Over the last few weeks, I've had the opportunity to get out of Washington and talk with folks across the country about how we can create jobs and get our economy growing faster.
Carl and Joyce Mammel's decision to donate the largest sum of money ever given to UNO was well thought out, said Lori Byrne, campus director for the University of Nebraska Foundation. Byrne said the Mammels have been involved in giving back to students for years, starting with scholarships of more than $500,000 to more than 250 students during the past 10 years. "One of our most satisfying experiences has been to receive letters from the young people who benefited from the scholarship programs," Carl Mammel is quoted as saying in the guide to Mammel Hall.
UNO recognized the accomplishments of outstanding faculty and students last week, during its annual Honors Convocation events.