August 2019 Posts

Area Organizations attend non-profit REACH Event

Posted: October 13, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Area Organizations attend non-profit REACH Event

UNK's Center for Entrepreneurship and Rural Development worked with the Hall County Housing Authority to develop REACH, an event bringing together area service providers who work with underprivileged and low-income populations. The REACH event (focuses on building RELATIONSHIPS, EMPOWERING ADVOCACY, COMMUNITY and improving the HUMAN experience).  The event was held in Grand Island at the Public Library on April 19, 2019 and featured speakers from the University of Nebraska at Kearney...

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By: The CBT Difference Staff

Category: Business and Technology, General

Do Not Feed the Phish

Posted: August 29, 2019 2:45:00 AM CDT

Do Not Feed the Phish

What is Phishing? “Phishing” is when criminals use email, phone and online scams to purposefully and maliciously trick people into sharing information such as passwords, Social Security numbers, account and credit card details and even your mother’s maiden name! Phishing is Fraud and it is a crime. Defend Yourself Educate yourself, your family, and if applicable, your co-workers, clients and business partners on what Information Theft is, and what you can do to protect...

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services, General

Canvas New Gradebook

Posted: August 9, 2019 10:00:00 AM CDT

Canvas New Gradebook

The Gradebook helps instructors easily view and enter grades for students. Depending on the Grade display type, grades for each assignment can be viewed as points, percentage, complete or incomplete, GPA scale, or letter grade. Only graded assignments, graded discussions, graded quizzes, and graded surveys that have been published display in the Gradebook. Not Graded assignments are not included. The default view in the Gradebook is to view all students at a time, but you can also view...

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By: Canvas New Gradebook

Category: Information Technology Services

Instructions for students to see faculty’s feedback on their graded assignments

Posted: August 5, 2019 8:00:00 AM CDT

Instructions for students to see faculty’s feedback on their graded assignments

When grading an assignment in Canvas, faculty may leave feedbacks for their students by adding rubrics, leaving comments in rubric, annotation feedbacks, and text comments. To insure that students have access to your valuable advices feel free to share the following instructions with them.  How do I view rubric results for my assignment?  How do I view annotation feedback comments from my instructor directly in my assignment submission? How do I view assignment comments from my...

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

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 New Dean for the College of Business and Technology at UNK

Posted: August 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

A New Dean for the College of Business and Technology at UNK

What attracted you to the central Nebraska area and UNK? UNK and specifically CBT has a blend of programs that actually fits quite nicely with my set of business and educational experiences and goals. I pursued a career in higher education after years of being on the business side. I love to teach, interact and see the results. Finally, I’m from South Dakota and my wife is from Nebraska, so this move gets us closer to family – a nice bonus!  What is currently on your...

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By: The CBT Difference Staff

Category: Business and Technology, General

Economic Essay Winners recognized in CBT

Posted: August 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

Economic Essay Winners recognized in CBT

Each spring the CBT conducts the JCM Symposium Economic Essay Contest. This year we had 19 entries and awarded first, second, and two honorable mention awards. In May there was a short ceremony held in West Center to recognize the following winners: First Place, $1,250 Daniel Vargas Castano - Paper: "The Adversities of Rent Control" Second Place, $750 Jose Perez - Paper: “Do Rent Controls Work to Increase Affordable Housing?” Honorable Mention Aaolo Zambrano - Paper: “Rent...

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By: The CBT Difference Staff

Category: Business and Technology, General

Internship Placements for Summer 2019

Posted: August 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

Internship Placements for Summer 2019

Summer Internship Placements - CBT Career Center   10 - Cyber Systems 14 - Family Studies 8 - Management 7 - Marketing 16 - Supply Chain Management 3 - Accounting 6 - Agribusiness 11 - Construction Management 1 - Finance 14 - Industrial Distribution 6 - Interior and Product Design

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By: The CBT Difference Staff

Category: Business and Technology, General

17th Annual UNK Robotics Competition

Posted: August 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

17th Annual UNK Robotics Competition

Cyber Systems students participated in several MICS 2019 events, held in Fargo, ND in April 2019. Dr. John Hastings served as the faculty mentor for all UNK teams. UNK Cyber System students Christian Schleif, Matthew Laucomer and Trenton Chramosta participated in the programming competition. The Red vs. Blue cybersecurity competition was new this year. Teams took turns attacking and defending computers, servers and networks. Angel Ruiz, Tyler Pierce-Panowicz, Andrew Oliver, Trenton...

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By: The CBT Difference Staff

Category: Business and Technology, General

New UNK inductees to Gamma Omicron Chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau

Posted: August 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

New UNK inductees to Gamma Omicron Chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau

The College of Business and Technology at the University of Nebraska at Kearney inducted 23 members into the Gamma Omicron Chapter of Epsilon Pi Tau April 26, 2019. Epsilon Pi Tau is the Leading International Honor Society for Technology.    Epsilon Pi Tau recognizes academic excellence in fields devoted to the study of technology and the preparation of practitioners for the technology professions.  Founded at Ohio State University in 1929, Epsilon Pi Tau is the...

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By: The CBT Difference Staff

Category: Business and Technology, General

UNK Faculty offers two Super GenCyber Girls Camps

Posted: August 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

UNK Faculty offers two Super GenCyber Girls Camps

University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Super GenCyber Girls  (Kearney, NE) UNK’s Super GenCyber Girls was a one-week, non-residential camp to serve rural, females in 5th  through 8th grade. The camp was created to teach online, ethical behavior and cybersecurity concepts through a series of both unplugged and plugged, hands-on activities. Example activities included bristlebots, soldering, coding through micro:bits and learning about cyber careers through...

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By: The CBT Difference Staff

Category: Business and Technology, General

UNK Phi Beta Lambda team represents at the National Leadership Conference

Posted: August 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

UNK Phi Beta Lambda team represents at the National Leadership Conference

In June, UNK took a team of ten to the Phi Beta Lambda National Leadership Conference in San Antonio. Along with workshops and other activities, the students attending the conference competed in various events against business students from other colleges and universities from all over the country. Five of the nine UNK competitors earned a top ten finish in their respective competitions. Anna DeSordi and Morgan Anderson (as a team) placed first in Hospitality Management and...

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By: The CBT Difference Staff

Category: Business and Technology, General

Youth Entrepreneurship Camps Expand

Posted: August 1, 2019 12:00:00 AM CDT

Youth Entrepreneurship Camps Expand

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Rural Development (CERD) at UNK had an active summer hosting youth programs and teaching students about starting and operating a business. The Lemonade Stand program kicked off the summer camps in the first week of June. This was offered to students entering the 4th and 5th grade who take part in the Kearney Community Learning Center (KCLC) program. An evening workshop was also offered to all students in the community who are not already involved in KCLC....

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By: The CBT Difference Staff

Category: Business and Technology, General