December was another busy month around our Rasmussen College campuses! Learn about some exciting plans and check out what we were up to during the holiday season.
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Rasmussen College students and campuses were busy last month. Learn about some of the events and recognition that took place in the month of November.
As the cooler weather settles in, the college continues to heat up with events and recognition this quarter with donations aplenty to nonprofits, three recipients of the Waite Legacy Leadership Award and a new surgical technologist suite.
The college was busy again in September with six nursing pinning ceremonies, a graduate that headed off to the Peace Corps and a campus receiving a huge upgrade in nursing simulation labs!
There were a variety of things happening around our campuses this past month, including a student who had her first book published, training for justice studies students in human trafficking and even a few award recipients!
July was a busy month for recognizing students and giving back to the community! Learn more about what we were up to this past month.
Rasmussen College Moorhead campus nursing students and faculty came together to hold a benefit for Zach Rummel, a 9-year-old boy who was diagnosed in January with astrocytoma—a rare brain tumor located on his brain stem.
Having an extramarital affair can cause a host of issues, but for Tracey Dannemiller, the results were tragic. She contracted HIV and passed it onto her daughter. But Dannemiller is not one to feel sorry for herself. Since contracting HIV, she and her family have been very open with it. Dannemiller is the founder of Straight from the Heart of Florida, an organization that educates and promotes HIV/AIDS awareness in hopes of alleviating the stigma, fear and ignorance associated with the virus.
Rasmussen College’s Overland Park and Topeka campuses celebrated their first graduating classes on April 17 this year. The ceremony combined students from both campuses, and was the first of their kind since the Kansas campuses opened in spring 2013.
Local Minnesota celebrity and author Joe Schmit visited the Lake Elmo campus April 24 to share several nuggets of advice to business students. His goal at the event was to inspire everyone to recognize daily opportunities to make an impact on others, and how to be a great leader.
Kim Azbart, Fort Myers campus admissions director, was presented the Patriot Award Feb. 20 by a member of her admissions team who serves in the National Guard. Patriot Awards reflect the efforts made to support citizen warriors through a wide range of measures, including flexible time off prior to and after deployment, caring for families and granting leaves of absence if needed.
The Rasmussen College Romeoville/Joliet campus provided pajamas and books through the nonprofit Pajama Program to children 18-years-old and younger.