Tag Archives: Service Learning

MSB – Lakeville Students Apply Ethics to a Good Cause

Students often don’t think about how the concepts they’re learning in the classroom can apply to their real lives.  For the students in Lisa Folch’s applied ethics class at Minnesota School of Business – Lakeville, this isn’t strictly the case. Recently, the applied ethics class held a fundraiser for victims of domestic violence.  The class worked
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MSB-Blaine Students Collaborate On a Business Plan for Stack Breaker

Students enrolled in the small business management class at Minnesota School of Business-Blaine worked together on a business plan for Stack Breaker, which is a small business located in Blaine, MN. According to its website, Stack Breaker provides “customers with a unique exhaust adapter that allows you to reduce the height of your exhaust stack
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Vet Tech Students Help Local Humane Society at Walk for Animals

Minnesota School of Business-Blaine sent four veterinary technology program students to Northwoods Humane Society to help out at the Walk for Animals. The Walk for Animals is an annual fundraiser for the local Humane Society. The students, Danielle Young, Ann Kitchell, Ashley Kerr and Brittney Rivera, assisted at the event as part of their applied
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Medical Assisting Students Educate the Oak Ridge Boys and Girls

Medical Assisting students from the Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud campus recently visited the Oak Ridge Elementary School in Sartell, Minnesota. Bringing with them the knowledge of germs, heart rate, nutrition, and fitness, the students along with their instructor Lisa Smith, medical assisting program chair, met with the fourth grade class. They set up stations
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B-I-N-G-AH-CHOO! It’s Flu Season

Medical assistant students from Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud recently visited the Country Manor Senior Apartments in Sartell, Minnesota. As part of a service learning project, their instructor and medical assistant program chair, Lisa Smith, had the students create a brochure with helpful tips for this upcoming flu season. They also played bingo with the residents
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Breaking the Cycle of Domestic Violence Through Service Learning

Students enrolled at the Minnesota School of Business can expect to complete a service learning project at some point during their education. Its stories like the one I’m about to share that leave the biggest impact on our student’s communities and our students themselves. The purpose of our service learning model is to encourage our
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Customer Service Skills Brings Life to Ultimate Dinosaur Exhibit at Science Museum of Minnesota

If you grew up in Minnesota, chances are you’ve visited the Science Museum of Minnesota at one point or another in your lifetime. The trip to one of the most iconic museums in Minnesota is a tradition for many children, families and schools throughout the state. However, visiting the museum as an adult creates an
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Global Citizen Class Packs Meals for Hungry Children

Students in Minnesota School of Business-Richfield’s (MSB) winter quarter Global Citizenship class recently participated in a service learning project at the Eagan chapter of Feed My Starving Children. Founded in 1987, Feed My Starving Children is a non-profit organization that enlists volunteer groups to hand-pack nutritious meals for malnourished children around the world. In 2013, volunteers
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Accounting Students Share Tax Tips

Recently, students in the accounting program at Minnesota School of Business-Richfield (MSB) presented a seminar on tax tips for students. As a service learning project, other students and MSB staff were invited to attend. The presentation was filmed by MSB digital video staff in order to share it with those unable to attend. Students Emma Thielen,
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MSB Student Supports Cancer Research Through Service Learning

Here’s a story that’s sure to warm your heart this holiday season. Minnesota School of Business student, Tina Thorson, recently set out on a mission to collect paper products for the American Cancer Society’s HOPE lodge, in an effort to bring down some of their operational costs. But, the magnitude of what was about to come
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