Tag Archives: Global Citizenship

Minnesota School of Business Students Practice Active Citizenship

When Amber Bruns, Emily Hughes and Katelyn Vogt, all massage therapy students at Minnesota School of Business, were asked to explore social issues in their Global Citizenship class, they didn’t expect to become activists. But they also didn’t expect to learn that their chosen topic of study—human trafficking—can be found right in their own community.
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Blankets, Booties, Diapers and More: One Student Bundles Love for Babies

Giving back to our community is something the staff and faculty at the Shakopee campus of Minnesota School of Business (MSB) take pride in. Our students also exemplify our “We Care” philosophy by completing volunteer and applied learning projects with organizations nearby. For Nicolette Koehler, a medical assistant degree student, it was the local nonprofit
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What Color Do You Communicate With?

Within the culture of Minnesota School of Business-Rochester, our world is colorful, specifically in Red, Yellow, Blue, and Green. These colors represent personality types from the Insights profiles, and in addition to staff, students participate in Insights Discovery as part of the Global Citizenship course.  Need to refresh your memory? Learn more about how Insights
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Role Reversal: Lessons Middle-Schoolers Taught Us

Melissa Kasella and Kristy Carlson didn’t know quite what they were getting themselves into when they agreed to assist in an after-school photography class at the local South Junior High School. Attempting to learn their own service learning objectives in a Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud Global Citizenship class, they agreed to assist teaching middle-schoolers
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Students & Staff Become ‘Chocolate Experts’ To Benefit YWCA

Students and staff from the Minnesota School of Business in Moorhead were official chocolate experts for a day. It was all a part of the 29th Annual YWCA Chocolate Fantasy Event at the Holiday Inn in Fargo. Over 50 people from the campus volunteered at the event, to help raise funds for YWCA Cass-Clay Emergency
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Lending the Library a Helping Hand

Global Citizenship, a General Education course at Minnesota School of Business, is typically the first class to expose students to the concept of service-learning, and brainstorming project ideas comes as early as the second week of the quarter at the Brooklyn Center campus.  This quarter, students suggested the Hennepin County Library as a project site, which
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The Power of Two Hours

On a sunny afternoon on Friday, June 1 Global Citizenship students sacrificed their time to participate in a food packing event at Feed My Starving Children in Eagan. Usually participants pack an average of one box per person, but with the tunes cranked and the help of other volunteers, they nearly doubled the amount of
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