UNO Alumni Scholarship Swing

2015 Swing Sponsors

The Association thanks the following sponsors for their support of the Swing

Hole Sponsors
AAA Nebraska, Ag Processing, Blue Cross Blue Shield of Nebraska, Cox Business, CWC Security, Darland Properties, Deloitte & Touche, DLR Group, Dundee Bank, Enterprise Bank, First National Bank, Frankel Zacharia, Hancock & Dana, Harry A. Koch, Holland Basham Architects, Home Instead, KPMG, Lutz & Co., Methodist Health System, Millard Public Schools Foundation, Mutual of Omaha Bank, Northwestern Mutual, Tripp Consulting, U.S. Bank, Union Pacific, UNO Athletics, Westside Community Schools.

Raffle Sponsor
UNO Chancellor’s Office

Beverage Cart Sponsor
Liberty Mutual

Golf Prize Sponsor
America First Investment Advisors

Beverage Sponsors
Pepsi Bottling Group

Hole-in-One Sponsor
Baxter Chrysler Jeep & Dodge.

Other Sponsors: Jacob Rehder, Andres Torres, Penny Parker, Wells Fargo, Valmont Industries, Weitz Funds, ConAgra Foods, McCarthy Capital, The Narmi Group – Baird, UNO College of Business, UNO College of Education.

Prize Sponsors: Salon Eleven, Ted & Wally’s, Anthony’s Steak House, V Salon, Spaghetti Works, Liberty Mutual, Thompson, Dreessen & Dorner, Gloss Salon & Day Spa, UNO Alumni Association, UNO Athletic Department, UNO Bookstore, Upstream Brewing Co., Vodka 360.




 

Join us at the

2016 UNO Alumni Scholarship Swing

Monday, Aug. 29

Indian Creek Golf Course

Details coming soon

 

 

Success at the Swing

Association raises $40,000 for student scholarships

at 35th annual UNO Alumni Scholarship Swing

The UNO Alumni Association hosted the 35th annual UNO Alumni Scholarship Swing Aug. 31 at Indian Creek Golf Course, netting $40,000 in support of students.

It was the first time the tournament had been hosted at the course since 1999. The association’s largest annual fundraiser, the Swing now has raised more than $865,000 since UNOAA began hosting the swing in 1995. More than 120 golfers and 55 sponsors participated in the tournament.

The money raised supports various association-sponsored student scholarships. That includes UNO Alumni Association Scholarships, $2,500/year grants to graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated leadership and involvement during high school. The scholarships are renewable for up to four years and a new class of scholars is introduced each year.

UNO Alumni Scholars were at the tournament to thank Swing sponsors and participants.

UNO graduate Jacob Rehder (’03) chaired the committee that oversees the tournament.  Other committee members include Ben Burton (’07), Chris Denney (’05), Justin Disch (’07), Scott Durbin (’84), Al Hansen (’84), John Hemmer, (’08) Mark Lampe (’91), Andres Torres (’13) and Jeff Turley (’76).

The Association thanks the sponsors listed at left for their support of the Swing.

 

 

Having a Swinging Good Time — 2014

Association raises $35,000 for student scholarships
at 34th annual UNO Alumni Scholarship Swing

The UNO Alumni Association hosted the UNO Alumni Scholarship Swing Sept. 8 at Tiburon Golf Club, netting $35,000 in support of students.

The association has raised more than $825,000 since it began hosting the Swing in 1995. Almost 100 golfers and 30 sponsors participated in the tournament. The money raised supports various association-sponsored student scholarships.

Among the scholarships the Swing supports are UNO Alumni Association Scholarships, $2,500/year grants to graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated leadership and involvement during high school. The scholarships are renewable for up to four years and a new class of scholars is introduced each year.

UNO Alumni Scholars were at the tournament to thank Swing sponsors and participants.

UNO graduates Scott Durbin (’84) and Al Hansen (’84) chaired the committee that oversees the tournament. Other committee members include Ben Burton (’07), Rochelle Eigsti, Brian Keating (’79), Jacob Rehder (’03), and Paul Olson (’84).

The Association thanks the sponsors listed at left for their support of the Swing.

 
   
 

Scholarship Swing 2013

Association raises $35,000 for student scholarships

at 33rd annual UNO Alumni Scholarship Swing

The UNO Alumni Association hosted the UNO Alumni Scholarship Swing Sept. 9 at Tiburon Golf Club, netting $35,000 in support of students.

The association now has raised nearly $800,000 since it began hosting the Swing 18 years ago. Almost 100 golfers and 50 sponsors participated in the tournament. The money raised supports various association-sponsored student scholarships.
UNO graduates David Craft (’90, ’92) and Scott Durbin (’84) chaired the committee that oversees the tournament. Other committee members include Ben Burton (’07), Blake Edwards (’99), Rochelle Eigsti, Mack LaRock (’01), Chris O’Brien (’97), Jacob Rehder (’03), and Steven Schmitz (’95).

Among the scholarships the Swing supports are UNO Alumni Association Scholarships, $2,500/year grants to graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated leadership and involvement during high school. The scholarships are renewable for up to four years and a new class of scholars is introduced each year.

UNO Alumni Scholars were at the tournament to thank Swing sponsors and participants.

The foursome from TD Ameritrade was the tourney's winning foursome, shooting 13-under to win the First Flight. The group was composed of Steve Hall, Jeff Goeser, Jon Peterson and Michael Truscott. The Millard Public Schools Foundation foursome of  Keith Lutz, Duncan Young, Angelo Passarelli and Jim Stufin won the second flight.

   
 

Scholarship Swing 2012 nets $40,000

More than $750,000 raised since 1995

The UNO Alumni Association hosted the 32nd annual UNO Chancellor’s Scholarship Swing Monday, Sept. 10, at Tiburon Golf Club, netting more than $40,000 in its largest single fundraising event of the year.

The association now has raised more than $750,000 since it began hosting the Swing 17 years ago. Almost 120 golfers and 50 sponsors (below) participated in the tournament. The money raised supports various association-sponsored student scholarships.

“The Alumni Association is touching lives and preparing students for the future,” UNO Chancellor John Christensen said.

UNO graduates David Craft (’90, ’92) and Scott Durbin (’84) chaired the committee that oversees the tournament’s organization. Other committee members included Blake Edwards (’90, ’92), Rochelle Eigsti, Larry Gomez (’71), Mack LaRock (’01), Rob Randels (’91), Jacob Rehder (’03) and Steven Schmitz (’95).

Christensen praised the committee for its work. “An event of this scope requires months of diligent planning and effort,” Christensen said, “and they make it look easy.”

The tournament was founded in 1980 and originally provided donations to UNO’s Emergency Student Loan Fund. Among the scholarships the Swing supports today are four UNO Alumni Association Scholarships, $2,500/year grants to graduating high school seniors who have demonstrated leadership and involvement during high school.

Several UNO Alumni Scholars were at the tournament to thank Swing sponsors and participants. Twelve UNO Air Force ROTC students also provided assistance during the tournament.

Pictured:Top, left, Swing Co-Chair Scott Durbin, Chancellor John Christensen, Swing Co-chair David Kraft, Association President & CEO Lee Denker.

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