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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

How To Get Back Into the Swing of Things

Posted: September 10, 2019 9:50:00 AM CDT

How To Get Back Into the Swing of Things

  Whether you took some time off during the summer or you recently finished up your summer courses the season is changing and once again a new semester is ahead of us. Here are a couple of tips on how to get back into the swing of things once you start your new courses this fall. Start a routine Wake up, eat breakfast, and get ready. Easier said than done, right? Starting a routine each day is extremely important because it helps you mentally and physically be prepared for the next day...

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By: Shelby Hoffmann

Category: General, eCampus

Reach Your Goals with the College of Business & Technology Career Center

Posted: August 2, 2019 3:40:00 PM CDT

Reach Your Goals with the College of Business & Technology Career Center

    The University of Nebraska at Kearney's Bachelor of Science in Business Administration online degree program is ideal for working adults interested in skill and knowledge development. Graduates often find positions in management, marketing, accounting, finance, economics, human resource management, information technology and supply chain management. The UNK business programs are accredited by AACSB International, the highest standard of achievement for business schools...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: eCampus, General

A Passion for Speech-Language Pathology

Posted: July 12, 2019 8:00:00 AM CDT

A Passion for Speech-Language Pathology

Growing up, Jill Wilson knew she wanted to help people. After observing many Speech-Language Pathologists, she recognized the diversity of patients she had the opportunity to work with and settings she was able to work in and knew speech-language pathology was the perfect fit for her.  Wilson now teaches and helps supervise students in the Speech-Language and Hearing Clinic. Wilson is also the online program coordinator for the online Speech-Language Pathology Coursework program. The...

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By: Alyssa Wyant

Category: General, eCampus

A Passion for Positive Impact

Posted: June 28, 2019 3:10:00 PM CDT

A Passion for Positive Impact

Jazzmyn Martin makes the trek each day from Elm Creek, NE to the UNK campus to come to a job she loves. Completing her own Bachelor of Science degree in Family Studies and Master of Science in Education in Higher Education Student Affairs, she knew she wanted to work at UNK and help other students pursue their educational goals. As a full-time employee, mom of two, and wife, Martin keeps herself busy. Drawing from the inspiration of her own experience as a student at UNK, Martin wants to...

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By: Alyssa Wyant

Category: General, eCampus

Enhance the Way You Teach Music

Posted: June 24, 2019 3:57:00 PM CDT

Enhance the Way You Teach Music

Music Education has been correlated to other academic achievements within the school system. According to the National Association for Music Education, a group of first graders saw an increase in their reading and math skills dramatically after participating in a specialized music class. It is dually noted that music education is key to the development of the brain and overall enhances a student’s learning capability. For teachers, it is important to enhance their skill set to teach...

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By: Dylan Munson

Category: General, eCampus

Online Degrees for Working Fathers

Posted: June 14, 2019 11:15:00 AM CDT

Online Degrees for Working Fathers

Many describe it as the most difficult but rewarding job they will ever have. As Father’s Day quickly approaches, we want to take a moment to celebrate a few of our University of Nebraska at Kearney eCampus students who also double as dads. These students admit that being a student, parent, and employee is not an easy task. Due to the flexibility of online education, they are able to be successful in many areas of their life while achieving their educational goals. Pursuing his...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: General, eCampus

Staying Motivated for Summer Classes

Posted: June 7, 2019 2:30:00 PM CDT

Staying Motivated for Summer Classes

Do you have trouble staying motivated for Summer courses? You’re not alone… It’s easier to refresh your social media accounts every ten minutes hoping for new posts or to start that Netflix show you’ve been telling yourself will be binge worthy. You have to remember that the deadlines for your assignments aren’t going to change, and those distractions will still be there when the work is done. The ability of a student to get motivated to study can have a large...

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By: Dylan Munson

Category: eCampus, General

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