Tag Archives: Minnesota School of Business – Elk River

MSB-Elk River Students Give Back in Big Ways: Applied Learning at its Finest!

Spring quarter was a flurry of activity at Minnesota School of Business-Elk River. Several classes engaged in truly inspiring and exciting applied learning projects throughout the quarter. From animals to children to senior citizens, the students worked with a wide range of area partners to give back to the local community in big ways. Nicole Greenlund’s
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Showing “True Colors” to Empower Youth

As a member of the Elk River community and community manager for Minnesota School of Business-Elk River, I am proud of all of the amazing organizations and businesses that work together to improve the lives of those that live, work, and go to school here. It is with great pride that I serve as a
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Students Work to Address Civic Emergencies at MSB-Elk River

Have you ever wondered what your local government has planned in case of emergencies such as natural disasters, disease epidemics and other major events that affect people who live in the community? Sherburne County’s Health and Human Services Department is responsible for emergency preparedness in our area. One thing that the department is tasked with
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The Ultimate Goal: How Earning a Degree Can Affect Your Career

Written by Stephanie Keydel, career services director Once he was swiftly promoted after graduating with his Bachelor of Science in Business Management, John Lauer knew going back to school was the right decision. After working at the local office of an industrial machinery company for 27 years, the recent Minnesota School of Business-Elk River graduate, felt
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Meet Meg Stephenson, MSB-Elk River’s New Campus Director

Minnesota School of Business-Elk River has a new campus director! Meg Stephenson joined the campus on Friday, January 2 and is looking forward to the new experience. Meg previously worked at the University of Minnesota as the women’s gymnastics coach. Although she loved her career as a coach, she knew she wanted to put her
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MSB-Elk River Vet Tech Students Teach Kids About Dog Bite Prevention

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 4.5 million Americans are bitten by dogs each year, and half of these are children. Due to this alarming statistic, it is vital that people, especially children, are educated about dog bite prevention. One of Minnesota School of Business-Elk River’s vet tech classes recognized this and
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Welcome Laurie Ternes, MSB-Elk River’s New Administrative Assistant

Minnesota School of Business-Elk River recently added a new staff member to the education and career services teams. Laurie Ternes joined the campus on Monday, December 1 as a new administrative assistant. She will be working in both departments with Meghan Paulson, dean of students, and Stephanie Keydel, director of career services. Laurie holds a
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Getting to Know MSB-Elk River’s New Massage Therapy Program Chair

If you haven’t had a chance to meet Minnesota School of Business-Elk River’s Diana Oberg, massage therapy program chair, now is the time to do it! Oberg has been with us for four weeks in her new role, but she isn’t new to MSB or our campus. Oberg has been an adjunct instructor for four years at
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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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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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