CMST 1110.037
Race, Crime, and Injustice(Fall 2023): 2023-24 (3153) Social Justice inCOMMON Community Development, Mental Health Association of Nebraska, Youth Emergency Services College of Public Affiars and Community Service Service Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 26 338 0 0 0 0 Students will work in groups (or independently) and partner with a local nonprofit organization to learn about their efforts to combat the effects of racism (i.e., redlining, mass incarceration, food deserts, inequitable public education, predatory lending, maternal mortality, and voter suppression) or any other “ism” covered in class. Students will research and inform fellow groups on the nonprofit organization’s history, significance, goals/mission statement, rationale, stakeholders and targeted groups, events, program activities, planned outcomes, clients, staffing, management plan, financial support/budget, and their personal experience volunteering at the organization. Each student is expected to volunteer at least five hours of community service to the selected organization from the list provided. Lastly, students will vote on which local nonprofit organization presented could most benefit from UNO’s $1,000 MPI course grant based on the course project findings. CRCJ 8120.001
Persuasion & Social Influence(Fall 2023): 2023-24 (3154) Educational Support Yates Community Center, Educational Community Partnership ECP College of Communications, Fine Arts, and Media Service Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 16 352 0 0 0 0 This project will focus on working with community partners whose primary mission is to work with those in the community who are experiencing poverty.  Students will use theories learned in class along with research to provide an analysis of partner campaign or website content to provide feedback for improvement. Students serve as consultants to organizations and provide feedback to client. This project will prioritize poverty in our community. Students will review identified written materials (reports, fliers, website, campaign materials, etc.). They will develop a video presentation that will be shared with the organization that will include a summary of their recommendations as well as a case for support for their organization. The class will vote on one of the organizations who will receive the $1,000 MPI grant. CMST 4510.001
WhyArts -UNO Transition Programa: 2023-24 (3160) Health and Wellness WhyArts Transitions Program Community-Based Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 20 5 0 0 0 0 WhyArts partners with the Transitions Program providing opportunities for autistic young adults to practice and enhance social competencies in structured and unstructured group events on and off the UNO campus.
April 60 Minutes of Service 2024: 2023-24 (3170) Environmental Stewardship Maverick Food Pantry Volunteer and Civic Engagement Programs Volunteering Volunteerism None Spring 2023-24 Spring 2023-24 28 28 0 0 0 0 April 60 Minutes
May 60 Minutes of Service 2024: 2023-24 (3171) Economic Impact Volunteer and Civic Engagement Programs Volunteering None None Spring 2023-24 Spring None 30 30 0 0 0 0 Please join us for May's 60 Minutes of Service. We will be organizing supplies and making cards for those recently affected by the severe weather and tornados.
HONORS HUMANITIES(Fall 2023): 2023-24 (3172) Educational Support Ollie Webb Center Honors Program Service Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 17 204 0 0 0 0 The service learning project in this class brings together students from a non profit community partner, dedicated to individuals with disabilities, and students from UNO in the Honors Program for a collaborative learning experience. Through interactive workshops, collaborative projects, and inclusive outings, our goal is to foster inclusivity, empathy, and knowledge sharing among students of diverse abilities, while creating lasting bonds and enhancing educational opportunities for all involved. HONR 1130.099 Traditional
PLAY IN ECIE(Fall 2023): 2023-24 (3173) Service Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 42 0 0 0 0 0 In this impactful community project, students engage with the local community to teach children different themes. This year's theme is "What can you be?" focusing on professions and careers. Students actively connect with over 200 people from the community through a local educare center, fostering an inclusive environment where families and children have the chance to play and explore together. This initiative not only promotes learning but also strengthens community bonds by fostering collaboration and shared experiences among participants. TED 2350.001 - 002 P-16
ENTREPRENEURIAL SELLING(Fall 2023): 2023-24 (3174) Service Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 35 700 0 0 0 0 This course purposefully working with the community and its partners in a give/get model where the University and the enrolled students will offer support to a local entrepreneur applying classroom activities; while the established Partners will be involved in introducing the student’s to the Omaha entrepreneurial eco-system, sharing knowledge by providing a mini training module and matching its membership with students for final project completion. BSAD 8766.001 Traditional
COMM FOR INSTRUCTNL SETTINGS (Fall 2023): 2023-24 (3175) Service Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 17 221 0 0 0 0 CMST 4160 students came to the business etiquette luncheon hosted by CMST 3130 students and helped sit with Urban League students at tables. CMST 4160 students developed short videos on communication skills that were shared with Urban League students to take back to their high schools to share with their classmates and further education. CMST 4160.850 P-16
