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Erin Burnette

Director of the Nebraska Business Honors Academy
Nebraska Business Honors Academy
HLH 125 W
P.O. Box 880405
Lincoln, NE 68588-0405
(402) 472-2293
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B.A. Psychology, Truman State University - 2008
M.Ed. Higher Education and Student Affairs, University of South Carolina - 2010
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Erin Burnette is the director of the Nebraska Business Honors Academy and joined the Husker family in October 2012. She received her bachelor of arts in psychology from Truman State University and continued on for her master's degree in higher education and student affairs at the University of South Carolina. Erin worked to develop and enhance the experience of college students in the areas of leadership programs, student involvement, undergraduate research, academic support and advising, and enrollment management and has also held positions with high school leadership programs at Brown University and Yale University.

In her spare time, Erin loves to watch and play sports and spend time with her husband and identical twin toddlers. Additionally, she is a huge foodie and loves to travel and explore new restaurants and cuisines. Fun fact: She has visited over 150 college campuses!

UNL Mortar Board People Who Inspire Awardee- November 2019

UNL Parents Association Recognition Award for Contribution to Students- 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018

Beta Theta Pi Outstanding Educator Award- 2017-2018, 2018-2019

UNL Mortar Board Professor of the Month- October 2017

Invited Speaker, Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, Women in Business Seminar- March 2015  Topic: Managing Motivation

UNL College of Business Distinguished Service Award - April 2014

Invited Speaker, Lincoln Chamber of Commerce, Women in Business Seminar- March 2014  Topic: Redefining your Personal Work Philosophy