The Stranger You Know – Sexual Assault Awareness Month Brings Focus to a Painful, Violent, Pervasive Crime

Sexual Assault Awareness

In the movies, sexual assault looks like this: a dark alley, a beautiful young woman, and a stranger with a knife or gun. But in real life, sexual assault is all too common and usually involves someone you know.  In fact, more than two in three rapes are committed by a friend or acquaintance,…

Faculty Spotlight – Meet Kerry Matthews

MassageTherapy Program Director Kerry Matthews

We’d like to introduce you to Kerry Matthews, Massage Therapy Program Director at our Carrington College California San Leandro campus.
Kerry, thanks for your time today, how did you first get into massage therapy?
It was 15 years ago; I was 35 and working in the bakery at Safeway. I just felt…

Sexual Assault: Power – Money – Control

Sexual Assault Awareness

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month – dedicated to shining a light on the violent and pervasive crime that affects hundreds of thousands of men, women, and children each year. Often a taboo subject, victims often remain silent, fearing retribution or blaming themselves. Learn the facts…

Seven Reasons to Chill-Out

Chilling Out

Attending classes at Carrington should be a fun experience, but it can also be stressful. We’re all different, and some of us react better to stress than others. But in recognition of April being National Stress Awareness Month, here are seven proven reasons why you should try to find time to…

Medical Tax Breaks – An Untapped Advantage

Medical Tax Breaks Header

With the passing of April, so ends Tax Season.  If you’re a bit late on filing your taxes, there may be a few tax breaks available for you; if you have already filed, here are a few tax breaks to keep in mind for next year. Read below to see what tax relief may be available for medical…

5 Easy Ways To De-Stress

Reading

Did you know that April is National Stress Awareness Month? A month-long national, cooperative effort to inform people about the dangers of stress, and to provide coping strategies. April 16 – not coincidentally the day after Tax Day – is National Stress Awareness Day; a great day to take a deep…

Student Spotlight – Meet Andero Anderson

Medical Assisting Student Andero Anderson

Andero Anderson, age 56, is about to start his externship at Creekside Hospice in Las Vegas. Andero is close to completing the Medical Assisting program at our Las Vegas, NV, campus. A 13 year army veteran, Andero has discovered a love for medical assisting that he wasn’t really expecting to…