May 2018 Posts

Student Testimonial: Ariane Arensdorf

Posted: May 30, 2018 10:00:00 AM CDT

Student Testimonial: Ariane Arensdorf

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By: Dylan Munson

Category: General, eCampus

Supporting Military Spouses at UNK

Posted: May 23, 2018 12:25:00 PM CDT

Supporting Military Spouses at UNK

The month of May is Military Appreciation Month, recognizing military servicemembers as well as the spouses who support them—a group that also shares a deep commitment to serving their country. For nearly 35 years, the nation has celebrated Military Spouse Appreciation Day, established by President Ronald Reagan, to honor the service and leadership of military spouses. We asked Lori Weed Skarka, Assistant Director of Military and Veteran Services, to provide insight about military...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: General, eCampus

On a Mission for an Online Master’s in History

Posted: May 16, 2018 9:30:00 AM CDT

On a Mission for an Online Master’s in History

As a child, Captain Cory Halvorson had no problem passing up comic books and cartoon strips for non-fiction and history books. In 2011, he majored in history and received his commission into the United States Air Force (USAF) through the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program at Northern Arizona University. But as Halvorson continued to work up the ranks of the USAF, he knew he would need to pursue a higher degree to continue to be promoted. He began his hunt for a master’s...

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By: Alyssa Wyant

Category: eCampus, General

Teacher Appreciation Week

Posted: May 9, 2018 11:00:00 AM CDT

Teacher Appreciation Week

During the first full week of May, we celebrate National Teacher Appreciation Week. It is a time to acknowledge and appreciate the educators who play a critical role in our society. A day to recognize the contributions of educators was created through the determination of Eleanor Roosevelt, the former first lady, who persuaded Congress to proclaim May 7th as National Teacher Day. For 32 years, one day was dedicated to teachers until the National Parent Teacher Association expanded on...

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By: Dylan Munson

Category: General, eCampus

Tips for your summer graduation application

Posted: May 1, 2018 9:30:00 AM CDT

Tips for your summer graduation application

Spring commencement may be just around the corner, but if you’re gearing up to graduate this summer, it’s time to apply now—whether or not you plan to walk in summer commencement. Your approved graduation application ensures that you have completed all requirements for your program through the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Here are a few tips for turning in your graduation application: Consult your advisor. Be sure that your program coordinator or advisor is aware of...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: General, eCampus