Tag Archives: criminal justice

Meet MSB-Elk River’s Spring Graduate of the Quarter, Wendy Brown

Written by Stephanie Keydel, director of career services Wendy Brown, Minnesota School of Business- Elk River’s June 2015 Graduate of the Quarter, seemed stunned when her name was revealed as the award recipient. This reaction illustrates exactly what is so special about Wendy. Despite knowing how much her hard work, dedication, and robust community engagement
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Safety Tips by Criminal Justice Students and EOD Trained Dogs Demonstration

If you saw something out of the ordinary that looked suspicious, do you know how you would handle it? If a dangerous situation took place at work or school, would you know what to do? In an attempt to ensure that members of the campus community at Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center do, in fact,
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Local Business Benefits from MSB Student-led Security Analysis

Criminal justice students from Minnesota School of Business-Elk River, Wendy Brown and Amy Skog, recently completed an applied learning project in their Security class summer quarter. They had an opportunity to partner with Jay Stemler of Retail Design Services (RDS), a local business that helps retailers like Gap, Inc. to promote their brand in a
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An Original ‘Freedom Writer’: Meet Criminal Justice Student Sara Capistrant

The movie, “Freedom Writers,” which was released in 2007, is based on a true story about a teacher, Erin Gruwell, who taught at-risk high school students at Woodrow Wilson High School in Long Beach, California. The story follows Gruwell and her success at motivating and inspiring the students to apply themselves, graduate and follow their
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Criminal Minds: A Chat with Criminal Justice Program Chair Laurie Rosas

Laurie Rosas has spent much of her professional career involved with those on the wrong side of the justice system. Criminal justice program (CJ) chair at the Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud, Rosas uses her wide range of experiences to show students the variety of careers available to those with a CJ degree and also
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Alumni Spotlight: Criminal Justice Grad Jamie Thayer

Albert “Jamie” Thayer graduated from Minnesota School of Business-Blaine in June with a Bachelor of Science degree in Criminal Justice. Jamie was able to secure a position as a part-time juvenile probation officer before graduating. Working with juveniles is exactly what Jamie set out to accomplish and is enjoying his work. We spoke with Jamie
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Alumni Spotlight: Criminal Justice Program Graduate Jessica Ackerman

From student, to student worker, to Safety and Security Coordinator at Minnesota School of Business-Blaine, to corrections officer, Jessica Ackerman has worked hard to gain professional experience while attending MSB to complete her criminal justice degree. We caught up with Jessica to ask her some questions about her experience at our school. Why did you
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Law and Order: Up Close and Personal for Criminal Justice Students

St. Cloud is home to the Minnesota Correctional Facility (MCF-St. Cloud), better known locally as the “Reformatory,” and Minnesota School of Business criminal justice students recently toured the site to learn more about the prison environment and its wide variety of employment opportunities. Originally built in 1898 and the oldest facility in the state, the
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Criminal Justice Students Experience Crime Scene Investigation Techniques

It might very well be every criminal justice student’s secret fantasy to walk in the shoes of TV’s Gil Grissom on the popular drama, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. Recently, Minnesota School of Business students had the opportunity to do just that when CSI: The Experience® came to the Mall of America in Bloomington, Minnesota. An
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Criminal Justice Students Get an Opportunity to Work with Canterbury Park

One of the things that students enjoy most about attending Minnesota School of Business is the ability to apply what they have learned in the community. Recently, the criminal justice students from Minnesota School of Business-Lakeville got the chance to turn what they are learning into real life experience when they visited Canterbury Park. Risk
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