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Business & Technology

Student Resources

Academic Peer Tutoring for Spring Semester 2014

Academic Peer Tutoring for Spring Semester 2014

Learning Commons

Principles of Accounting I & II (ACCT 250/251) & Intermediate Accounting (Acct 350/351)
Katie Bierman (251), Yi Zhao (251), Anson Hueftle (351), & Reggie Ruhl (351)

  • Sunday 7-9 PM
  • Monday 1:30-5 PM; 7-9 PM (All)
  • Tuesday 7-9 PM
  • Wednesday 10:30 AM-5 PM; 1-4 PM (for 351 only)
  • Thursday 3-5 PM; 7-9 PM
  • Friday 10 AM-12 PM

Business Statistics (MGT 233) & Operations Management (MGT 314) – Gongxun Zhang

  • Sunday 7-9 PM
  • Monday 2-5 PM
  • Tuesday N/A
  • Wednesday 2-5 PM
  • Thursday 7-9 PM

Finance (FIN 308) – Reggie Ruhl and Anson Hueftle

  • Sunday 7-9 PM
  • Monday 3-5 PM
  • Tuesday N/A
  • Wednesday 2-5 PM
  • Thursday 7-9 PM

The Learning Commons located on the 2nd Floor of the Calvin T Ryan Library. For a full listing of services they have available, please click on the following link:http://www.unk.edu/peertutoring/

Tutors are available for the following courses in the West Center Building

Business Statistics (MGT 233) -Coco Huang (WSTC 007N)

  • Sunday 7-9 PM Learning Commons (these dates only Feb 2, March 2, March 23, and April 6)
  • Monday 9:55-11:15 AM; 1:10-2:00 PM
  • Wednesday 9:55-11:15 AM; 1:10-3:30 PM
  • Thursday 9:55-11:15 AM; 1:10-3:30 PM

Scholarships

The College of Business and Technology at the University of Nebraska at Kearney offers scholarships for current students, as well as incoming freshmen.

Freshman Scholarships

Please refer to the UNK Office of Financial Aid for criteria on UNK Freshman Scholarships and a full listing of what is available for Nebraska Residents, Residents of other U.S. States and International Students.

Freshman Scholarships available to students entering Business & Technology Programs

Supply Chain Management
Industrial Technology (Daisy Kuskie Family Scholarship, Dora Day Scholarship, Frontier Communications Freshman Scholarship, Larry Ludden Scholarship)
Nebraska Bankers Association 

(The availability of some scholarships may change from year to year.)

Note: The following scholarships are only available for currently enrolled students.  

College of B&T Merit Scholarships

Applications can be made from February 1st through midnight on the last day of February each year. All applicants will be notified of their results in early May.  Each scholarship has its own set of criteria.

(Regardless of your area of interest, you may want to look at scholarships in each category, as they may apply to several fields of study.)

COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY 

BRIAN AND CAREY HAMILTON SCHOLARSHIP 

For students enrolled in the College of Business and Technology at the University of Nebraska at Kearney with a cumulative gpa of 3.0 or above. 

DALE L. & ELLEN J.  SCHROEDER SCHOLARSHIP 

Established to provide financial assistance to a full-time sophomore, junior, or senior student. Recipients must be majoring in Criminal Justice, Political Science, or any major within the College of Business and Technology, have a minimum 3.0 GPA, and have graduated from a Nebraska high school.   

DR. KENNETH N. BENNET MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

This can be awarded to a student pursuing any major in the College of Business and Technology. A GPA of 2.5 and demonstrated financial need are requirements.  

EDITH GUNLICKS MEMORIAL STUDENT SUPPORT FUND 

The recipient must be enrolled in the College of Business and Technology with junior, senior or graduate class standing the term following selection.  A minimum grade point average of 3.0 is required.  The recipient must be a U.S. citizen.  Preference is given to candidates who are parents of dependent children.  

HENNING FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP 

This scholarship provides an award to a varying number of recipients across 3 colleges each year, with any major in the College of Business and Technology being one of them.    

LANDSTROM FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP ENDOWMENT 

Scholarship is to go to a senior with any major in CBT with a 3.5 GPA, and financial need. 

LANDSTROM/TAYLOR ENDOWED BUSINESS FUND 

Recipients of this shall be enrolled in the College of Business and Technology.  Candidates shall be sophomores or above and have a 3.25 or above GPA.  Preference will go to candidates who have demonstrated financial need. 

MATTSON FAMILY ACADEMIC SCHOLARSHIP 

The recipient of this scholarship must have sophomore class standing or above and be enrolled full-time in the College of Business & Technology, Education, or Fine Arts & Humanities. 

