Category Archives: Programs

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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Globe University Students Learn Swedish Massage Technique

The summer quarter massage therapy  students at the Globe University-La Crosse Campus  learned their first massage therapy technique last month and put their skills to the test on outside clients on Aug. 30. This is the first time the students were able to practice on other individuals other than each other. Students treated the scenario
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Vet Tech Students Travel to Thailand to Work with Elephants

Two veterinary technology students from Globe University – Woodbury campus took their love for animals to a new level by traveling to Thailand to work with elephants. Haley Schommer and Shannon Vesledahl stumbled across a college veterinary service summer program called Loop Abroad. They did some research and decided to apply. Little did they know
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Is Information Technology the Right Fit for Me?

Globe University – Woodbury Information Technology (IT) Program Chair, Tunji Akanbi, has been teaching IT with Globe for the past eight years. Prior to teaching, he worked as a web developer and is fluent in the following web development languages HTML 5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP & SQL. “I have always been fascinated by computers and how
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How to Break into a Medical Coding and Billing Profession

As the population continues to age and the new coding rolls out for ICD-10, the need for medical coding and billing professionals is continuing to grow. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statics, employment of health information technicians is expected to grow 15 percent from 2014 to 2024, which is much faster than
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Kick Chronic Pain with Massage Therapy

With September being Pain Awareness Month, it’s high time that you kick chronic pain to the curb. If you’ve had limited success with medication, consider adding an alternative approach to your treatment plan. Massage therapy has proven useful for many chronic pain sufferers, who enjoy not only physical relief, but also numerous mental benefits. Massage
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Actor’s Death Highlights Hope for a Cure for Alzheimer’s

Gene Wilder, one of the funniest actors of the 1970s, has recently passed away from Alzheimer’s disease. His death highlights the toll this disease takes on society’s best and brightest, slowly taking away their personality and ability to function, followed by taking their lives. In the NOVA PBS documentary Can Alzheimer’s Be Stopped?, journalist Greg O’Brien
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Staff, Faculty Show Appreciation During ‘The Great MSB Get-Together’

“This was the best student appreciation yet,” said one of the nursing students in response to this quarter’s Student Appreciation. Each quarter every campus hosts a student appreciation to illustrate how much the staff and faculty care and appreciate each and every student. This quarter, in honor The Minnesota State Fair, the Richfield campus decided to
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