October 2018 Posts

Halloween Safety Tips

Posted: October 31, 2018 12:00:00 AM CDT

Halloween Safety Tips

Who doesn’t love the spooky season!? Halloween is something we all look forward to at the end of the month…candy, costumes, scary movies and so much more! But as we become adults and learn to make our own choices, Halloween is not all “cupcakes and rainbows” as it once was. Here are some tips on how to be SAFE on Halloween:1. Have a DDIt is ALWAYS important to have someone who can make sure you get home safely. 52% of motor vehicle deaths happen on...

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By: Health Education

Category: Health Education, General

Leading the Way in Education

Posted: October 24, 2018 10:00:00 AM CDT

Leading the Way in Education

Being a leader in an educational setting doesn’t necessarily mean becoming the principal. Leadership happens at all levels, from within the classroom to overseeing an entire school district. Helping educators learn to lead is a priority at the University of Nebraska at Kearney - in fact, nearly 40 percent of the state’s principals and superintendents have earned an administrative degree from UNK. Four online graduate programs in Educational Administration focus on leadership...

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By: Alyssa Wyant

Category: General, eCampus

Spotlight on Dr. Michael Teahon, Educational Administration Chair

Posted: October 15, 2018 10:00:00 AM CDT

Spotlight on Dr. Michael Teahon, Educational Administration Chair

Dr. Michael Teahon, associate professor and chair of the Department of Educational Administration, has two passions: education and leadership. At the University of Nebraska at Kearney, he’s found the right fit to make an even greater impact on Nebraska teachers, serving as the new chair of UNK’s online Educational Administration graduate program. Teahon is no stranger to the field or the university, having received a bachelor’s degree in math and history education from...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

How Do I Transfer? An Online Student’s Guide

Posted: October 2, 2018 4:30:00 PM CDT

How Do I Transfer? An Online Student’s Guide

Perhaps you’ve earned general education credits at a community college and now you’ve decided to pursue a bachelor’s degree. Or maybe you started a degree years ago and want to pick up where you left off by taking online classes while you continue to work. We know the thought of transferring college credits can be very stressful, so at the University of Nebraska at Kearney eCampus, we work with transfer students on a daily basis to make the process easier. Whatever your...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: eCampus, General