MR. & MRS. JOHN J. BOASEN SCHOLARSHIP 

Established by Mrs. John J. Boasen in memory of her husband, this scholarship will be awarded to students enrolled in the College of Business.   

OLDFATHER FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP 

This scholarship will be awarded to one or more regularly enrolled undergraduate students in the College of Business & Technology.   

PATRICIA RHOADES BACONRIND SCHOLARSHIP 

Scholarship shall be awarded to at least (2) full-time CBT students; one majoring in Business Education and involved in Phi beta Lambda, and one to any major in the College of Business and Technology. Students must be a junior or senior, have a 3.0 GPA, with preference given to students from Arthur, Chase, Cheyenne, Deuel, Garden, Grant, Keith, Kimball, Otoe and Perkins counties.  

TERRY R. PERSON COLLEGE OF BUSINESS AND TECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP SUBFUND 

This scholarship is a sub-fund which is shared with an athletic scholarship. It can be awarded to a student pursuing any major in CBT, who also has financial need.  

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION 

DAVID V. GARWOOD SCHOLARSHIP 

The purpose of this scholarship is to support students in the Business Department.  Financial need shall be the main criterion.  Past academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments may be considered.  

J. A. & FERN BALDWIN SCHOLARSHIP 

Established by a gift from J. A. & Fern Baldwin to provide financial assistance to a junior or senior student majoring in Business Administration or Economics.  Eligible students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in their discipline.  Selection will be based upon financial need. 

KEARNEY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION SCHOLARSHIP 

Candidates shall be members of or dependents of members of the Kearney Federal Credit Union; preference given to students pursuing a major in the Business Department, College of Business and Technology with a junior class standing. 

LARRY D. & JEFFE D. HALL SCHOLARSHIP:  

Established to help support students at UNK. Recipients shall be full-time juniors or seniors majoring in Business with a minimum 2.75 GPA.  They must be meeting the University academic requirements.  Although financial need may be considered, it should not be the determining factor.   

MARCUS DECAMP MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

This scholarship is awarded to an undergraduate majoring in Management, Marketing, Accounting, Finance or Economics.  The recipient must be a senior with a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above.  Students with financial need are preferred.   

NEBRASKA BANKERS SCHOLARSHIP 

Awarded to incoming freshmen who are pursuing a major in one of the following programs in the College of Business:  Accounting, Finance, Economics, Management, Agribusiness, Management Information Systems or Marketing.  Must be admitted to UNK by February 1;  scholarship is renewable. 

PAYNE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP 

Established by the Payne family, the scholarship shall be awarded to a Business Administration major.  Criteria include a minimum 2.5 GPA, past academic achievement, and potential for future academic and professional accomplishments.   

PHI BETA LAMBDA SCHOLARSHIP 

This scholarship will be awarded to a member of Phi Beta Lambda with fifteen hours inclusive of business or related courses.  The recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA.   

R.B. WELCH FAMILY MEMORIAL 

 This scholarship shall be awarded to full-time students majoring in Management, Marketing, Business Administration, Accounting or Finance within the College of Business and Technology.  Candidates shall have a 2.5 to 3.0 GPA.  Preference will be given to candidates with a part-time job. 

RAY E. LUNDY SCHOLARSHIP 

This scholarship is awarded to one or more  graduate students of UNK in Business Administration.  Selection is based on academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments.   

ROBERT S. & JANE AYRES SCHOLARSHIP 

Established to provide financial assistance to a full-time sophomore, junior, or senior student majoring in Business.   

THE ENDER FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP 

Established by gifts from Mrs. Arnold Ender in memory of her husband to provide financial assistance to students majoring in Business Administration.  Recipients must be a junior or senior with a minimum 3.0 GPA in their discipline.  Financial need shall be considered.   

THE PLATTE VALLEY STATE BANK & TRUST COMPANY SCHOLARSHIP 

Established to help support students of UNK in the College of Business or Business-related area, i.e. Mathematics, Computer Science, etc. Recipients must be a high school graduate of Buffalo County or an adjacent county with a  3.0 or above GPA.  

THEODORE G. BALDWIN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

Established by the friends and family of the late Theodore G. Baldwin to provide financial assistance to high school graduates of Kearney High School who will be majoring in Business. 

WALTER F. DEYLE MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

Established in memory of Walter F. Deyle by friends, family and associates, this scholarship will be awarded to a senior student majoring in Business Administration with an emphasis in real estate.  The recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA and a 3.5 GPA in business classes.   

