Tag Archives: Junior Achievement

What Do College Students, Second Graders and Financial Literacy Have in Common?

The answer is… Junior Achievement! For their applied learning project, students in Julie Kresh’s professional communication class at Minnesota School of Business-Blaine are working with second graders at Turtle Lake Elementary School to teach them about financial literacy. More specifically, they are teaching them about these five topics: owning a business, hiring workers, products and services, how people
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Bright Minds, Bright Futures: MSB Employees Return to Elementary School

Six Minnesota School of Business-Blaine (MSB) employees entered the halls of Rice Lake Elementary School to inspire the minds of students through the Junior Achievement program. Junior Achievement is an organization dedicated to giving elementary, middle school and high school students the tools and skills to obtain economic success, plan for their future, and make
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From 6 to 96

  On Friday, May 18, Minnesota School of Business – Brooklyn Center, participated in the 6th annual Globe Education Network Community Service Day. MSB-BC chose to do two events throughout the course of the day. The first event focused on giving back to the community in a traditional way by volunteering at Champlin-Brooklyn Park Academy.
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MSB-Shakopee Staff Readies for “J.A. (Junior Achievement) in a Day” May 18

  You would think that professional adults wouldn’t get nervous about facing a class of kindergartners or fifth graders, but, believe it or not, there are some MSB-Shakopee staff and faculty who are registering quite high on the “anxiety-o-meter.” It has been a while (or never!) since MSB-Shakopee faculty and staff have stepped foot in
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Back to the Future with Junior Achievement

MSB-Shakopee students return to grade school to teach social studies skills Does a lesson on workforce readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy belong in 3rd grade? You betcha! Just ask Makenzie Madden, Christina Forward, Kelsie Koepp and Jenna Hallin, four students from Jay Moore’s Global Citizenship class, who volunteer for the Junior Achievement non-profit organization at
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