SCIENCE & MATH INECE(Fall 2023): 2023-24 (3176) Service Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 49 1,813 0 0 0 0 This material is provided by University of Nebraska at Omaha’s Teaching Education 4290 “Science and Math in ECE” instructed by Melany Spiehs. The students who created this material are teacher candidates that also engaged in individual practicums in the Omaha community where they connected this knowledge base. The focus of this resource is to position a field trip to the Henry Doorly Zoo as a mechanism for amplifying the rich inquiry-based learning that is occurring in your classroom. These materials are provided to support the teacher and learners before, during, and after the field trip by incorporating STEM concepts and principles. TED 4290.001 Traditional
Foundations of Leadership(Fall 2023): 2023-24 (3177) Educational Support BFF Omaha, Elevate Omaha Inc, Learning for ALL, Sheltering Tree Inc College of Education, Health, and Human Science Service Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 28 588 0 0 0 0 Scholars will select one organization to partner with and develop a project that meets the organization's needs. Students must have a minimum of 20 -25 hours of service-learning project (SLP) time during the semester. Service hours will be integrated into class time throughout the semester, though students will have to complete some of the required hours outside of the designated class time. A capstone project presentation will provide an overview of the community partner, its mission, and what leadership skills and strategies students utilized to assist the partner throughout the semester. EDL 2590.099 Direct
Exploratory Studies(Fall 2023): 2023-24 (3178) Educational Support AIM Institute Art and Art History Service Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 24 192 0 0 0 0 Students work with the AIM Institute for their service learning project. The aim of this course is to expose the students to transferable skills and focus particularly on the tech industry. Through this service learning project, students have the opportunity to learn and become familiar with Python. Students will partner with AIM Institute and learn about video editing with drone piloting. EXPL 1000.004 Traditional
Soil Sampling (Fall 2023): 2023-24 (3180) Educational Support City Sprouts College of Communications, Fine Arts, and Media Service Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 36 576 0 0 0 0 Students enrolled in GEOL 4330 will work with a local high school group to collect soil samples from around the city. Those soil samples will be tested by both the UNO students and the high school students- results will be shared with community partners. P-16 GEOL 4330.001
SOCIAL WORK AND CIVIC ENGAGE(Fall 2023): 2023-24 (3181) Economic Impact Ollie Webb Center College of Public Affiars and Community Service Service Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 23 322 0 0 0 0 Students enrolled in SOWK 1500 are working with a variety of non-profits in the area. In doing this work, students are able to learn about the needs of diverse populations throughout the Omaha area. Based on their placement site they may be supporting folks with cognitive differences, participating after school programming for elementary aged children, and much more. SOWK 1500.002 P-16
SPANISH FOR HEALTHCARE(Fall 2023): 2023-24 (3182) Educational Support Project harmony College of Education, Health, and Human Science Service Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 11 264 0 0 0 0 Students in Spanish for Healthcare are able to use their language skills actively in supporting a local mental healthcare non-profit in translating trainings from English into Spanish. SPAN 3570.001 Traditional
EQUITY, LANGUAGE, AND CULTURALL(Fall 2023): 2023-24 (3183) Educational Support Learning Community Center of North Omaha College of Education, Health, and Human Science Service Learning None None Fall 2023-24 None 25 100 0 0 0 0 Students enrolled in TED 2060.001 are partnered with families from a local community agency. Using the skills of "equity, language, and culture" students will prepare lessons about UNO, college life, and social emotional learning to connect families with resources from around the community. TED 2060.001 P-16
Holiday Helpers: 2023-24 (3067) Social Justice Siena Francis House Volunteer and Civic Engagement Programs Volunteering Volunteerism None Fall 2023-24 Fall 2023-24 10 30 0 0 0 0 UNO Students and Student Organizations are invited to participate in United Way's Holiday Helpers volunteer service month to give back to the local Omaha community during the holiday season. Students will be able to sign up to volunteer at the Siena Francis House which prevents barriers to access for those in our community including the Indigenous Communities as November is Native American Heritage Month
November 60 Minutes of Service: 2023-24 (3071) Social Justice Volunteer and Civic Engagement Programs Volunteering Volunteerism None Fall 2023-24 Fall 2023-24 0 0 0 0 0 0 UNO students are invited to volunteer during November's 60 Minutes of Service event which will serve an organization that impacts the Native American community during Native American Heritage Month. This event is in collaboration with the UNO Intertribal Student Council
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