Members

ANSLEY ALBERTS

Ansley Alberts, daughter of Timothy and Angela Alberts of Lincoln, is a Nutrition Science major with Biochemistry minor, Pre-Physician’s Assistant. She is the Co-Founder and President of the College Diabetes Network in Lincoln, a Senior Counselor and FDP Representative for the Nebraska Human Resources Institute, treasurer of the Alpha Delta Delta Epsion Pre-Health Honor Society, bible study leader at the Newman Center, and previously served as the New Member Educator for Alpha Omnicron Pi. Ansley is a Regents Scholar and member of the University Honor’s Program.

MADDIE BALFANY

Maddie Balfany, daughter of Bob and Becky Balfany of Lincoln, is a Management major. She currently serves as the Vice President of Training and Development for Nebraska Ambassadors, the co-chair for the Nebraska Human Resource Institute’s Child Project, a New Student Enrollment Assistant for the College of Business, the Recruitment Chair for Chi Omega Sorority, and is a member of the Nebraska Spirit Squad Scarlets Dance Team. Maddie is a Richard L Hofmann Scholar, a College of Business High Scholar, and has received Nebraska Athletics Academic Highest Honors.

ALLISON BLACK

Allison Black, daughter of Tracy and Daniel Black of Lincoln, is an Economics, Political Science and Sociology major with minors in Mathematics and English, Pre-Law. She currently serves as the President of the Economics Club, Programmer of Amnesty International, a member of the Student Conduct Board, and an Ambassador for both the Argentina Friends of Fulbright and the College of Arts and Sciences. She is a member of the Delta Gamma sorority, Phi Sigma Alpha Political Honors Society, and the University Honors Program. Allison is also a Regents Scholar.

LAUREN BRUNING

Lauren Bruning, daughter of Jon and Deonne Bruning of Lincoln, has majors in Global Studies, Sociology and Political Science and minors in National Security Studies, History, English, and Human Rights/Humanitarian Affairs. She is the President of the Delta Gamma sorority, a peer mentor for the University Honors Program, on the Communications Committee for ASUN, a member of the Academic Improvement Committee for the #GreekVitality project, and a Teammates mentor. Lauren studied at the University of Oxford with the Nebraska at Oxford Program, and is a member of the Order of Omega honor society and the Dean’s List.

CHASE CAVERZAGIE

Chase Caverzagie, son of Kevin and Karen Caverzagie of Papillion, is an Actuarial Science major. He is the Co-Chair of Child’s Project for the Nebraska Human Resource Institute, a New Student Enrollment Orientation Leader, the facilities manager for Beta Theta Pi, a member of the College of Business Student Advisory Board, and a peer mentor for BSAD 220 and the University Honors Program. Chase is an Outstanding Student Leader Award Semifinalist, Regents Scholar and a Mortar Board Freshmen Notable.

JUSTICE FORTE

Justice Forte, daughter of Gregory and Daisy Forte of Hackettstown, New Jersey, has majors in Political Science and Communication Studies and a minor in Global Studies. She currently serves as the UNL Women’s Hockey Club Founder, President and Assistant Captain, an ambassador for the Learning Communities Program, a research assistant for the Political Attitudes and Cognition Lab, and a UCARE Undergraduate Researcher. Justice is a finalist for the Harry S. Truman Scholarship and a recipient of the McKelvie Public Service Scholarship and the UNL Chancellor’s Scholarship.

JACKSON GRASZ

Jackson Grasz, son of Steve and Verlyne Grasz of Elkhorn, is a Management major with certificates in Civic Engagement and Public Policy Analysis. He currently serves as the President of the Inter Fraternity Council, the Operations Staff Chair for The Big Event, the Co-Chair for the Sales Committee on the Boy Scouts of America Cornhusker Council Board of Directors, the Vice Chair for the Nebraska Federation of College Republicans, the chair for the Government Liaison Committee for ASUN and a college of Business Senator. Jackson is a Regents Scholar, recipient of the Clifford Hicks Honor Key, and a finalist for the Outstanding Student Leadership Award.

MOLLI HAGGE

Molli Hagge, daughter of Mark and Dahn Hagge, is an Agribusiness major with minors in Leadership and Communication. She currently serves as the Foundations Development Project Co-Chair and Class Teaching Assistant for the Nebraska Human Resources Institute, both the Scholarship Chair and Assistant Financial Chair for the Gamma Phi Beta sorority, and she is a member of Order of Omega, the University’s Honors Program, FOCUS Greek, the Freshmen Campus Leadership Association, and the CASNR Dean’s Very Impressive Prospect List. Molli is a UNL 4.0 High Scholar and a Nebraska Bankers Association Scholar.

