Monthly Archives: August 2012

Misunderstood Maggots

Just about every veterinary technician who has been in practice for more than a year has a maggot story to tell. The response is almost universal: eeeuuuwwww. You get that shudder up your spine and the urge to hurl just thinking about them. Unfortunately, maggots are a fact of life where animals are concerned. We
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2 Reasons to Get Walking: Cancer and Alzheimer’s

Join Globe-La Crosse as we lend support to 2 great events! This September, Globe University-La Crosse is support two great walking related causes: Steppin’ Out in Pink and the Walk to End Alzheimer’s! Steppin’ Out in Pink is a walk to support the fight against breast cancer! On Saturday, September 8, join hundreds of volunteers
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Squeaky Clean and Smarter Pets

Globe University Veterinary Technology Students Partner with Local Rescues at the PAWS Event Students in the Introduction to Veterinary Technology and Application of Veterinary Clinical Skills class at Globe University in Green Bay, Wis., volunteered most of their Saturday to assist with dog baths and nail trims along with client education for canines and felines. Kaleena
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Massaging for Free May Help You Get New Clients

In These Times published an article about offering different types of services for free in order to gain exposure. Two of the specific topics discussed were massaging and blogging. The article explained how the Huffington Post “hires” bloggers to be “citizen journalists” and blog for free for the site and, in return, the writer gains exposure. According to Alexa Global Traffic Rank,
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Small Patients Offer Valuable Experience to Globe University Students

Child Wellness Clinic Allows Medical Assistant Students to Practice Skills Medical Assistant students in the CMA Review class at Globe University – Madison East were able to put their pediatric patient skills into action during a Child Wellness Clinic held on campus this quarter. Parents were encouraged to bring their children into campus to participate in the
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Healthy and Fun Activity for Kids

Oftentimes people look to their personal trainers for more than just a workout; they want to know how to embrace health and well-being as a lifestyle rather than forty-five minutes three times a week. They want to know how to create a healthy environment for not only themselves, but also their children. One topic that
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Understanding our Globe Military Student through Chris Kyle

At least once every week I suggest a must-read book to one of my students, and at least more than once a week a student suggests a book that they think I should read. Recently, I had Chris Kyle’s autobiography, American Sniper, suggested to me by one of my military students, studying Business, who knew the
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Fewer Children in Minnesota have Health Insurance Coverage

Christopher Snowbeck filed a report in the St. Paul Pioneer Press that Minnesota lags Nation in kids’ health coverage http://www.twincities.com/ci_21427103/minnesota-lagged-nation-growth-public-health-coverage-kids We need to have leaders who are willing to invest in our children to keep them healthy and educate them – two major budget issues they are not willing to address without taking something away
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