Office of Community Engagement

Blanket-making drive will support at-risk youth

Fostering the Future organization is holding the drive through Feb. 10.

Feb 1, 2022

Volunteers needed for North Omaha vaccination clinic

The first clinic will be held this Saturday, March 27, from 2-6 p.m.

Mar 25, 2021

Andrea Jones, MD

Students explore community engagement in research

Seventeen from UNMC join 2020 Medical Student Community Engagement Summer Immersion Program.

Jan 22, 2021

Fostering the Future blanket drive a success

The event netted the donation of 55 fleece blankets, as well as games, toys and other items.

Dec 8, 2020

Pharmacy students offer Medicare Part D review

Students review medications, costs to help seniors determine the best plan.

Oct 16, 2020

Why Juneteenth is important

Sheritta Strong, M.D., interim director of inclusion at UNMC, discusses the holiday.

Jun 19, 2020

Image by Wynn Pointaux from Pixabay

Fostering the Future seeks student volunteers

The organization’s mission is to help children and young adults in the foster care system.

May 4, 2020

The annual Fall Blanket Drive, where students to help make blankets for organizations including Omaha Police Department, the Ronald McDonald House, the Fred & Pamela Buffett Cancer Center, Project Harmony and the Siena/Francis House, is one of the organization's main events.

Public Health students answer COVID-19 call

College of Public Health Student Response Team offers assistance to public health departments.

Apr 17, 2020

Spirit of Community Service: Ally Dering-Anderson, Pharm.D.

Faculty Senate’s virtual annual awards meeting today will be held totally on Zoom.

Apr 14, 2020

Ally Dering-Anderson, Pharm.D.

Nominations open for student organization service awards

UNMC Office of Community Engagement Service Awards’ nominations will close March 27.

Mar 5, 2020

Heidi Keeler, Ph.D., director of the office of community engagement, Megan Vandergriend, president of UNMC's chapter of American Pharmacists Association - Academy of Student Pharmacists (APhA-ASP), Kelsie Post, Operation Immunization co-chair, Emily Casey Tomes, Operation Immunization co-chair, and Dele Davies, M.D., senior vice chancellor of academic affairs, at last year's awards ceremony.