GAGE HOEGERMEYER

Gage Hoegermeyer, son of Greg and Patti Hoegermeyer, is an Integrated Science major with an Agronomy minor. He is the President of the UNL BBQ Club, former President of the Alpha Gamma Sigma fraternity, a Project Co-Chair for the Nebraska Human Resources Institute, a CASNR Ambassador, and a member of both the Collegiate Farm Bureau and College Republicans. He also served as the 2015-2016 Nebraska FFA State President. Gage is the UNL Chancellor’s Tailgate student speaker and a member of the Dean’s List.

TRENT HOPPE

Trent Hoppe, Scott and Maureen Hoppe of Papillion, is a Computer Science major with a minor in business. He currently serves as the President of the Pi Kappa Alpha fraternity where he previously served as the External Vice President and Secretary. He is also the Technology Director of Dance Marathon, a Senior Counselor for NHRI, a Belmont After School Leader, and a student in the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management. Trent is a Regents Scholar and a finalist for the Outstanding Student Leader Award.

LOGAN KALKOWSKI

Logan Kalkowski, son of Christopher and Marsha Kalkowski of Omaha, is an Agricultural Business major with an Entrepreneurship minor. He serves as the head counselor for the Nebraska Agricultural Youth Council, a senior counselor for the Nebraska Human Resource Institute, an ambassador for Agricultural Economics and is a member of the FarmHouse Fraternity. Logan is a recipient of the Engler Agribusiness Entrepreneurship Program Scholarship and Neal E. Harlan Agribusiness Scholarship Award.

BRYAN KEATING

Bryan Keating, son of Lori and Kevin Keating of Omaha, has majors in Biological Systems Engineering and Biochemistry with a minor in Chemistry. He currently serves as the Vice President of FOCUS Greek, a senior counselor for the Nebraska Human Resources Institute, a Senator for the College of Engineering and is a member of the Academic Committee for ASUN. He conducts research with the Engineering faculty in Nebraska’s Nano-Engineering Core research facility, and has previously served as a Teaching Assistant for the Chancellor’s Leadership Class and the Inter Fraternity Council representative for the Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity. Bryan is a recipient of the David’s Distinguished Scholarship, the Chancellor’s Leadesrhip Scholarship, and is a member of the Dean’s List of the College of Engineering.

LAUREN MACIEJEWSKI

Lauren Maciejewski, daughter of Colleen and Chuck Maciejewski of Elkhorn, is a Finance major with minors in Computer Science, Mathematics and Economics. She currently serves as the President of the Gamma Phi Beta sorority where she previously served as the Administrative Vice President. She is also a College of Business Senator for ASUN Student Government, on the College of Business Student Advisory Board, and previously served as the Co-Director of the Freshmen Campus Leadership Associates. Lauren is a Regents Scholar, a student of the Jeffrey S. Raikes School of Computer Science and Management, a two-time Mortar Board notable, and a Finalist for the Outstanding Student Leader award.

JOE MCCOY

Joe McCoy, son of Colleen and Kevin McCoy of Papillion, is a Finance major with minors in Economics and Computer Science. He currently serves as the Alumni Secretary of the Phi Delta Theta fraternity, where he also served as the former Treasurer, New Member Educator, and Historian. He is also the current Finance Director of the University of Nebraska’s Dance Marathon, and is a member of FOCUS Greek. Joe is a Phi Delta Theta Whole Man Scholar and a recipient of the Clifford M. Hicks Scholar Award and the Nebraska Banker’s Association Scholarship.

CAT NYBERG

Cat Nyberg, daughter of Matt and Lee Nyberg of Lincoln, is a Finance major with minors in Computer Science and Economics. She currently serves as the Recruitment Computer Chair and Career and Personal Development Director for the Chi Omega sorority, a Raikes School Ambassador and Peer Mentor, and the Treasurer of the Lazzi Improv Troupe. Cat is a Semifinalist for the Outstanding Student Leadership Award, and the Runner-Up for Google Startup Weekend Dublin.

KATIE PALLESON

Katie Pallesen, daughter of Mike and Kathleen Pallesen of Omaha, is a Political Science and History major with a minor in Business. She is serving as a co-chair of the Nebraska Human Resources Institute, a Recruitment Guide for Sorority Formal Recruitment, and is a member of Alpha Phi, the University’s Honors Program and Pi Sigma Alpha, a political science honor society. Katie is a recipient of the Drvol Family Scholarship, the McKelvie Scholarship and is a David’s Distinguished Scholar.

