Most of the NAA's affiliate groups connect UNL alumni based on shared experiences or past participation in campus organizations.For example, the ROTC and Military affiliate links graduates of the university's ROTC program as well as UNL alumni and friends who have served in the U.S. armed forces. Other affiliate groups, like the Emeriti Association and Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) help to organize alumni, friends or former faculty and staff members who support the university.
Affiliate groups support UNL and the NAA in a variety ways, from raising scholarship money for students to attend UNL to providing alumni mentors for students. Review the list below to see if an affiliate group can help you connect with former classmates or colleagues!
Official Alumni Affiliate Groups
Alumni of Color
About: This group serves alumni of color who wish to re-connect with each other and with students. The group holds an annual reunion.
Group Leader: Reshell Ray, '86
About: One of the NAA newer affiliates, this group serves alumni who worked at the Daily Nebraskan as students.
Group Leader: Jill Bleed
About: The Emeriti Association seeks to unite emeriti as a body of support for the university and for one another in retirement. The association is open to all UNL emeriti faculty.
Group Leader: John Comer
About: This group is open to alumni who were a part of the University of Nebraska Honors Program while on campus.
Group Leader: Jenna Vitosh, '09
About: This group is open to alumni who were part of the Chancellor's Senior Honorary at UNL. The Innocents Society's trophies (the Corn Bowl and the Nebraska-Missouri bell) have a home at the Wick Alumni Center
Group Leader: Adam Morfeld, '03
About: This group brings together alumnae who lived in Love Memorial Cooperative Residence Hall while at UNL. They also promote cooperative living and support the needs of the hall.
Group Leader: Lacey Merica, '06
Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI)
About: OLLI provides stimulating, congenial, and varied opportunities designed specifically for lifelong learners age 50 years and older. After all, "curiosity never retires."
Group Leader: Dee Aguilar
PGA Management Affiliate
As the NAA’s newest affiliate, this group will work to connect alumni of UNL’s professional golf management program in the College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources with the university and one another.
Group Leader: Scott Holly, '08
Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management Alumni
About: This group is open to anyone who attended the Raikes School (formerly the J.D. Edwards program) while at UNL.
Group Leader: John Wirtz, '05, '06
On the Web: https://www.facebook.com/groups/raikesalumni
About: The mission of the University of Nebraska Alumni Association ROTC and Military Affiliate is to bring together members of the alumni community who are joined in the common bond of the ROTC experience and the calling of military service for the purposes of promoting and strengthening the university, her institutions and the Cadets and Midshipmen of the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Group Leader: Mark Dreiling, '05
About: The UNL Spirit Squad alumni affiliate is for all the people who were in the Spirit Squads at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. The Spirit Squad affiliate group includes the Yell Squad, Cheerleaders, Scarlet Dance Team, Herbie Husker and Lil Red.
Group Leader: Jeff Castle, '83
University of Nebraska Band Alumni Association
About: This group serves former members of The Pride of All Nebraska, the University of Nebraska Cornhusker Marching Band.
Group Leader: Steve Pearson
UNL Campus Rec Alumni
About: The Campus Rec alumni affiliate group seeks to unite Campus Rec alumni in the interest of remaining connected to UNL and each other.
Group Leader: Deb Johnson, '89, '03
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