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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

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

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

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’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

The Administrative Support Team Holds Everything Together for UNK’s CBT

Posted: December 5, 2023 12:00:00 AM CST

 The Administrative Support Team Holds Everything Together for UNK’s CBT

Although what they do is often behind the scenes, everyone at UNK’s College of Business and Technology is grateful for this great team of ladies. During this season of thanksgiving and joy, it seemed like the perfect time to tell each of them what a wonderful job they are doing and how much they mean to UNK.

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Business and Technology, Marketing, General

UNK’s Cyber Club: Where the Focus is on Building Relationships

Posted: November 28, 2023 12:00:00 AM CST

UNK’s Cyber Club: Where the Focus is on Building Relationships

A typical weekly meeting with UNK’s Cyber Club often involves students playing games such as chess, Exploding Kittens, or UNO. Around holidays, they indulge in themed potluck dinners where students might engage in foods that are spooky or ones they are encouraged to be thankful for.

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Business and Technology, General, Marketing

UNK Management Students Learn A “Latte” About Business from Travis Hollman

Posted: November 21, 2023 12:00:00 AM CST

UNK Management Students Learn A “Latte” About Business from Travis Hollman

The idea was formed to create new drinks “named after the faces you see every day” at UNK. This gave the class the “sense of team” that Hollman was hoping for. Since the decision was made to use Brewed Awakening as part of this class project, Hollman explains that it’s “gotten quite a bit of steam.”

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Business and Technology, Entrepreneur, General, Marketing

Cultivate Your Future Network Now

Posted: November 14, 2023 11:50:00 AM CST

Cultivate Your Future Network Now

Entrepreneurship students from all over the world are encouraged to get involved with Cultivate via the Canvas page that the club is creating to expand their membership. Online students as well as international students will be able to join this organization through Canvas.

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Marketing, Business and Technology, General, Education, Entrepreneur

Not Your High School’s FBLA

Posted: October 24, 2023 12:00:00 AM CDT

Not Your High School’s FBLA

The club usually meets in West Center once a month, but it’s not unusual for them to decide to hang out in a more casual atmosphere such as Brewed Awakenings. A typical meeting might consist of discussing club business, listening to a guest speaker who is a local business leader, or taking a tour of one of the many businesses around Kearney.

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Marketing, Business and Technology, General, Entrepreneur

Homegrown Possibilities Abound at UNK’s AG Business Club

Posted: October 10, 2023 12:00:00 AM CDT

Homegrown Possibilities Abound at UNK’s AG Business Club

The AG Business Club meets monthly in West Center with no set time to join. Interested students simply need to show up. Like UNK in general, this club has a relaxed, family atmosphere that is guaranteed to make its members feel welcome.

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: General, Business and Technology, Marketing

Parker Hannifin, Supply Chain Management Corporate Sponsor, Appreciates UNK’s Emphasis on Quality

Posted: October 3, 2023 12:00:00 AM CDT

Parker Hannifin, Supply Chain Management Corporate Sponsor, Appreciates UNK’s Emphasis on Quality

Colton Stuhr explains that the Supply Chain Management program at UNK, which boasts an impressive 100% employment rate for its graduates, listened to the community to learn what was needed and then proceeded to help students grow into workers who have “all the right tools and skill sets” to fill the many opportunities available to them in Kearney. He shares that being a Champion Sponsor for this program speaks to the value Parker Hannifin places on UNK’s results and what it...

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Business and Technology, Marketing, General

For This Alumnus, Every Day at Work Feels like Coming Home to UNK

Posted: September 26, 2023 12:00:00 AM CDT

For This Alumnus, Every Day at Work Feels like Coming Home to UNK

In addition to his speaking engagements at UNK, Birge is also open to the idea of having interns work at Fast Forward. He recently had an extremely qualified intern reach out to him. As the student shared that he wanted to work at Fast Forward because he felt that the company solved real problems, Birge knew he had succeeded at creating “an environment around something more than just money.”

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: Entrepreneur, Marketing, Business and Technology, General

Your Future Starts Today at UNK’S Industrial Distribution Organization

Posted: September 12, 2023 12:00:00 AM CDT

Your Future Starts Today at UNK’S Industrial Distribution Organization

According to Layne Hudson, the current Vice-President of Communications for IDO, “the professors are great” and “very involved with IDO.” Hudson works hard “to make sure ID students are informed about all upcoming events and opportunities” available to them through this club.

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: General, Marketing, Business and Technology, Entrepreneur

Loping From UNK Student to President of Kearney Winlectric

Posted: May 2, 2023 12:00:00 AM CDT

Loping From UNK Student to President of Kearney Winlectric

For Novacek, who was able to participate in internships as well as work in the industry before graduation, he feels thankful that the opportunities he received at UNK helped him graduate without feeling a ‘huge shock” when he entered “the real world” of business.

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By: Sandy Brannan

Category: General, Business and Technology, Entrepreneur, Marketing

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