"While a negative habit can slow your progress and adversely influence your lifestyle, a positive habit can greatly improve it. It can bring positivity, possibilities, progress, health, wealth, abundance, happiness, love and success in your life." This Stellan Moreira quote encouraged Kerry Caldwell to develop more positive habits, such as studying to begin a new career.1 After enrolling in Rockford Career College's medical assistant program, Kerry put in a tremendous amount of effort to succeed in her classes. She graduated on our President's List with a 4.0 GPA.READ MORE
“If you don't have a shadow, then you are not standing in your light,” says Katy Lighthart, Rockford Career College graduate. Ready for a new career, Katy was not afraid to step into her light. She enrolled in our Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography program and studied hard, never losing sight of her goal. We are extremely proud of her for graduating on the Dean's List and beginning her dream career.READ MORE
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“Okay, so let’s start with the basics. What is the first thing you want to know when setting up your OR?” Leslie looked at her student who was nervously trying to answer but stammering instead. “It’s ok honey. I know you are nervous, but you have been training for this for a while, so, you know the answer” she said with a slight smile. “What do you think you need to ask before even beginning to think about setting up your tray?” Leslie prodded. Ashley stared at her with confidence in her eyes and boldly stated, “You need to know if the doctor is left-handed or right-handed.”
"Keep pushing yourself to be the best you can be," says Rockford Career College graduate Rickyeshia Burnett. Even when Rickyeshia faced obstacles on the path to her ideal career, determination kept her moving forward. We are extremely proud of Rickyeshia for graduating from our welding program and starting a new career.
What You Learn in a Welding Program
For each graduate of a program, we highlight three different courses. During the program, Rickyeshia took courses such as: Thermal Cutting and Metal Preparation, GMAW Plate, and Professional Success Strategies.READ MORE
“If you only shine light on your flaws, all your perfects will dim.” This Colleen Hoover quote reminded Tiffany Anderson-Salamone to focus on her strengths rather than her weaknesses.1 One way she did this was by enrolling at Rockford Career College and pursuing a career in which she would thrive. She graduated from our medical assistant program on the Dean's List. We are so proud of her for accomplishing her goal and beginning a career she loves.READ MORE
“The secret of change is to focus all your energy not on fighting the old, but on building the new.” This quote from Dan Millman's book Way of the Peaceful Warrior inspired Summer Richard to concentrate her efforts on building a new career.1 She then enrolled in Rockford Career College's Associate of Applied Science in Diagnostic Medical Sonography program. We are so proud of Summer for applying herself, graduating with her associate degree, and beginning the career she had always wanted.READ MORE