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June 13-15: Local Education, Industry Partners to Host SCRUBS Camp

More than 65 Mankato-area students entering grades 9-12 to participate in second annual camp on campus.

2016-06-20
Minnesota State University, Mankato Media Relations Office News Release, 6-8-2016

Mankato, Minn. – More than 65 Mankato-area students entering grades 9-12 will participate in a June 13-15 SCRUBS Camp (from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. each day) at Minnesota State University, Mankato that aims to increase the number of students exposed to health careers.

Campers will experience a variety of interactive activities and special field trips intended to get them excited about careers in the health care field.

Sessions will be led by health care professionals and/or faculty from several area colleges and universities. Students will tour Mayo Clinic Health System, Mankato Clinic, South Central College, Rasmussen College and Minnesota State Mankato as part of their three-day experience.

SCRUBS Camp is a partnership between HealthForce Minnesota, Minnesota State Mankato, Mankato Area Public Schools, South Central College, Rasmussen College, MNCEME (Minnesota Center for Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence), Mayo Clinic Health System, Mankato Clinic and South Central Workforce Council.

For more information, please contact Stephanie Zojonc, STEM outreach director for the Minnesota Center for Engineering and Manufacturing Excellence, at 507-389-2110 or Stephanie.zojonc@mnsu.edu.

Minnesota State Mankato, a comprehensive university with 15,193 students, is part of the Minnesota State Colleges & Universities system, which comprises 31 state institutions.

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