Thanks to the Huge Foundation from Evan Harpster

In an attempt to involve increasing numbers of Huge Scholars in the activities of the Foundation, Ben Weise and Evan Harpster (both were awarded Huge Scholarships at NWU in 2008) were asked to help interview and select the next Huge Scholars for 2015. Below is Evan’s comment on the value of this experience. “I just… Read More


Estonian Independence Day at NWU by Meghan Winchell

The Nebraska Wesleyan University community celebrated Estonian Independence Day February 24, 2015. Students, staff and faculty gathered in the Student Center to share cake and listen to speakers discuss opportunities for student study in Estonia at the University of Tartu. Larry Ruth, Honorary Consul of Estonia and former chair of NWU’s Board of Governors, welcomed… Read More


Time’s up: 5 tips to tackle student loan debt

“Tackling a hefty new monthly expense can be daunting, particularly for recent grads who haven’t found steady work.” Here is an article published by the Associated Press regarding student loan debt. http://bigstory.ap.org/article/14ac4701fb404bb7915a2db97eae9c0d/times-5-tips-tackle-student-loan-debt.


Bethany Brittenham Summer 2014

Bethany Brittenham, a senior majoring in Biological Systems Engineering at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln and a winner of the Dorothy Vorderstrasse Huge Scholarship, enjoyed an interesting summer interning with the Army Corps. of Engineers. A summary of her internship follows: A majority of my work involved hydrologic surveys and bank characteristic surveys of the Missouri… Read More


New Cabela’s Scholars Receive Awards

On June 4th, Tommy Milner, CEO of Cabela’s Inc., presented scholarship checks to the 2014 winners of the Cabela’s Women in Leadership Scholarship. The winners and their parents traveled to Sidney, Nebraska, world headquarters of Cabela’s, where the presentation was part of Cabela’s annual shareholders meeting. Following the presentations, the winners were hosted to a… Read More