NWU New Families Blog
A resource for families of NWU incoming students

How We Keep Our Community Safe


—by Sarah Kelen, vice president for student life

New Families Blog

Spring is one of the most exciting times of the year for high school seniors. It is for us at Nebraska Wesleyan University, too. Those highlights like prom, championships and graduation are the capstone to a high school career. I remember them fondly. Not only from my own days as a student, but because I’m a father. Thinking back to my own daughter’s senior year of high school, I know just how important those moments are to your child and how important they are to you as proud family members.

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Caring for Your Mental Health during Uncertain Times

Dr. Kim Corner (’98) directs counseling services at Nebraska Wesleyan University. She has tips for students and families seeking to maintain mental health through difficult times.

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Advice on Advising

One of the ways Nebraska Wesleyan realizes its central value of personal attention to students is through its advising system. We start with summer advising, where a specially trained New Student Orientation (NSO) advisor, drawn from our most experienced advisors, will develop a schedule based on each student’s needs and interests.

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We’re Celebrating Your NWU Student

We’re excited about your student’s decision to attend NWU! On Friday, May 1, we’re filling social media with photos of our newest Prairie Wolves. Using the hashtag, #IChooseNWyou, we ask your student to wear their NWU gear and post a selfie to Twitter and Instagram.

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