Month: May 2023

Nebraska’s New Internship Program To Be Led By Aksarben Foundation Under $20 Million State Contract

Gov. Jim Pillen speaking at the 2023 Aksarben Stakeholders' Meeting

By Cindy Gonzalez, Nebraska Examiner OMAHA — Bolstered by a $20 million state contract, the Aksarben Foundation is to lead a new internship program aimed at strengthening Nebraska’s future workforce. Gov. Jim Pillen announced the partnership with the State Department of Economic Development Thursday at the Aksarben Foundation’s annual stakeholders meeting in La Vista. He… Read more »

Aksarben Foundation Partners with Department of Economic Development on Internship Initiative to Grow Nebraska’s Workforce

May 25, 2023 (LINCOLN, NEB.) – Today, Governor Jim Pillen announced a partnership between the Nebraska Department of Economic Development (DED) and the Aksarben Foundation to create and lead a new internship program to strengthen Nebraska’s workforce. Over the past year, Nebraska’s job creation has outpaced the rest of the Midwest and most of the nation,… Read more »

Aksarben Announces the 2023 Court of Honor Inductees

Court of Honor to be Celebrated at the 128th Aksarben Ball on October 28, 2023   The Aksarben Foundation™ is proud to announce the 2023 Aksarben Court of Honor to celebrate individuals who have excelled in one of 10 categories in the state of Nebraska that include: agriculture, arts, business and industry, community service, education,… Read more »