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|1/14/2015||Rasmussen College Celebrates First Anniversary of 'Building Community Through Education' as a Public Benefit Corporation |
Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, is celebrating its first anniversary as a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC) under the platform "Building Community Through Education". The College adopted the status in January 2014, becoming one of the first higher education institutions to do so. The effort formalized Rasmussen College's 115-year commitment to meeting the needs of the community, whether through education or service. By officially becoming a Public Benefit Corporation, the College was able to expand on its established commitment to serve the community through career-focused education and volunteer efforts that meet the diverse needs of individuals.
|12/23/2014||Rasmussen College Welcomes Debra Albert To Academic Council|
Rasmussen College is pleased to welcome Debra Albert to its Academic Council. The Council, which advises the College on academic matters both within and outside the College as well as issues and trends in higher education, is made up of college and university leaders from across the country. Albert joins the Council from the University of Chicago Medicine where she currently serves as the senior vice president of Patient Care Services and chief nursing officer. Her responsibilities include overseeing the philosophy, policies and procedures of the Patient Care Services department, as well as evaluating and continuously improving patient care in support of the mission and vision of the medical center. Prior to the University of Chicago, Albert served as the chief nursing officer at MacNeal Hospital, a full-service community hospital located in the Chicago area.
|12/17/2014||Kristi Waite Retiring as Rasmussen College President|
Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college and Public Benefit Corporation, today announced Kristi Waite plans to retire as president of the College after serving in the post for 17 years.
|11/25/2014||Rasmussen College Health Information Management Bachelor's Degree Earns CAHIIM Accreditation|
Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college and Public Benefit Corporation, announced today its Health Information Management (HIM) Bachelor's degree program has earned accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education (CAHIIM). CAHIIM is an independent accrediting organization whose mission is to "serve the public interest by establishing and enforcing quality accreditation standards for health informatics and health information management educational programs." The accreditation provides certification eligibility and increased job marketability for graduates and demonstrates the Rasmussen College commitment to providing the highest-quality education possible for its HIM students.
|11/20/2014||Rasmussen College RN to BSN Degree Program Earns CCNE Accreditation|
Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college and Public Benefit Corporation, announced today that its Registered Nurse to Bachelor of Science in Nursing (RN to BSN) degree program has earned accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE), the nation's premier accrediting body for bachelor's- and graduate-level nursing degree programs. Earning national accreditation from the CCNE demonstrates the Rasmussen College RN to BSN degree program meets the highest standards for quality and integrity in nursing education and prepares professionals to improve health care in the United States.
|11/13/2014||Rasmussen College Expands Innovative Flex Choice Learning Option To Four Additional Associate’s Degree Programs |
Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college and Public Benefit Corporation, today announced the expansion of its innovative Flex Choice learning option to four additional associate’s degree programs with classes beginning in January 2015. Flex Choice–which combines faculty-led courses with self-paced, competency-based courses that are offered at no additional cost–is immediately available for qualified students enrolling in the following Associate’s degree programs: Early Childhood Education, Information Technology Management, Paralegal and Graphic Design. The Flex Choice option is designed to save students up to $14,000 on tuition and graduate up to six months sooner, as compared to a traditional Associate’s degree from Rasmussen College. Savings do vary by program.
|11/6/2014||Rasmussen College Selects Three School Of Business Students To Send To The 2014 Collegiate DECA Leadership Academy|
Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college and Public Benefit Corporation, is proud to select three School of Business students to send to the 2014 Collegiate DECA Leadership Academy Nov. 13-15 in New York City. During the conference, students Lee Hoang, Cortney Molle and Kristina Belanger will gain valuable experience in teamwork and leadership skills and will have access to jobs and internships while they network with industry professionals and DECA sponsors from around the country.
|10/30/2014||Rasmussen College Launches Human Services Bachelor's Degree Completion Program |
Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, today launched a Human Services Bachelor's degree program in the College's AcceleratED format. The fully online bachelor's degree completion program is designed to help human services professionals advance their careers in as few as 18 months. The new program is also being offered at an affordable $260 per credit, saving students money on the total cost of their degree. Students can enroll in the Human Services AccelertatED Bachelor's degree program immediately, with classes beginning in January 2015.
|10/15/2014||Rasmussen College Student Tutoring Training Program Awarded NCLCA Innovative Use Of Technology Award|
Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, is proud to announce its student tutoring training program, Tutor Excellence, has been awarded the National College Learning Center Association (NCLCA) Innovative Use of Technology Award. The award recognizes learning centers that use innovative technology solutions to improve student learning and enhance learning strategies. Representatives from the Rasmussen College Library and Learning Center accepted the award during the NCLCA's annual conference Oct. 1-4 in Albuquerque, N.M.
|9/2/2014||Rasmussen College To Host Free Community Career Fairs Nationwide |
Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college and Public Benefit Corporation, is hosting free a Community Career Fair on Sept. 8-12 at 20 Rasmussen College campus locations across the country. As the national job market continues to improve, more Americans are looking to change jobs or career fields. The free, biannual Career Fair is designed to help job seekers make their dream careers real by connecting them with local employers, educating them on industry trends, introducing them to potential careers and helping them identify education and experience requirements as they begin the job-search process.
