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  • Students Lead Collection to Support Domestic Violence Victims

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    Dental AssistantsThe Wilmington campus of the Harris School of Business embraces the giving season

     Wilmington, DE. Students at the Wilmington campus of Harris School of Business have a lot of heart when it comes to helping others in the community. This holiday season, the students organized a donation drive for an area shelter that houses victims of domestic violence.
     
    Students worked with the director of the shelter to create a list of items that are most useful to the shelter’s residents, such as shampoo, towels, toothbrushes, and other personal hygiene items. By collecting these donated items, the students helped the shelter provide a hospitable environment for people who are experiencing domestic violence and need a safe place to live.

  • Business School’s Students Organize Food Bank

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    Harris School of Business in Cherry Hill donates food to the Neighborhood Center in Camden

    April LupinacciCherry Hill, NJ. Embracing the spirit of giving, the students of Harris School of Business decided to run a school-wide food drive in support of the Neighborhood Center in Camden, NJ.

    Throughout November and December, students were encouraged to donate non-perishable items that could be used in holiday meal preparation for residents of Camden who may not be able to afford a traditional holiday meal.

  • Holiday Break for Students

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    2013It is almost time for the holiday break. We want to wish everyone a safe and happy holiday season.

    Remember, there are no classes December 24, 2012 to January 1, 2013. Classes resume on January 2. Enjoy the break!

    For students on externship, your schedule may be different, so please be sure you know what your externship site expects of you.

  • Student Success Is the Target at Harris School

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    Business School’s Linwood Campus Director Promotes Career-focused Education

    Linwood, NJ. In a director’s office buzzing with phone calls, appointments, and a constant stream of e-mails, it may be hard to keep your head on straight. But Peter Karas (pictured), campus director of the Linwood campus of the Harris School of Business, knows how to keep focused on a mission.

  • Linwood Campus of Harris School Hosts Outreach Event

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    Harris students invite their friends to tour the business school’s campus

    Linwood, NJ. If you are considering starting a new career, but not sure where to begin, sometimes the recommendation of a friend will help get you started. This spring, the Linwood campus of the Harris School of Business held a “Bring a Friend” day to help spread the word about the kinds of career-focused programs that Harris School offers.

  • Harris School in Cherry Hill Donates Massages for Nurses’ Week

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    Donating massages helps massage therapy schools provide hands-on training for their students

    Cherry Hill, NJ. If you have ever watched a nurse taking care of patients, you know the job can be physically demanding. During Nurses’ Week this spring, the massage therapy students from the Cherry Hill campus of Harris School of Businesses decided it was time to give nurses a break and treat them to a massage.

  • Harris School Externs Add Value at St. Christopher’s Hospital

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    The business school’s externship program receives praise

    Upper Darby, PA. There is no substitute for hands-on learning when it comes to career training. Students enrolled in the medical assistant programs at Harris School of Business get just this kind of experiential learning through the school’s externship program.

  • Wilmington Campus Honors Its Graduates

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    The business school’s founder is remembered through her daughter’s words

    Wilmington, DE. Students wore maroon caps and gowns as they proceeded through the auditorium where they would receive their diplomas from the Harris School of Business. The graduation ceremony, held at the nearby Brandywine High School auditorium on April 23, was a time for celebration and a time for reflection.

  • Dover Campus of Harris School Holds Blood Drive

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    Technical school’s commitment to the community shines through

    Dover, DE. The Dover campus of the Harris School of Business was proud to participate in this year’s Red Cross blood drive. Held at the campus this April in a bloodmobile from the Blood Bank of Delmarva, the blood drive resulted in over 25 pints of blood donated.

    Each year, students, staff, and instructors roll up their sleeves together to donate pints of blood that can save lives. “It’s something that is so simple to do, yet it can have a huge impact on someone’s life,” says Rosetta Derosa, director of education at the Dover campus.

  • QuickBooks™ Certification Now Available at Harris School of Business

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    Hamilton Campus proctors exam for business school students

    Hamilton, NJ. Are you seeking a career in bookkeeping? Harris School of Business in Hamilton is offering a new way to get certified in QuickBooks™, a popular accounting software for small businesses. Starting this year, the National Bookkeeping Association will be offering the certification exam at authorized testing centers, and Harris School of Business, Hamilton campus, is proud to announce that it has been selected as a proctor site.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 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.”

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