Chicago Husker Welcome

Chicago Husker Welcome

February 26, 2017, 4:00 p.m.

Registration Closed

The Chicago Husker Welcome is a special gathering for students admitted to the University of Nebraska–Lincoln. This is your chance to meet your future classmates and imagine your life as a Husker—both on campus and after you graduate.

This event will be hosted by successful Nebraska alum Kristine Malkoski.

Join us for appetizers and refreshments, networking with local alums, and a formal presentation from your Nebraska admissions representative to help you learn more about your next steps to becoming a Husker.

Admission to this event is free and family members are welcome. Attire for this event is business casual.

Space for the Chicago Husker Welcome is limited. Please RSVP online by February 20, 2017.

Kristine Malkoski

Kristine Malkoski

Ms. Kristine Malkoski, also known as Kris, serves as the President Global Business and Chief Commercial Officer at World Kitchen, LLC, growing consumer brands at companies such as Proctor & Gamble, Ubiquity Brands, Sears, and World Kitchen.

With more than 30 years of proven leadership, marketing, and innovation experience, Ms. Malkoski has held a variety of leadership positions.

Ms. Malkoski served as Vice President and General Manager of the Craftsman™ brand at Sears Holdings Co. from 2009 to 2012. She served as an Executive Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer and chief people officer for Chicago-based Ubiquity Brands, LLC from 2005 to 2007. She served as President and Chief Operating Officer of the Pharmaceutical Corporation of America; and as Category General Manager, New Business Development, OTC Health Care at Proctor & Gamble. Ms. Malkoski has been a Director of Trustmark Mutual Holding Company since October 6, 2015 and International Housewares Association since October 1, 2016. She was Vice President of the Phi Beta Kappa Society. Ms. Malkoski previously served on the boards of Banfi Vineyards and the University of Nebraska Foundation, School of Journalism. She holds a Bachelor of Journalism from the University of Nebraska. She graduated Summa Cum Laude.

Schedule

Time Event
3:30 p.m.

Check-in begins

Check in at The World Kitchen Headquarters.

4:00 p.m.

Welcoming Remarks

Learn more about the next steps you need to take to become a Husker. Students will have the opportunity to mingle with other local admitted students and hear from current Nebraska alums.

4:50 p.m.

Prize Drawing

Your chance to win some free Husker swag.

5:00 p.m.

Event concludes

Hear closing remarks from University staff and alumni and get any of your final questions or concerns addressed.