Nelnet Businesses

Get to Know Great Lakes

While they may be the new kid at Nelnet, Great Lakes has a history spanning over half a century. While celebrating their 50th anniversary as a highly-regarded guarantor, servicer, and philanthropist, they created an interactive timeline detailing their incredible journey…. Continue Reading →

Five Financial Tips for Recent Graduates

If you’re a recent graduate, you’re likely starting to become more financially independent. While each student’s story is different, whether you’re heading into the workforce or continuing your education, it’s important to build a solid financial foundation. Here are five… Continue Reading →

Nelnet Brings Coworking Opportunities to Lincoln and Highlands Ranch

Coworking is an increasingly popular workstyle that allows independent professionals and those with workplace flexibility to work alongside one another in a shared environment. Coworking spaces foster feelings of community and allow professionals from different companies to network and share… Continue Reading →

401 Building Wins Architecture Design Award

In early October, the American Institute of Architects (AIA) Nebraska chapter held its annual AIA Nebraska Design Awards. These awards recognize architects in Nebraska who have fulfilled their commitment to excellence in design and livability in our communities. This year,… Continue Reading →

401 Building’s Kinetic Art Wall Stuns Onlookers

​If you’ve driven or walked by Nelnet’s new 401 Building in Lincoln, there’s one distinct feature that likely caught your eye − the kinetic art wall. The large display is made of over 2,000 moving stainless steel panels that create… Continue Reading →

Nelnet Awards $100,000 to Lincoln Startup Company

​Earlier this week, Nelnet sponsored the first Inside/Outside Innovation Summit, a three-day conference that brings together startup companies, corporate innovators, and business professionals at Lincoln’s Pinnacle Bank Arena. The Innovation Summit featured several speakers, a showcase and demonstration pit, networking opportunities,… Continue Reading →

401 Building Wows Community at Grand Opening

On June 8, nearly 200 people, including community leaders, members, and Nelnet associates, attended the grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony at Nelnet’s newest development in Lincoln, the 401 Building. The building that used to house the Lincoln Telephone &… Continue Reading →

Nelnet Wins Employer of the Year Award at UNL’s Employer Partners Day

For the past six years, UNL’s College of Business Administration (CBA) has hosted Employer Partners Day, an event aimed at career building for students and recruiting efforts for employers. At this year’s program on May 16, Nelnet received the 2017… Continue Reading →

Nelnet Named Corporate Innovator of the Year

On May 2, 2017, the fifth annual Silicon Prairie Awards were held in Omaha. The event recognizes companies and individuals in the Midwest for their outstanding products or services, strong leadership, and notable contributions to the community. Winners from nine… Continue Reading →