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An Entry-Level Playing Field isn’t a Fair Game for Veterans

I recently had the opportunity to meet with a group of veterans who had just transitioned into the private sector. In visiting with some of these veterans who were in the military for more than eight years, I heard a recurring theme: Civilian employers do not look at the life experience of the job applicant's military service as on-the-job training. As a result, veterans end up in entry-level positions with entry-level pay while their college-educated private sector counterparts excel. How can veterans…Read +

Student Profile: Curt Dexter

With advancing technology, it seems that engineering careers have become more important than ever. If you want to work in engineering technology, it is never too late to go back to school. This is what our very own electronics engineering technology student, Curt Dexter, chose to do. To achieve his personal career goals, Dexter decided to take the plunge into online education and get his degree. We had a chance to chat with Dexter and learn a little bit about…Read +

What You Need to Know About Your Degree in Electronics Engineering Technology

As an online student pursuing a degree in electronics engineering technology, you’re probably most interested in learning about complex control panels and electronic systems. But do you consider all the times that electronics engineers have to make important decisions on the spot? Probably not. As you work towards your degree in electronics engineering technology, it’s important to ask yourself “how am I making myself better equipped than other candidates applying for this job?” Before you know it, you will be…Read +

The Best Food in Kansas City …that ISN’T Barbecue

When you think about food in Kansas City, the first thing that likely comes to mind is barbecue. And why not? Kansas City’s relationship with slow-smoked meats is rooted deep in its history going back well over a century1, and the local restaurants and barbecue chefs rack up countless awards for their cooking every year. However, often overlooked are the numerous other KC eateries, coffee houses, and microbreweries whipping up mouth-watering delectables on a daily basis. Kansas City is a…Read +

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