Category Archives: 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
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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
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GU-Appleton Staff, Vet Tech Student Raise Awareness of Addiction

Drug use, alcohol abuse and addiction are a concern that hits close to home for many Wisconsin residents. In 2010, the Wisconsin Department of Health Services reported that 512 Wisconsin residents died as a direct consequence of illicit drug use. Wisconsin’s number of substance-related deaths has exceeded 500 during four of the past five years.
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Nursing Students Volunteer at American Diabetes Association EXPO

Minnesota School of Business-Richfield nursing students spent a Saturday volunteering for the American Diabetes Association EXPO held at the Minneapolis Convention Center. The students worked several different booths at the event and provided much-needed education to children and adults. Some of the booths that they volunteered at included the kid zone with a bouncy house,
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Globe University Students Learn Swedish Massage Technique

The summer quarter massage therapy  students at the Globe University-La Crosse Campus  learned their first massage therapy technique last month and put their skills to the test on outside clients on Aug. 30. This is the first time the students were able to practice on other individuals other than each other. Students treated the scenario
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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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Vet Techs at Eau Claire Campus Host Spay and Neuter Day

The veterinary technology program at the Eau Claire campus is known for helping out. They are always giving of their time and efforts. Recently, the department came together to help out both the Rusk County Animal Shelter and Bob’s House for Dogs. Students and faculty volunteered their time and skills to offer spays, neuters and
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Eau Claire Massage Therapy Students Help Women Veterans

If you spend five minutes with the current massage therapy students at Globe University-Eau Claire you will be inspired. This is a group of caring and selfless individuals. They are constantly looking for ways to give back to the community and share the gift of massage. Recently, the students provided free massages to women veterans as
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MSB – Rochester Student Makes Impact with Service Learning Project

Service learning projects can be difficult to implement when the project is part of an online class. The project is often a one-person project and it’s sometimes hard to see the impact of one’s work. However, one student at Minnesota School of Business (MSB) -Rochester did see an immediate impact with her service learning project. “I
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Globe Vet Tech Students Work with Wolves at Red River Zoo

Don’t worry, Three Little Pigs and Little Red Riding Hood, the veterinarian technology students at Globe University-Moorhead have your back. In May of 2016, 11 Globe University –Moorhead veterinary technician students had the hands-on opportunity of a lifetime. They were able to assist in four neuters of four large adult male wolves. Over the last eight
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