Wilmington Campus Raises Funds for March of Dimes

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Wilmington, DE. If you visit the Wilmington campus of the Harris School of Business on the right day, you might notice students wearing crazy scrubs, sporting silly socks, or donning their favorite sports jerseys. Or you might happen upon a bake sale or a slushie sale that has you opening up your wallet. These activities are all part of Harris School’s commitment to raising funds to support the March of Dimes. Keicha Sharp and Christine Rich, two instructors in the professional medical assisting programs, are coordinating the fundraising effort with the student council. The strategy is to offer a “pay what you can” policy on events like “crazy scrubs day,” where students can make a donation in order to have the privilege of wearing colorful scrubs that day. The creative…
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Harris School of Business Welcomes Fathers’ Care Network

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Linwood branch of the regional business school wants students to achieve fulfilling work lives and family lives. Linwood, NJ. Harris School of Business may appear to be all business all the time, but in addition to helping adult students prepare for a new career, the school is also concerned about the family lives of its students. On May 10, Harris School is presenting a guest speaker from the Fathers’ Care Network at its Linwood, NJ campus.Fathers’ Care Network (FCN) is a program designed to assist fathers in strengthening their role in the lives of their children. As a collaboration among several social service agencies in Atlantic County, FCN strives to increase family self-sufficiency and enhance child and family well-being.The program offers mentoring, parenting skills, conflict resolution, employment support, financial literacy,…
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Job Fair Comes to Harris School in Cherry Hill

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Employers Offer Interviews to Medical Assistants, Massage Therapists, and More Cherry Hill, NJ. In this digital age, when the process of looking for a job on the Internet can be daunting and impersonal, the opportunity to meet with prospective employers face-to-face can improve your chances of being noticed. Harris School of Business helps its students make these personal connections by providing job fairs directly on campus. Last month, over 40 students at the Cherry Hill campus of Harris School of Business participated in a job fair with seven employers from the southern New Jersey region. “Job fairs not only help our students connect with regional employers, but they also help the employers discover the quality of Harris students,” says April Lupinacci, campus director at the Cherry Hill campus. In attendance…
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Harris Students Join Bone Marrow Registry

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Upper Darby, PA. The Upper Darby campus of the Harris School of Business is committed to helping others. This February, over 50 students and faculty signed up for the National Marrow Donor Program. Joining a bone marrow registry is the first step in becoming a bone marrow donor. Bone marrow transplants require a genetic match between the donor and patient. The Registry tests and keeps track of its members’ HLA tissue type. With this genetic information, the registry can match patients with potential donors. Bone marrow transplants can help treat over 50 diseases including leukemia, sickle cell anemia, severe combined immune deficiency, and aplastic anemia. In April, Harris students reached out again. This time, they rolled up their sleeves to participate in the campus’s annual American Red Cross blood drive.…
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Dover Pharmacist Joins Harris School’s Advisory Board

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Dover, DE. The Dover campus of the Harris School of Business is proud to announce that local pharmacist Zahir Kasmani has joined its Advisory Board. Kasmani is the pharmacist and owner of the newly-opened Dover Community Pharmacy. Harris School is honored to be working with Kasmani, who is also participating in the school’s externship program. “One of our students, Jordan Colombo, has been serving as an extern at the Dover Community Pharmacy,” explains Shaun Waller, Career Services Coordinator at the Dover campus of the Harris School. “Mr. Kasmani is so pleased with Jordan’s job performance that he is ready to hire a second Harris student.” In addition to hiring externs from Harris School, Kasmani has offered a generous program to Harris students. For students who do not have health insurance,…
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