WAYNE R. & VIRGINIA E. L.McKINNEY FAMILY  SCHOLARSHIP 

Established to help support students enrolled at UNK.  Three scholarships will be awarded each year, one to a Business major, one to a Speech-Language Pathology student, and one to an athlete in any field of study.  Selection criteria include a minimum 3.0 GPA, with first consideration given to students from Buffalo County and then to students from Central Nebraska.  

ACCOUNTING 

BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP 

Established in 1978 by the Business Department, to provide financial assistance  to students who are majoring in Business Administration and/or Accounting. 

CONTRYMAN ASSOCIATES ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP 

 The recipient of this scholarship must be a senior who is majoring in Accounting in the College of Business and Technology.  Candidates shall have a cumulative GPA of 2.75 or above and recipient must be entering their 5th year of education and in pursuit of the 150 credit hour accounting requirement. 

JOANN & EARL RADEMACHER SCHOLARSHIP 

The recipients of this scholarship must be majoring in either Accounting and Finance or Elementary Education and have a class standing of sophomore status.  

JOHN E. GORGEN ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP FUND 

 This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduate students majoring in accounting who have senior class standing.  They shall have expressed a desire to pursue a career in the area of accounting after graduation.  Preference shall be given to candidates who have demonstrated financial need.  

McDERMOTT & MILLER ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP 

Recipients must be majoring in Accounting and have a cumulative grade point average of 3.5.  Candidates shall have an expressed interest in pursuing a career in the area of public accounting Central Nebraska following graduation.  Recipients must also be in pursuit of completing the credit hours required to qualify for the Certified Public Accountant exam.   

PEGGY (ROBINSON) & MICHAEL KELLEY SCHOLARSHIP 

Established to assist students of UNK.  Special consideration should be given to students with any of the following attributes: Graduates of Holdrege High School, graduates of Millard North High School, affiliated with Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority or majoring in Accounting.  Selection shall be based on financial need.  

SCHMITZ FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP 

Three scholarships awarded annually.  One to an Accounting major, one to a Business Education major and one to a Management Information Systems major.  Candidates shall have a minimum GPA of 2.75, be full-time, have demonstrated financial need, and have second semester junior status.   

VERLYN R. OBERING ACCOUNTING SCHOLARSHIP 

Established by CPA Verlyn Obering, a Kearney State College alumnus.  This scholarship will be awarded to upperclass students majoring in Accounting.  Selection will be based upon merit and financial need.  

FINANCE 

JOANN & EARL RADEMACHER SCHOLARSHIP 

The recipients of this scholarship must be majoring in either Accounting and Finance or Elementary Education and have a class standing of sophomore status.  

AGRI-BUSINESS 

RON COPE AGRI-BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP 

Established by Carol Cope in memory of  her husband Ron, this scholarship shall be  awarded to a student majoring in Agri-Business.  The recipient shall have junior class standing and have a minimum 3.0 GPA. Financial need may be considered.   

BUSINESS EDUCATION 

CLARA OCKINGA BUSINESSEDUCATION SCHOLARSHIP 

Established by Clara Ockinga, a member of the Business Department faculty for over 31 years, this scholarship will be awarded to a second semester sophomore or junior majoring in Business Education.  The recipient must have at least a minimum 2.5 GPA.  Selection is based upon scholarship, financial need, and a good moral character.  

KRUBECK SCHOLARSHIP 

Established to celebrate the life of Dr. Floyd E. Krubeck.  This scholarship shall be awarded to regularly enrolled undergraduate students majoring in Business Education, Construction Management, Industrial Distribution, or Telecommunications Management, College Business & Technology.  Recipients shall have a sophomore or above class standing and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above to be considered for this scholarship.   

PATRICIA RHOADES BACONRIND SCHOLARSHIP 

Scholarship shall be awarded to at least (2) full-time CBT students; one majoring in Business Education and involved in Phi beta Lambda, and one to any major in the College of Business and Technology. Students must be a junior or senior, have a 3.0 GPA, with preference given to students from Arthur, Chase, Cheyenne, Deuel, Garden, Grant, Keith, Kimball, Otoe and Perkins counties.  

SCHMITZ FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP 

Three scholarships awarded annually.  One to an Accounting major, one to a Business Education major and one to a Management Information Systems major.  Candidates shall have a minimum GPA of 2.75, be full-time, have demonstrated financial need, and have second semester junior status.   

SHIRLEY A. HOUSTON SCHOLARSHIP 

This will be awarded to a student in the Business Education, Department of Economics, of the CBT. Incoming freshmen to seniors will be eligible.  

