Tag Archives: IT

New Study: Nursing, Accounting, Mechanical Engineering Among Highest Paying Majors

Nursing, accounting and mechanical engineering are among the top 50 highest paying college majors, according to a recent study by Glassdoor. Glassdoor analyzed nearly 500,000 resumes and the median base salary from each major for the first five years of being in the workforce. “With approximately 70 percent of American high school graduates enrolling in
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Is Information Technology the Right Fit for Me?

Globe University – Woodbury Information Technology (IT) Program Chair, Tunji Akanbi, has been teaching IT with Globe for the past eight years. Prior to teaching, he worked as a web developer and is fluent in the following web development languages HTML 5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP & SQL. “I have always been fascinated by computers and how
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Coding Bootcamps 101

Even a cursory understanding of programming and web design can pay dividends in the workforce, but an in-depth understanding of these concepts is key to landing a lucrative job in software development. Coding boot camps supply this in-depth knowledge by placing students in an immersive and very focused learning environment. Upon completion, students emerge with
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MSB-Blaine Staff Spotlight: Paul Pederson, Information Technology Program Chair

For the past several years, Paul Pederson has worked for Minnesota School of Business-Blaine (MSB) as an adjunct instructor, teaching various courses within the information technology program. Very recently, Paul accepted the position of information technology program chair, which oversees the database, computer literacy, software development, networking, and information technology classes we offer at MSB-Blaine. It’s
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MSB-Blaine IT Students Configure Computers at Micro Center

Minnesota School of Business-Blaine information technology students recently had the chance to configure computer systems from the circuit board up during a field trip for their Computer Essentials class with John Daley. The field trip was conducted at Micro Center in St. Louis Park. The company offers computer products, services and repair. Daley, information technology program
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Meet MSB-Richfield’s ProCommPress

Written by the Professional Communications I class To give students at Minnesota School of Business-Richfield (MSB) a voice and to partner with Maija Jaaska, MSB community manager, to write a blog as part of their applied learning project, Carol Jaeger’s Professional Communications I class created the ProCommPress. Team leader, David Unruh, exercised his sunny yellow
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IT Students Connect with CenturyLink Facility

Ten students in the information technology program from three different Globe University/Minnesota School Business campuses, along with Executive IT Program Chair Tom Polinceusz and IT Program Chair Tunji Akanbi got to tour the CenturyLink downtown facility in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Steve Bernard, major account manager for CenturyLink, worked with Tom to get the tour organized. Built
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Throwback Thursday Advice, Part I

In honor of #TBT (that’s Throwback Thursday to those who didn’t know!), we thought we’d review some of the best advice we’ve received here at Minnesota School of Business-Richfield (MSB) over the past year: advice to current and prospective students, and to those searching for employment. You may notice some themes emerging. Take it away!
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MSB Students Assist Fellow IT Classmate for Applied Learning Project

Students in Paul Pederson’s Database Implementation course did a very unique applied learning project in their class. Because they were learning about databases, they decided to apply their knowledge to an actual local small business that was just getting started. In other words, they decided to turn the project into an actual workplace application-type project.
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A Chance to Chat with the Leaders: Coffee with the Campus Director

Last week students in the information technology (IT), interactive media and graphic design (IMGD), business, and nursing programs enjoyed coffee from Starbucks and pastry from Denny’s Bakery as they connected with Minnesota School of Business-Richfield’s (MSB) Campus Director Stacy Severson. Stacy invited students to ask questions, or share a concern or idea for the campus.
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