Category Archives: Programs

Medical Assisting Grad: ‘It was Money Well Spent’

When Globe University-Woodbury Director of Career Services, Rachel Morin, had to get surgery on her Achilles tendon at HealthPartners in St. Paul, Minnesota, she noticed the level of professionalism and care of her medical assist. It just so happened that the medical assistant was a 2013 graduate of the medical assisting (MA) program. Rachel said she found
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Globe University 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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Is Information Technology the Right Fit for Me?

Globe University-Woodbury Information Technology (IT) Program Chair, Tunji Akanbi, has been teaching IT with Globe for the past eight years. Prior to teaching, he worked as a web developer and is fluent in the following web development languages HTML 5, CSS3, JavaScript, PHP & SQL. “I have always been fascinated by computers and how raw data
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Actor’s Death Highlights Hope for a Cure for Alzheimer’s

Gene Wilder, one of the funniest actors of the 1970s, has recently passed away from Alzheimer’s disease. His death highlights the toll this disease takes on society’s best and brightest, slowly taking away their personality and ability to function, followed by taking their lives. In the NOVA PBS documentary Can Alzheimer’s Be Stopped?, journalist Greg O’Brien
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Health Care Jobs Expected to Grow at Fast Pace

As the health care field rapidly changes, it’s an exciting time for a career in health care management. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, health care jobs and industries are expected to have the fasted growth and add the most jobs between now and 2024. Change is being seen in how care is
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Globe University Massage Student Helps Treat Teen with Rare Disease

Fun and outgoing is how many people would describe 14-year-old Chris. Most teens only have the anticipation of entering high school, but not Chris. He is looking forward to both entering high school and his surgery to help correct a rare disease he has called Osteogenesis imperfecta (OI). OI is a genetic disorder characterized by
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Project Management: Little Details Make a Big Difference

Project management is one of the fastest growing areas in the business world today. By definition, it must not be something a company does as a normal part of their business; it must be a separate entity. Project management class is designed to show the student all aspects of how to plan, design and implement
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