Category Archives: Health Fitness

Online Exercise Science Student Kick Starts Senior Fitness with Free Classes

Kick starting an exercise program for your community is no easy feat. Online exercise science student Jen Bauer, of Honey Brook, Pennsylvania, was up for the challenge when she decided she would offer free senior fitness classes to her community. Jen not only created a program, she also joined the township’s parks and recreation committee
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Health Fitness Specialist Graduate Shares Success Story

Written by Joeleen Kielkucki, health fitness specialist student Kurt Hartman, a 2009 graduate of the Minnesota School of Business-Plymouth (MSB) health fitness specialist program, is the owner of Pro Fitness Training in Eden Prairie, Minn. Pro Fitness Training is a growing gym offering group and personal training with emphasis on circuit-style strength training using Russian kettlebells,
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MSB Students Create Marketing Launch for Voices of Effective Change

Ten years ago, Patricia Angulo was working at Bethel University, and she had the opportunity and pleasure of teaching and mentoring Lutunji Abram. Abram was in the Master’s in Organizational Leadership program, and Angulo was her professor and thesis adviser. Abram had always been passionate about teen parents and reducing the high school dropout rate,
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Online Student Wins $100 Amazon Gift Card for Outstanding Research Paper

Congratulations to Minnesota School of Business student Lindsey Nagtzaam! She is the Online Division’s Research Award winner for Fall Quarter 2013. As a part of her Introduction to Business course, which is part of her Health Fitness degree, Lindsey investigated Whole Foods’ mission to secure a long-term profit by researching how Whole Foods maintains a
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Health Fitness Grad Goes from the Training Floor to the Top Floor

Jessica Eggert finished school with every intention of working in the health fitness industry as a wellness coordinator or trainer.   Anytime Fitness put her in the manager’s office instead. Eggert, a December 2012 graduate of the health fitness degree program at Minnesota School of Business-Plymouth (MSB), is currently in charge of the Anytime Fitness club in
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5 Tips for Building a Career in Health Fitness

Have you just graduated with a degree in health fitness?  Or just received your first professional fitness certification?  Or maybe you want to move to the next level in your fitness career?  Opportunities abound, but where do you start?  Follow these five tips from Minnesota School of Business Online Health Fitness Program Chair Meredith Butulis
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Class is Always in Session for This Former Principal

“I have a word for you….reinvent.” It’s an appropriate quote to categorize Julie Millerbernd’s professional journey. This former elementary school principal and current health fitness specialist student at the Minnesota School of Business-Plymouth (MSB) campus is a lifelong learner. Even at the age of 61 she’s not planning on altering that lifestyle any time soon.
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Plymouth Student Carries Fitness Career to the Community

Father, public speaker, role model, student, personal trainer, small business owner, veteran and teacher—these are all roles that health fitness student Jason Strauch fills. A busy man, to say the least, Strauch has a knack for helping and motivating others to accomplish what they think they can’t. Veteran Presence Strauch’s fitness career started in the military, by
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