Business & Technology

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College of Business & Technology

Experiential hands-on learning is a primary focus of the College of Business and Technology. Students gain knowledge in the classroom and experience in the field.  Here you will find a variety of programs that lead to professional careers:

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Experiential Learning

Students have many opportunities for hand-on exploration and learning. Programs are designed to give students an edge by learning, not just in the classroom, but in experiential learning labs and real-world environments, through internships and other business collaborations. There are many services available to help and guide students to rewarding careers and add to their skills.

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About Us

We have a wide variety of programs in the College that will lead to fulfilling careers in many different professions.

Miranda Seidel

Learning While Doing

Miranda Seidel

Senior | Agribusiness

Miranda Seidel, senior in Agribusiness from LaCrosse, Kansas, has been working at a spring internship at The Andersons, Inc., in Kearney. The Andersons is a national grain merchandising business with a western region headquarters in Kearney. Miranda has been involved with grain origination, including commodity markets, prospecting customers, providing customer support, learning about the dynamics of prices, basis, and commodity training, and presenting market information.

UNK Alumni Spotlight VIDEO: Kearney businessman Paul Younes

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UNK Alumni Spotlight VIDEO: Kearney businessman Paul Younes

   Longtime Kearney businessman and hotel entrepreneur Paul Younes shares how the University of Nebraska Kearney shaped his personal growth and professional success, and continues to positively impact his company today. “The university took me like their own kid, like their own son. My language wasn’t the best, my instructor was phenomenal to me…The opportunity […]

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The biggest impact impact on my career came as a result of smaller class sizes, and the willingness of professors to take the time to get to know their students. If I had questions, or needed help with a project, my professors were always willing to help and always had suggestions, which helped me get more from my college career. 
Tyler Fead
Sales Representative, GIX Logistics, Grand Island