Happy New Year from Tawnya Mason, VP of HR

WELCOME MESSAGE Happy New Year, Concorde Alumni Community! As I reflect on 2018, one of my proudest work memories this year is not of a regular day on the job, but a day I spent...

Homeless to Homebuilder, A San Diego grandmother overcomes life’s hurdles – and pays it forward

ALUMNI SPOTLIGHT In 1983, Nelly Velez was literally homeless – living in a van in her hometown of Stratford, Connecticut, with her husband, Carlos, and infant son. Her young family called that van their residence...

Concorde Alum starts Surgical Technology school in Haiti

FEATURE ARTICLE 2017 Tampa Surgical Technology alumnus, Sammuel Toussaint, has a hectic life these days. He went to work immediately following graduation for both Tampa General Hospitals Total Joint Team and Brandon Regional Hospitals Womens...

Meet Concorde – Grand Prairie Campus President Mike Lovejoy

CAMPUS PRESIDENT SPOTLIGHT It is a truly special situation when a dedicated and talented individual ends up in the right place at the right time. And that’s exactly how Mike Lovejoy ended up becoming our...

Social media video challenge is a “Thriller”

COOL STUFF ON CAMPUS Not sure if you’ve noticed, but we’ve been having some fun on our social media feeds over the last few months. We’ve launched a series of social video/sharing challenges for our...

Aurora DH Grad Commitment to Fitness Lands her in Global TV Arena

IN THE SPOTLIGHT Aurora Dental Hygiene grad’s commitment to fitness lands her in global television arena If you’re a sports or fitness enthusiast (or even if you’re just a fan of reality tv competitions), you...

Concorde Partners with the Love Fund for Children “Sack it for Santa” Event and More

PARTNERSHIPS IN THE COMMUNITY We recently took our opportunity to speak with Jamie Jadlow, our Kansas City Campus President and member of the Board of Directors for the Love Fund, about Concorde’s annual participation with...

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Why You Should Ask Your Boss for a Chance to Cross-train

CAREER CORNER We all want to make ourselves valuable to our employers and show we are capable of doing more than our current role. But just how do we get the opportunity to show our...

Dallas DH Instructor Wins Teacher of the Year Award

CONNECT WITH CONCORDE Rita Hernandez wins the Career Colleges and Schools of Texas Association’s 2018 Teacher of the Year Award! We’re so proud of our Dental Hygiene instructor from our Dallas campus – who had...

“I am eternally grateful to Dr. Lu-Ping Gamble at the Garden Grove campus. They not only lit a spark, they lit a torch in my heart that shall burn forever! My education changed my life and has had a huge positive impact on the person I am today.”


Jamie Troccoli
Vocational Nursing graduate

“Without the support of certain instructors … I would not have pushed myself to grasp the concepts and pass my boards on the first attempt. Once I passed my boards, it was less than one month after that I landed my first Respiratory Therapist job where I am currently working with so much joy every day.”


Marcus Streator
Respiratory Therapy graduate