Second annual Glow Big Red celebration is Feb. 13‒14


East Campus entrance column
The East Campus entrance columns were lit up for last year’s inaugural Glow Big Red – 24 Hours of Husker Giving. Many other buildings and private companies also glowed red during the special event. (Photo: James Wooldridge, University Communication)

Second annual Glow Big Red celebration is Feb. 13‒14

10 Feb 2020    By University of Nebraska Foundation

Join College of Education and Human Sciences alumni and friends across the country and around the world for the second annual Glow Big Red ― 24 Hours of Husker Giving at glowbigred.unl.edu with #glowbigred.

Starting at noon Feb. 13 and concluding at noon Feb. 14, Husker fans near and far will celebrate pride for the University of Nebraska‒Lincoln by lighting up their homes, flying Nebraska flags and wearing their favorite Nebraska gear.

They’ll also show how much Nebraska means to them by making a gift in support of students and to campus programs that are most meaningful to them.

LIGHT IT — Nebraska's Memorial Stadium and many other university and company buildings will be glowing red Feb. 12-14. Make your home or business glow red, too. Use #glowbigred to share your pictures.

FLY IT — Let your Husker flags fly like it’s game day. Use #glowbigred to share your pictures.

WEAR IT — Put on your favorite Husker gear. Own your look. Use #glowbigred to share your pictures.

GIVE IT — Those who care deeply for the College of Education and Human Sciences may show their pride by making a gift during the 24 Hours of Husker Giving at glowbigred.unl.edu. Those who contribute $60 or more will receive a special Glow Big Red stocking hat. Hats will be mailed three to five weeks after the event.

Gifts may be made toward Glow Big Red now through noon Feb. 14.

Campus events planned

University students, faculty and staff are invited to attend Glow Big Red kick off events. The student events are on Feb. 13 from 12-2 p.m. at the Nebraska Unions on City Campus and East Campus. The faculty and staff events are on Feb. 13 from 10-11 a.m. at the Adele Coryell Hall Learning Commons on City Campus and at the Nebraska Union on East Campus.

Last year was a success

This is the second year for Glow Big Red, which has become another honored Husker tradition. During this event, Huskers near and far will celebrate the university.

Last year’s inaugural Glow Big Red event encouraged more than 1,500 alumni, friends and university fans to come together to contribute more than $164,000. Gifts came from all 50 U.S. states and three continents.

This year, the university is striving to receive 1,869 gifts in recognition of the year 1869 when the University of Nebraska was founded.


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