Monthly Archives: November 2014

Going to College Together: Families Reconnect Through Education

Written by Tom Stoltz, business instructor At Globe University-Minneapolis, two pairs of cross-generational students study business for future success DeShay Myers, a business program student striving for her associate degree, is going to school with her son, Trevon Nash.  Indeed, they are even taking the same class together.  “I never thought I would be going to
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Eau Claire Area Chamber Helps Students Prepare for Financial Independence

There are so many great things about the Real Life Academy that I don’t know where to start. Applied learning, community engagement, life skills training, volunteerism, education… and the list goes on. Let’s start first by talking about what the Real Life Academy is. Hosted by the Eau Claire Area Chamber of Commerce, the Real
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What Do Kim Kardashian and Our Students Have in Common?

They both use their “assets” to make money! Our community service scholarship recipients both scored $2,000 while helping our community thrive and become a better place. Let’s see Kim Kardashian compete with that!  Globe University-Green Bay recognizes the importance of community service through our “We Care” mission and the incorporation of applied learning projects in and out
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If You Don’t Ask, the Answer Is Always No

Recently, Globe University-Wausau met with a video crew on campus who was filming various students and faculty members for a potential television commercial. One of these students, Katie Heisler, a student ambassador in the business program, took some time to speak with me about this experience. How did you find out about this opportunity? What was the
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Always Remember: A Veteran’s Perspective

By Richard Grosskreutz, student ambassador and veteran in the criminal justice program Recently, Globe University-Wausau celebrated Veterans Day with cake, cookies and a message of thanks to those who have served in any branch of the military. During the day, several veterans were asked if they would be willing to share some thoughts about their service. One veteran, Richard
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New Fish Tank Makes Library Even Better

Thanks to donations from the vet tech club, the library at Globe University-Appleton received a fish tank last quarter. The vet tech club, managed by vet tech program chair Rebecca Lange, had been contemplating putting a fish tank in the library for its soothing and calming effects, especially during midterms and finals. “What began as a fundraiser
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Does the Skills Gap Really Exist?

The term “skills gap” is used frequently in education and across industries from manufacturing to marketing and healthcare to information technology, but do we know what it means or if it truly exists? Colleges and other higher education institutions are tasked with preparing students for a successful career and employers rely on these institutions to
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Broadening Horizons: A Global Citizenship Class Story

Students in Global Citizenship at Globe University-Madison West recently partnered with the Middleton Outreach Ministry, working with their Seniors Program at Voss Haus to provide assistance to residents in the Middleton community. Through the program, volunteers provide seniors seasonal assistance to help with the upkeep of their homes. Students vacuumed, moved furniture and cleaned and organized the
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