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…

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…

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…

A New Campus-Based Extern Opportunity in Boise

Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center

Exciting news! One of our valued extern site partners, Saint Alphonsus Regional Medical Center, is opening an Express Care Clinic inside our Carrington College Boise campus this month. I spoke with Linda Whitener, Express Care Facility Medical Director and Family Nurse Practitioner, about this…

Faculty Spotlight – Meet Travis Matthews

Criminal Justice Program Director Travis Matthews

Travis Matthews, B.A., is the Criminal Justice (CJ) Program Director at our San Jose campus.
How long have you been at Carrington Travis, and how long have you been in the CJ field?
I joined Carrington in September 2008. I’ve been the Program Director for about a year now. Before that I had…

Student Spotlight – Meet Ashton McCants

Student Ashton McCants

Ashton McCants, aged 24, is studying Respiratory Care at our Pleasant Hill campus. Born in California, raised in Memphis, TN, Ashton served in the United States Air Force for four years. He completed a bachelor’s degree in Aeronautics after his enlistment ended. He enrolled in the Carrington…