April 2020 Posts

Excel Pivot Table

Posted: April 30, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Excel Pivot Table

Use a PivotTable to summarize, analyze, explore, and present summary data. Pivot Charts complement PivotTables by adding visualizations to the summary data in a Pivot Table, and allow you to easily see comparisons, patterns, and trends. Both PivotTables and Pivot Charts enable you to make informed decisions about critical data in your enterprise. See pivot table tutorials.  

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: General, Information Technology Services

Transforming Lives as a Librarian

Posted: April 23, 2020 9:00:00 AM CDT

Transforming Lives as a Librarian

Stephanie Dannehl discovered a love for reading at a young age, thanks in part to her local librarian. Dannehl was always met with a “warm smile and a big hug” when she entered the library, and HoneyLou Bonar (Hastings Public Library librarian) recommended books from an assortment of genres and authors that expanded Dannehl’s literary repertoire. “She had a way of making the library a very cool place to be and I wanted to be just like her,” recalls...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: General, eCampus

Embed VidGrid videos in Canvas

Posted: April 22, 2020 8:44:00 AM CDT

Embed VidGrid videos in Canvas

Students and faculty are able to embed VidGrid videos directly to any Canvas Content area – also, called rich text area. Canvas has content area in Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Syllabus, and Quizzes. Instructions Anywhere within your Canvas that has rich text editor, you will notice a button with a blue V icon. Click on the V > VidGrid Embed. In the VidGrid Embed dialog box you may either record a video directly by clicking the icon that looks like a video recorder,...

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services, General

Developing Your Plan from a Distance

Posted: April 15, 2020 9:30:00 AM CDT

Developing Your Plan from a Distance

Recently, the word “uncertain” has been used to describe the state of, well, almost everything that is upcoming. Many college students are busier than ever before, combining responsibilities from different aspects of their lives and caring for those around them whether in-person or virtually. If you are experiencing new or added stress during this time, it can be comforting to focus on tasks that are in your control. Developing an academic plan, for example, will allow you to...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: eCampus, General

Empowering Online Students at UNK

Posted: April 9, 2020 9:30:00 AM CDT

Empowering Online Students at UNK

Today’s prospective online students desire more – more interaction, communication, personalized attention, and support. They also expect to work with qualified staff members who can provide expertise and guidance as they consider whether an online program will be the right fit for their educational and career needs. Once admitted to a program, online students want the opportunity to truly connect and belong to their campus community - even from a distance. The University of...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: General, eCampus

Excel - Drop-down list

Posted: April 9, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Excel - Drop-down list

Drop-down lists can greatly facilitate data entry. Drop-downs allow people to pick an item from a list that you created. It helps people work efficiently in worksheets by using drop-down lists in cells. A drop-down list presents a number of options for the user to select from. The biggest advantage of using drop-down list is to eliminate data entries. Other advantages are: The entries in the list give the user a clue about what values are allowed or expected. It's faster for the user to...

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By: Shahla Allavi

Category: Information Technology Services

CBT Center Highlights

Posted: April 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

CBT Center Highlights

The Center for Entrepreneurship and Rural Development is hosting a live-streamed pitch competition for high school students across the state. Please share this opportunity with any high school students you know. The top prize is $1000 and the live-streamed event allows students to compete from home! The last day to enter a pitch is today April 24th, with the event on May 6th! Click the button below for more information and to submit ideas.

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By: BizTech E-News Staff

Category: General, Business and Technology

CBT Certificate Program Gains National Recognition

Posted: April 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

CBT Certificate Program Gains National Recognition

Congratulations to UNK's Professional Business Sales Marketing Program on being named a "Top Sales University" by the Sales Education Foundation! Program coordinator Marsha Yeagley shared that "this listing by the Sales Education Foundation continues to provide impact for our students in the area of employment." This annual also highlights a theme of "Sales Approaches and New Technologies", a timely collection of information given the recent developments. UNK is one of three Nebraska schools...

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By: BizTech E-News Staff

Category: General, Business and Technology

First UNK student to graduate with Professional Sales Certificate

Posted: April 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

First UNK student to graduate with Professional Sales Certificate

Andrew Burival, senior Business Administration major with an emphasis in Supply Chain Management, will be the first student in UNK’s history to graduate with a Professional Sales Certificate. Marsha Yeagley, senior lecturer and Professional Sales Certificate program coordinator, commended Burival, “ Andrew wisely saw this as an opportunity to make himself more marketable”. During his first internship with Sandhills Global in Lincoln, Nebraska, Andrew “developed a...

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By: BizTech E-News Staff

Category: General, Business and Technology

Honored Graduates Announced for 2019-2020 Academic Year

Posted: April 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Honored Graduates Announced for 2019-2020 Academic Year

Each academic year, CBT faculty nominate 25 Honored Graduates to be recognized in a ceremony the night before commencement. Because we were not able to hold the ceremony this year, the office of Communications and Recruitment has developed some featured content displays over the next few weeks on the website and Facebook. Be sure to like and follow us so you can congratulate these exemplary students.

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By: BizTech E-News Staff

Category: General, Business and Technology

Per Ardua Ad Astra: through difficulties to the stars

Posted: April 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Per Ardua Ad Astra: through difficulties to the stars

Captain D.J. Ballinger, Director of UNK's Aviation Program, addressed administrators, faculty and students when he alerted them to COV-ID 19 impacts to his program earlier this week. With his permission, his inspirational words have been shared below as we all navigate the global pandemic and its rippled effects in higher education and beyond. Dedication to your craft is what makes you a professional. Aviation is not an easy profession; we work in adverse climates and conditions, endure...

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By: BizTech E-News Staff

Category: Business and Technology, General

Scholarship Awardees Announced Soon

Posted: April 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Scholarship Awardees Announced Soon

Due to current Directed Health Measures, CBT is unable to host the annual Scholarship Night and ceremony. But that won't stop us from lifting up both these determined and successful students as well as the donors who have contributed to their success. A new addition to the CBT website has been constructed specifically for Scholarships and Awards and will be published soon. Keep checking our website for updates! We are grateful to our donor families and partners, and to our students for...

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By: BizTech E-News Staff

Category: Business and Technology, General

Student Ambassador Nominations due May 8th!

Posted: April 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Student Ambassador Nominations due May 8th!

CBT Student Ambassador nominations are open through May 8th. Select the button to enter your nomination today! The Student Ambassadors assist in increasing UNK student engagement on campus as well as recruiting efforts for potential students. This is also a scholarship opportunity for our students, so please be sure to nominate as many as you know that would want to be involved! Students can nominate peers as well as themselves, so feel free to share this opportunity with your classes as well.

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By: BizTech E-News Staff

Category: General, Business and Technology

Student Spotlight - Kiley Bamesberger

Posted: April 1, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

Student Spotlight - Kiley Bamesberger

Kiley Bamesberger has always been competitive and has applied that determination to her college pursuits. "I am driven by knowing that when I reach my end goal, I could help many people and would truly love my job." Recently accepted into the Gold Torch Society, CBT student Kiley Bamesberger is not only a full-time student, but also a full-time Certified Nursing Assistant/Medication Aide. "Since I began college, I have almost always worked a full time job while being a full time student...

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By: BizTech E-News Staff

Category: General, Business and Technology