June 2017 Posts

Non-Degree Student Status, Demystified

Posted: June 26, 2017 9:30:00 AM CDT

Non-Degree Student Status, Demystified

Being a non-degree seeking online graduate student at the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) may not be what you think. Whether or not you plan to complete a degree program, UNK’s non-degree status may be your best option to get started on the education you need. Linda Johnson, Director of Graduate Admissions and Programs at UNK, shares some common misconceptions about the non-degree status for graduate programs, along with insight about how this status benefits students. Myth #1:...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

Mom on a Mission: Balancing a Family, Career, and Education

Posted: June 19, 2017 8:00:00 AM CDT

Mom on a Mission: Balancing a Family, Career, and Education

Katy Cooksley knows the importance of a routine. It’s a necessity for her to keep a balance, not only for her daughter and 25 kids who refer to her as Mrs. Cooksley in her fifth grade classroom, but also for herself as an online graduate student. Cooksley knew early on that teaching was her calling. She loved her elementary school teachers and felt compelled to impact children the same way her teachers had impacted her. It was an easy decision to pursue elementary teaching at the...

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By: Alyssa Wyant

Category: eCampus, General

Landing the Job: Accessible Career Services for Online Students at UNK

Posted: June 12, 2017 10:00:00 AM CDT

Landing the Job: Accessible Career Services for Online Students at UNK

Non-traditional students returning to school for degree completion or graduate studies typically have specific career goals in mind—from qualifying for a new job, to position advancement, to career shift. What can online students do to improve the chances of landing that dream job? The Academic and Career Services office at the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK) provides free resources that are accessible to online students and graduates at all stages of a job search. Career...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

What You Need to Know About Online Graduate Program Application

Posted: June 6, 2017 9:30:00 AM CDT

What You Need to Know About Online Graduate Program Application

Choosing an online graduate program is a big decision, and completing your application is the first milestone to success. Although the list of requirements and deadlines may seem intimidating at first, knowing what to expect before you begin the application process can streamline the path to your program. Linda Johnson, Director of Graduate Admissions and Programs at the University of Nebraska at Kearney (UNK), provides insight to guide you through the UNK graduate application process. Start...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: General, eCampus