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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

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

Making a Degree Her Business

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

Making a Degree Her Business

While growing up in Virginia, Krista Wilson hadn’t given much thought to a college degree. Through minimal interaction from her high school to prepare for college, she was unsure of her options and began working at an early age. Now, she proudly holds a bachelor’s degree in business administration from the University of Nebraska at Kearney that will secure her career, no matter where it leads. “Today there is a much larger focus on getting kids ready for college, but at the...

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By: Alyssa Wyant

Category: eCampus, General

Using the eCampus Online Schedule

Posted: April 16, 2018 12:00:00 PM CDT

Using the eCampus Online Schedule

The eCampus Online Schedule at the University of Nebraska at Kearney is a one-stop location for all online and blended course offerings. With registration underway for summer and fall, current and prospective students can find a wealth of information and resources to gear up for next semester. The Online Schedule includes: Registration appointment times based on student status Upcoming online and blended courses, start dates, and instructors Online graduate and undergraduate program...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: General, eCampus

Libraries Lead

Posted: April 10, 2018 1:42:00 PM CDT

Libraries Lead

The American Library Association (ALA) has sponsored a nationwide observance, since 1958, to celebrate the contributions of our nation’s libraries. Tuesday, April 10, 2018, marks National Library Workers Day, which recognizes the librarians responsible for these contributions. On behalf of the Staff Senate and Recognition Committee, the University of Nebraska at Kearney has awarded the April 2018 Teamwork Excellence Award to UNK’s Calvin T. Ryan Librarians: Ron Wirtz, Rochelle...

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By: Dylan Munson

Category: General, eCampus

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