ECONOMICS 

LORI PRAUNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

Established to commemorate the life of Lori Prauner, this scholarship shall be awarded to students majoring in Economics or Management/Marketing in the College of Business and Technology.  Recipients shall have a junior or above class standing, a cumulative GPA or 3.0 or above, and a farming or ranching background.  Preference shall be given to students who qualify for the work-study program.  Financial need shall be considered but need not be the sole determinant.   

J. A. & FERN BALDWIN SCHOLARSHIP 

Established by a gift from J. A. & Fern Baldwin to provide financial assistance to a junior or senior student majoring in Business Administration or Economics.  Eligible students must have a minimum 3.0 GPA in their discipline.  Selection will be based upon financial need.   

MANAGEMENT 

LORI PRAUNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

Established to commemorate the life of Lori Prauner, this scholarship shall be awarded to students majoring in Economics or Management/Marketing in the College of Business and Technology.  Recipients shall have a junior or above class standing, a cumulative GPA or 3.0 or above, and a farming or ranching background.  Preference shall be given to students who qualify for the work-study program.  Financial need shall be considered but need not be the sole determinant.   

GENE KOEPKE SCHOLARSHIP 

This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduates majoring in Marketing/Management. Candidates shall be graduates of a Nebraska High School and shall have demonstrated scholastic ability and academic promise.  Preference shall be given to candidates with freshman or sophomore class standing. 

MARKETING 

LORI PRAUNER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

Established to commemorate the life of Lori Prauner, this scholarship shall be awarded to students majoring in Economics or Management/Marketing in the College of Business and Technology.  Recipients shall have a junior or above class standing, a cumulative GPA or 3.0 or above, and a farming or ranching background.  Preference shall be given to students who qualify for the work-study program.  Financial need shall be considered but need not be the sole determinant.   

GENE KOEPKE SCHOLARSHIP 

This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduates majoring in Marketing/Management. Candidates shall be graduates of a Nebraska High School and shall have demonstrated scholastic ability and academic promise.  Preference shall be given to candidates with freshman or sophomore class standing. 

MANAGEMENT INFORMATION SYSTEMS 

ETHEL KELLY SCHOLARSHIP 

Scholarship will be awarded to a student with sophomore class standing or above, in the Department of Marketing and Management Information Systems. The student must also have demonstrated community involvement and financial need.  

SCHMITZ FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP 

Three scholarships awarded annually.  One to an Accounting major, one to a Business Education major and one to a Management Information Systems major.  Candidates shall have a minimum GPA of 2.75, be full-time, have demonstrated financial need, and have second semester junior status.   

VIVIAN AND LLOYD CARTER SCHOLARSHIP 

This scholarship is awarded to full-time student majoring or minoring in Management Information Systems program, Department of Marketing and Management Information Systems, in the CBT. Student must be at least a sophomore with community involvement, and financial need.  

FAMILY STUDIES & INTERIOR DESIGN 

BERNICE D. MANTOR MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

Established by the friends and family of the late Mrs. Mantor to provide financial assistance to a junior or senior student majoring in Family Studies and Interior Design.  The recipient  must have a minimum 2.5 GPA.  Selection is based upon scholarship, accomplishment, professional goals and participation in campus activities.   

DEBRA DIRKS MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

Established by the friends and family of Debra Dirks, this scholarship will be awarded to a sophomore, junior, or senior student majoring in Family Studies and Interior Design.  The recipient must have a minimum 2.5 GPA and demonstrate financial need.   

DELIA GARRETT SCHOLARSHIP 

Established in memory of Delia Garrett, this scholarship shall be awarded to a student majoring in Family Studies and Interior Design. The primary consideration in awarding this scholarship is financial need.  

GAMMA PHI BETA – KAY CHRISTENSEN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

Established in memory of deceased members of the sorority, this scholarship will be awarded to an upperclass student with a major or minor in Family Studies and Interior Design.  Candidates shall have have a minimum 3.0 GPA.    

GEORGIA WARREN SPELTS SCHOLARSHIP 

Awarded to a full-time undergraduate in the Department of Family Studies and Interior Design.  Recipient must have a sophomore class standing or above, a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0, and be a graduate of a Nebraska high school.   

HAZEL AND STELLA SCHRACK SCHOLARSHIP 

Established in honor of Hazel and Stella Schrack  to provide financial assistance to students majoring in Family Studies and Interior Design. 

