June 2018 Posts

Day in the Life of a Recruitment Technology Professional

Posted: June 26, 2018 11:00:00 AM CDT

Day in the Life of a Recruitment Technology Professional

In technology and communication, the trends are always changing. That’s what makes Dylan Munson’s job as a recruitment technology associate at eCampus so exciting—finding effective strategies that help recruit online students for the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Munson earned a degree in multimedia from UNK and began his position at eCampus earlier this year. We asked him to describe how his degree and skills match up with his new career on campus. Q: What sparked your...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

6 Easy Ways to Create a Professional Social Presence

Posted: June 19, 2018 10:00:00 AM CDT

6 Easy Ways to Create a Professional Social Presence

It’s no secret that your first face-to-face interaction with someone isn’t always the true “first” impression. Today, we often make first impressions via social media. Although many personal questions cannot be asked in a job interview, future employers can often find the answers just by taking a peek at your Facebook or Insta profile—who you’re friends with, articles or companies you’ve liked, and even your political views and relationship...

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By: Alyssa Wyant

Category: eCampus, General

Sacrificing for studies: a tribute to parents of college students

Posted: June 11, 2018 12:00:00 PM CDT

Sacrificing for studies: a tribute to parents of college students

Behind every successful college student at the University of Nebraska at Kearney—whether on campus or online—is a group of supportive people who understand what it means to earn a degree. Often, these people are the students’ parents, who would sacrifice anything for the sake of their children’s education. Such is the story of Constancio and Maria Guadalupe Perales, who moved from Mexico to the United States in the hopes of creating a better life for their four...

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By: Alyssa Wyant

Category: eCampus, General

UNK Launches Online Minor in Entrepreneurship

Posted: June 5, 2018 8:00:00 AM CDT

UNK Launches Online Minor in Entrepreneurship

What does it take to start, grow, and lead a successful business? Students at the University of Nebraska at Kearney can add these skills to their undergraduate experience thanks to a new online minor in entrepreneurship. Expertise from a minor program makes students more marketable in today’s competitive workforce. But focusing on entrepreneurship can give students an advantage in the applicant pool while also preparing them for their own business ventures. Course topics in the...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: General, eCampus