Tag Archives: Michelle Barsness

Community Manager and AVID Liaison = Michelle Squared

The Minnesota School of Business-Brooklyn Center campus (MSB) has several faculty with similar names, specifically Michelles and Michaels. It has certainly confused our students before when they see more than one of these individuals on their class schedule! Who are the Michelles, otherwise known as Michelle Squared? Michelle Barsness is the campus community manager and applied
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Do As I Say and Not As I Do – 4 Pieces of Advice to Get Through College

I can distinctly remember my own college days at a major university, and I shake my head at how I treated the beginning of my undergraduate degree: unimportant.  I have told stories to my students before about those days and have always ended with the well known phrase, “Do as I say and not as
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Student of the Quarter Enjoys Hands-On Learning

A few weeks ago, we featured Robyn Januszewski as our first student of the quarter.  Read about Januszewski and the award that she received from Minnesota Campus Compact here.  Our second student of the quarter is Jamie St. Hilaire.  St. Hilaire is scheduled to graduate in December, 2013 with an Associate in Applied Science in
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Brooklyn Center Warriors!

On Saturday, September 8, nine fearless, brave MSB-BC staff and faculty members headed to Hugo, MN, to compete in the Warrior Dash.  The Warrior Dash is a 5k race that includes 12 obstacles throughout the course.  It is a true test of endurance and strength as well as a willingness to get muddy! The team included:
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A Grand Opening for BC’s Closet

“Used Professional Clothes for New Professional People”  The idea behind BC’s Closet originated during the Winter 2011 quarter when Joy DesMarais-Lanz, MSB-BC’s former Business Program Chair, first brought the idea to Ann Deiman-Thornton, Dean of Faculty.  Joy saw a strong need among the BC students for professional clothing for job interviews, and she wanted to do something to
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Finding Monetary Support Through Student Events

Any time an individual or group wants to start an organization, there is a likelihood that the organization will need start-up funds.  BC’s Closet, a non-profit organization in the works at the Brooklyn Center Campus, is no different.  In brainstorming ways to find these funds, suggestions were made to hold various fundraisers during student events. The
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