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Minnesota School of Business-Plymouth Welcomes New Business and Accounting Chair

Minnesota School of Business-Plymouth (MSB) is proud to welcome our new Business and Accounting Program Chair George Glaros, Jr. George brings to MSB a rich background in academia. Before joining MSB last year, George served as an adjunct instructor at both the Catholic University of America in Washington D.C., and at DeVry University, where he
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What This Criminal Intelligence Expert Said That Wowed Across the Curriculum

In an ironic coincidence as we all reflected on the day that everything changed in September of 2011, Renaissance man William Jones, J.D., criminal intelligence investigative analyst for both Hennepin and Sherburne counties, visited the Minnesota School of Business-Blaine campus to share his humor, passion and impressive resume with students from the business degree and
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How 14 Students Apply Business, Communication Skills to Help Prevent Suicide

This spring, 14 students in Introduction to Business and Business Communication classes at Minnesota School of Business-Lakeville utilized skills being learned in the classroom in order to support a nonprofit organization aimed at preventing suicide. The students, who worked with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, helped promote an upcoming event and provided operational recommendations
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Thinking Outside the Box: Students Pitch Marketing Ideas for Red Bull

Four business degree students from Minnesota School of Business-Blaine (MSB) came up with and pitched advertising ideas for Red Bull to SixSpeed, a Minneapolis-based advertising company. This was part of a competition among several schools in which one idea would be selected, and the winning group would take their project to Red Bull and work as
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Bling Bling: Medal Count Reflects Business Students’ Blinding Success

The world is run by those who show up. In the same sense, winning DECA competitions only happens for participants who show up–and apply their business acumen. Business degree students from Minnesota School of Business-Rochester did just that: they showed up at the 2013 DECA State Career Development Conference and did some winning as well.
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75 High School Students Get Sneak Peek at Business Careers

Seventy-five area high school students attended the first-ever Business Career Day at the Connexus Energy Headquarters in the City of Ramsey on January 17. Minnesota School of Business-Blaine’s Business Degree Program Chair David Erickson and College Representative, Jessica Hamre attended, and represented the campus on a panel of colleges. Following a morning of helpful, career-based information
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What Do a Vet Tech, an Accountant and a Mayor Have in Common?

Words of wisdom. At college graduation time, such words inspire newly-minted graduates to reach for the stars and succeed in their career pursuits. On Dec. 21, 2012, a veterinary technology graduate, an accountant and a mayor all shared their words of advice with staff, faculty, students and their families during the Minnesota School of Business-Lakeville
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5 Stars for DECA: Competition Prep Aids 26 High Schoolers

On December 14, the Minnesota School of Business faculty, staff and student collegiate DECA team hosted 26 members of the Chisago Lakes High School DECA club to help them prepare for their upcoming district and state competitions. The students competed in a variety of official high school-sanctioned DECA events, including team events in Business Law
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Lessons from a Winter Nights and Lights Parade

The secret to having fun at a winter parade is to: 1) have it in St. Cloud, Minn., 2) make sure plenty of college students and staff decorate and participate, and 3) light up yourself and your vehicle as much as possible! Those were some of the lessons learned by Minnesota School of Business volunteers at
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Are You Ready for DECA?

Last year, it attracted more than 200 people, brought students’ career-readiness skills up a notch, and it’s back again by popular demand. Students attending Globe University and Minnesota School of Business, mark your calendars on Friday, November 2, 2012 for the 2nd Annual Elk River DECA Invitational! The invitational is designed to help students increase
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