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…

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…