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The Future is Now for UNK Student Omar Sanchez

Posted: April 16, 2024 12:00:00 AM CDT

The Future is Now for UNK Student Omar Sanchez

Omar Sanchez embodies the power of internships in shaping a student's future. Graduating with a double emphasis in accounting and finance from UNK's College of Business and Technology, Sanchez attributes his success to his professors, advisors, and the invaluable internship experiences he's had.

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Business and Technology, General, Marketing

Ending Online Courses on a High: The Art of Parting Ways with Students

Posted: April 9, 2024 2:00:00 PM CDT

Ending Online Courses on a High: The Art of Parting Ways with Students

Goodbye are never easy, especially when it comes to wrapping up an online course. Discover how to seamlessly incorporate expert advice on making your course conclusion a seamless and satisfying experience for you and your students!

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By: Learning Design Team

Category: Learning Design, General

College of Business and Technology Students Appreciate the Challenge of Dr. Seshadri’s Classes

Posted: April 9, 2024 12:00:00 AM CDT

College of Business and Technology Students Appreciate the Challenge of Dr. Seshadri’s Classes

Dr. Sri Seshadri, a seasoned educator at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, goes beyond traditional teaching methods. With a focus on fostering critical thinking and independence, he challenges students with engaging activities and real-world simulations. Seshadri's dedication to student success extends to teaching effective use of resources and technology, preparing them for future endeavors. Through his global perspective and international experiences, he enriches students'...

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Business and Technology, Learning Design, General, Marketing, UNK Online

UNK Students Slow Nebraska’s Brain Drain

Posted: April 2, 2024 12:00:00 AM CDT

UNK Students Slow Nebraska’s Brain Drain

UNK students are changing the game by staying local after graduation, bolstering Nebraska's workforce with their skills and dedication. With strong ties to companies like KSO CPAs and Advisors, UNK grads like Mindy Oman are integral to the community's success. Discover how UNK is shaping the future of Kearney's business landscape

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Marketing, General, Business and Technology

The Future is Bright for UNK Senior Eder Garcia Thanks to the Supply Chain Management Program

Posted: March 26, 2024 12:00:00 AM CDT

The Future is Bright for UNK Senior Eder Garcia Thanks to the Supply Chain Management Program

Eder Garcia, a Supply Chain Management senior at UNK, highlights the transformative impact of scholarships, internships, and campus involvement on his college journey. With gratitude for opportunities and mentorship, Garcia eagerly anticipates future prospects within Nebraska's vibrant industry. Discover how his UNK experience shapes his career aspirations

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Business and Technology, General, Marketing

Challenge Accepted: UNK Finance Students Make an Impression at the CFA Challenge

Posted: March 19, 2024 12:00:00 AM CDT

Challenge Accepted: UNK Finance Students Make an Impression at the CFA Challenge

Dr. Tim Jares, Dean of UNK’s College of Business and Technology, recognizes the intense rigor of the CFA Institute Research Challenge, having led students through it previously. Dr. Nam Le, an assistant professor of finance, commends his team's performance, emphasizing the real-world application of their investment analyses. Ethan Knust highlights the invaluable experience gained, echoing the sentiment that participation in the challenge enhances students' professional...

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Marketing, Research, Business and Technology, General

Beyond Accommodation: How Course Accessibility Enhances the Learning Experience for All

Posted: March 14, 2024 12:00:00 AM CDT

Beyond Accommodation: How Course Accessibility Enhances the Learning Experience for All

Course accessibility features designed for students with disabilities often benefits all learners, a phenomenon known as the 'curb-cut effect.' Uncover the power of inclusive design to enhance the educational experiences for all of your students.

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By: Learning Design Team

Category: Learning Design, General

UNK’s online Biology M.S. ranks high nationwide for quality and affordability

Posted: March 8, 2024 12:00:00 AM CST

UNK’s online Biology M.S. ranks high nationwide for quality and affordability

UNK's online Biology M.S. program's dedication to providing rigorous and flexible education at an affordable price has been recognized nationwide, as it was ranked first for affordability and 14th overall by Online Masters Colleges (OMC).

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By: Heidi Knake

Category: Natural and Social Sciences, UNK Online, Graduate Studies, General

A Summer Internship Opens Doors Abroad for Industrial Distribution Student Layne Hudson

Posted: March 5, 2024 12:00:00 AM CST

A Summer Internship Opens Doors Abroad for Industrial Distribution Student Layne Hudson

For ID student Layne Hudson, thanks to her academic training coupled with the connections offered to her through UNK, this summer promises to open up a whole new world as she travels abroad for a summer internship opportunity with North American Plastics. She’s not only excited to travel, but she’s ready to see the worldwide impact of Industrial Distribution.

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Business and Technology, General, Marketing

UNK’s Beta Gamma Sigma Leads the Way in Washington, D.C.

Posted: February 27, 2024 12:00:00 AM CST

UNK’s Beta Gamma Sigma Leads the Way in Washington, D.C.

UNK seniors Emily Hall and Shayli Wilkinson showcased their leadership at the Cultivating Authentic Leadership Regional BGS Conference in Washington D.C. As members of Beta Gamma Sigma, they honed authentic leadership skills, gained insights into personal success, and participated in impactful activities. Wilkinson's recognition for her leadership solution in a group activity highlights the practical application of their UNK learnings. Both plan to leverage these experiences as they...

