Graduate and Adult Students

New Omaha Location Accommodates Growing Programs, Opportunities

Students enrolled in Nebraska Wesleyan University’s adult and graduate programs in Omaha are learning in new classrooms after the university moved to its new location off 140th and Dodge near Boys Town.

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NWU Awards Degrees

Dr. Fred Ohles, President of Nebraska Wesleyan University, awarded degrees to approximately 575 undergraduate and graduate students during Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 125th annual commencement held Saturday, May 17.

Ambassador Cameron Munter delivered the commencement address. Munter is a distinguished public servant often called upon to lead the United States diplomacy in the most complex and difficult international situations including Pakistan, Serbia, Kosovo, Iraq, Poland and the Czech Republic. Munter was presented with an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters.

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Criminal Justice Program Has First Boren Scholar

Amirah Ali-Dinar has been awarded a prestigious Boren Scholarship that will send her to Jordan next year to study Arabic. She is the first University College student enrolled in the new criminal justice program to receive the honor.

The Boren Scholarship provides U.S. undergraduate and graduate students with resources and encouragement to acquire language skills and experiences in countries critical to the future of security and stability in the U.S. Awardees receive $20,000.

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Nebraska Wesleyan Partners With Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center on Nurse Education

Leaders at Nebraska Wesleyan University and Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center say a new corporate partnership will help advance nursing education and ultimately improve health care in Lincoln.

Nebraska Wesleyan is offering its Registered Nurse to Bachelor's degree in nursing (BSN) program onsite at Saint Elizabeth Regional Medical Center. Classes are offered once a week at the hospital, and are taught by NWU faculty. Saint Elizabeth executive leaders are invited to instruct classes as guest lecturers.

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NWU Launches New Degree in Criminal Justice for Adults

Some of the fastest growing careers are in the criminal justice field, says the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Nebraska Wesleyan University is responding by launching a new Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice degree. The degree will be offered through the university’s Wesleyan Advantage Program, which is geared for working adults.

The criminal justice degree prepares working adults for careers in law enforcement, security, investigation, corrections and loss prevention.

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Advantage Program Spring Honors List Announced

Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Advantage Program academic honors list for the spring semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.

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Nebraska Wesleyan University Awards Degrees

Dr. Fred Ohles, President of Nebraska Wesleyan University, awarded degrees to approximately 500 undergraduate and graduate students during Nebraska Wesleyan University’s 124th annual commencement held Saturday, May 18.

The Honorable John M. Gerrard delivered the commencement address, “Follow Your Passion, Serve Others, Do the Right Thing.” He was also awarded a Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree.

A Honorary Doctor of Law degree was awarded to Robert B. Harris, retired President/CEO of MDS Harris.

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Nebraska Wesleyan Announces Advantage Program's Fall Academic Honors List

Nebraska Wesleyan University has announced its Advantage Program academic honors list for the fall semester of the 2012-2013 academic year.

The Advantage Program provides nontraditional students the opportunity to earn a college degree while pursuing a career.

Advantage Program students must have a minimum grade point average of 3.75 on a 4.00 scale.

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Potters Lead NWU's Omaha Social Work Program

Nebraska Wesleyan has hired Richard and Jan Potter as faculty and co-coordinators of the university’s new Omaha social work program for adults.

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Linda Hardy Named New Director of Nursing Program

Dr. Linda Hardy has been named the new Director of Nursing at Nebraska Wesleyan University.

Hardy has taught at Nebraska Wesleyan since 2004. She earned both her BSN and MSN at Nebraska Wesleyan and her Ph.D in nursing education from the University of Northern Colorado.

Earlier this year Hardy taught a master’s-level nursing theories course at the University of Medicine and Pharmacy in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. She has presented her research on cultural competence of nurses at numerous conferences across the country. She is also active with the American Red Cross.

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