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Strimple, Olga J.

 Person

Olga Jorgensen Strimple, “Jorgy” to her many friends at Omaha University (OU), was among the earliest and most involved graduates of OU (1915 to 1919). A good student and talented editor of the YELLow Sheet and Gateway, she also performed in theatre, was a leader in her sorority, a force on the basketball court, and an early proponent of what is now called Service Learning.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

Olga Jorgensen Strimple Collection, UNO's 1st Legendary Woman, 2010

 Series — Box: 1
Scope and Contents

Each year, the University of Nebraska at Omaha selects a Legendary Woman, who must have ties to the University of Nebraska at Omaha or its predecessor the University of Omaha, have done something especially noteworthy for the university or the community, and be deceased. The Legendary Woman is revealed at the annual luncheon of the Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women (CCSW).



The UNO Legendary Women Collection includes historical source material, such as papers and ...

UNO Legendary Women Collection

 Collection
Identifier: UNO-0158
Scope and Contents

Each year, the University of Nebraska at Omaha selects a Legendary Woman, who must have ties to the University of Nebraska at Omaha or its predecessor the University of Omaha, have done something especially noteworthy for the university or the community, and be deceased. The Legendary Woman is revealed at the annual luncheon of the Chancellor's Commission on the Status of Women (CCSW).



The UNO Legendary Women Collection includes historical source material, such as papers and ...