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At the Capital: Globe Students Speak Out

“Education is in a state of transition,” said Senator Shelia Harsdorf at the Wisconsin Council for Independent Education (WCIE) Hill Day. Globe University-La Crosse graduates are helping lead that transition. Representing the voice of the university, graduates Courtney Newton and Michelle Hanson traveled to the Capital in Madison to share their stories with their legislators.
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Alumni Spotlight: New Medical Assistant Grad Turned Externship into Full-Time Job

Best case scenario after graduation: you find a job in the field you worked so hard to become a part of. One of Globe University-Appleton’s most recent medical assistant degree program grads is doing just that. Amanda Vanden Berg, who graduated a few weeks ago in December 2013, shared her story with me about life before earning her
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How To Become a Medical Assistant: 5 Tips

Who’s the best person to ask how to become a medical assistant? A current medical assistant! Students in their final quarter at Globe University-La Crosse met with Globe medical assistant progam graduate DaNae Larabee to learn what it takes to become a successful medical assistant. DeNea was hired at Mayo Clinic Health System immediately after
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If You Don’t Wash Your Hands, You Might Catch This Virus!

Just think of all the germs on that public restroom door handle. This quarter, our medical assistant degree students learned that the herpes virus can remain on door handles for up to 48 hours! They wanted to do their part to get the word out, so they have been working hard to spread awareness about
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You Found Bacteria Where?! Medical Assistant Students Teach Healthy Handwashing Tips

Throughout the spring quarter, medical assistant degree students in the Microbiology and Urinalysis class dove into the basics of clinical microbiology and routine urinalysis. As part of their service and applied learning project, these students from Globe University-Madison West presented to residents at Coventry Village the importance of keeping bacteria at bay. “This quarter we’ve
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Passion is Not Enough: 8 Traits that Make a Remarkable Medical Assistant

So, you have a passion for helping people—that is fantastic, but is that enough to make it in the health care world? Lisa Schroeder, instructor in the medical assistant degree program at Globe University-Madison West, says, “No way.” “Yes, you’ve got to love people,” she says. “But, just because you love people and have passion
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5 Medical Assistant Students Prep for Externships, CMA Exam—and Jobs

I sat down with medical assisting degree students in the CMA Review Seminar during their final class of the quarter to ask them a few questions.  It’s a fun class as they fill out all their paperwork for the externship next quarter.  They were beaming with excitement as they can truly see the light at
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How to Land a Medical Assistant Job – Persistence Pays Off for this Grad

Medical assisting degree graduate Dawn Tysdal applied for a medical assistant position with Avera Radiation Oncology group in Sioux Falls. This day marked the beginning of a lengthy, tedious, and somewhat surprising process that Tysdal would have to endure in order to be considered a candidate for the position. Most students and graduates I encounter
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How to Get 5-Year-Olds to Eat Healthily

A group of medical assistant degree students from Globe University-Green Bay taught a class of five-year-olds the importance of healthy eating. The lesson was part of the students’ applied learning project, in which they apply their skills and knowledge in a real-world setting. Our medical assistant degree students used many different activities to get the
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