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…

How medical students can influence the future of health care for depressed teens

Research has revealed several causes of depression in teens

Students interested in a career as a registered nurse or certified medical assistant should be prepared to encounter a wide variety of patients with many different symptoms and complaints. Nurses are most often the first point of contact for incoming patients, and are responsible for intake,…

Student Spotlight – Meet Kassandra Becerra

Medical Assisting Student Kassandra Becerra

Kassandra Becerra, aged 21, is coming to the end of the Medical Assisting program at our Mesquite, TX, campus. Having completed her classes, Kassandra is about to go out on her six week externship in the field. She enrolled and started the program in June last year.
What made you choose Medical…

Faculty Spotlight – Meet Ivan Grijalva

Carrington Faculty Ivan Grijalva

Ivan Grijalva is a Dental Assisting Instructor at our Tucson campus. Born & raised in Tucson, this is Ivan’s first teaching post after 8 years working as a Dental Assistant and Dental Technician. Ivan joined our faculty in October last year.
To get us started Ivan, tell us a little about your…

My Starting Point – Mayra Ruiz Gallegos – Meeting Mr. Ron!

Mayra Ruiz Gallegos

Hey guys, it’s Mayra again! If you’ve not read my earlier blogs about my journey through the Pharmacy Technology program at the Mesa campus, you can find them all here! Today I’m excited to introduce you to my teacher and talk a little about the teaching style at Carrington!
Meeting Mr. Ron!
The…

Student Spotlight – Meet Alisha Bonislawski

Criminal Justice Student Alisha Bonislawski

Alisha Bonislawski, age 22, is a student on the Criminal Justice (CJ) associate degree program at our Citrus Heights campus. Designed to meet the demands of law enforcement agencies, and private investigation and security firms, the program can teach students the skills required for most…

My Starting Point – Mayra Ruiz Gallegos – Core Classes

Mayra Ruiz Gallegos

Hello #Carringtonflock, thanks for continuing to follow me as I work through the Pharmacy Technology program at the Mesa campus. Last time I spoke about the transition from the FA100 course, but now I’m excited to be into my core program. Need to catch up? You can read my earlier blogs using…