December 2016 Posts

Faculty Impact - Mr. Dustin Favinger

Posted: December 31, 2016 12:00:00 AM CST

Faculty Impact - Mr. Dustin Favinger

Mr. Dustin Favinger is a UNK alum and now works in UNK's College of Business and Technology. He has helped many UNK students find the best career path to fit their passions and skills. Below he shares about his interests and experience: Tell us about your role at UNK? I serve as the Career Center Director for the College of Business and Technology at UNK. My role is to help students identify a career path that will lead to a successful life, both professionally and personally. What is your...

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By: Emily Kassmeier

Category: Business and Technology, Entrepreneur

Student Spotlight - Samantha Duennerman

Posted: December 31, 2016 12:00:00 AM CST

Student Spotlight - Samantha Duennerman

Sam is a senior at UNK and she is graduating in May! She is very active with Enactus and this year was the Chairman of New Venture Adventure. Below she shares a little bit of her experience with us: Tell us about yourself. I grew up in Kearney and went to school in Amherst, which is a small town just outside of Kearney. At Amherst I was involved in sports, FFA, and FBLA. My involvement with FBLA led me to pursue a degree in business and steered me toward a finance emphasis.  What degree...

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By: Emily Kassmeier

Category: Business and Technology, Entrepreneur

Stress Reducers

Posted: December 1, 2016 8:00:00 AM CST

Stress Reducers

As everyone finishes Fall semester and prepares for finals, stress can build up. Combine that with the Holidays and the stress cake is baked. I think this is the perfect time to address ways to de-stress. The following are a few ideas: Get some exercise, walk, run, or bike, even for 5 minutes - this gets endorphins going, melting away doubts and fears. Take a few moments for deep breathing exercises, a few minutes of completely emptying your lungs relaxes the mind and body. Stay in the...

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By: Sheryl Feinstein

Category: Education