Tag Archives: Veterinary Technology degree

Veterinary Technology Alumna Uses Her Education to Teach Others

Kellie Raether began her education studying psychology at another institution. She decided to switch to veterinary technology, and when she heard about the opening of the Globe University-Green Bay campus in the fall of 2010, she enrolled right away. A graduate since December 2012, Kellie enjoyed her experience at Globe University. She liked the small
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Veterinary Technology Student Puts Skills to Work in Job Setting

Samantha Engel is practicing what she is learning in the classroom on an everyday basis. Not only is she in the veterinary technology program at the Globe University-Eau Claire campus, but she is also working at the Eau Claire Animal Hospital, a job she learned about through the school. “A lot of people can’t say
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Vet Tech Students Help Set the Newest Fall Tradition in Eau Claire

When you think of fall in Western Wisconsin, there are many different traditions that come to mind.  Picking apples at the local orchard, selecting the perfect pumpkin at the pumpkin patch for carving, or even taking a drive through the countryside to look at the beautiful fall colors are just a few.  Thanks to a
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Why a Barn Beats a Textbook for These Vet Tech Students

Students earning their vet tech degrees at Globe University-Moorhead got inside a horse’s head recently at the Brady Equestrian Center. Understanding how a horse thinks is important in the veterinary technician role, so equine instructor Nikki Bailey introduced her students to some valuable hands-on learning to give them a leg up on their future careers. Horses are incredibly sensitive to
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Stayin’ Alive: How Vet Tech Campers Learned to Care for Pets

“Because I love animals.” “Because I have a dog at home and want to be able to take good care of her.” “I just want to be around animals all the time.” These were just a few of the reasons kids gave for why they attended the Jr. Vet Tech Camp at Globe University-Moorhead. Students earning
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It Takes a Village—and Vet Tech Students—to Raise $4,500

Globe University veterinary technology degree students volunteered their time and service at the Village of Bellevue’s K9 Karnival that raised more than $4,500 for a new off-leash dog park. Students in the Introduction to Veterinary Technology class worked with this event as an applied learning project that helped students practice vet tech skills and provided
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Plants for Pets: Vet Tech Students Host Plant Sale for Humane Society

Every year in May, the Vet Tech Club at Globe University in Wausau has a plant sale.  Funds raised from the sale go to a cause of the club members’ choice.  This year they decided the funds raised would go to the Lincoln County Humane Society in Merrill, Wis. Globe University’s Wausau campus works closely
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They Came, Saw & Conquered: 10 Vet Tech Students Offer Spayathon Tips

Picture yourself as a new student ready to earn your veterinary technology degree at Globe University-Madison West. You’re taking Introduction to Veterinary Technology and discover your class is required to volunteer at Dane County’s Friends of Ferals monthly “spayathon” as part of your service and applied learning project How do you feel? Nervous? Ready? Unprepared?
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How Do you Prepare for Real Life?

How do you prepare for life as an independent adult? How do you learn all those life lessons about finances and decision making before arriving at the school of “Hard Knocks”? Area businesses involved in the Eau Claire Chamber of Commerce realized that these lessons would be great to learn before graduating to the real world, so
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