September 2020 Posts

UNK Study Spaces

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

UNK Study Spaces

Click the Student Study Spaces link to see the areas designed to promote a safe space while you wait for your next class. 6 feet of physical distancing and face covering are required in these spaces.Note: Links are available to reserve rooms when necessary.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

Take Advantage of These Resources as an Online Student

Posted: September 8, 2020 8:00:00 AM CDT

Take Advantage of These Resources as an Online Student

Fall semester has officially begun! As an online student, are you aware of the many resources that are available to help you succeed? If you’re new to online learning at UNK or you just need a refresher, look no further. I sat down with eCampus Online Program Coordinators Stacey Schwarz and Stephanie Clinch to compile the most important resources that you should take advantage of as an online student: Online Student Orientation “As students get started in their online education...

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By: Danielle Kluver

Category: eCampus, General

“View Progress” Button Within Modules Tab

Posted: September 4, 2020 12:00:00 AM CDT

“View Progress” Button Within Modules Tab

  Within Modules, you can view the progress of your students and see how they are progressing through the course. Module progress is determined by the students completing required elements in the module. If you don't set up any requirements, you won't be able to track your students' progress within each module. Required elements may include requiring the students viewing a page, submitting an assignment, or earning a minimum score on an assignment or quiz. For more information please...

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: General, Information Technology Services

Back to Business and Tech - Fall Semester Safely Launches

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

Back to Business and Tech - Fall Semester Safely Launches

University officials shared a new phased plan to navigate the COVID-19 impact as Fall courses started on August 24th. With this in place, Dr. Tim Jares, Dean of the College of Business and Technology shared that "our faculty can't wait to get back in the labs and classrooms with all of our students."

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By: BizTech E-News

Category: General, Business and Technology

CBT Computer Science Program Accredited by ABET

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

CBT Computer Science Program Accredited by ABET

The University of Nebraska at Kearney’s Bachelor’s degree program in Computer Science Comprehensive has been accredited by the Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET, the global accreditor of college and university programs in applied and natural science, computing, engineering, and engineering technology.

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By: BizTech E-News

Category: Business and Technology, General

CBT Dean's Advisory Board Member Selected for Cope Award

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

CBT Dean's Advisory Board Member Selected for Cope Award

Congratulations to Brad Kernick, member of CBT's Dean's Advisory Board, on being awarded the University of Nebraska at Kearney's highest honor! Mr. Kernick accepted the Cope Cornerstone of Excellence Award in Cope Stadium during summer commencement exercises on July 28th, 2020.

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By: BizTech E-News

Category: General, Business and Technology

CBT Student Ambassadors on the (virtual) road!

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

CBT Student Ambassadors on the (virtual) road!

The CBT Student Ambassadors were nominated for this scholarship-based recruiting role by faculty, staff and other students based on their leadership abilities as well as their passion for UNK and CBT programs. Their main role is recruiting by providing the student perspective through stories, tours, and panels for prospective high school and transfer students to leverage in making their college decisions. If you would like our Ambassadors to provide a virtual student panel about their college...

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By: BizTech E-News

Category: Business and Technology, General

PBL Students Compete Nationally with Excellent Results

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

PBL Students Compete Nationally with Excellent Results

The UNK chapter of Phi Beta Lambda (currently changing its name to Professional Business Leaders) sent 14 students to the National Leadership Conference this summer to compete in various business competitions. Theresa Yaw, faculty advisor for the student organization had much praise to offer about these students and their efforts. "I am happy to report that these students did very well, earning one first-place finish, two second-place finishes, two third-place finishes, and in total, ten...

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By: BizTech E-News

Category: General, Business and Technology

Student and Faculty Work on Display

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

Student and Faculty Work on Display

Student projects were featured and are now on display in the newly opened Discovery Hall. Space is now available for our Interior and Product Design students to showcase their work. The gallery is located on the second floor of the new Discovery Hall. Ahna Packard, Assistant Professor for Interior and Product Design at UNK will be a featured artist at UNK's Walker Gallery August 24 - September 24, 2020. The shows vary from UNK productions to Omaha Community Playhouse and Star Trek television...

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By: BizTech E-News

Category: Business and Technology, General