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Business and Technology, Marketing, General

For Freshman Juliette Eaton, UNK Relationships Have Made All the Difference

Posted: February 20, 2024 12:00:00 AM CST

For Freshman Juliette Eaton, UNK Relationships Have Made All the Difference

Connecticut native Juliette Eaton has found a second home at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, particularly through the Living Learning Community. As a freshman, she's formed strong connections with like-minded students, making great friendships and even planning a summer trip to Japan. Thanks to the unique environment, she's thriving both academically and athletically, swimming for UNK and pursuing an aviation degree. Eaton attributes her positive experience to fellow student...

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Business and Technology, Marketing, General

The Future is Bright for Students Thanks to UNK’s Successful Internship Program

Posted: February 13, 2024 12:00:00 AM CST

The Future is Bright for Students Thanks to UNK’s Successful Internship Program

UNK business and technology graduates with internship experience earn higher starting salaries on average. Beyond financial gains, internships allow students to apply classroom concepts practically, aiding informed career decisions. The success of UNK's program keeps university courses aligned with industry needs, fostering a mutually beneficial relationship.

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: General, Business and Technology

University of Nebraska Kearney's online graduate programs claim top ranks in Nebraska and nationwide

Posted: February 8, 2024 12:00:00 AM CST

University of Nebraska Kearney's online graduate programs claim top ranks in Nebraska and nationwide

UNK's online graduate programs rank high on multiple national rankings and number one for "Best Online Master's in Nebraska!" UNK's online STEM Education M.S.Ed., English M.A., History M.A., Health Sciences M.S., and Teacher Education master's programs all secured rankings within the top ten.

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By: Heidi Knake

Category: Natural and Social Sciences, Graduate Studies, Health Education, General, Education, UNK Online

UNK’s Alyse Pflanz Honored as Young Professional of the Year

Posted: February 6, 2024 12:00:00 AM CST

UNK’s Alyse Pflanz Honored as Young Professional of the Year

Alyse Pflanz, honored as Kearney's Young Professional of the Year, is more than just an accomplished individual; she is a dedicated educator and community builder. As a lecturer at the University of Nebraska at Kearney, Alyse not only imparts knowledge to her students but also serves as the Director of the Center for Economic Education. Her commitment to K-12 education is evident through innovative programs, workshops, and competitions that promote financial literacy and business skills...

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Business and Technology, Education, General

Reading Together: Social Annotation and How it Impacts Student Learning

Posted: February 3, 2024 12:00:00 AM CST

Reading Together: Social Annotation and How it Impacts Student Learning

Want to know the secret to ensuring your students not only read their assigned texts but actively engage with and learn from them? Social Annotation! Learn more about this helpful tool in this months blog:

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By: Learning Design Team

Category: General, Learning Design

There’s No Place Like Home for Graduates Thanks to UNK’s Career Center

Posted: January 30, 2024 12:00:00 AM CST

There’s No Place Like Home for Graduates Thanks to UNK’s Career Center

Based on the 86.34% response and knowledge rate of these CBT graduates, 85% were able to find jobs in Nebraska. This good news not only affects these newly hired professionals, but the impact on Kearney and beyond is significant.

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Marketing, General, Business and Technology

UNK History M.A. alumna named visiting fellow at Harvard’s historical Houghton Library

Posted: January 25, 2024 12:00:00 AM CST

UNK History M.A. alumna named visiting fellow at Harvard’s historical Houghton Library

Christy Gordon Baty, a 2023 UNK History M.A. alumna was awarded a Harvard visiting fellowship to research books with embroidered bindings at the Houghton Library, home of Harvard's rare books and manuscripts.

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By: Heidi Knake

Category: General, UNK Online, Research, Graduate Studies

UNK’s Industrial Distribution Program Roots Belong to Dr. Don Envick

Posted: January 23, 2024 12:00:00 AM CST

UNK’s Industrial Distribution Program Roots Belong to Dr. Don Envick

Industrial Distribution is a big deal at the University of Nebraska at Kearney. After all, how many programs can boast a 100% placement rate? As impressive as this is, it didn’t happen overnight. In fact, one would have to go back many decades to understand how today’s UNK students are being uniquely prepared for the leadership roles over 1000 graduates currently enjoy.

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Entrepreneur, Business and Technology, Marketing, General

Kara Green rewrites her story with UNK’s social work Bachelor of Science degree

Posted: December 19, 2023 11:00:00 AM CST

Kara Green rewrites her story with UNK’s social work Bachelor of Science degree

Entering the foster care system to becoming a homeless youth and eventually a single mom, Kara Green carries various labels, but her newest one is UNK Social Work B.S. graduate. Green attributes her success to UNK's online courses, which enabled her to achieve this significant milestone. However, she does not intend to end her journey there.

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By: Heidi Knake

Category: UNK Online, General, Natural and Social Sciences

Payton Schake finds “his people” through UNK’s online School Counseling M.S.Ed. program

Posted: December 12, 2023 4:00:00 PM CST

Payton Schake finds “his people” through UNK’s online School Counseling M.S.Ed. program

Fall 2023 graduate, Payton Schake finds "his people," his career, and his passion for helping students with UNK's online School Counseling M.S.Ed. program.

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By: Heidi Knake

Category: UNK Online, Graduate Studies, General

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