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Emily Jordening Brandt

Class of '07, College of Arts and Sciences

Omaha,  Emily is a graduate studies admission specialist/assessment specialist at University of Nebraska Medical Center in Omaha.   

Jennifer L. Cramer

Class of '08, College of Professional Studies

Class of '15, Master of Administrative Arts and Management

Doniphan, Jennifer recently launched Alliant HR.  Alliant HR is based in Grand Island and partners with Nebraska businesses for their talent acquisition, onboarding, project management, offer negotiation and recognition needs. The firm specializes in recruiting and retaining employees in accounting and finance, engineering, human resources and manufacturing leadership.

John C. Thayer

Class of '08, College of Arts and Sciences

Yankton, S.D.,   John has been named the play-by-play announcer for the University of South Dakota – Vermillion Coyote Football and Men’s Basketball Teams.  Thayer previously served 7 years as an announcer for the Women’s Basketball team.

Trevor J. Torpin

Class of '09, College of Arts and Sciences

Silver Springs, Md.  Trevor earned his Doctorate of Philosophy in Physics in 2019 from Catholic University of America, located in Washington D.C. Torpin holds the position of senior professional staff  at The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory.

Seth R. McClain

Class of '06, Master of Education

Class of '10, Master of Education

Fremont,  Seth McClain will be an assistant principal at Fremont Public Schools effective on July 1.  McClain previously served as the head football coach for Fremont High School.

Frank "Chet" Miller

Class of '10, College of Arts and Sciences

Astoria, N.Y.,  Chet is a d3/disguise programmer for The Lehman Triology Broadway at the Nederlander Theater in New York City.

Joel A. Bramhall

Class of '10, College of Arts and Sciences

Lincoln,   Joel is the new director for the Cardinal Community Learning Centers (CCLC) for Crete Public Schools.

Trisha Fanning Lind

Class of '05, College of Arts and Sciences

Class of '09E, Master of Education

Class of '11, Master of Education

Lincoln, Trisha  will be serving as vice principal for Lincoln Public Schools at Park Middle School effective July 1st.  Trisha is married to Dustin A. Lind  ’08.  Dustin is an investigator for Lincoln Police Department serving in the gangs unit.  Lind is a member of Safe Streets Task Force (SSTF) and is serving in his 12th year of employment with the department.

Lucas J. Fahrer

Class of '11, College of Arts and Sciences

Lincoln,  Lucas accepted a position with The Clark Enersen Partners Architectural Firm as a marketing writer.

Tanner N. Penrod

Class of '11, Master of Education

Tanner is the principal at Southeast High School in Lincoln, replacing Brent Toalson, who is retiring.  Penrod has served as the principal at the Bryan Community Focus Program since 2016.  Prior to that appointment, he was an associate principal at Lincoln High School and has been an instructional coordinator at Bryan and a coordinator for the summer school program at North Star High School. Penrod is currently pursing his educational specialist certification from Doane.