MARY BADGER MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

This scholarship shall be awarded to a student who is a senior majoring in Family Studies and Interior Design in the College of Business & Technology.  Candidates shall have expressed a desire to pursue a career in education.  A cumulative grade point average of at least 3.0 is required.   

WILLAMETTE MARTIN SCHOLARSHIP 

Established by Jarome Martin in honor of Willamette, this scholarship will be awarded to a student majoring in Family & Consumer Sciences.  The recipient must be a sophomore, junior, or senior, and have a minimum 2.5 GPA.  Preference shall be given to applicants who graduated from Kearney High School. 

FAMILY STUDIES 

FAMILY STUDIES OUTSTANDING STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP 

Established to help students preparing for a career in Family Studies.  Preference shall be given to graduates of any accredited Nebraska high school who meet the following qualifications: full-time enrollment in the Department of Family Studies (15 hrs. minimum), junior or senior status, minimum 2.5 GPA, demonstrated aptitude and potential for the profession, and demonstrate financial need.  

MARY BEEKMAN SCHOLARSHIP 

For students in the College of B&T majoring in Family Studies.  Must have sophomore class standing of sophomore or above, gpa of 3.5, preference to students with financial need. 

SHARYN AND EDWARD CROSSMAN SCHOLARSHIP 

Established to help support qualified students of UNK in Family Studies and Interior Design with one award made each year to a junior or senior student majoring in Human Development and Family Relationships.  The recipient must have a minimum 3.0 GPA, including a cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 in the major.  The student must be active in one or more department student organizations. If a suitable applicant is not found the scholarship will be awarded to another student with a major in the department.   

INTERIOR DESIGN 

LARRY AND KATHRYN EDWARDS FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP 

This scholarship provides at least one scholarship to a student majoring in Interior Design, and one to an Industrial Distribution major. Students must have a 3.0 GPA, be involved in campus, and show financial need.  

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIPS 

DAISY KUSKIE FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP  

This scholarship shall be awarded to regularly enrolled undergraduates majoring in Industrial Technology.  Candidates shall be incoming freshman and shall have a 3.0 or above GPA. 

DORA DAY SCHOLARSHIP  

Candidates shall have freshman class standing, cumulative gpa of 2.5, be graduates of Kearney High or Kearney Catholic and have a major or minor in Industrial Technology. 

FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS FRESHMAN SCHOLARSHIP  

Awarded to an incoming freshman with a declare major in Information Networking and Telecommunications.  Recipients must be enrolled in ITEC 150 and 110 during the first semester; must have demonstrated academic ability, professionalism in attitude, character, quality in work and academic skills. 

LARRY LUDDEN SCHOLARSHIP  

Recipient will be an incoming freshman majoring in Industrial Education.  Previous high school experience in industrial education as well as gpa will be a consideration. 

INDUSTRIAL TECHNOLOGY 

ARMAGOST FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP IN MEMORY OF ROB ARMAGOST 

Established by a gift of the Armagost Family in memory of Rob Armagost, this scholarship will be awarded to full-time undergraduate students in the Department of Industrial Technology. Recipients shall have junior or senior class standing.  Preference will be given to Industrial Technology majors who participate in a varsity intercollegiate athletic program sponsored by UNK.   

DR. ARTHUR L. STEGEMAN SCHOLARSHIP 

Established to help support students of UNK in the Department of Industrial Technology and/or Athletics.  Selection shall be based on candidates' past academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishment.  Financial need and worthiness will also be considered as well as the applicant's minority status (it being the wish of the Donors that preference be given to minority students where possible).   

KRUBECK SCHOLARSHIP 

Established to celebrate the life of Dr. Floyd E. Krubeck.  This scholarship shall be awarded to regularly enrolled undergraduate students majoring in Business Education, Construction Management, Industrial Distribution, or Telecommunications Management, College Business & Technology.  Recipients shall have a sophomore or above class standing and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above to be considered for this scholarship.   

MESSMAN MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

Established to help support students of UNK with a major in the Industrial Technology Department, who shall have achieved at least junior standing at the time of the use of the scholarship.  Selection criteria considered are past academic achievement and demonstration of potential for future academic and professional accomplishments.  Although financial need may be considered as a criterion, it should not be the determinant factor.   

ORA F. AND ZELMA LINDAU FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP 

Awarded to a full-time undergraduate student majoring in Industrial Technology.  The recipient must be a sophomore or above and have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above.  Financial need is required.   

OTTO OLSEN INDUSTRIALTECHNOLOGY SCHOLARSHIP 

Established by former Kearney State College Professor Otto Olsen, this scholarship will be awarded to a sophomore or junior student preparing for a career in Industrial Technology. 

