Tag Archives: SCNAVTA

National Vet Tech Week at MSB-Blaine

The third week of October is National Veterinary Technician Week. This is a week to appreciate and celebrate the work and dedication of veterinary technicians. Oftentimes veterinary technicians work long hours performing a multitude of duties that range from surgical assisting and anesthetic monitoring, to performing dental cleanings, to providing nursing care for hospitalized patients
Read More

Vet Tech and “ER” Clubs Raise Awareness by Helping Dogs and Babies

Students, faculty and families representing the Student Chapter of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (SCNAVTA) club and “ER” Club from Minnesota School of Business-Elk River donated their time to support the American Cancer Society (AMC) and March of Dimes. The Bark for Life event, which benefited AMC, was held at “The Draw”
Read More

Vet Tech Pet Wash Benefits Vandalized Animal Shelter

Veterinary technology students at Minnesota School of Business–St. Cloud like to apply their skills for a good cause each quarter by hosting a pet wash on campus. Lucky dogs receive the royal bath treatment, nail trim and tooth-brushing. In return, their grateful owners usually make a donation to a designated nonprofit organization at the event.
Read More

The Vet Tech Student’s Guide to Success

The excitement of the veterinary technology degree program at Minnesota School of Business-Lakeville can be seen immediately when visiting the veterinary technology building on campus. Students are engaged in a clinic setting, participating in a variety of real-life experiences that directly relate to their future careers. For many vet tech students, the Student Chapter of
Read More

Big Hearts: How Vet Tech Students Net a Return for Local Animal Shelter

The resonating sounds of yelps, yips, barks and meows were par for the course at the Minnesota School of Business-Plymouth’s pet spa recently. Our veterinary technology program students who are members of the Student Chapter of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians in America (SCNAVTA) hosted their annual spring event with great success. The group
Read More

Snowball Fight!

For two days in early December, the student commons area at Minnesota School of Business-Shakopee was transformed into a Winter Wonderland. Students, faculty and staff were treated to a winter carnival, courtesy of DECA and SCNAVTA.  DECA is an organization for business students that “prepares emerging leaders and entrepreneurs for careers in marketing, finance, hospitality
Read More

Junior Vets Visit Plymouth Campus

The Minnesota School of Business-Plymouth (MSB) veterinary technology program and the Student Chapter of the National Association of Veterinary Technicians of America (SCNAVTA) hosted the fourth installment of the junior veterinary day class in conjunction with the Plymouth Parks and Recreation department recently. Local youth had the chance to learn more about animals and the
Read More

Birds of Prey Visit Plymouth For A Day

Lula, Juneau, Ricke and Gladdie made the Minnesota School of Business-Plymouth campus their own personal dining hall recently. No, these weren’t students. The four are birds of prey, and were a part of a presentation by The Raptor Center (TRC), presented by the Plymouth and Wayzata Cub Scout Troop #388, the MSB-Plymouth Veterinary Technology program
Read More

St. Cloud SCNAVTA Chapter Featured in National Journal

When Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud veterinary technololgy students volunteered at the Hemker Zoo in Freeport, Minnesota this spring to help prepare for its season opening, they had no idea that their efforts would garner national attention.  (See the orginal blog posting: http://blogs.msbcollege.edu/2012/05/07/its-a-zoo-out-there/) The students are members of SCNAVTA, the Student Chapter of the National Association
Read More