Category Archives: Applied Learning

Globe University-La Crosse Vet Tech Students Attend WVTA Convention

On Oct. 14, 2016, seven Veterinary Technology students and staff from Globe University-La Crosse attended the Wisconsin Veterinary Technician Association (WVTA) Convention. The convention was held for three days at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin, and was held by the WVTA, a nonprofit organization made up of veterinary technicians and a health care
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Family says Massage Therapy Benefits Son’s Rare Genetic Disorder

The family of a teen diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder says massage therapy has truly benefited their son. Chris was diagnosed with Type III Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI). It is a genetic disorder that characterized by bones that break easily, often from little or no apparent cause. Globe University-Woodbury massage therapy student Heather Rasmussen treated Chris with
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GU-Appleton Staff, Vet Tech Student Raise Awareness of Addiction

Drug use, alcohol abuse and addiction are a concern that hits close to home for many Wisconsin residents. In 2010, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported that 512 Wisconsin residents died as a direct consequence of illicit drug use. Wisconsin’s number of substance-related deaths has exceeded 500 during four of the past five years.
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Nursing Students Volunteer at American Diabetes Association EXPO

Minnesota School of Business-Richfield nursing students spent a Saturday volunteering for the American Diabetes Association EXPO held at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The students worked several different booths at the event and provided much-needed education to children and adults. Some of the booths that they volunteered at included the kid zone with a bouncy house,
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St. Cloud Vet Tech Students Help with Woofstock 2016 Fundraiser

On Sept. 10, 2016, the SCNAVTA group at the St. Cloud Minnesota School of Business campus participated in Woofstock 2016, a fundraiser for Tri-County Humane Society. The Tri-County Humane Society provides services for over 3,000 animals every year. Each pet is evaluated, examined, given appropriate vaccinations and dewormings, spayed/neutered, treated for ailments and injuries as
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Student Medical Assistant Group Participates in New Horizon’s Walk to End Abuse

On Tuesday, Oct. 4, the Globe University-La Crosse  Student Medical Assistant Group (SMAG) and 25 other participants attended the New Horizon’s Walk to End Abuse at Cameron Park for Domestic Abuse Awareness Month. Participants of the walk created signs to vocalize about domestic abuse and proceeded to walk to city hall for a proclamation reading
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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 Techs at Eau Claire Campus Host Spay and Neuter Day

The veterinary technology program at the Eau Claire campus is known for helping out. They are always giving of their time and efforts. Recently, the department came together to help out both the Rusk County Animal Shelter and Bob’s House for Dogs. Students and faculty volunteered their time and skills to offer spays, neuters and
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