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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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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-Elk River DECA Students Succeed at State Once Again

Minnesota School of Business (MSB) students have a unique opportunity to join an organization that can provide them with relevant experience and practice demonstrating their skills and knowledge in a professional setting before they graduate. Collegiate DECA gives our students the chance to network with influential people in a variety of fields and be critiqued by
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Minnesota School of Business Students Leave Great Impression at DECA Conference

Minnesota School of Business (MSB)-Blaine students left the Minnesota Collegiate DECA Career Development Conference with a sense of pride and accomplishment. This is the sixth year in a row that 100 percent of their competitors qualified to compete and attend the International Career Development Conference being held in Orlando, Florida. Two of the students are no
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Accounting Program Graduate Lands Dream Job

How often can anyone say that they are working at their dream job? Minnesota School of Business-Richfield (MSB) accounting alumna Kristina Selting can. Kristina graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree (and honors) from the accounting program last year. Her first full-time position was with JH Larson Electrical Company. Although Kristina enjoyed working in her field,
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MSB-Elk River Congratulates Nate Weishalla, Winter 2014 Graduate of the Quarter

Written by Stephanie Keydel, career services coordinator Recent graduate Nate Weishalla was chosen as MSB-Elk River’s Winter 2014 Graduate of the Quarter. He was chosen by staff and faculty based on his involvement in DECA, as a tutor, and in the local community. His dedication to helping others in and out of the classroom was
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Business Students Excel at DECA State Competition

According to the Minnesota Collegiate DECA’s website, “Collegiate DECA is a student driven organization that values competence, innovation, integrity and teamwork.”  The organization’s “…programs assist in developing academically prepared, community oriented, professionally responsible, experienced leaders.” Recently, Minnesota School of Business-Elk River (MSB) celebrated the victories of two business students, Allisa Alleman and David Harvey, at the
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Taylor Metcalf Represents MSB-Rochester at State DECA Competition

Taylor Metcalf, a business management student at Minnesota School of Business-Rochester, recently attended the Minnesota State DECA competition with his program chair Charles Martinson in Mankato, Minn. The competition took place at the Verizon Center on the 25th and 26th of February. The official name for the event was “The Career Development Conference” (CDC) which is the state
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MSB-Blaine Sends 100 Percent of DECA Students to National Conference

Under the supervision of Catherine Rice, CFE, accounting program chair and Collegiate DECA advisor at Minnesota School of Business-Blaine (MSB), eight eager students from MSB-Blaine went to Mankato, Minn., to compete in the 2014 MN Collegiate DECA State Conference. All of the students, either as teams or individuals, qualified to be in the top 15
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Second Annual DECA Competition Brings High School Students to MSB-Blaine

For the second consecutive year, Minnesota School of Business-Blaine hosted a high school DECA competition for surrounding high schools. Arriving in buses and dressed in their professional best, about 70 students from Forest Lake High School and Chisago Lakes High School participated in the event this year. Kelly Flannery, Collegiate DECA state vice president, introduced the keynote speaker for
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