100th Anniversary

Rocking 100

Hundreds help celebrate 100 years of Alumni Association

  Rocking 100

See photos from our 100th Anniversary Celebraiton on the UNO Alumni Flickr site.

Hundreds of guests helped the UNO Alumni Association celebrate its 100-year anniversary, gathering Friday, Nov. 8, on the UNO campus.

UNO graduate Billy McGuigan headlined the event with his popular “Rock Legends” show.

The fun was held in the the East Gym of the Health, Physical Education and Recreation (HPER) building. Guests includedf ormer UNO Chancellors Ron Roskens and Del Weber, current Chancellor John Christensen, NU Regent Bob Whitehouse, Nebraska First Lady Sally Ganem, various UNO administrators, faculty and staff, and, of course, numerous alumni.

Also attending was artist Jocelyn Russell, creator of the forthcoming Maverick Monument.



Funds raised through the 100th Anniversary Celebration supported the monument, which will be "unleashed" in Fall 2014.

McGuigan, a 1999 UNO graduate, is one of the region’s most popular and sought-after musicians. His “Rock Legends” show featured music from the 1950s to today.  The anniversary celebration also included dinner and an authentic soda fountain.

The anniversary celebration also included dinner and an authentic soda fountain.

The Class of 1913, composed of 13 graduates, founded the UNO Alumni Association at a banquet June 6, 1913. Since then the university has graduated 109,000 alumni — nearly 100,000 of whom are living.

For event information and other details, contact Elizabeth Kraemer at 402-554-4802 or email ekraemer@unoalumni.org.



The UNO Alumni Association is grateful for the support of these sponsors:

Maverick Sponsors

  Red and Black Sponsors

Anderson Print Group


Mike and Marji Jones

TD Ameritrade
  Durango Sponsors

BMO Harris Bank

CM's A Cut Above

Collegiate Insurance Resources


DLR Group

First National Bank

Home Instead Senior Care

Kutak Rock

Northwestern Mutual

NP Dodge


UNO College of Public Affairs & Community Service

UNO Office of Academic and Student Affairs, College of Business Administration and College of Information Science and Technology

UNO Office of Vice Chancellor of Business and Finance.

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