Latest from: Campuses

Toys for Tots: Making Spirits Brighter

For most children, the holiday season is filled with wonder, joy, and a new toy! However, many children in our local communities do not receive a special gift during the holidays. This is where Toys for Tots steps in! The mission of the U. S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program is to “collect
Read More

Writing Tips: Commonly Confused Words

It’s pretty easy to get them confused and most spellcheckers won’t help you correct them either. The English language has a lot of words that either look alike, sound alike or, worst of all, look and sounds alike but have completely different meanings. Here is a list of often confused words: affect/effect WRONG: No amount
Read More

Latest from: Programs

Things About Nursing You Probably Didn’t Know

Nursing dates back to the mid-19th century and the professional history began with Florence Nightingale. She was the daughter of wealthy British parents and eventually defied society and decided to become a nurse. According to, Nightingale began her career during the Crimean War by tending to injured soldiers on the battlefield. She eventually opened the
Read More

Report: RN Among Jobs with Biggest Pay Raises

Registered nurse is on the list of the 13 jobs with the biggest pay raises, according to’s newest report released. The report looks at the top jobs where base pay has increased the most over the past year. Salaries have grown 5-11 percent over the past year, according to Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). According
Read More

Latest from: Online

How to Break into a Medical Coding and Billing Profession

As the population continues to age and the new coding rolls out for ICD-10, the need for medical coding and billing professionals is continuing to grow. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statics, employment of health information technicians is expected to grow 15 percent from 2014 to 2024, which is much faster than
Read More

What Can You Do With a Degree in Business Administration?

When you find yourself in a job you hate or a job with no room for growth, it’s time to start looking for something new. If you find that you are excellent at leading people and have a desire to help a company succeed by managing its human resources, and also have a keen, analytic mind
Read More

Latest from: Applied Learning

Globe University-La Crosse Vet Tech Students Attend WVTA Convention

On Oct. 14, 2016, seven Veterinary Technology students and staff from Globe University-La Crosse attended the Wisconsin Veterinary Technician Association (WVTA) Convention. The convention was held for three days at the Alliant Energy Center in Madison, Wisconsin, and was held by the WVTA, a nonprofit organization made up of veterinary technicians and a health care
Read More

Family says Massage Therapy Benefits Son’s Rare Genetic Disorder

The family of a teen diagnosed with a rare genetic disorder says massage therapy has truly benefited their son. Chris was diagnosed with Type III Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI). It is a genetic disorder that characterized by bones that break easily, often from little or no apparent cause. Globe University-Woodbury massage therapy student Heather Rasmussen treated Chris
Read More