A retirement reception for Barbara Homer is 3 to 5 p.m. Dec. 13 in the Nebraska Union, Regency B-C. The reception, originally scheduled for Dec. 5, is open to the public.
Homer has been a part of five departments in her nearly 40 years at the University of Nebraska–Lincoln — College of Law, Office of the President, Department of Vocational and Adult Education, Campus Recreation, and her current post in the School of Criminology and Criminal Justice.
She has been an active and involved member of the University of Nebraska Office Professionals Association since 1997, serving on the executive board in numerous capacities, including president. This led to her involvement with the Nebraska Educational Office Professionals Association and the National Association of Educational Office Professionals.
Honors she’s earned include UNOPA’s Floyd S. Oldt Outstanding Staff Award and the Rose Frolik Award; the NEOPA Educational Office Professional of the Year Award; and the NAEOP Olive T. Ritchie Educational Office Professional of the Year Award.