October 2019 Posts

How to Get the Most out of Your Academic Advising Session

Posted: October 29, 2019 8:00:00 AM CDT

How to Get the Most out of Your Academic Advising Session

  Academic advising is a crucial piece of your academic journey. Advisors serve students by providing key information about degree requirements, class availability and selection, campus resources, and career advice. While your advisor may be your go-to resource for all things academic, it is important to understand that you as a student are ultimately responsible for your academic progress. This means that you need to be actively involved in the advising process whether you are a...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: eCampus, General

Halloween Safety Tips

Posted: October 28, 2019 8:44:00 AM CDT

Halloween Safety Tips

It is important to be staying mindful of your safety and others’ safety. Please keep that in mind if you are planning on going out on Halloween (or any other time of the year).I know you have probably heard all of this a million times, but here I am to tell you again! How are you getting home? Whether you are at a house or the bars, how are you planning on getting home? There are plenty of options for you: Have a designated driver (DD) Call a sober friend up who is able to drive you...

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By: Health Education

Category: General, Health Education

Morph Transition - PowerPoint

Posted: October 28, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

Morph Transition - PowerPoint

Morph transition makes it easy to show motion, zoom in and out, and change shapes. Morph offers a simple way to represent motion across slides. Specifically, Morph can do the following: Create motion Zoom in and out Change one shape into another Learn how to create Morph transition by watching this one and half minute video and/or reading the instructions.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

Transfer Students, it is Not too Late to Apply to UNK

Posted: October 24, 2019 8:00:00 AM CDT

Transfer Students, it is Not too Late to Apply to UNK

Between family activities and holiday preparations, fall can be a busy season. As we move toward the end of the year, we know that many of you are looking forward to embracing the final moments of 2019 while preparing to make 2020 your most successful year yet. If making a return to college is on your mind, please know it is not too late. The University of Nebraska at Kearney is proud to offer ten undergraduate degrees online:  Business Administration, Bachelor of General Studies,...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: eCampus, General

Healthy Recipes: Tips for College Life – and Beyond

Posted: October 17, 2019 8:44:00 AM CDT

Healthy Recipes: Tips for College Life – and Beyond

I think it is fair to say that most college students struggle, at one point or another, to provide proper nutrition for their body. If you are one of these people, don’t worry – you are not alone. The good news is that, with some work, diet can be a simple fix. An important step in changing dietary habits is to be committed and dedicated to a healthier lifestyle.A study that was by Allom and Mullan (2014) was done to assist young adults in beginning (and maintaining) a healthy...

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By: Health Education

Category: General, Health Education

5 Tips for Creating the Perfect Cover Letter

Posted: October 15, 2019 8:00:00 AM CDT

5 Tips for Creating the Perfect Cover Letter

Itching to graduate and obtain your dream job? You realized though, your dream job wants you to write a daunting cover letter and you don’t know how. Follow these five tips and it might not be as daunting as you initially thought: Make your letter visually appealing. When crafting your cover letter, its main purpose is to serve as an introduction and overview. It is not supposed to highlight everything you have done and every person who has walked in and out of your life. Try to keep...

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By: Shelby Hoffmann

Category: General, eCampus

More Than a Profession

Posted: October 8, 2019 8:00:00 AM CDT

More Than a Profession

Suzanne Exstrom has served in a variety of roles at UNK since 1997, but she found a genuine sense of belonging when she joined UNK’s Department of Social Work in 2008. As the department’s online coordinator, Exstrom plays a role in the development of future social workers. It is in this role that she hopes to make a unique difference in the field. She shares her passion for the social work profession and the opportunity to guide students to the academic path that will meet their...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: General, eCampus

Bachelor’s Degree vs. Master’s Degree, What’s the Advantage?

Posted: October 1, 2019 8:00:00 AM CDT

Bachelor’s Degree vs. Master’s Degree, What’s the Advantage?

  Your undergraduate diploma is hanging prominently on your wall (or maybe it’s still in the unopened mailer) and now it’s time to decide: master’s degree or no master’s degree? While a variety of factors can play a role in this significant decision, here are some advantages that are worth your consideration: Specialized Content – A master’s degree offers more focused content. Students typically begin by completing a series of field-specific core...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: eCampus, General