Tag Archives: Early Fall 2012

Student Appreciation Event Draws a Crowd

Staff and faculty at Minnesota School of Business-Shakopee literally put their service to the test on September 19, 2012. Students were invited into the Shakopee Commons for a meal to celebrate Student Appreciation Day. John Skoy, Dean of Faculty, served as host for the event and seated each student. Admissions Representatives Scot Moncur and Brad
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Beds for Kids Fundraiser a Success

The Student Leadership Committee (comprised of five students from various programs) organized a staff versus student challenge to raise money for the “Beds for Kids” project.  All proceeds benefit children in Peru who are living without beds.  The project donates money to help construct and deliver beds to needy children.  The Student Leadership Committee tracked
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Class Creates Marketing Plan for Nonprofit

The Marketing Strategies class at Minnesota School of Business-Shakopee prepared a comprehensive marketing plan for the Academy on Violence and Abuse (AVA).  Students met with the Executive Director, Karla Vaughan, four separate times during the quarter and worked hard to complete the plan by September 12th, so she could present it to the Board of
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Guest Speaker from Minnesota Zoo Visits Class

Students in Lab Animals, Exotics, and Pocket Pets, VT 222, had a special guest speaker this quarter.  Dianna Lydick, CVT at the Minnesota Zoo, came to talk about birds, reptiles, and also her experiences as a zoo veterinary technician.  Students had the opportunity to restrain cockatiels and perform wing trims and nail trims on them.
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Vet Tech Instructor Seen on Local News

Cassie Panning, a Veterinary Technology instructor at Minnesota School of Business-Shakopee, recently appeared in a news story on WCCO.  The piece focused on the growing importance of Basic Animal Rescue Training (BART) for local firefighters. BART teaches “how to respond to everything from helping horses and livestock to teaching CPR for companion animals – a
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Constitution Day is September 17th: Chance to Win a $250 BOOK VOUCHER for Next Quarter!

Constitution Day is next Monday, September 17th.  The Shakopee Legal Eagles Club is hosting an event in the Student Commons from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.  There will be a bake sale, games, and prizes. If you take a quiz testing your knowledge of our Constitution, you will also have a chance to win a
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Introducing the Student Leadership Committee (SLC)

Hello, fellow students!  We are the Student Leadership Committee (SLC).  We are a brand new organization on campus.  It is our primary goal to make sure each student enjoys their experience here and gets the most out of their education.  One of the many functions we wish to perform is to become a liaison between
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THE TRUTH AS WE SEE IT: Harvard Cheating Probe Underway for About 125

Editor’s note: This blog is written by Richard Anderson, Business Program Chair, Minnesota School of Business – Shakopee. Okay, I admit I’m as naïve as the goal posts at MOA Stadium. I mean, I certainly knew that lots of people cheat. They cheat to get a better job, cheat to rob you of your hard
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