November 2018 Posts

6 Tips To Get You Through Dead Week

Posted: November 28, 2018 12:00:00 AM CST

6 Tips To Get You Through Dead Week

Dead week and finals can be a difficult time of the semester – we can all relate! Hours of your time are spent studying and it can be very overwhelming for many students. If you’re struggling or anxious about the next two weeks, here are some tips to help you get through the chaos! Eliminate distractions and don’t study in your room.Silence your phone…or even better yet, don’t take it with you! Also, studying in your room can be a big...

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By: Health Education

Category: General, Health Education

5 Health Tips You Need to Know About Today

Posted: November 27, 2018 8:00:00 AM CST

5 Health Tips You Need to Know About Today

By: Justine Bauer Staying up on health news can be hard, so here are five of the tips and trick you need to start living a healthier lifestyle today. 1. Make the time to write a thank you. Your mom has always to told you to write a thank you to your Great-Aunt Gertrude for giving you a sweater on your birthday you know that you will never wear. While your mom was trying to make you into a good person, she was also looking out for your mental health, as well as Great-Aunt Gertrude’s....

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By: Justine Bauer

Category: General, Psychology

How to Stick to Your Study Plan During the Holidays

Posted: November 21, 2018 9:00:00 AM CST

How to Stick to Your Study Plan During the Holidays

Learn the best ways to enjoy the holidays while staying on schedule with your online courses. The upcoming holiday season should be a time of fun and family, parties and potlucks, shopping and baking—but what about studying? As an online student, it’s easy to become distracted this time of year as holiday gatherings and events are often more appealing than studying for your tests. But as the semester winds down, it’s important to stay on track. The University of Nebraska at...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: General, eCampus

It's OK To Not Be OK: Signs and Symptoms of Depression

Posted: November 15, 2018 12:00:00 AM CST

It's OK To Not Be OK: Signs and Symptoms of Depression

There are a quite a few life changes that come with the commencement of college. For example, one acquires roommates, develops new friendships, is exposed to new cultures, takes on new classes and even develops a new lifestyle. This is a lot to take on! For many, these changes can lead to feeling overwhelmed, anxious, and sad. Depression is a mental health disorder and is known to affect college students in many unexpected ways (Riba and Cusumano, 2018). For instance, it can affect not only...

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By: Health Education

Category: General, Health Education

Online MBA Supports Military Students

Posted: November 13, 2018 1:00:00 PM CST

Online MBA Supports Military Students

Noel Palmer is taking big strides to make the Master of Business Administration program at the University of Nebraska at Kearney more accessible to those in the military. Starting in the spring, the Generalist Track of the MBA program can be completed entirely at a distance—meeting needs for military service members and their families who need to continue toward their degree no matter their location. Palmer is the MBA program director and associate professor of management at UNK. With a...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: General, eCampus

Day in the Life of an Online Student

Posted: November 8, 2018 8:00:00 AM CST

Day in the Life of an Online Student

Every online student has a story to tell—about balancing family schedules, jobs, or other commitments to reach the degree they’ve dreamed about. For Lindsey Christman, balance and prioritization are helping her succeed in her three main responsibilities: parenting, work, and online education. Christman, a wife and the mother of two young sons, works for Cornerstone Bank in St. Edward, Nebraska, where her position is based around customer service to open new accounts, process...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: eCampus, General

The Pathway to College Success

Posted: November 2, 2018 1:00:00 PM CDT

The Pathway to College Success

By: Dayton Sealey College is tough. You have nobody to tell you when to do something or how to do it. You are free to spend your time how you please. You will either succeed or fail, and you are the only one in control of the path you take. Some students spend every night at the library, while others are out partying. No matter the person, it is a stressful time for everyone, but college can also be the best time of your life. Here are four simple tips to help you be a successful college...

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By: Dayton Sealey

Category: General, Psychology

Is an Administrative Role in Your Future?

Posted: November 2, 2018 11:45:00 AM CDT

Is an Administrative Role in Your Future?

Scott Steinbrook received his bachelor's degree in Business Education from the University of Nebraska at Kearney in 1998, and went to work at Kearney High School as a substitute teacher and coach the following school year. Shortly after, a full-time teaching positioned opened up and Steinbrook is currently the Business and Physical Education teacher. In 2007 he received his master’s degree in Curriculum and Instruction from UNK and at the time didn't really think he’d want or...

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By: Dylan Munson

Category: General, eCampus