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Homecoming 2018

Experience the magic with us at UNK Homecoming 2018!

Friday, September 14
11:30 a.m.    Distinguished Alumni Awards Luncheon*
                    Nebraskan Student Union, Ponderosa Room
                    See complete bios and pictures here.

Distinguished Alumni Awards

Michael Coe ’68, MSE ‘74, Crete

Roger Mathiesen ’73, MSE ‘77, Kearney

Sandra (Bishop) Olson ‘71, Grand Island

Rakesh Srivastava ’02, MSE ‘05, Hastings 

Distinguished Young Alumni Award

Erica (Wendland) Lee ’03, Encino, California

Service Award

Mat ’99 and Amy (Fagot) Cope ’99, Kearney

Don Fox Lecture

Dr. Kathleen McDonald ’87, Friendswood, Texas

Dr. Susan (McDonald) Fanta ’89, Yankton, South Dakota

Educator of the Year

Don Clark MSE ’95, Kearney 

Gary Thomas Music Award

Dr. Kelly A. Miller, ’93, Winter Park, Florida


2:30 p.m.     Chemistry Department: Annual Don Fox Lecture
                    Copeland Hall, Room 131
3:30 p.m.     One Room, One Teacher Induction Ceremony
                    College of Education Atrium
5:30 p.m.     Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet*
                    Nebraskan Student Union, Ponderosa Room
                    See complete bios at Lopers.com.

Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

Matt Bruggeman ’95, Football, Gretna
William Jacome '08, Men's Tennis, Florida

Lance Pfeiffer ’07, Track and Field, Windsor, Colorado

Paula (West) Mayfield, ’88,  Track and Field, Grand Island
Richie Ross, '06, Football, Lincoln

Saturday, September 15
10 a.m.        Homecoming Parade 
                    Downtown Kearney
11 a.m.        Loper Beer & Brats*
                   (college football will be streamed at 11 a.m.)

                    Alumni House
Noon           Loperville Tailgate 
                   Cope Stadium parking lot
2 p.m.         UNK vs. Emporia State University
                   Cope Stadium, Foster Field
                   (Game tickets available at lopers.com)

NOTE: Tickets for the Distinguished Alumni Awards Luncheon, Athletic Hall of Fame Banquet and Loper Beer & Brats are still available for purchase. Contact the UNK Alumni Association at 308-698-5271.


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