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|3/6/2014||Rasmussen College Medical Assisting Instructor Named 2014 Elsevier/ABHES Master Teacher Award Winner|
Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, is proud to announce Lauren Ramirez, Medical Assisting program coordinator at the Rasmussen College Tampa/Brandon campus, has been named the 2014 Elsevier/ABHES Master Teacher Award winner. The Master Teacher Award recognizes best practices in health careers education, and is presented by Elsevier, a leading provider of science and health information, and the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). Ramirez was selected among 50 nominations across the country for her use of new tools and technologies in the classroom.
|2/18/2014||Rasmussen College To Host Nationwide Community Career Fair At No Cost |
As the national job market continues to improve, Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, is helping community members, students, and graduates take the next step in their careers by hosting a free nationwide Community Career Fair. The bi-annual event is set for Feb. 24-28, 2014 at 20 Rasmussen College campus locations across the country. The career fair is designed to help job seekers connect with employers and those currently in the workforce advance their careers. In addition to networking opportunities with local employers, those attending Rasmussen College’s Community Career Fair will also have access to panel discussions from human resources experts, professional dress consultations, LinkedIn training, resume reviews and mock interviews.
|2/5/2014||Rasmussen College Kansas City/Overland Park And Topeka Campuses To Remain Closed Wednesday, February 5 |
Due to the aftermath of Tuesday’s winter storm, the Rasmussen College Kansas City/Overland Park and Topeka campuses will remain closed Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014. Both campuses will reopen on Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014 with classes to resume at their normal times.
|2/3/2014||Local Hospital Recognizes Rasmussen College School Of Nursing By Providing $10,000 In Scholarship Money |
Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, is committed to improving the health of its communities. To recognize that commitment, HealthSouth Rehabilitation Hospital of Ocala, a new facility located in Ocala, Fla., recently provided the Rasmussen College Ocala campus with $10,000 in scholarship money. The money was divided into $2,500 scholarships which were awarded to four students who are enrolled in the Rasmussen College School of Nursing to become a registered nurse (RN).
|2/3/2014||Rasmussen College Kansas City/overland Park And Topeka Campuses Closed Tuesday, February 4 Due To Winter Storm|
Due to potentially dangerous weather conditions expected across eastern Kansas Tuesday, the Rasmussen College Kansas City/Overland Park and Topeka campuses will be closed Tuesday, Feb. 4, 2014. Rasmussen College is closely monitoring local weather reports and will reopen both campuses once it is safe for students, staff and faculty to return. Currently, classes are scheduled to resume on Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014.
|1/29/2014||Rasmussen College Partners With Northwest Kansas Technical College To Help Students In Northwest Kansas Continue Their Education And Advance Their Careers|
In an effort to help students in Northwest Kansas continue their education and advance their careers, Rasmussen College recently partnered with Northwest Kansas Technical College located in Goodland, Kan. and granted Northwest Tech students full transfer of credits into its AcceleratED Bachelor’s Degree Completion program. Northwest Tech students who have earned their Associate’s degree also receive an affordable $167 per credit rate when they enroll in the fully online Bachelor’s degree program within one year of graduation. That’s a 35 percent discount from the traditional AcceleratED Degree program per credit cost.
|1/21/2014||Rasmussen College Announces Public Benefit Corporation Status |
Rasmussen College announced today its transition from a traditional for-profit corporation to a Public Benefit Corporation. The change in corporate status reflects the commitment of the College to a higher standard of transparency, accountability and public service while harnessing the power of business to make a positive impact on society. Through the Public Benefit Corporation designation, Rasmussen College joins more than 850 companies spanning 60 industries.
|1/5/2014||Classes Cancelled At Several Rasmussen College Midwest Campuses On Monday, January 6 Due To Frigid Temperatures|
In preparation for the frigid weather across the Midwest, Rasmussen College is cancelling classes at several of its Midwest campuses on Monday, Jan. 6, 2014. All campuses and the College as a whole will remain open during this time.
|1/2/2014||Rasmussen College Opens Law Enforcement Training Facility In Eagan|
Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, today announced the opening of a Law Enforcement Training Facility at its Eagan campus. The new 8,000-square-foot location includes several modern, scenario training rooms in which students can practice situations they may encounter as a law enforcement officer. Training courses will be led by a faculty made up of currently working or recently retired officers from police departments and sheriff&#8217;s offices in the metro area. Upon completion of the Rasmussen College Law Enforcement Skills program, students take the Peace Officer Standard and Training (POST) Board licensing exam and will be certified to practice law enforcement in the state of Minnesota.
|12/16/2013||First Class To Graduate From Rasmussen College Corrections Academy|
Rasmussen College and the Cass County Sherriff’s Office today announced the first Corrections Academy graduating class at the Rasmussen College Fargo campus. Upon completing the Rasmussen Correctional Officer Skills Basic Training program, all students in this first graduating class will be employed with corrections positions in the state of North Dakota.
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 the previous presentations:
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.
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