Category Archives: Woodbury Campus

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
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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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Globe Graduate Adopts Shelter Dog She Met on Woodbury Campus

If you are looking for a furry new member of the family, start by checking out adopting and looking to your local shelters. There are so many sweet dogs and cats that would love nothing more than to be the newest member of your family! In honor of Adopt a Shelter Dog Month, recent Globe University graduate
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Halloween: More than Costumes and Candy?

Halloween was originally known as All Hallows’ Eve back in the eighth century, when people would have bonfires and wore costumes to ward off ghosts, according to The History Channel. This celebration of superstition has turned into something very different than what once was. Today, Halloween has turned into not only pumpkins, costumes and candy,
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Why Adopt a Shelter Dog?

October is Adopt a Shelter Dog Month and both the Globe University’s veterinary technology department and local pet wellness shop, Pet Evolution in Woodbury both have something to say about why you should adopt a dog or a cat. They Need You: Each year, approximately 2.7 million animals are euthanized (1.2 million dogs and 1.4
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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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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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