Industrial Technology

Sherry Morrow

Sherry Morrow

Assistant Professor
Safety Program & Driver's Education
Otto Olsen, 127A
(308) 865-8259
morrows@unk.edu

Education

EdS, Central Missouri State University, 1986.
Major: Industrial Safety

MS, Central Missouri State University, 1980.
Major: Traffic Safety

BA, Kearney State College, 1976.
Major: Physical Education/Driver Education

BS, Kearney State College, 1975.
Major: Recreation

Teaching Experience

University of Nebraska at Kearney

SFED 135, General Safety, 3 courses.
SFED 310, Driving Task Analysis, 13 courses.
SFED 335, General Safety, 1 course.
SFED 430, Developing DE Classroom Skills, 13 courses.
SFED 431, Developing DE Vehicle Skills, 26 courses.
SFED 435, Occ. Saf. & Health, 1 course.

Presentations Given

Morrow, S. (Discussant). " " Young Professionals Network, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
Morrow, S. (Discussant). " ” Attended Conference in Lincoln," Rural Futures Webinar, Lincoln, Nebraska. (2012).
Morrow, S., Senior Coalition Meeting. (2012).
Morrow, S. (Discussant). Scholarship Reviewer for Elm Creek National Honor Society. (2012).
Morrow, S. (Discussant). Scholarship Reviewer for Elm Creek National Honor Society. (2011).
Morrow, S., Senior Coalition Meeting. (2011).
Morrow, S. (Discussant). Rural Futures Webinar. (2011).

Media Contributions

Radio

KGFW. (August 2013).

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Grant

Funded
Morrow, S. (Co-Principal), "Safety and Health Training," Sponsored by Nebraska Department of Roads, University of Nebraska at Kearney, $640,000.00. (2013 - Present).

Funded
Morrow, S. (Co-Principal), "PASS Training (Passenger Assistance Safety and Sensitivity)," Sponsored by Nebraska Department of Roads, University of Nebraska at Kearney, $37,000.00. (2012 - Present).

Funded
Morrow, S., "Simulator Grant," Sponsored by Nebraska Office of Highway Safety. (2012).

Funded
Morrow, S., "Distance Learning Grant," Sponsored by e-campus, University of Nebraska at Kearney. (2010).

Sponsored Research

Funded
Morrow, S. (Co-Principal), "Nebraska Certified Safe Farm Research Project," Sponsored by UNMC, University of Nebraska at Kearney, $15,000.00. (September 2012 - Present).

Consulting

Not for Profit Organization, Lincoln Highway Centennial Celebration, Kearney, NE. (January 2013 - July 2013).
Buffalo County Board of Supervisors, Kearney Nebraska. (2012).
Archway Monument - Pow-Wow. (2011).
Buffalo County Board of Supervisors, Kearney Nebraska. (2011).
Archway Monument - Pow-Wow. (2010).

Department Service

Visited all 49 State Senator Offices for Nebraska Safety Center Public Relations, Nebraska Legislative Visits. (2013).
Attended several hearings on Legislation regarding traffic safety, Nebraska Legislature Visits. (2013).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce Annual Banquet. (2010 - 2013).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Nebraska Safety Center Retreat. (2010 - 2013).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Department of Motor Vehicles Visit. (2010 - 2012).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Driver Education Update. (2010 - 2012).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Tri City Legislature Luncheon. (2010 - 2012).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Chamber Legislative Forum. (2010 - 2011).
Other Institutional Service Activities, STOP Instructor Update. (2010 - 2011).
Other Institutional Service Activities, AAA Bike Helmet Fitting. (2010).
Other Institutional Service Activities, CDL and Drivers ED Trip. (2010).
Other Institutional Service Activities, CRRD Market Place Workshop. (2010).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Get Motivated Workshop. (2010).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Governors Safety Conference Booth. (2010).
Other Institutional Service Activities, MSHA Annual Award Banquet and Conference. (2010).
Other Institutional Service Activities, MSHA Grant/Program Review. (2010).
Other Institutional Service Activities, MSHA Instructor Training. (2010).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Senator Colby Coash Meeting. (2010).
Committee Member, UNK Budget Meeting with Chancellor Kristensen. (2010).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Women in Ag Booth. (2010).
Other Institutional Service Activities, CBT Entrepreneurial Workshop. (2009).
Other Institutional Service Activities, CBT Ethics Workshop. (2009).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Nebraska Safety Center Advisory Council Meeting. (2009).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Nebraska Safety Center Fall Retreat. (2009).
Other Institutional Service Activities, The Question Behind the Questions. (2009).

