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Garden Grove Named a Top Trade School

Concorde’s campus in Garden Grove, Calif. recently earned some exciting national recognition. Forbes magazine recently listed its “Top 30 Two-Year Trade Schools: Colleges That Fight the Nation’s Skills Gap.” Concorde – Garden Grove made the...

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Meet KC MA/MOA PD Francess Hawkins

Concorde – Kansas City welcomed its newest Program Director earlier this spring when Francess Hawkins assumed the leadership role for the campus’s Medical Assistant and Medical Office Administrator programs. She fills the duties held by...

More Than Just Going to School

Concorde’s prime mission with its students is cut and dried. It’s to prepare as quickly and effectively as possible to be successful in the health care career of their choice. To provide a quality health...

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Services Concorde Offers Graduates

All of the various services Concorde offers graduates is but a click or two away, at www.concorde.edu. Resume review and cover letters? Check. Interviewing instruction? Check. Job opportunity listings, mass emails and networking opportunities? Check,...

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Meet Kansas City CP Jamie Carpenter

After a brief hiatus, we return today with our periodic spotlight of Concorde’s Campus Presidents. We welcome the new CP at our Kansas City, Mo. campus, Jamie Carpenter. Jamie comes to Concorde from another career...

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Concorde Benefits for Military Spouses

Tomorrow is Military Spouse Appreciation Day, and it’s a very important day for Concorde as a health care career college. On Military Spouse Appreciation Day we honor the contributions and sacrifices made by military spouses....

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The Evolution of Concorde’s Surgical Technology Program

Do you remember hearing about program advisory committees (PACs) when you attended school? They are groups comprised of field practitioners, educators, administrators, employee partners and even alumni who gather to evaluate and discuss ways to...

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Attending College in Midlife

We know many of our students at Concorde are not what are considered “traditional students.” Many come to Concorde when they’re older than what is considered “college age.” They arrive in midlife, after working in...

health care education
Meet Torch Award Winner Jean Thornblom

On the nomination form for its Torch Award, Concorde lists its five mission values – integrity, respect for the individual, customer service, teamwork and achievement – and states that any nominee and possible winner should...

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Introducing Concorde’s New MA Hybrid Program

Concorde is constantly upgrading and improving its programs to ensure that accrediting standards are continually met and students are fully prepared to succeed in an ever-changing health care workforce. With that in mind, we recently...

DH Clinical Director Receives Award

General dentists’ referrals are a key to the success of Smiles Change Lives, a program that helps families across the U.S. and Canada with low-cost dental and orthodontic care. Lisa Thurlow, Dental Hygiene Clinic Director...

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MT Instructor is Educator of the Year

LaWanda Allen said she was quite surprised when she heard that she had been named a 2017 Educator of the Year by The Alliance for Massage Therapy Education, Biofreeze and BonVital. She knew she had...

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Meet Concorde – Aurora CP Thomas Wicke

It’s time to get on a Rocky Mountain High and meet one of Concorde’s newest health care career college campus presidents. Thomas Wicke, Ph.D., came on board as campus president (CP) of Concorde’s campus in...

Celebrating National Cancer Survivors Day

National Cancer Survivors Day is this Sunday, June 4. It is an annual, treasured celebration of life held in hundreds of communities nationwide and around the world on the first Sunday every June. It is...

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Meet Concorde – Aurora Alum Lyle Nelson

Today, Lyle Nelson holds a master’s degree in public administration with a concentration in human resources management. After earning his diploma in the Medical Assistant program at Concorde’s campus in the Denver area, he’s well...

health care careers
Top Cities for Job Seekers

There is yet more good news for Concorde students and graduates seeking health care careers. The jobs website, Indeed, recently published in Money magazine “The 25 Best Cities for Job Seekers Right Now.” The great...

March for Babies Event in Memphis

Students, faculty and staff from Concorde’s campus in Memphis, Tenn. spent their Saturday morning marching for the future of healthy babies. They participated in the March for Babies, an annual fundraiser for the March of...

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What Nursing Pinning and Capping Ceremonies Mean

When delving into the meaning of Nursing school capping and pinning ceremonies, it might be a good idea to first explain what they’re not. Capping and pinning ceremonies are not graduations. They do not recognize...

health care education
Code Blue at Concorde – Jacksonville

Concorde states as much in its descriptions of its more than 20 programs. We provide students hands-on, real-world training. It’s really the only way you can receive your health care education and be comprehensively prepared...

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Celebrating Health Care Volunteer Week

This week is Health Care Volunteer Week, which is welcomed and celebrated at Concorde. We’re a health care career college that believes strongly in the value and mission of volunteerism and community service. It’s deeply...

Trenisha Jones | Dental Assistant Graduate

“I decided to go to school because I was tired of working dead-end jobs. … When I found out I was pregnant, I realized that I needed a better life for me, for my child, for my husband, and just to better myself.”

James Harkins | Nursing Graduate

“What I liked about Concorde was that there was nothing flashy. They were very up front, very simple, answered all my questions. They were more concerned with my education than tuition.”

Randall Hines | Polysomnographic Technologist Graduate

“I think it’s an amazing school. When I sat down for boards, I felt more than adequately prepared. If you put the work in, your success is almost guaranteed.”

Christine Mejia | Surgical Technology Graduate

“There was good simulation, real instruments and a lot of one-on-one instruction. I loved the lab, and I had a great instructor who is also a surgical technician.”

Tamera Watkins | Massage Therapy graduate

“Concorde is a great starting place. If you have a passion for what you want to do, they’re there to help lead you on whatever path you choose.”