March 2021 Posts

Change Your Status in Teams

Posted: March 26, 2021 12:00:00 AM CDT

Change Your Status in Teams

If you want to make sure people know when you’re busy or away from your desk, set your status in Teams. The little dot on your profile indicates if you’re available or not. Learn how to manage your status in Teams by reading this article or watching this video.

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By: Shahla Alavi

Category: Information Technology Services

ROTC Takes 3rd in Ranger Challenge

Posted: March 10, 2021 12:00:00 AM CST

ROTC Takes 3rd in Ranger Challenge

For the first time in 11 years, UNK’s ROTC fielded their own Ranger Challenge team and brought home the 3rd Place trophy. “I’m very proud of Cadets,” said Captain Damien Cullen, Department Chair for Military Science. The Fall 2020 competition, held in the last week of February due to COVID rescheduling, resulted in the first time this team has placed since 1993. The difficulty has been having a high enough number of local ROTC or national guard students to compete on...

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By: CBTENews

Category: General, Business and Technology

UNK's First Wings Ceremony Scheduled

Posted: March 10, 2021 12:00:00 AM CST

UNK's First Wings Ceremony Scheduled

CBT is extremely proud of this achievement for our aviation students. To commemorate their successes, a Wings Ceremony is being held in Okinga Auditorium March 26th beginning at 2 pm. Due to COVID restrictions, a limited number of guests have been invited, however, we will be offering a zoom link for family and friends who would like to view it.  Again, sincere congratulations to these students on this momentous achievement. Emily Farley Takanori Isokawa Dawson Kouma Garret...

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By: CBTENews

Category: Business and Technology, General

CBT Faculty Consult, Testify on Rural Health Measures LB498

Posted: March 1, 2021 12:00:00 AM CST

CBT Faculty Consult, Testify on Rural Health Measures LB498

“Rural areas do not receive the same quality and level of broadband services typically received by urban areas in Nebraska,” said Dr. Tim Obermier, UNK professor of Industrial Technology. Access to high-speed broadband in a rural area is challenging. Because of this limited accessibility of quality, and speed of internet services, rural areas are experiencing difficulties attracting and retaining new talent and fostering entrepreneurship. The Rural Measures project is dedicated to...

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By: CBTENews Staff

Category: Business and Technology, General

CBT Honors Night Set for May 6th

Posted: March 1, 2021 12:00:00 AM CST

CBT Honors Night Set for May 6th

Each year, each department selects students as "Honored Graduates" - students who have exemplified the program's mission for a soon-to-be-graduate. This year, the College of Business and Technology is proud to be able to honor these graduates in a short ceremony before commencement. This year, the event will recognize 25 students selected by faculty in each CBT department. Those students will be honored with a short ceremony to be held in the Fine Arts Recital Hall on UNK's campus on May 6th...

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By: CBTENews Staff

Category: General, Business and Technology

New Inductees to Beta Gamma Sigma

Posted: March 1, 2021 12:00:00 AM CST

New Inductees to Beta Gamma Sigma

Beta Gamma Sigma, the academic honorary for AACSB accredited schools, is inducting another cohort of CBT's finest students. Recognized as having competed in the top ten percent of all CBT students, we are excited to announce the 2021 inductees. The Induction Ceremony for these students is scheduled for March 19th at 4 pm in Discovery Hall. Due to COVID restrictions, attendance limitations are in place. If you are interested in watching the ceremony, a webinar will be available. Please contact...

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By: CBTENews Staff

Category: Business and Technology, General

Scholarship Night Slated for April 30th

Posted: March 1, 2021 12:00:00 AM CST

Scholarship Night Slated for April 30th

The College of Business and Technology has a long-standing tradition of connecting our scholarship awardees with the donating families and businesses who are so very vital to our mission. Last year, we were able to award nearly $400,000 in scholarships to UNK students in CBT programs, and this year is on track to be just as spectacular. Held in UNK's Health and Sports Center on April 30th beginning at 7 pm, students who have been selected to receive awards will be notified and invited to...

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By: CBTENews Staff

Category: Business and Technology, General