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Community Service Day 2015: A Memorable Day of Giving Back

One thing is certain about staff and faculty at Minnesota School of Business-Elk River; they like to do what they can to help the local community and its members. This year’s Community Service Day provided yet another opportunity for staff and faculty to do just that in a variety of ways both on and off
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Medical Assistant Students Teach Hand-Washing to Twin Lakes Elementary

We seem to be hearing a lot recently about illnesses, germs and many foodborne and airborne diseases that impact children and adults in schools, offices and public facilities. The public has been cautioned on steps to take to avoid being affected and one of the most basic suggestions has been thorough hand-washing. According to the
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MSB Health Careers Association Collects Books for Children’s Hospital

Running through the first few weeks of this new quarter, an empty barrel was placed at the bottom of the stairs at Minnesota School of Business-St.Cloud. The goal, set forth by the Health Careers Association, was to fill the barrel with children’s books to be donated to the St. Cloud Hospital Children’s Center. The Health Careers
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New Year, New You?

2015 is well underway, and we here at Minnesota School of Business-Richfield (MSB) are thinking about New Year’s resolutions. Maybe there are some things that we could better at in 2015 than we were in 2014? Our resourceful instructor Carol Jaeger suggests that students strive for perfect attendance in 2015. “It leads to class participation
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2014: A Year in Review at Minnesota School of Business-Richfield

Well, 2014 is coming to an end. As we reflect on the past year, we at Minnesota School of Business-Richfield are grateful for our families, friends, colleagues and most of all, our students. We’ve said hello to many new friends, and said goodbye to others. We’ve embraced our challenges as well as our successes. As we
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Career Services is Here to Help You Begin Your Journey

So you’ve graduated. Now what? If you already have a job, congratulations! If you don’t, we hope you are seeking the assistance of Minnesota School of Business-Richfield’s (MSB) Career Services department. Just what can Director of Career Services Liz Ashantiva or Associate Director Diana Welter do to help you land your dream job? Let’s find
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What’s on Your Plate? Teaching Healthy Choices with the Updated MyPlate

Teaching prekindergarten students to make healthy eating choices using the updated MyPlate model was an exciting opportunity for medical assistant students Trisha Sizer and Bao Vang. On June 2, 2011, First Lady Michelle Obama and USDA Secretary Tom Vilsack released the federal government’s new food icon, MyPlate, to serve as a reminder for consumers to
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Summer Graduates Ready to Write Their Own Stories

Earlier in September, Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center held its quarterly graduation ceremony at The Minneapolis Boulevard to celebrate the achievement of its most recent graduates. Michelle Barsness, director of career services, welcomed everyone to the special event and then introduced the faculty members as they filed into the room. Tracey Stoeckel, medical assistant and medical administrative
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Aligning Education to Workforce Need

Minnesota School of Business-Richfield (MSB), along with the Richfield Chamber of Commerce, recently hosted an event entitled, “Aligning Education to Workforce Need.” The panel discussion relied on the notion that a well-prepared workforce is vital to Minnesota’s economy, and focusing on the immediate need for well-skilled workers and improving business-education partnerships are key. The panel
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MSB-Richfield Nursing and Medical Assistant Students Help Fight Kidney Disease

Written by Kendra Saal, nursing program chair According to the National Kidney Foundation: One in three American adults are currently at risk for developing kidney disease One in nine American adults have kidney disease (most don’t know it) The two leading causes of kidney disease are high blood pressure and diabetes Early detection and treatment
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