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Vet Tech Students Travel to Thailand to Work with Elephants

Two veterinary technology students from Globe University – Woodbury campus took their love for animals to a new level by traveling to Thailand to work with elephants. Haley Schommer and Shannon Vesledahl stumbled across a college veterinary service summer program called Loop Abroad. They did some research and decided to apply. Little did they know
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Veterinary Technology Students Attend MVMA Conference

Students in the Veterinary Business Practices class with Sarah Leonard, veterinary technology program adjunct instructor at Minnesota School of Business–Blaine, attended the Minnesota Veterinary Medical Association (MVMA) conference in Minneapolis, Minn. The conference is held annually in Minneapolis for continuing education purposes for certified technicians and veterinarians. There are many educational classes offered as well
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70 High School Students Learn about Life as a Vet Tech

On Friday, January 24, Minnesota School of Business-Blaine welcomed 70 students from Blaine High School to learn about the veterinary technician profession. Students got to experience the various aspects of what a vet tech does on the job, such as view microscopic specimens, learn about surgery and anesthesia, anatomy specimens and x-rays. Veterinary technology instructors
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48 States, 48 Zoos for this Vet Tech Graduate of the Quarter

Numerous movies, articles and books have been written about the romanticism of the road trip. The idea and portrayal of leaving day-to-day life and learning more about yourself, and the open road, is an alluring idea that few take the initiative to experience. This is not the case for veterinary technician student, and our Graduate
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Video: One Year In One Minute

Our students at Minnesota School of Business-Plymouth have multiple opportunities to get hands-on experience within their chosen career fields every year. We had a mission for this project: Chronicle a year’s worth of applied, hands-on learning in a minute. Unfortunately, we took two more seconds than allotted, but in all fairness, we could have taken
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Program Chairs Educate High School Students

  When ten students from Lisa Reudy’s class at Chanhassen High School woke up this morning, they had no idea their day would involve making an orange “cry”,  or listening to a heart murmur in the resident veterinarian’s own dog. Chris Slagle, high school admissions consultant and program chairs Pam Renkel (Medical Assisting), Hayley Cluever (Veterinary Technology)
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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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Top Free App Choices for Vet Tech

While observing her students, a program chair notices that most of her students have smart phones. She came up to me and asked if I would do a short feature on phone applications for veterinary technology students. With my vast knowledge in the veterinary technology skills (just kidding), I asked her to give me the
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Doctor’s orders…Apply today for the MAVT $cholar$hip!

Dr. Stacie Seymour, DVM, returned from the Minnesota Association of Veterinary Technicians (MAVT) conference fired up! Not only did she get to network with other professionals in the field, but she learned of a $cholarship opportunity for veterinary technician students. (http://www.mavt.net/) The scholarship topic this year is: “How do you feel about taking the Veterinary
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