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Higher Education Notes: UNL students at Masters Tournament as hospitality workers

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Twenty-four University of Nebraska-Lincoln students and a faculty member will work at the Masters Tournament through April 8 at Augusta National Golf Club in Georgia.

They will be among close to 2,000 hospitality workers providing services to participants, club members and others during the tournament.

Shannon Rowen, an assistant professor of practice in nutrition and health sciences, will lead the UNL group.

They will represent UNL’s hospitality, restaurant and tourism management program.

Creighton talk to feature British-Nigerian historian

A British-Nigerian historian, broadcaster and filmmaker will give the 2018 Ross Horning Lecture sponsored by the Creighton University history department.

The lecture, free and open to the public, will take place at 7:30 p.m. April 12 in the Harper Center auditorium.

David Olusoga’s lecture is titled “Remembering and Forgetting — Black History and the British Empire.”

The talk will cover Britain’s long history and many tragic encounters with people of African heritage. What is sometimes called the “great forgetting” began with the abolition of British slavery in the 1830s.

Olusoga has written three books, including “Black and British: A Forgotten History.”

3 students named to state college system board

Gov. Pete Ricketts has appointed three students to serve as student trustees in 2018-19 on the Nebraska State College System board.

Dawson Brunswick of McCook will represent Chadron State College. The sophomore is pursuing a degree in education with a field endorsement in business, marketing and information technology education.

Camarie Stratman, a junior majoring in psychology, will represent Peru State College. She is one of two student trustees from Hartington.

And Ria Pedersen, a junior, will represent Wayne State College. She is a speech communication, organizational leadership and public relations major. She, too, is from Hartington. — Rick Ruggles

rick.ruggles@owh.com, 402-444-1123

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