Tag Archives: Community Engagement

MSB Lakeville Opens its Doors to New Charter School

Recently, the city of Lakeville approved new zoning for the MSB Lakeville campus to undergo construction to allow space for a new career-focused charter school.  The charter school, Minnesota Center for Advanced Professional Studies (MNCAPS), attracts high-school aged students from Lakeville, Prior Lake, and Savage.  Students enrolled in the school will be immersed in work
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Minnesota School of Business Students Receive High Accolades at DECA Conference

Minnesota School of Business – Blaine students left the MN Collegiate DECA Career Development Conference on Feb. 18-19 with an incredible feeling of not only accomplishment but the powerful feeling that they have chosen the best career path for their skills. This year’s competition marks the seventh year in a row that 100% of MSB-Blaine’s competitors
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Medical Assistant Students Conduct Five Year Well Checks on Real Life 5-Year-Olds!

In the medical assistant program at Minnesota School of Business-Blaine, students often practice their skills on each other, as well members of the community. For the first time, the students in the advanced patient care class with Dawn Bunn, CMA, and MSB-Blaine medical assistant program chair, practiced their skills on real life 5-year-olds! “We are
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MSB-Blaine Welcomes 20 Employers to the Fall Career Fair

Each fall, Minnesota School of Business-Blaine hosts an on-campus career fair for students and graduates to meet with potential employers. It is also open to the public. The event provides attendees professional networking opportunities with area employers representing all the programs we offer. Within the two-hour event, several interviews were scheduled, many connections were made, and
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MSB-Blaine Students Collaborate On a Business Plan for Stack Breaker

Students enrolled in the small business management class at Minnesota School of Business-Blaine worked together on a business plan for Stack Breaker, which is a small business located in Blaine, MN. According to its website, Stack Breaker provides “customers with a unique exhaust adapter that allows you to reduce the height of your exhaust stack
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MSB-Blaine SCNAVTA Group Assists at RAGOM’s Goldzilla Event in Their 40th Year

On Sunday, September 13, members of the SCNAVTA (Student Chapter of National Veterinary Technicians in America) group at Minnesota School of Business-Blaine participated in RAGOM’s (Retrieve a Golden of Minnesota) Goldzilla event. Under the supervision of Kelly Noyes, CVT, SCNAVTA Advisor, and veterinary technology program instructor, SCNAVTA students Brittany Rivera, Ashlie Kerr, Kelly Xiong, Melanie
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MSB Lakeville Students Hold Bake Sale to Help Young Cancer Patient

Recently, Minnesota School of Business-Lakeville students in Lisa Folch’s Applied Ethics class held a bake sale as part of a charity drive for a local youth struggling with a cancer diagnosis.  The students contributed a plethora of baked goods to the cause and manned the table in the front lobby area of the MSB-Lakeville campus throughout
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MSB-Blaine Pays It Forward in the Local Community

On Friday, September 11, staff and faculty members of Minnesota School of Business-Blaine spent the afternoon doing random acts of kindness in their local community. The team building event had some simple rules to follow: The teams (there were three) had to stay together, each act needed to be photographed, all the money (each team
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Massage Therapy Students Meet the Spartan Challenge

Once again Michelle Hanson, program chair for massage therapy at the Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud campus, brought her students to Rocori High School for the Spartan Challenge. The Spartan Challenge, now in its fourth year, is an opportunity for students in 10th through 12th grade to come and compete against one another in a
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Vet Tech Students from Blaine and Woodbury Join Forces to Learn About Wolves

On August 12 the students from Julie Oglesby’s Lab Animals, Exotics and Pocket Pets class at Minnesota School of Business-Blaine joined fellow students from Globe University-Woodbury on a field trip to The Wildlife Science Center in Columbus, MN. The field trip was led by Dawn Harvego, CVT. The Center is a non-profit organization, aimed at providing exposure though education,
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