November 27, 2023

Members selected for First-Gen Alumni Network Advisory Council

The Nebraska Alumni Association is proud to introduce its 2023 class of Alumni Masters and alumni award winners.

The Nebraska Alumni Association has announced the selection of seven talented and accomplished individuals to the First-Gen Alumni Network Advisory Council.

The First-Gen Alumni Network Advisory Council will guide the network in its mission to activate and empower first-gen alumni by providing a forum for engagement and a community of mentorship and advocacy that supports alumni and first-gen students.

“It’s an honor to announce the selection of these outstanding alumni for our First-Gen Alumni Network Advisory Council,” Nathan Hé, assistant director of alumni engagement, said. “Their work will ensure support for first-gen students, build community for first-gen alumni and increase communication among the group and beyond.”

The advisory council meets once per month and provides guidance to First-Gen Alumni Network. You can learn more about the network here. Additional questions can be directed to Nathan Hé at

First-Gen Alumni Network Advisory Council

Kun Y. Kim, 2019 College of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources Construction Manager Lorant and Elliott Estate Homes

Christian W. Reynolds, 2014, 2017 College of Education and Human Sciences College of Law Director of Compliance, Risk and Contracts Coviance

Hunter Ramer, 2021 College of Arts and Science Financial Support Coordinator University of Nebraska at Omaha

Brianna Ridenour, 2018 College of Business Adult Learner and Veteran Services Program Coordinator Colorado State University

Ma’Kiya Carter, 2023 College of Education and Human Sciences Current Master’s Student University of Nebraska-Lincoln Marriage and Family Therapy Program

Lori Romano Director University of Nebraska-Lincoln Center for Academic Success and Transition

Lydia Coulson Communications Specialist University of Nebraska-Lincoln Undergraduate Education and Student Success