WTSP TV; Tampa, FL —July 24, 2013
Rasmussen College Explains How to Choose the Right College
St. Cloud Times; St. Cloud, MN—July 22, 2013
Rasmussen Expands Nursing Program to St. Cloud Campus
KSNT TV; Topeka, KS—July 19, 2013
Rasmussen College Topeka Campus Employees Give Back During Community Service Day
KEYC TV; Mankato, MN—July 19, 2013
Rasmussen College Mankato Campus Gives Back During Community Service Day
Mankato Free Press; Mankato, MN—July 19, 2013
Rasmussen staff, students give back
WCJB TV; Ocala, FL—July 19, 2013
Rasmussen College Ocala Campus Gives Back During Community Service Day
WDAY TV; Fargo, ND—July 19, 2013
Rasmussen College Fargo/Moorhead Campus Employees Give Back During Community Service Day
Lawrence Journal-World; Lawrence, KS—July 14, 2013
Rasmussen College Talks Job Skills Needed to Advance in Today's Workforce
WGBA TV; Green Bay, WI—June 23, 2013
Rasmussen College Green Bay/Appleton Campuses Recognize More Than 100 Graduates
WIBW TV; Topeka, KS—June 13, 2013
Rasmussen College Celebrates Grand Opening of its Topeka Campus
KMSP TV; Eden Prairie, MN—June 8, 2013
Rasmussen College Discusses the Importance of Choosing the Right College Degree
WTSP TV; Tampa, FL —June 5, 2013
Rasmussen College Explains How to Make Yourself More Marketable
KSTC 45 TV; St. Paul, MN—May 31, 2013
Keeping Your Digital Life Organized
AM 1240 WJON; St. Cloud, MN—May 30, 2013
Rasmussen Colleges Gives Insight on Job Market
Rockford Register Star; Rockford, IL—May 29, 2013
Interest High in Rasmussen College's New Nursing Program
KSTC 45 TV; St. Paul, MN—May 28, 2013
Choosing the Right College Degree
WFTX TV; Fort Myers, FL—May 22, 2013
Job Outlook for 2013 College Grads
830 WCCO News Radio; Minneapolis, MN—May 13, 2013
National Police Week: What it Means to be a Police Officer
WTSP TV; Tampa, FL —May 8, 2013
National Nurses Week: Tips for a Healthier Lifestyle
KSTP TV; St. Paul, MN—May 7, 2013
Spike in Auto-Related Deaths Among Law Enforcement Reinforces Need for Training
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Rasmussen College, a leader in higher education, presents our Subject Matter Expert Showcase, a speaker series featuring subject matter experts dedicated to educating the community. To learn more, check out our previous presentations below:
Soma Jurgensen, School of Business State Program Coordinator
Soma Jurgensen explains why business proposals are the first step to bringing about measured change and what to include in a winning proposal.
Patty Sagert, Campus Director
Patty Sagert goes beyond the basics of customer service in this presentation and explains how to set your business apart from your competitors by creating engaging, unique, and memorable customer experiences.
George Alland, Full-time Online Instructor
George Alland shares business insight to ensure entry level candidates make the most of their first job, including how to dress, email etiquette and why the relationships you build could make or break your climb.
Katie Misukanis, Government Relations Director
Katie Misukanis explains the practical logistics of communicating with legislators, such as how to locate them, present issues, and what the legislative process looks like. Help yourself and your business and be civically engaged.
Oana Zayic, Sr. Student Finance Advisor
Oana Zayic explains the fundamentals of student loans, as well as how to take advantage of company tuition reimbursement programs and how to create a personal budget throughout your college career.
Stefanie Dressen, School of Justice Studies Instructor
Stefanie Dressen explains the importance of knowing your neighbors and provides details on how to identify suspicious activity in your neighborhood.
John Smith-Coppes, Campus Director, North Dakota
John Smith-Coppes explains how a company can grow future leaders from within to create a more sustainable, success-driven workforce based on their industry expertise, business goals, and the ability to forecast future trends.
Building Your Enterprise: How to Create an Effective Business Plan
Antar Salim, Program Coordinator, School of Business
Antar Salim explains how to create a business plan to help guide future business strategy and expansion by examining the strengths, weaknesses, and the competitive landscape.
Online Networking: Using Social Media to Grow Your Network
Dana DeLapi-Haesemeyer, Online Community Manager
Dana DeLapi-Haesemeyer shows how to make your business grow by strategically using social media to boost marketing efforts, customer service, and spur sales.
Marketing 101: Developing a Marketing Plan for Your Business
Soma Jurgenson, Program Chair, School of Business
Soma Jurgenson illustrates how to create a marketing plan to further the success of your business. She walks through each step of the marketing plan, including defining your goals and developing activities to achieve them.
World Class Service: Creating a Positive Customer Experience
Patty Sagert, Campus Director, Blaine Campus
Patty Sagert explains how creating a positive customer service experience is vital for any business, and how to treat customers in order to keep your doors open.
Online Word-of-Mouth: How to Excel at Online Marketing Using What You Already Know
Josh Braaten, Online Marketing Manager of SEO
Josh Braaten explains how to use search engine optimization (SEO) and the resulting online word-of-mouth to improve consumer traffic to your website or blog.