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5 Ways First Generation Students Can Start The Semester Right

Posted on Fri, Nov 22, 2019

You’ve made it to college! And you’re the first one in your immediate family to do it — way to go. Getting into college is a great accomplishment, and now your new challenge is to learn how to stay there.

College is a new environment for you, and you may feel like you don’t belong. Remember that you have earned this and that you deserve to experience college to the fullest. Here are five insider tips you can use to be successful in your first semester:

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Topics: student life, college, upward bound, student organizations, preparing for college

American Association for Men in Nursing Names NMC 2018 Best Nursing School

Posted on Wed, Oct 24, 2018

NMC Alumnus Blake Smith Named AAMN President

Nebraska Methodist College (NMC) is one of only nine* U.S. institutions of higher learning to receive a 2018 Best Nursing School for Men in Nursing Award from the American Association of Men in Nursing (AAMN). The award was presented at the 2018 AAMN conference held in Milwaukee earlier this month.

“Nebraska Methodist is a college with arms open wide for everyone,” said Troy Beekman, BSN, RN, one of the students who represented NMC at the conference. 

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Topics: nurse education, alumni spotlight, student organizations, nursing, leadership

Student Organizations Help Make Most of Your College Experience

Posted on Mon, Aug 21, 2017

For many college students, engagement in activities outside of the classroom can have just as much of an impact on your future career. Plus, connecting with classmates can really help make your college experience more fun.

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Topics: student life, campus life, student organizations

Positivity Shapes Lauren’s Journey Through Nursing School

Posted on Thu, Jun 23, 2016

As a child, Lauren had to receive an allergy shot every day. For most kids, this would be a scary prospect, but Lauren's Great-Aunt Deanna's skill as a nurse helped forge an early love of the profession. Deanna maintained a friendly, positive demeanor while giving the shots, making them much easier to bear.

These daily interactions inspired Lauren to bring the same comfort to patients. Now in her third year of nursing school, Lauren has quickly fallen in love with Nebraska Methodist College.

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Topics: nurse education, student organizations, student spotlight

Students Explore Local Food Issues During Service Immersion

Posted on Thu, Apr 17, 2014

In March, a group of 11 Nebraska Methodist College students participated in the Spring Break Service Immersion, giving them a first-hand look at food issues in the surrounding Omaha community. The service immersion focused on the nutritional status of children among Omaha’s urban population. 

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Topics: community outreach, service learning, student organizations

NMC Nursing Student Organizes Event to Honor Fellow Veterans

Posted on Thu, Nov 07, 2013

Christina Alkire isn't your average nursing student at Nebraska Methodist College. Yes, she worries about upcoming tests, studies nonstop and tries to balance school time with family time, like the rest of her classmates.

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Topics: student organizations, student spotlight, military, nursing

Get Involved: Student Orgs

Posted on Wed, Sep 04, 2013

Whether you are looking for a challenge, want to make a difference, or are interested in meeting new people, Nebraska Methodist College has a variety of student organizations offering students a number of opportunities.

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Topics: campus life, student organizations

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