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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

Studying the Past, Leading the Future

Posted: May 17, 2019 11:00:00 AM CDT

Studying the Past, Leading the Future

Dr. Jeff Wells is not a new face at the University of Nebraska at Kearney Department of History, but he is moving into a new role. Wells arrived at UNK in 2014 and recently gained the title of department chair. Originally from Joplin, Missouri, he received his bachelor’s degree from Missouri Southern State University, master’s degree from Missouri State University and Ph.D. from Texas Christian University, all in history. In addition to his duties on campus and in the community,...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: Natural and Social Sciences, eCampus, General

Understanding people through an online sociology degree

Posted: May 10, 2019 12:30:00 PM CDT

Understanding people through an online sociology degree

The study of sociology—the scientific methods that shed light on why humans behave the way they do—can help solve problems and enact positive change for individuals and societies. At the University of Nebraska at Kearney, an online B.S. in Sociology and an online Minor in Sociology are available to prepare students for careers that utilize this field of expertise. Suzanne Maughan, chair of the Department of Sociology at UNK, has a passion for both teaching sociology and doing...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: eCampus, General

Top 7 Factors When Choosing an Online Graduate Program

Posted: May 3, 2019 12:00:00 PM CDT

Top 7 Factors When Choosing an Online Graduate Program

No matter how long it’s been since you finished your bachelor’s degree, pursuing a graduate program is a big decision. How do you pick the right degree for your rising career as well as your budget, schedule and experience you need as a graduate student?    The University of Nebraska at Kearney eCampus offers some insight about what you should consider as you shop for online graduate programs and make a decision. Delivery Format – Is the program offered fully...

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By: Rosanna Vail

Category: General, eCampus

Online Criminal Justice Degree More Attainable Than Ever

Posted: April 26, 2019 3:25:00 PM CDT

Online Criminal Justice Degree More Attainable Than Ever

The criminal justice profession is increasingly in the spotlight, attracting those with a variety of career goals who have the same mission in mind—to serve and protect the people in the community where they live. Education is critical to enter the field, and the University of Nebraska at Kearney is making a degree in this area more feasible to achieve. More Opportunities UNK’s online B.S. in Criminal Justice prepares students for careers at the local, state or federal level...

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By: Stacey Schwarz

Category: General, eCampus

Caffeine for Dayzzz, or not

Posted: April 24, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

Caffeine for Dayzzz, or not

It’s almost finals week and we know what that means - late night cram sessions fueled by crazy amounts of caffeine! Let’s be real - we probably all consume caffeine in one way or another, whether that be coffee, soda, or energy drinks. Are you aware of how many cups of coffee you drink a day? Or if you don’t like coffee, how many energy drinks? No matter how you get your fix, are you aware of what it’s doing to your body? Don’t fear! You’re not alone....

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By: Health Education

Category: General, Health Education

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