Life After UNO is a professional and personal development program for students designed to help Mavericks excel as official UNO alumni. Whether you are a freshman preparing in advance or a senior applying for your first job, Life After UNO can help you successfully navigate your next steps.  

Sessions are open to all UNO students and are FREE to attend.

 

Financial Literacy  

September 12, 2023 
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.   
UNO Community Engagement Center, Room 230/231  

Gain essential knowledge and skills to navigate the complex world of personal finance. From budgeting and saving to investing and managing debt, this session led by Mitchell C. Hockenbury, a Certified Financial Planner, equips you with accessible tools to make smart financial decisions.

ABOUT THE PRESENTER 

Mitchell C. Hockenbury is the founder of 1440 Financial Partners, a financial services firm with offices in Omaha and Kansas City. Hockenbury’s passion lies in simplifying complex financial concepts, empowering individuals to organize, grow and protect their assets. Additionally, Hockenbury shares his expertise through "Personal Finance Made Clear" on YouTube, offering quick and practical insights on personal finance topics. Hockenbury earned his Bachelor of Science in Finance and Banking from UNO. He also holds an MBA and is a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ practitioner, Retirement Income Certified Professional® and Registered Social Security Analyst®. 

Free to attend. Lunch is included.

Registration is required by September 10 as space is limited. 



Interpersonal Skills 

October 24, 2023 
12:00 – 1:00 p.m.   
UNO Community Engagement Center, Room 230/231 

Success in any career relies heavily on effective communication, networking and building meaningful relationships. This session, led by Morgan Holen, Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach and accomplished public speaker, provides practical tips and interactive exercises to refine your interpersonal skills.  

ABOUT THE PRESENTER  

Morgan Holen is the Director of Women Investing in Nebraska at the University of Nebraska Foundation and a Gallup-Certified Strengths Coach. She previously served as Miss Nebraska where she was responsible for public speaking, marketing communications, business development and more. These experiences and background give Holen the ability to offer a unique blend of poise and expertise to empower individuals in effective communication and networking. She is a graduate of the University of Nebraska‚ÄíLincoln where she studied journalism, advertising and public relations and is currently completing an MBA degree there. 

Free to attend. Lunch is included. 

Registration is required by October 22 as space is limited. 

 

SPRING 2024 SESSIONS TO BE ANNOUNCED 



Life After UNO will continue to grow and add additional sessions. To suggest future session topics or to volunteer to be a featured speaker, contact Nathan Hankenson, assistant director of alumni engagement, at 402-502-3330 or nathan.hankenson@unoalumni.org.