University of Nebraska Lincoln
Jenna Vigal - President
Brittany Schweiger - Vice President
Zachary Larson-Wurl - Secretary
Grayson Lowe - VP Community Service
Christian Connell - VP Academic Achievement
The University of Nebraska Lincoln Chapter is currently seeking additional officers for this academic year. If you are interested in one of these opportunities, please see the Leadership Opportunity information below or fill out the contact form and select 'Leadership Opportunities' as your inquiry.
The most engaging and active leadership roles are filling the role of a Chapter officer. This is an opportunity to develop hands on experience in communication, project planning & execution, team building, and time management. Elections occur once per year, typically in early spring. Click here to read a brief description of each officer position.
Scholarships and Awards
Scholarships and Awards range from $100 to $5000 and are available for both undergraduate members as well as members furthering their academic endeavors through post-graduate study. Applications are available at the beginning of April each year and are due to the Scholarship Committee by the end of May. For more information, please view the Scholarship page.
Tassels, Honor Cords & Honor Stoles are available from the SAL Store.
Scholarship and Award Recipients from this Chapter
Griffen Farrar - New Member Award, 2014
Kevin Oestmann - New Member Award, 2013
Melissa Manakul - Emerging Leaders Scholarship, 2011
Miriam Tucker - New Member Award, 2011
Alexandra Taylor Law - Chapter Leadership Award, 2010
Kristen Marie Bloss - Founding Officer Award, 2009
Alexandra Taylor Law - Founding Officer Award & Path to Excellence Award, 2009
The Big Event
Several SAL chapters participated in this year’s Big Event. Among them were University of Nebraska Lincoln, Texas A&M University, Virginia Tech University, and James Madison University. Big Event is popular among many campuses and involves student organizations joining together to clean and better their community. It is the biggest student-run volunteer project in the nation. (more…)
Operation Christmas Child
Members of the UNL Chapter of SAL recently took time during a chapter meeting to wrap shoe boxes full of Christmas presents for underprivileged children. The wrapping party was a huge hit and everyone seemed to have a lot of fun. Each person brought their own shoe box full of gifts to donate/give to an underprivileged child. A total of fifteen boxes were wrapped. (more…)
Operation Christmas Child
The UNL chapter got together to assemble boxes for Operation Christmas Child. This is an annual project put on by Samaritan’s Purse where groups and individuals fill shoeboxes with small gifts which are delivered to needy children all over the world. The UNL chapter members worked hard to make this project successful. (more…)
Canned Food Drive
At a recent meeting, UNL members brought canned goods for their canned food drive. All the goods collected were to be given to Matt Talbot Kitchen, a local food pantry. A guest speaker from Matt Talbot Kitchen came to talk to the group about “Huskers Helping the Homeless,” a fundraiser they were doing before a UNL football game. (more…)