Tag Archives: Veterinary Technology Program

Veterinary Technology Student Says Life is Too Short to Not Pursue Your Passions

Darcie Bauer was a hair stylist for over a decade when a loved one suddenly got sick and passed away. That experience made her realize that her lifelong passion for animals was something she wanted to pursue, and she decided to begin her education in Veterinary Technology at the Minnesota School of Business – Lakeville
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AVMA Grants Minnesota School of Business-Rochester Full Accreditation

Minnesota School of Business-Rochester (MSB) proudly serves students by graduating qualified candidates for demanding employers. Making the work even more rewarding happens when we are recognized for attaining high industry educational standards. Accomplishing such a feat this time is our veterinary technology program. Enjoy a dose of what Amy Doherty, veterinary technology program chair, has
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Veterinary Technicians, Technology and Temps Collide at State Fair

With temperatures soaring to all-time highs at the Minnesota State Fair recently, there was plenty of perspiration to go along with the customary offerings of deep-fried foods, Midway games and carnival rides. Dr. Whitney Woelfle’s equine class from the Minnesota School of Business-Plymouth campus decided to pour their sweat into a valuable, real-world learning project.
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Dr. Carissa Williamson: Community Partner, Neighbor & Career Maker

Note from the author: The Minnesota School of Business-Plymouth (MSB) campus has been open for nearly 11 years now. In that time, we have seen more than 1,000 students earn a variety of certificates, diplomas and degrees from our school. Many of these students are still working in their chosen career fields, fulfilling goals that were set
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Acupuncture: Not Just for Humans Anymore

When veterinarian Dr. Alyssa Erlandson visited Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud, students in the veterinary technology program quickly got the point that acupuncture isn’t just for humans anymore. Erlandson is certified in Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine (TCVM) and acupuncture and practices at the Camden Pet Hospital in Minneapolis. She explained to the students that acupuncture
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Summer Vet Camp Offers Up-Close View of Life on the Job

Nearly 60 students from the community visited Minnesota School of Business-Blaine to dive into the field of veterinary medicine. The Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics (STEM) program offered this class through the Anoka-Hennepin Community Education program. This is the second consecutive year the class has been offered at the Minnesota School of Business campus, with staff and
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Students Discover Alligators and Crocodiles in Southeastern Minnesota

Minnesota School of Business-Rochester veterinary technology program students from the Lab Animals, Exotics and Pocket Pets class, as well as other students in the program, took a field trip to the Reptile and Amphibian Discovery Zoo (RAD) in Owatonna, Minn. Students enjoyed a self-guided tour of the facility and viewed many different types of reptiles
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Been There, Done That: Our Vet Tech Students Are Going Places

What is the best type of college training to receive? Textbook or field trip with hands-on, practical learning? Or both? If you picked both, you are exactly right. Minnesota School of Business-Rochester (MSB) does just that for all programs, especially for programs that require strong technical skills. Amy Doherty, veterinary technology program chair, recently coordinated
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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
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Take a Look: 70 High School Students Get a Preview of Life as a Vet Tech

Blaine High School students from the Animal Management class came to Minnesota School of Business-Blaine (MSB) on May 3 to participate in a tour of the veterinary technology program department, and learn about the vet tech field. They received an up-front, hands-on experience of what it would be like to be a veterinary technician student, and ultimately
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