College Service

Committee Member, National Mountain Plains Management Conference 2012: CBT Committee. (September 1, 2010 - August 31, 2012).
Other Institutional Service Activities, CBT-AACSB Meeting. (2010).
Other Institutional Service Activities, CBT Business over Breakfast. (2009).

University Service

Committee Member, Athletic Hall of Fame. (2010 - 2013).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Transportation UNK World Affairs Conference. (2010 - 2013).
UNK's parking coordinator for State Cross Country, Coordinated Parking for State High School Cross Country Meet. (1990 - 2013).
Scoreboard operator for both basketball teams, UNK Scoreboard Operator Men's/Women's Basketball. (1985 - 2013).
Operate Scoreboard for UNK volleyball games, UNK Volleyball Scoreboard operator. (1985 - 2013).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Chancellor's Leadership Class Panel. (2010 - 2012).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Active Shooter Training. (2011).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Intellectual Property Rights Workshop. (2011).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Shelter in place training. (2011).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Celebrating Excellence. (2010 - 2011).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Ron and Carol Cope Foundation - UNK Football funding. (2010 - 2011).
Committee Chair, State High School Cross Country. (2010 - 2011).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Federal Earmark Informational Session. (2010).
Awards - Institutional Service, Staff Recognition Breakfast. (2010).
Committee Member, Student Organization Budget Review Committee. (2010).
Other Institutional Service Activities, UNK Disaster Drill. (2010).
Other Institutional Service Activities, UNK National Wrestling. (2010).
Other Institutional Service Activities, UNK Women's Walk Funding. (2010).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Wind Turbine Dedication. (2010).
Other Institutional Service Activities, Great Plains Safety and Health Organization Annual Conference. (2009).

Professional Service

Conference-Related, Buffalo County Extension Office; Connecting the Dots: A Career Exploration Event, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
Conference-Related, Kearney Senior College, Kearney, Nebraska. (2012).
Committee Chair, Academic Program Review visit reports and implementation of recommendations. (2011 - 2012).
Other Professional Service Activities, NDSEA State Conference. (2010 - 2012).
Committee Chair, Nebraska Safety Center Spring Retreat, Grand Island, Nebraska. (2010 - 2012).
Committee Chair, Departmental Audit, reports, and implementation of recommendations. (2011).
Other Professional Service Activities, Blackboard Web-based Class Workshop. (2010).
Board of Directors of a Company, Great Plains Safety and Health Organization, Grand Island, Nebraska. (2010).
Other Professional Service Activities, MSHA Spring Instructor Meeting. (2010).
Other Professional Service Activities, Western Nebraska Community College (WNCC) visit, Scottsbluff and Sidney, Nebraska. (2010).
Committee Member, E-Luncheon Roundtable Discussion. (2009).

