Category Archives: Alumni Spotlight

Medical Assisting Grad: ‘It was Money Well Spent’

When Globe University-Woodbury Director of Career Services, Rachel Morin, had to get surgery on her Achilles tendon at HealthPartners in St. Paul, Minnesota, she noticed the level of professionalism and care of her medical assist. It just so happened that the medical assistant was a 2013 graduate of the medical assisting (MA) program. Rachel said she
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Navy Veteran Furthers Career with MN School of Business IT Degrees

After spending eight years working on computer systems that can shoot cruise missiles from Navy ships, Josh McGowan departed from the Navy to pursue a career in Information Technology. However, Josh said he did not have a degree. So he was wondering with all of his experience and knowledge what the next steps would be. “In today’s market,
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Vet Tech Graduate Finds Dream Job in Lone Star State

Samantha Peterson walked across the graduation stage on Oct. 1, 2015. Two days later, she embarked on a two-day road trip that ended in Live Oaks, Texas, – 1,200 miles from campus and her longtime home. Texas was not a random destination. Samantha’s husband, who is a firefighter, moved down to Texas while Sam was in
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Meet MSB-Elk River’s Spring Graduate of the Quarter, Wendy Brown

Written by Stephanie Keydel, director of career services Wendy Brown, Minnesota School of Business- Elk River’s June 2015 Graduate of the Quarter, seemed stunned when her name was revealed as the award recipient. This reaction illustrates exactly what is so special about Wendy. Despite knowing how much her hard work, dedication, and robust community engagement
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Nursing Graduate Excels in Career with Help from Globe University & Minnesota School of Business

Originally, Ashley Whipps wanted to study art. She began her college education at a larger state university, then transferred to another similar institution. She says didn’t care for either of them, so she decided to make a change. “Nursing was always in the back of my mind and has always been a passion of mine,”
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Minnesota School of Business Graduate Moves Up the Career Ladder

With the risk of dating herself, Carla Gruenhagen admits that she attended Minnesota School of Business (MSB) back when it was located downtown Minneapolis near the Lumber Exchange Building. There, she earned her Associate of Applied Science degree in accounting and business management. Even though it’s been nearly a quarter of a century, Carla’s favorite
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Machinery Manufacturer Turned Accountant Thanks Minnesota School of Business

Blake Schaefer, a graduate of the Minnesota School of Business (MSB)-Rochester campus, decided to enroll after a friend recommended the college. “I was very happy with my choice, and I was able to get a four-year [bachelor’s degree] in accounting in two years,” says Blake. “I don’t think many others schools can do that kind
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