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,…

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…

April was 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…

Hello world – I hope you’ve been enjoying my blog posts over the last few months! I’ve now completed 20 weeks of the Pharmacy Technology program at the Carrington College Mesa campus, and I’m about three months into my core classes. I thought it was time to give you an update on what’s going on,…

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…

The healthcare sector is increasingly gaining attention as healthcare reform is rolling out and healthcare costs are at an all-time high. For example, for the average American family of four, health costs rose from $18,074 in 2010 to $22,030 in 2013, which amounts to a whopping 22% increase in…

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…