JOHN PFEIFER

John Pfeifer, son of Terry and Julie Pfeifer of Grand Island, is a Finance major with a minor in Economics. He is currently serving as the Vice President of the College of Business Student Advisory Board, the Coordinator of the College of Business Mentor Program, Chapter President of Beta Theta Pi, a College of Business Senate Representative and the Environmental Sustainability Committee Chair for ASUN. John is a recipient of the College of Business Communications, Marketing, and External Relations – Global Correspondence Scholarship and a member of the Dean’s List.

NINA RADULOVIC

Nina Radulovic, daughter of Milan and Nada Radulovic of Belgrade, Serbia, has majors in Political Science, Psychology, and Women’s and Gender Studies. She currently serves as the UNL Rifle Team Co-Captain, Nebraska Big Ten Representative, a Children’s advocate at the Friendship Home and a mentor at the Legacy Retirement Home. Nina is a member of the Tom Osborne Citizenship Team, a Nebraska GARC Scholar-Athlete, and a recipient of the Sam Foltz Leadership Award.

EMMA RUTHERFORD

Emma Rutherford, daughter of Jack and Joyce Rutherford of Shawnee Kansas, is a Microbiology major with minors in Biochemistry and Mathematics. She is currently serving as the Panhellenic Delegate for Chi Omega sorority, a community mentor for the Exploring Medicine Learning Community, a Family Representative for Dance Marathon, as a member of Operations Staff for the Big Event and a Teammates mentor. Emma is a Chancellor’s Leadership Scholar and George Beadle Scholarship recipient.

WILLIAM SCHULENBERG

Will Schulenberg, son of Matthew and Anne Schulenberg of Wayzata, Minnesota, is an International Business major with Leadership and Communication minors. He currently serves on the Nebraska Human Resources Institute Board of Directors and as a senior counselor, the New Student Enrollment Logistics and Events Coordinator as well as an Orientation Leader, an International Conversation Partner for the College of Business and a UCARE Research Assistant in the ALEC department. Will is an International Business Distinguished Scholar and a recipient of the George Beadle Scholarship.

CASSIDY TALADAY

Cassidy Taladay, daughter of David and Marcell Taladay of Lincoln, has majors in Advertising and Public Relations and Communication Studies with a minor in Spanish. She currently serves as the Education Vice President for the Gamma Phi Beta sorority, the Co-Chair for the Park Project for the Nebraska Human Resources Institute, the Homecoming Parade Chair and Homecoming Royalty Coordinator for ASUN Student Government, the secretary for Huskers Against Hunger, and is a member of Amnesty International and the University Honors Program. Cassidy is a UNL Regent’s Scholar and a member of the Dean’s List.

KYLE UPP

Kyle Upp, son of Jerry and Stephanie Upp of Gering, is a Finance Major with a minor in Aerospace Studies. He is currently serving as the Executive Officer for the Air Force ROTC Detachment 465, the Vice Chair of the Nebraska Federation of College Republicans where he previously served as President and Communications Director, and is a member of both the ASUN Government Liaison Committee and the Standards Board for Alpha Gamma Sigma Fraternity. Kyle is a recipient of the Air Force ROTC Commendation Award, was a nominee for the Outstanding Student Leadership Award and a member of the Dean’s List.

ZACHARY VAN ROY

Zachary Van Roy, son of Stacy and Jay Van Roy of Valley, has majors in Mathematics, Microbiology and Biochemistry and minors in Chemistry and Humanities in Medicine. He serves as the Selections Chair for the Honors Program Peer Mentor program, a tutor for both Chemistry and mathematics, and as the Elkhorn South High School Debate Coach. He is currently doing research with the University of Nebraska Medical Center (UNMC) and the USDA. Zachary is a Regents Scholar, and a participant of the UNMC Summer Undergraduate Research Program.

JAKE WILKINS

Jake Wilkins, son of Brad and Wendy Wilkins, is an Agricultural Leadership major with a minor in Agricultural Business Entrepreneurship. He is a member of the executive team for both the Engler Agriculture Business Entrepreneurship program and the FarmHouse Fraternity. He also serves as a project co-chair for the Nebraska Human Resources Institute and is a member of FOCUS Greek. Jake is a recipient of the Engler Agriculture Business Scholarship and the CHS Scholarship.

MARY WOODRUFF

Mary Woodruff, daughter of John and Lori Woodruff of Omaha, is a Management major with an accounting minor. She currently serves as the Internal Vice President of the University Program Council and the President of New Student Orientation. Mary is a member of Delta Gamma and a Huskers Helping Huskers volunteer. She is on the Dean’s List and is an R Parker & MS Eastwood Scholarship Recipient.