Category Archives: Veterinary Technology

How Did the Turtles Cross the Road?

Answer: With a little help from caring volunteers. Two classes from the veterinary technology program at the Minnesota School of Business- Rochester (MSB) worked together to complete a very interesting applied learning project. The six students and their instructor traveled to the … Continue reading

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Hand Feeding Giraffes and Wrestling Alpacas: Vet Tech Grads Turn Externships into Jobs

Jenna Weber and Rebekah Pringle share a love for animals and an excitement to start their new careers in the veterinary field. They also both graduated from Minnesota School of Business-Rochester (MSB) with a veterinary technology degree and skipped the job … Continue reading

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Vet Tech Student Uses Welding Skills to Create DNA Model

What do candy and DNA have in common? Minnesota School of Business-Lakeville students frequently use candy in biology class to creatively model DNA. One student, however, decided to go above and beyond with creativity and welded his DNA model out of … Continue reading

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Veterinary Technology Students Gain Valuable Experience Through Applied Learning

Many will say that there is nothing better than the unconditional love that a pet provides. Because of this, it is important to provide our pets with the love and caring that they need to be healthy and happy. Veterinary … Continue reading

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Vet Tech Students (and Achilles) Get Hands-On Learning at Emergency Vet Clinic

Veterinary technology students from Minnesota School of Business-St. Cloud recently visited the emergency vet clinic, Affiliated Emergency Veterinary Services (AEVS), located in St Cloud, Minnesota. They were able to work hands-on with the equipment available there. Michelle Booth, CVT, who has worked … Continue reading

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Why is There an Alligator in That Classroom?

Veterinary technology program students enrolled in Andrea Hughes’ Lab Animals, Exotics, and Pocket Pets class at Minnesota School of Business-Blaine got up close and personal with snakes, a turtle, tortoises and an alligator last week. Earlier in the quarter, the … Continue reading

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Program Spotlight: Veterinary Technology

Minnesota School of Business-Lakeville (MSB) currently has a variety of programs but none as large as the veterinary technology program. The vet tech program at the Lakeville campus is currently housing over 70 active students. The majority of the students have … Continue reading

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Whom Would You Hire?

The career services team at Minnesota School of Business-Blaine (MSB) has done their best to actively engage students within the Career Capstone class they teach on a quarterly basis. The career services team, consisting of Melissa Young, Kelly Bresin and … Continue reading

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Applied Learning Project Brings Vet Tech Students to Kindest Cut

Dentistry and Clinical Practices is one of the newer classes in the veterinary technology program at Minnesota School of Business (MSB), and includes an applied learning component. This quarter, at MSB-Blaine campus, veterinary technology instructor Dawn Harvego is using this opportunity … Continue reading

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4 Things Every Vet Tech Student Should Do

With the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projecting a 30 percent increase in veterinary technologist and technicians jobs between 2012 and 2022, it is no surprise that it is a career field that prospective students are considering. Students in a … Continue reading

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