CONSTRUCTION MANAGEMENT 

ANITA NICKMAN/WEST CENTRAL NEBRASKA HOME BUILDERS ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP 

Recipient must be a full-time undergraduate majoring in Construction Management in the Department of Industrial Technology.  The recipient must have a minimum grade point average of 3.0 and sophomore class standing or above.   

BAMFORD FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP 

 This scholarship shall be awarded to undergraduate students in the Industrial Technology Department.  Candidates should be majoring in Construction Management and have sophomore or above class standing.    

ED BROADFOOT MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

Established to provide financial assistance to one or more undergraduate students majoring in Construction Management in the College of Business and Technology.  Recipients must be graduates of Kearney High School or Elm Creek High School and have a desire to pursue a career in construction management upon graduation.  

KIEWIT BUILDING GROUP SCHOLARSHIP 

Awarded to a junior or senior majoring in Construction Management or Construction Engineering.  Candidates must have a minimum cumulative gpa of 3.0.  Candidates must demonstrate involvement defined as minimum of 2 extra-curricular or volunteer activities in the past academic year; must demonstrate interest in a career in construction as evidenced by the essay in the online scholarship application.   

NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF HOME BUILDERS SCHOLARSHIP 

The number of recipients will be determined by the grant amount received by the local home builders association from the national home builders.  The recipient must be a full-time second semester freshman or above.  The student must be majoring in Industrial Technology/Construction Management/or Interior Design and be a member of the NAHB student chapter at UNK.  A minimum GPA of 2.5 is required.  To be considered for this scholarship, applicants must submit a written letter of application addressed to the West Central Nebraska Home Builders Scholarship committee explaining career goals in the construction management field.  This letter must be submitted to the UNK Office of Financial Aid and will be forwarded to the scholarship selection committee along with information submitted on the on-line application.  

NEBRASKA CONCRETE AND AGGREGATES ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP 

Awarded to 2 undergraduates majoring in Construction Management. Recipients must have sophomore or above class standing and cumulative gpa or 3.0 minimum.  

INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION 

ABC SUPPLY COMPANY 

Established to provide assistance to students majoring in Industrial Technology with an option in Industrial Distribution, Department of Industrial Technology.  Candidates must have class standing of sophomore or above and a gpa of 3.0 or above.  Preference shall be given to students who are actively involved in the Industrial Distribution Organization at UNK. 

CED ENTERPRISE INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION SCHOLARSHIP 

Candidates shall be pursuing a major in Industrial Distribution, department of Industrial Technology, College of B&T; must have a junior or senior class standing, cumulative gpa of 3.0 or above and be members in the IDO at UNK. 

JAMES SCHMID MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP 

This scholarship is awarded to undergraduates majoring in Industrial Distribution.  Preference is given to students with demonstrated financial need.   

L.D. SUPPLY, INC. INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION SCHOLARSHIP 

This scholarship will be awarded to students majoring in Industrial Distribution in the College of Business and Technology.  Recipients shall have junior or senior class standing and a minimum 3.0 GPA.  

LARRY AND KATHRYN EDWARDS FAMILY SCHOLARSHIP 

This scholarship provides at least one scholarship to a student majoring in Interior Design, and one to an Industrial Distribution major. Students must have a 3.0 GPA, be involved in campus, and show financial need.  

MOLEX INC. INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION SCHOLARSHIP 

Awarded to undergraduate student in the Industrial Distribution program.  Candidates shall have minimum gpa of 3.0 and sophomore class standing or above.  Preference to students who are actively involved in the Industrial Distribution Organization. 

PAPE' GROUP INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION SCHOLARSHIP 

Recipients of this scholarship shall be undergraduates majoring in Industrial Distribution.  Candidates shall be sophomore status or above and have a 3.0 or above GPA.   

WINWHOLESALE INC. 

Recipients of this scholarship will be majoring in Industrial Distribution in the Department of Industrial Technology, College of Business and Technology and will have a sophomore class standing or above.  

WOMACK MACHINE SUPPLY INDUSTRIAL DISTRIBUTION SCHOLARSHIP FUND 

This is for students majoring in Industrial Distribution, CBT. Students must have a 2.8 GPA, with one sophomore, one junior, and one senior being chosen. An interest in the technical aspect of ID will give a student preference. 

