Tag Archives: Minnesota School of Business – St. Cloud

Interview Tips: Answering the Hard Questions

In one of the PD 200 classes (professional development), a student asked why they have to answer interview questions like: “Why should I hire you for this job?”  She thought that since her resume’ was clear and she’s already in the interview questions like that are redundant. I assured her that since she was in her
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Back-to-School Time: Tips to Get Ready

It’s that time of year to start thinking about getting ready to go back to school. Starting a new school year can seem fun and exciting, but also can bring on anxiety. Here are some tips to help ease those fears and help you get back on track for the year. Meet the new teacher/instructor.
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Meet Your New Career Services Coordinator

Kristina George started at the Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud campus in April of this year. She quickly impressed Shannon Templin, director of career services, who chose her based on “student advising experience and exhibited essential leadership and management skills that can place Kristina in the role of a mentor to our students. In addition,
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Campus Director and Staff Participate in Active Threat Simulation

Recently Jim Beck, campus director at Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud, along with Jessica Ostendorf, veterinary technology program chair, Barb Meemken, academic assistant, and Lisa Smith, medical assisting program chair, attended the 2nd Annual Inter-Professional Simulation conference here in St. Cloud. The day’s theme was Active Threat Training and included a full simulation involving the
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Health Care Students Create Event for Good Shepherd

By Debra Berglund, Health Care Management Program Chair When the quarter started, my Case Studies in Health Care Administration class at Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud started talking about the applied learning project right away. I wanted the students to make all the decisions as a team, and so I started by having them brainstorm some
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Faculty Spotlight: Jessica Ostendorf, Veterinary Technology Program Chair

A friend to all creatures great and small, Jessica Ostendorf has brought a wealth of experience to the veterinary technology program at Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud. By bringing real-world understanding into the classroom, Ostendorf is able to connect with the students. The students gather a greater interest and appreciation for the veterinary technology field.
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Student Spotlight: Future Massage Therapist … and Meteorologist

The life of a college student can be busy, and it keeps getting busier for future massage therapist (and meteorologist) Kerri Moran. Kerri is currently attending Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud for massage therapy. In addition, Kerri is also attending another college and majoring in meteorology. What makes her tick? What motivates her to do so
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Software Application Development Student Finds Fulfilling Career Path at Minnesota School of Business

After attending another college and realizing he wasn’t passionate about a culinary career, Peter Finbraaten chose to enroll at Minnesota School of Business (MSB)-St. Cloud to earn his Associate of Applied Science degree in IT. “After working in the field for a year, I wanted to go back to get my B.S.,” says Peter. “When
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Vet Tech Student’s Adoption ‘Tail’: Classroom Visit Leads to Forever Home

From time to time, furry four-legged creatures arrive at Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud. Sometimes their visits are short, sometimes they are long, but one thing they have in common is that they all come from the local animal shelters. Their visits allow students in the veterinary technology program to get hands-on experience with some of
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Get to Know Your Library Resources: Tips for Business Program Students

Recently, Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud (MSB) Librarian Neil Vig visited with Wendy Topp, business program chair, and his Project Management class. Vig was on hand to educate the students on the variety of business resources available to them in the MSB library. “It can be overwhelming, but with proper navigation, the students can find what they
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