Panoramic view of Old Main and Acklie Hall of Science.
Your Gifts in Action

Your Gifts in Action

Thanks to the support of generous alumni, parents and friends, Nebraska Wesleyan can continue providing students one-of-a-kind liberal arts experiences in a community that cares about their success. No matter who you are or what you’re passionate about, there’s a way for you to make a positive impact at NWU. 



“Giving Day and philanthropy are important to me because it is a chance to help ensure that future students are able to have some of the amazing and life-changing experiences that I have had at NWU.” – Trevor Linn (’23)

Dr. Jensen leads students in a contemplative moment with a singing bowl outside on campus.

Since the Fall of 2013, Communications Studies Professor Dr. Karla Jensen has assisted NWU’s core mission of transformative learning through a novel approach to student support.

Merrill Mitchell
Merrill in A Christmas Carol
Merrill Opera

A career in the performing arts requires confidence, experience and the courage to withstand rejection. Yet the glow of the spotlight draws a brave few, full of heart and passion, to the stage. Merrill Mitchell ’22 counts herself among the chosen.

Coming to the Plains Exhibit

At Nebraska Wesleyan University, community members share the essential value of creating an environment where all can belong and thrive.

NWU's North Arch

Nebraska Wesleyan is proud of our commitment to educating leaders who will make the world a better place, and it all starts in the classroom.

NWU Players coaching on sidelines

The NWU men’s soccer team is winning on and off the field as the players work to foster a culture of serving the Lincoln community.

Emma, far left, with fellow international NWU students

Studying abroad at NWU has opened me to a world of opportunities.

Philanthropy Week Thank You

As students made last-minute adjustments to their semester-long research projects for the research symposium, crammed for finals and planned life after graduation, Nebraska Wesleyan held its

Chandler Ashburn '22

When did you last stop—really stop—to admire a tree? Today, the 150th annual celebration of Arbor Day, would be a great day to start.

Alexis Ortega '22 in business attire in front of Old Main
Ann Truka '22 headshot
Said Mendez '22 headshot
Service and philanthropic involvement are core to the Nebraska Wesleyan community. NWU defines itself as a learning community whose members respect the dignity and worth of all members of the university and who seek opportunities to serve the wider human community.