Public Service

Board Member, Ron and Carol Cope Foundation Board of Directors, Kearney, NE. (2012 - Present).
Committee Member, Buffalo County Board of Supervisors - Budget Chairman. (2010 - Present).
Other Community Service Activities, Kearney Area Community Wine and Jazz Festival. (2010 - Present).
Committee Member, Kearney Family YMCA Endowment Committee. (2010 - Present).
Committee Member, Ron & Carol Cope Charitable Fund Board of Directors. (2010 - Present).
Committee Member, Kearney Public Schools Safety and Security Committee. (2004 - Present).
Committee Chair, Buffalo County Budget Chairman. (2003 - Present).
Committee Member, Kearney Area Community Foundation, Kearney, Nebraska. (2000 - Present).
Other Community Service Activities, Buffalo County Board of Supervisors. (1999 - Present).
Other Community Service Activities, Nebraska Association of County Officials Conference. (1999 - Present).
Committee Chair, Region III Behavioral Health Service Board. (1999 - Present).
Committee Member, Salvation Army Board. (1999 - Present).
Committee Member, Kearney Public Schools Security Committee. (1995 - Present).
Committee Member, Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce member and volunteer. (1990 - Present).
Other Community Service Activities, Donation of Blood. (1978 - Present).
Officer, Vice President, Nebraska Association of County Officials, Kearney, NE. (2012 - 2013).
Other Community Service Activities, Adrian Smith Luncheon. (2010).
Committee Chair, Cattleman's Ball. (2010).
Other Community Service Activities, Good Samaritan Hospital Groundbreaking for Heart addition. (2010).
Other Community Service Activities, The Constitution Closest to you: The Nebraska Constitution. (2009).
Committee Member, Jail Referendum Education Committee Coordinator. (2008).
Other Community Service Activities, Represented UNK on the local Disaster Coordinating Team. (2008).
Committee Member, RYDE Public Transportation Advisory Board. (2008).
Committee Chair, Salvation Army Board Chairperson. (2008).
Committee Chair, Serve as Fundraising Chairman and Co-Chair for the WWII Buffalo County Hero Flight. (2008).

Awards and Honors

Service, Community
Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce Envoys. (2011).
Kearney Area Chamber of Commerce Leadership Kearney. (2011).

Service, University
Outstanding Service Award, Loper Programming and Activities Council. (2012).
Loper Programming and Activities Council. (2011).

Professional Positions

Academic - Post-Secondary

Coordinator of the Range Renovation Project, Nebraska Safety Center. (April 2011 - July 2013).
Director of the NSC, Nebraska Safety Center. (March 2011 - July 2013).
Assistant Professor, Nebraska Safety Center. (1989 - July 2013).
Coordinator of on-going Nebraska Safety Center building project, Nebraska Safety Center. (1980 - July 2013).
Coordinator-Driving Range, Nebraska Safety Center. (1980 - July 2013).
Public Relations Director, Nebraska Safety Center. (1980 - July 2013).
Superivsed 20 pupil transportation instructors statewide, Nebraska Safety Center. (1980 - July 2013).
Superivsed 38 Driver's education teachers and range workers, Nebraska Safety Center. (1980 - July 2013).
Supervised and /or Managed several programs, Nebraska Safety Center. (1980 - July 2013).
Conference Coordinator, Nebraska Safety Center. (1988).
Graduate Assistant, Central Missouri State University. (1979 - 1980).

Professional/Managerial

Owner/Operator, Entertainment Plus. (1996 - Present).
Co-owner and Manager, S&J Fireworks. (1974 - Present).

Development Activities Attended

Lunch and Learn- Dept. Lunch and Learn, "Deptartment Internships," Industrial Technology Department, Kearney, NE. (December 2, 2013).
Workshop, "Blackboard," UNK, Kearney, NE. (October 1, 2013).
Conference Attendance, ADTSEA - National Drivers Education Conference, Appleton, Wisconsin. (2012).
Conference Attendance, Idaho Safety Fest, Boise, Idaho. (2012).
Seminar, Active Shooter Training, Kearney, Nebraska. (2011).
Seminar, Arizona Lifesavers Conference, Phoenix, Arizona. (2011).
Seminar, Joe Tye Workshop, Kearney, Nebraska. (2011).
Seminar, Managing Problem Employees Workshop, Kearney, Nebraska. (2011).
Tutorial, SIOT Summer Institute for Online Teaching, Kearney, Nebraska. (2011).

Awards and Honors

Kearney Hub Freedom Award for Education. (2008).
Kearney Kiwanis Club Citizen of the Year Award. (2008).