School of Business

School of Business

National Medical Assistants Week & Make a Difference Month Celebrated at Empire College

Empire medical assistants provide blood pressure screenings at community events.

Medical students have a week-long slate of fun and educational activities planned for National Medical Assistants Week, October 21-25. In fact, they couldn't wait for next week, so they started yesterday in recognition of Make a Difference Month, volunteering at two health and wellness fairs for the City of of Santa Rosa and North Coast Builders Exchange.

Celebrating Constitution Day

Empire College joins colleges across the country in celebrating Constitution Day today, September 17.  It was 226 years ago that all twelve state delegations approved the United States Constitution. 

We invite you to join the celebration by submitting your answers to the quiz below. Simply reply via email to with answers to the questions below..

Can You Keep a Secret? Hope Not!

Empire College marketing students, along with Sheri Graeber-Eachus, head of the hospitality program, presented their marketing video for Stage meals to Council on Aging last week. The COA staff who attended the "premier" described the video as "creative and professional" and answered a resounding YES when asked if they would like the class to produce more.

Empire College marketing students

Congratulations Grace De La Torre - California Paralegal of the Year!

Congratulations to Empire paralegal instructor Grace De La Torre, who will be honored this evening by the Redwood Empire Association of Paralegals which nominated her for California's Paralegal of the Year Award - which she won a few weeks ago at the statewide meeting in Los Angeles!

Following is the official press release.


Grace with her REAP colleagues

The Value of Education: A Case Study

Empire College graduate Antonia Garza

Two-time Empire College graduate Antonia Garza's story is an inspiring example of the value of education.

Administrative Professionals: Bringing Order to the Storm

Empire College Business Students

Modern Business is a Storm is the theme of this year’s Administrative Professionals Week, April 21-27, at Empire College. The International Association of Administrative Professionals (IAAP) Empire Student Chapter is celebrating by hosting exciting events during the week including workshops, educational seminars, networking opportunities,and a Dress for Success Day!

Paralegal Students Learn to Fight Cyber Crime

Acquire legal and technical expertise to bring cyber evidence into court.

Cyber Crime:  we read about it on the Internet every day. Sometimes, it seems like we read about it dozens of times a day:  

Volunteer Hearts

Empire College Medical Assisting Student Volunteers

One of the projects which Empire College highlighted in its application for the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll, and which contributed to its recognition as a finalist, is the health initiatives of the Medical Assisting Department. Most recently, that outreach focused on volunteering for the American Heart Association to promote heart health awareness through free screenings in our community.

Student Loan Debt exceeds credit card debt in the US

"Student Loan Debt exceeds credit card debt in the US"

The media is presenting these statistics in the wrong light.

When you use a credit card, you are spending money you do not have and must repay with interest and any other fees. Unless you are one of the few people who pays off their balance every month, credit card debt can be difficult to manage with interest rates on average at 15% (Check your monthly statements!).

Rubber Chickens and Veterans - Graduation Highlights

It's not every day that a rubber chicken, the District Attorney, and a veteran share the stage at the Wells Fargo Center for the Arts. But that is exactly what occurred on Monday evening at the Empire College School of Business commencement exercises.