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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

Celebrating Graduate Students at UNK

Posted: April 3, 2018 9:00:00 AM CDT

Celebrating Graduate Students at UNK

Starting a graduate program, whether on campus or online, is a huge investment for students—one that takes incredible dedication and a careful balance of commitments. During Graduate and Professional Student Appreciation Week, April 2-6, I’m pleased to recognize our graduate students and highlight what they contribute to the University of Nebraska at Kearney. Here are just a few reasons to celebrate their many accomplishments. Their enhanced skills create a stronger workforce. I...

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By: Kenya Taylor

Category: General, eCampus

Day in the Life of a Marketing and Communications Specialist

Posted: March 27, 2018 1:00:00 PM CDT

Day in the Life of a Marketing and Communications Specialist

Understanding your audience is key for effective marketing communications. Alyssa Wyant, marketing and communications specialist at the University of Nebraska at Kearney eCampus, shares the path to her career—and how her academic and personal experiences are helping her connect to her audience each day. In her role at UNK, Wyant oversees a variety of marketing and communication tasks, from developing marketing plans to managing a Customer Relationship Management (CRM) system for...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: General, eCampus

Degree Pathway into School Counseling Increases Support for Nebraska Students

Posted: March 20, 2018 11:05:00 AM CDT

Degree Pathway into School Counseling Increases Support for Nebraska Students

Today’s school counselors are expected to play larger roles in the lives of students. They serve as a sounding board, voice of reason, and student support system within a school—from providing academic guidance to overseeing preventive and responsive services like bullying or suicide prevention. In Nebraska, the need for school counselors is growing, along with national projections that employment will rise by 8% from 2014 to 2024. To help meet job demand, the University of...

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By: Alyssa Wyant

Category: eCampus, General

How to Survive Online Coursework After Spring Break

Posted: March 12, 2018 10:00:00 AM CDT

How to Survive Online Coursework After Spring Break

Let’s face it: by this time in the semester, we all need—and deserve—a little vacation from coursework. With spring break just around the corner, the University of Nebraska at Kearney offers tips for how to take a break from online coursework without falling behind when classes commence. 1. Look ahead at details, not just deadlines. Assignments that are due directly after spring break need to stay on your radar screen, but knowing the details of those assignments ahead of...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

5 Reasons to Start Your Summer with an Online Teacher Education Program

Posted: March 6, 2018 10:15:00 AM CST

5 Reasons to Start Your Summer with an Online Teacher Education Program

Teachers know the importance of planning for their classrooms and careers—and the University of Nebraska at Kearney makes summer the opportune time to get started. Although going back to school is a big decision, submitting an application soon for an online teacher education program ensures a summer semester start. Here are just a few reasons why summer at UNK is useful for teachers: 1. You can invest in your own learning while your class takes a break. Starting in the summer lets you...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

Blending the Best of Both Worlds

Posted: February 27, 2018 12:00:00 PM CST

Blending the Best of Both Worlds

Ask any college student, on campus or online, about the biggest challenge they face during their college career. The majority of their answers will have one common factor – time management. It is a skill that students quickly realize is essential for success, but easier said than done. Luke Ackerman is close to finishing a Master of Business Administration with an emphasis in Accounting from the University of Nebraska at Kearney. After earning a bachelor’s degree in Business...

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By: Dylan Munson

Category: General, eCampus

An Early Start to Early Childhood and Family Advocacy

Posted: February 20, 2018 11:00:00 AM CST

An Early Start to Early Childhood and Family Advocacy

At the age of 10, Rachel (Berreckman) Hays was diagnosed with acute lymphocytic leukemia, a blood-related cancer. Over the next two-and-a-half years, she traveled between her hometown of Holdrege, Nebraska, and the Children’s Hospital in Omaha, receiving multiple rounds of chemotherapy treatment and procedures. The experience shaped what she wanted to achieve at the University of Nebraska at Kearney and how she wanted to make a difference. “During my many visits [to the hospital],...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: General, eCampus

How an Online Minor Program Can Make You More Marketable

Posted: February 13, 2018 10:30:00 AM CST

How an Online Minor Program Can Make You More Marketable

Rising to the top of an applicant pool is challenging, especially as employers increasingly seek professionals with multiple skillsets. Applicants need to get ahead of the competition to be hired and retained—and the University of Nebraska at Kearney offers online minor programs that can help. Adding a minor program to an undergraduate degree can speak volumes to employers, according to an article from WorldWideLearn*. Not only does a minor program enhance your skills—it shows you...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

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