Month: February 2024

A Tribute to Bruce Lauritzen

From Aksarben Board Chair, Leslie Andersen, “We are saddened to learn of the passing of Bruce Lauritzen. A generous and beloved figure in Nebraska business and philanthropy. Nebraska is a better place because of Bruce Lauritzen’s commitment to helping others.” Aksarben is proud to have had Bruce Lauritzen serve as a Governor from 1988 to… Read more »

Sidney one of five schools statewide entered in High School Tech Ambassador Kick Off

SIDNEY — Nelnet announced a partnership with Nebraska Tech Collaborative February 12. The announcement was made at the Sidney School District Board of Education meeting February 12. The announcement was made by Cory Keen, Software Development Manager overseeing the Nelnet office in Sidney. “Nelnet, and Sidney Public Schools, Sidney High School specifically, partnered together. We’re… Read more »

New scholarship to support Nebraska students with top ACT scores

As part of a plan to compete more effectively for top talent, Gov. Jim Pillen, interim University of Nebraska President Chris Kabourek and Board of Regents representatives announced a new scholarship for the state’s top ACT scores. The program will cover the total cost of undergraduate attendance, plus stipends, at any University of Nebraska campus. “By aligning… Read more »