Tag Archives: service and applied learning

Reducing Pet Overpopulation at MSB-Shakopee

The Fabulous Spay and Neuter Clinic, led by Stacie Seymour, resident veterinarian at MSB-Shakopee and instructor at MSB-Lakeville, has once again, made a huge impact on animal rescue organizations and student learning. Twenty-four dogs and cats from non-profit community partners, Carver-Scott Humane Society and Underdog Rescue, were spayed or neutered to prevent unwanted litters. The
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Men Slip into High Heels to Support Sexual Assault Awareness

Criminal justice students put together event for service learning project More than fifty participants gathered at Minnesota School of Business for the first annual Walk in Her Shoes event to raise awareness of sexual violence. According to the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, every day in Minnesota seven people are raped and eleven others are
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Minnesota Valley Health Center Benefits from MSB-Shakopee Student Involvement

Minnesota Valley Health Center(MVHC) in LeSueur, Minnesota, has a lot to offer the adult, aging population. It has an adult day health center, independent living senior housing, speech, occupational and physical therapy services, extended care nursing facilities, outpatient specialties, laboratories, radiology and recreational departments. As much as MVHC offers, veterinary technology student Amanda Jacobus felt her participation
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Saving Man’s Best Friend: Basic Animal Rescue Training (BART)

When it came time to select a service and applied learning project for Global Citizenship class, Abby Yocius, veterinary technology student from Mankato, remembered experiencing a house fire when she was 11. It was natural for her to research an organization that serves her passion, animals, and uses fire rescue skills. Abby discovered BART, Basic Animal Rescue Training.
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Solar Panels Installed at Shakopee High School

Global Citizenship student, Mark Houser, partners with local school to provide green energy Mark Houser, business owner of Choice Electric and accounting student at Minnesota School of Business, believes that with growing concerns about the future and security of the world’s energy supply, renewable energy sources like solar are becoming increasingly important. Houser learned from
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Feed My Starving Children-12,312 nutritious meals packed in one day

Feed My Starving Children (FMSC) is a compelling name for a non-profit organization. It was founded in 1987 by a Christian, Minnesotan businessman who “felt called by God to help feed the starving children of the world during a humanitarian visit to Honduras.” (www.fmsc.org) When he returned to Minneapolis, he developed a method of packaging food
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Dehydration and You…MA Students Educate Students and Staff

Students and staff were surprised last week when they had a bottle of water and a colorful brochure waiting for them when they arrived on campus. Shakopee’s Microbiology and Urinalysis Class presented the causes, syptoms and signs and consequences of dehydration. With this information, and a cute drink of water, the campus learned how to prevent
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