Tag Archives: East Madison Community Center

Massage Therapy Alumnus Inspires Graduates at GU-Madison

What would you do if you were in your 20’s and your vision was rapidly deteriorating?  Now add to that the fact you have a wife and three small children. How are you going to support your family? This was the situation David VanSchyndel was faced with when he was honorably discharged from the United
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Medical Assistant Students Fight Cold and Flu Season

As the temperature drops, coughs and sneezes can be heard when you are out and about.  Not only is this time of the year cold, but you can see people with colds walking freely. To help minimize the spread of germs and educate the public, the medical assistant students in the Patient Care Sciences 1 class
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Globe University Educates the Community Through Health and Wellness Fair

An apple a day keeps the doctor away! Well, not exactly, but eating right and exercising can help. For the second year in a row, Globe University-Madison East decided to partner with the East Madison Community Center to coordinate a Health and Wellness Fair to help educate the public about their health. This year’s fair
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Spread Your Wings and Soar: Massage Inspires Student

In spring of 2011 the massage therapy program at Globe University-Madison East welcomed Flutura Hajdini. Flutura is the middle of three children and the first American-born child for her Albanian parents. She came to us on a twisty path.  As a young girl her father asked for massage all the time. She was the daughter
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4 Benefits to Volunteering

Each year Globe University closes its campuses so that staff and faculty can take part in a Community Service Day. They head off campus to build partnerships with area organizations and to help better the community while also building teamwork skills. This year, 26 Globe University-Madison East staff and faculty members volunteered their time at
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What’s Your Spark? Find It and Pass It On

On Monday, April 29, several current and past massage therapy program students and I attended the United Way of Dane County Community Volunteer Awards.  The Globe University-Madison East massage program was nominated for an award by the East Madison Community Center for the free massage clinic we established there a year ago.  The massage clinic benefits the members
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Globe University Recognizes Massage Therapy Student

Student of the Month: Shereen Washington Dedicated. Committed. Determined.  Those are the words used to describe Globe University’s August Student of the Month – Shereen Washington.  As a second quarter massage therapy student, Shereen has already proven how important her education is to her.  Shereen lives in Janesville, Wisconsin and to save money on gas she takes not one, but two buses, to come to campus. It
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Free Massage Clinic Set to Open June 18th

It’s been almost a year-long journey, but the free massage clinic at the East Madison Community Center (EMCC) will open it’s doors to the public for the first time on Monday, June 18th.  The clinic will be run by Globe University massage therapy students, alumni, and faculty. What started as a service learning project for the Business
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Criminal Justice Students Perform Security Audit for East Madison Community Center

Criminal Justice students in Globe University – Madison East’s Security: Private, Local, State and Federal Governments class visited the East Madison Community Center to conduct a security audit. The class walked through the community center taking notes about the building layout and asking questions about the number of staff, volunteers, and clients. From those notes students identified security issues with the building and
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Students Propose Business Plan for Free Massage Clinic

Madison East massage therapy students took on an important project this quarter in their Business of Massage class.  The students decided to partner with the East Madison Community Center to bring massage to those who would otherwise not be able to afford it through free massage clinic.  The East Madison Community Center (EMCC) provides social,
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