WHEREAS, Jordan Gonzales has served with distinction as University of Nebraska Student Regent and as President of the Associated Students of the University of Nebraska at Kearney since March 2011; and
WHEREAS, during his term of office, Regent Gonzales served as student representative on a number of campus committees, including the Food Service Committee where he assisted in analyzing dining innovations that resulted in the new and widely popular “Market @ 27th” and the five satellite retail locations in the Nebraskan Student Union; and
WHEREAS, Regent Gonzales authored and sponsored legislation that allowed for the creation of a Student Investment Fee to assist in funding the construction of a campus Wellness Center, which received unanimous support from the UNK Student Senate; and
WHEREAS, Regent Gonzales initiated efforts, in conjunction with the Division of Student Affairs, to implement OrgSync, a new user/social networking interface designed to enhance, strengthen and record student involvement in co-curricular activities; and
WHEREAS, Regent Gonzales collaborated with UNK’s Center for Economic Education to develop “$mart Money Week: Constructing Our Financial Future,” an outreach project facilitated by a partnership of governmental, educational and business enterprises, the ultimate purpose of which was to increase financial and economic literacy among students; and
WHEREAS, Regent Gonzales, through innovative thought, contagious enthusiasm, accessibility and involvement, honest character and tireless effort, has earned the utmost respect of students, faculty and administration;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the University of Nebraska Board of Regents expresses its sincere appreciation for the exceptional contributions of Regent Jordan Gonzales during his term of office and wishes him well in all future endeavors.
Pictured: Chancellor Kristensen, President Milliken, Regent Gonzales,