Student Regent Andrew Shaw
University of Nebraska Board of Regents, UNMC

WHEREAS, Andrew Shaw has served as a member of the University of Nebraska Board of Regents and as President of the University of Nebraska Medical Center Student Senate during the 2015-2016 term;

WHEREAS, Regent Shaw represented himself, his institution and his fellow students with dignity and integrity during board meetings and events across the state, and has served as a vocal and unwavering advocate for students throughout the NU system;

WHEREAS, Regent Shaw, in his role as UNMC Student Senate president, advocated for increased attention for student well-being, which led to the creation of a student wellness task force and the hiring of a new Student Wellness Coordinator at UNMC;

WHEREAS, Regent Shaw and the UNMC Student Senate collaborated with the College of Nursing and the Psychiatry Interest Group in hosting the “Stay Well and Excel” student wellness forum headlined by a nationally recognized expert in student stress and burnout;

WHEREAS, Regent Shaw, in his role as UNMC Student Senate president, made strides to better connect the UNMC Omaha campus with the other UNMC campus locations across the state; gathered information to improve the effectiveness of electronic communication to UNMC students; and continued involvement in developing the next generation of the UNMC mobile app;

WHEREAS, Regent Shaw led work to help UNMC become more sustainable, passing a resolution advocating the removal of all Styrofoam food packaging from UNMC campuses; the switch to paper cups and bowls in the Omaha cafeterias have already occurred;

WHEREAS, Regent Shaw, in his role as UNMC Student Senate president, collaborated with the Graduate Student Association to help develop an online alumni network;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the University of Nebraska Board of Regents expresses its sincere appreciation for the outstanding contributions and dedicated service of Regent Andrew Shaw during his term on the Board and wishes him success in all of his future endeavors.

Andrew Shaw
Pictured: Interim Vice Chancellor for Business and Finance Deborah Thomas, Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs Dele Davie, Regent Bob Whitehouse, Student Regent Andrew Shaw, President Hank Bounds, Regent Kent Schroeder, Vice Chancellor for External Affairs Robert Bartee
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