Tell me a little bit about yourself.
I grew up in the Portland area and now I live in Tigard. About a year ago I was working full time after graduating high school and didn’t really have a career in mind. I have to thank my parents because I would have never taken that extra step and decided…

Liliana Velazquez, RN, is a single mom who always dreamed of becoming a registered nurse (RN). In February 2013, she completed the Registered Nursing LVN to RN program* at the Carrington College Sacramento campus.
Thanks for your time Lilly. When did you start working in the medical field?
It…

There are hearts, flowers and chocolates everywhere you look as we lead up to St. Valentine’s Day. And that’s probably why February has been celebrated as American Heart Month since 1963. The time of year when Americans focus on affairs of the heart is the perfect window to also remind you, your…

Football – love it or hate it, you can’t avoid it at the moment with the big game coming up. But you don’t have to play football to run the risk of suffering a concussion; just this past week two former professional wrestlers filed a lawsuit accusing their organization of ignoring the dangers of…

Allison Land, 27, is a student at the Carrington College Boise campus. Allison is on track to complete the Medical Assisting program in April this year.
She hopes to walk the stage at a graduation ceremony in June; June is also her birthday month so that should give her two good reasons to…

Brandon Milo, 26, graduated from the Health Care Administration program at the Carrington College Sacramento campus in July 2014. Brandon grew up in a small town in Calaveras County, California. Even though he loves the area, he knew he had to move to a bigger place to kick-start his life and…

Health care social media was dominated by two very different stories in 2014. On one hand videos of the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge invaded our feeds and streams for what seemed like a very long summer, before more somber videos of the Ebola outbreak in West Africa started hitting our…