May 2017

Todd Schmaderer

Steve Seline

The UNO Alumni Association bestowed its Citation for Alumni Achievement award upon UNO graduates Todd Schmaderer and Steve Seline during the university's two commencement ceremonies May 12. Schmaderer, Omaha chief of police, earned his degree in criminal justice in 1994. Seline, president of Walnut Private Equity Partners, is a 1975 graduate.

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December 2016

Barbara Weitz

The UNO Alumni Association bestowed its Citation for Alumni Achievement award upon UNO graduate Barbara Weitz during the university’s commencement ceremony Dec. 16 at Baxter Arena. Weitz, a 1991 UNO alum, became the 172nd graduate to receive the award.

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May 2016

Mary Lou Chapek

John L. Morgan

John Morgan and Mary Lou Chapek received Citations during separate commencement ceremonies in May 2016. Morgan, a 1969 graduate, is chairman and CEO of Winmark Corp., a public company and franchisor of 940 retail stores under the brands Play It Again Sports, Platos Closet, Once Upon A Child and Music Go Round. Chapek, also a 1969 graduate, is co-founder of MVP Laboratories. She led development of the first licensed vaccine worldwide for the prevention of Canine Parvovirus Infection.

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Citation History

The Citation, inaugurated in 1949, is presented at each UNO commencement. The association’s highest honor, it encompasses career achievement, community service, involvement in business and professional associations, and fidelity to the university.

Citation recipients since 1949