health care education
Meet San Diego CP Rachel Saffel

San Diego has been referred to as “America’s Finest City.” That’s where we find our latest subject in our series, Meet Your Campus Presidents. Rachel Saffel came to health care education from massage therapy and...

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Stuff the Bus!

At Concorde, it’s no secret that we’re passionate about learning and community service! What about you? Do you remember the excitement of getting your class assignment and school supply list at the close of summer?...

health care training
Accountant Has Seen a Lot in 32 Years

April 16, 1984. That’s the first day Lanita Eatman walked through the doors of Concorde Career Colleges, Inc.’s corporate offices. Only, it wasn’t Concorde Career Colleges back then. And, the offices were on the 10th...

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Meet Jacksonville CP Melissa Ryan

It’s summertime and the students are hot. So, why don’t we stick with the sunshine, heat and humidity motif that is the great Sunshine State of Florida in our ongoing series we like to call,...

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Summer: A Perfect Time to Give Back

At the beginning of 2016, Concorde Career Colleges, Inc. introduced Concorde Community Time, a community based initiative that allows full-time and part-time associates of Concorde to take up to eight hours of paid work time...

health care careers
Meet Miramar CP Ginny Carpenter

Our last two installments of “Meet Your Campus President” have taken us way out west, to the land of George Clooney and Julia Roberts (North Hollywood) and deep into the heart of Texas (Dallas). To...

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Working Concorde Admissions 22 Years

As it turns out, Lisa Knowles knew something long ago that Concorde Career College espouses every day. A career in health care is where it’s at when it comes to future employment opportunities. “I was...

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Dropout to coordinator: A grad’s story

Tameka Arceneaux, new Medical Assistant/Medical Office Administration Externship Coordinator at the San Diego campus, has a unique perspective on and appreciation for Concorde Career College. A couple decades ago, any college setting was perhaps the...

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Portland Medical Assistant Student now Teaches

More than two decades ago, as the 1980s were rolling into the ‘90s, Anita Marier was a typical high school student, preparing to graduate and wondering what she was going to do with the rest...

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5 Creative Ways to Study for College Exams

As you progress in your health care training program one thing is inevitable: testing. We certainly don’t do it to torture you. At Concorde, we’re committed to making sure you’re prepared and competitive when you...

health care awareness
The Need for Summer Blood Drives

For many of us, we don’t think about donating blood in the summertime. It’s a time of year when many of us travel for vacation, or just think about kicking back for a couple precious...

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Creating Positive Vibes at the Dentist

As a child, our experiences at the dentist help determine how we view oral health for the rest of our lives. For parents that have children with special needs, the task of creating positive memories...

health care technology
Leveraging Technology in the LRC

As part of one of Concorde’s pillars in its strategic vision – Student Centered – each of our 16 campuses in eight states has a Learning Resource Center (LRC). It’s a place where students can...

health care programs
Meet Garden Grove CP Nicholas Ewell

In this installment of “Meet Your Campus Presidents (CPS),” we spend some time with one of the newest CPs in the Concorde stable – Nicholas Ewell, JD, head of our campus in Garden Grove, Calif....

health care careers
Meet Tampa CP Rod Kirkwood

We had so much fun profiling Concorde – Miramar’s Ginny Carpenter in our “Meet Your Campus Presidents” series last week that we decided to stay in the Sunshine State for this week’s offering. Today, we’re...

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Things Learned at a PAC Meeting

Periodically, all 16 Concorde campuses around the U.S. hold what we call PAC meetings, which stands for Program Advisory Committee. Members from all aspects of a particular Concorde program – educators, administrators, employers, past and...

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RAD Tech Student Picked for Elite Group

Lindsey Wilson, a radiologic technology student at Concorde Career College, has been selected to participate in the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) 2016 Student Leadership Development Program. The ASRT represents more than 153,000 members...

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Meet Dallas Campus President Erin Henry

Today, we lead the cattle drive south, to the heart of Texas and Big ‘D.’ There, we meet Erin Henry and continue our series highlighting and getting to know Concorde’s Campus Presidents (CPs). Henry has...

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Meet Concorde – North Hollywood CP Carmen Bowen

Hooray for Hollywood! Or, in this instance, hooray for Concorde-North Hollywood. In our ongoing series introducing readers to our Campus Presidents (CPs), we venture this week out west, to the land of glitz and glamor,...

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Surgical Technologist Alum Breaks Free with a Concorde Degree

One day, Aldo Botello was busy at work, performing the job he’d always been told was his destiny. He was born and raised in a family of construction workers, and it was always understood that...