Woodbury, MN (PRWEB) May 10, 2013
On Friday, May 17, the campuses of Globe University, Minnesota School of Business and Broadview University will be providing educational services for community members and working with charitable organizations on volunteer projects. The day is designated a national community service day by the network of career colleges in which faculty and staff offer complimentary classes and pitch in on local community service projects. These free educational services are part of Globe University’s commitment to building communities through education.
More than 25 campuses will participate in the national community service day with a range of activities including the following:
•Classes and workshops in economics, math, English and technology
•Workshops in career program areas such as massage therapy, medical assisting, business, creative media, technology and other career fields
•Seminars in teamwork, interviewing, workplace safety, identity theft and workplace bullying
•Tree planting and clean up at local parks
•Supporting community races and health promotion
•Creating public service announcements for nonprofit organizations
•Holding career-readiness boot camps for job seekers and people in transition
•Working with the Junior Achievement program in local schools
According to Globe University’s director of charitable giving, Mindy Myhre, the theme for the schools’ seventh annual community service day is “Building Communities through Education.”
Myhre said, “This theme is a reflection of our organization’s ‘We Care’ philosophy. We serve the communities where our employees and students work, live and go to school.”
Last year hundreds of employees contributed more than 4,500 hours of service at 26 campuses in five states during the organization’s national community service day. This year the organization plans to enhance its outreach and service, continuing to make a positive impact with education.
About Globe University, Minnesota School of Business and Broadview University
Globe University, Minnesota School of Business and Broadview University are part of a premier, family-managed system of career colleges, universities and training centers based in Woodbury, Minn. These specialty skills colleges prepare work-ready professionals for successful careers in a wide range of high-demand fields. Through its mission, We Care, the organization integrates hands-on and career-focused education with applied-learning experiences that expose students to their communities and real-world situations. Programs offer undergraduate, diploma and graduate degrees in a wide range of career fields, including business and accounting, health sciences, legal sciences, technology, creative media and applied arts. More than 30 programs are available online. All academic programs are accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (ACICS). For more information, visit http://www.globeuniversity.edu.