TELECOMMUNICATIONS MANAGEMENT 

FRONTIER COMMUNICATIONS SCHOLARSHIP 

Awarded to a junior with a declared major in Information Networking and Telecommunications.  The recipient is required to have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 and a 3.0 grade point average in department courses.  Students must be full-time, a member of the Information Networking and Telecommunications Student Leadership Group and must have completed ITEC 335 and be enrolled in or completed ITEC 345 and all required prerequisites.  Additionally the recipient must demonstrate a professional attitude, character, quality of academic work and quality of communication skills.   

For a detailed description and specific application instructions for any of these scholarships, please visit: http://www.unk.edu/offices/financial_aid/ or call the Financial Aid Office at 308-865-8520. 

To learn more about the College of Business & Technology, call 308-865-8241, e-mail: unkbt@unk.edu, or visit the website at www.unk.edu

The University of Nebraska at Kearney is an affirmative action/equal opportunity institution.
Individuals needing accommodation under ADA should contact the ADA coordinator at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, (308) 865-8665

CBT Career Center

CBT Career Center
Director: Dustin Favinger
E-mail: unkcbtcareercenter@unk.edu
Location: WSTC 131E
Phone: 308-865-8066

CBT Student Organizations

Student Organizations

Join one or more Student organizations in the
College of Business and Technology
and find out where you can

Fit In, Stand Out, and Get Ahead

Agricultural Business Association

Faculty Advisors: Dr. Debbie Bridges and Dr. Frank Tenkorang
Phone: 308-865-8044 or 308-865-8573
Email: bridgesd@unk.edu or tenkorangf1@unk.edu.

The objective is to provide students with opportunities beyond the classroom and to expand their professional and personal experiences within agriculture. Membership is open to all UNK students interested in agriculture. Currently, we are in the process of forming a collegiate FFA Chapter. If you are interested in becoming a club member or would like more information, please contact one of the Faculty Advisors. 

Alpha Eta Rho (AER)

Faculty Advisor: Mr. Stephen Amundson
Phone: 308-865-8622
Email: amundsons@unk.edu

Alpha Eta Rho is a collegiate fraternity founded to bring together those students having a common interest in all fields of the aviation industry. Alpha Eta Rho serves to bridge the gap between education and industry.

American Marketing Association (AMA)

Faculty Advisor: Marsha Yeagley
Phone: 308-865-8345
Email: yeagleym@unk.edu

The American Marketing Association (AMA) is the premier trade association for marketing professionals. The collegiate chapter at UNK provides students with access to marketing power.com which aids in acquiring internships and careers upon graduation as well as a plethora of educational opportunities. As a collegiate member you will pay $45 (one-time fee) for the national/international dues and $10 (annual) for collegiate dues. Membership provides networking opportunities, educational presentations by professionals in the field, enhancement of your leadership skills, and hands-on volunteer activities that allow you to utilize what you have learned in the classroom. The monthly meetings are in N203 of the West Center Bldg. The day and time will be determined by the executive committee at the beginning of the academic year. Please watch the AMA bulletin board on the first floor north wing of the West Center for announcements.

The Association of Information Technology Professionals(AITP)

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ross Taylor
Phone: 308-865-8347
Email: taylorar1@unk.edu

The AITP Student organization attracts members who are interested in business and computers. In addition to monthly campus activities, students are invited to attend and visit with professionals in the MIS field at meetings of their sponsoring AITP organization in Lincoln.

Construction Management Organization (CMO)

Faculty Advisor: Mr. Nathan Barry
Phone: 308-865-8733
Email: barryna@unk.edu

The Construction Management Student Organization (CMO) is involved in many professional and civic activities. CMO encourages member involvement, increases student opportunities, and broadens student knowledge. Meetings often include hosting presentations by residential and commercial construction companies or other entities involved in the industry such as land developers or architects. These presentations provide another avenue to gain information on internships and careers.

Family Studies Organization

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Jennifer Crosswhite
Phone: 308-865-8230
Email: crosswhitejm@unk.edu

Family Studies Organization brings students together to make a difference in the community. Students have done fundraisers and group projects to raise awareness and provide support to organizations in the community including the SAFE Center, Area Agency on Aging, The Food Pantry, and volunteering in the Campus Kitchen during the holidays.

Industrial Distribution Organization (IDO)

Faculty Advisor: Mr. Scott Jochum
Phone: 308-865-8693
Email: Jochumsl@unk.edu

The mission of the Industrial Distribution program is to “prepare people for technical sales positions and future leadership roles”. IDO is one of the largest student organizations on campus. Their key principles are teamwork, networking and developing relationships. IDO is truly the heart and soul of the ID program.

