Tag Archives: Veterans

MSB Student Spotlight: Army Vet Enters IT World

By Douglas Ahlman and Joel Bisser While serving in the Army in Iraq, Douglas Ahlman knew he wanted to attend college when he returned. “I actually chose my program while I was deployed to Iraq. It was a stressful time and place. I promised myself that when I left the military, I was going to
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We Survived Leadership Boot Camp with the National Guard

What does it take for Minnesota School of Business (MSB) leadership staff to survive boot camp at Minnesota National Guard’s Camp Ripley? Determination, repetition and a sense of humor to be sure! (A sense of rhythm doesn’t hurt.) Fourteen staff members recently accepted a training challenge at Minnesota National Guard’s Camp Ripley to better understand
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Databases Save Lives?

The Fall Quarter Introduction to Database Design class at Minnesota School of Business-Richfield worked to save the lives of our veterans. It started with a Facebook group dedicated to humor and funny stories by current and former military personnel about their experience in basic training. The tone became much more serious when a plea for
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Yellow Ribbon Schools Support Veterans

The Yellow Ribbon Program helps veterans further their education at degree granting institutions.  The Yellow Ribbon Program was established by the Post-9/11 Veterans Educational Assistance Act of 2008.  The program allows degree-granting institutions to enter into an agreement with the Veterans Administration to help fund the tuition and fees that may be more than the
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A Salute to Veterans throughout the Year

It’s that time of year again for reflection and review, when we all look back at accomplishments and successes and look forward to what’s ahead in the New Year. At Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud, we begin this annual period of reflection on Veterans Day—acknowledging and honoring the service and sacrifice of our military students
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Healing Hands at St. Cloud Veterans Hospital

Minnesota School of Business Massage Therapy Students Share Their Skills By definition, the Pregnancy and Special Populations class for Massage Therapy students at Minnesota School of Business addresses unusual situations where massage can be a beneficial—and perhaps an unexpected—treatment for pain and disease. At the St. Cloud Veterans Hospital, it is a therapy that hasn’t
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MSB Makes Donation to Help Replace Bronze Stars Stolen Off of Veterans Graves

Globe Education Network (GEN) has donated $500 to help replace the bronze stars that were stolen off veteran’s graves in Isanti County. Every Memorial Day, volunteers place U.S. flags in the bronze markers in honor of departed veterans. Over 200 bronze markers were stolen from three different cemeteries in Isanti county in April and May. “Hearing the news
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