Omicron Delta Epsilon, Epsilon Chapter

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Bree Dority
Phone: 308-865-8343
Email: doritybl@unk.edu

The international honor society in economics is open to all students who have completed at least 12 hours of economics with an average of “B” or better in those courses and an overall minimum grade average of at least 3.0. The society is open to all qualified UNK students.

Phi Beta Lambda (PBL)

Faculty Advisors: Ms. Mary Rittenhouse or Dr. Janet Lear
Phone: 308-865-8707 or 308-865-8482
Email: rittenhousm1@unk.edu or learj@unk.edu

PBL is the collegiate division of Future Business Leaders of America (FBLA). It is a non-profit student organization devoted to developing competent leaders. The focus for the organization focuses on service, education, and progress. Membership in PBL is open to all UNK students.

Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM)

Faculty Advisors: Dr. Michelle Fleig-Palmer or Dr. Kyle Luthans
Phone: 308-865-8869 or 308-865-8113
Email: fleigpalmerm@unk.edu or luthanskw@unk.edu

The Collegiate Chapter of the Society for Human Resource Management meets on a regular basis throughout the school year. The UNK SHRM chapter allows members to develop and expand their managerial skills through the “Professional Operation of the Chapter,” the “Professional Development of Members,” and the “Support of the Profession.” The chapter brings in a number of speakers to discuss relevant human resource management and general management topics. Additionally, the chapter tours local businesses, and engages in other professional and social activities. Participation in SHRM affords students an excellent opportunity for enhancing their management skills and knowledge, meeting industry professionals, and making friends.

Student Interior Design Organization (SIDO)

Faculty Advisors: Ms. Cheryl Glazier or Ms. Tawnya Westfall
Phone: 308-865-8233 or 308-865-8229
Email: glazierca@unk.edu or westfallth@unk.edu

Student Interior Design Organization connects students to professional organizations such as NKBA (National Kitchen & Bath Association) and ASID (American Society of Interior Design). Students also discuss projects and competitions within the professional organizations.

Enactus

Chapter Advisor: Mr. Shawn Kaskie
Phone: 308-865-8135
Email: kaskiesc@unk.edu

SIFE is a global, non-profit organization that is literally changing the world through highly dedicated student teams on more than 1,500 university campuses in 37 countries. SIFE offers UNK students the opportunity to develop leadership, teamwork, and communication skills through learning, practicing, and teaching the principles of free enterprise.

Information Networking and Telecommunications (INTO)

Faculty Advisor: Ms. Angela Hollman
Phone: 308-865-8718
Email: hollmanak@unk.edu

INTO provides a forum for students to: increase their knowledge of the field of information networking and telecommunications, and to provide for the opportunity to meet and exchange ideas, provide additional experience in INT beyond the classroom, encourage community involvement, provide the opportunity to learn about careers in INT, encourage student participation in gatherings on and off campus and to provide another support for student academic achievement in INT.

Honorary Student Organizations in CBT

Membership in these organizations is by invitation only

Beta Alpha Psi

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Janet Trewin
Faculty Phone: 308-865-8107
Email: trewinj1@unk.edu

Beta Alpha Psi is an honorary organization for Financial Information students and professionals. The primary objective of Beta Alpha Psi is to encourage and give recognition to scholastic and professional excellence in the business information field. This includes promoting the study and practice of accounting, finance and information systems; providing opportunities for self-development, service and association among members and practicing professionals, and encouraging a sense of ethical, social, and public responsibility. Membership in Beta Alpha Psi includes those persons of good moral character who have achieved scholastic and/or professional excellence in the fields of accounting, finance, or information systems, who have been initiated by an existing chapter and who remain in good standing.

Beta Gamma Sigma

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Kathy Zuckweiler
Phone: 308-865-8185
Email: zuckweilerkm@unk.edu

Beta Gamma Sigma is the international honor society serving business programs accredited by AACSB International - The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business. Membership in Beta Gamma Sigma is the highest recognition a business student anywhere in the world can receive in a business program accredited by AACSB International. The Mission of the International Honor Society Beta Gamma Sigma is to encourage and honor academic achievement in the study of business, to foster personal and professional excellence, to advance the values of the Society, and to serve its lifelong members.

Epsilon Pi Tau (EPT)

Faculty Advisor: Dr. Ken Larson
Phone: 308-865-8292
Email: larsonk@unk.edu

Epsilon Pi Tau is an honorary fraternity for women and men who have demonstrated academic excellence in their educational endeavors and show leadership potential in the field of industrial technology. Epsilon Pi Tau is the honorary into which dynamic qualified women and men have been initiated since its founding in 1929 in recognition of leadership or leadership potential.

All UNK Student Organizations

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