Stories

Each blog, written by our subject matter experts, will explore topics ranging from healthcare news, academics, student life, nursing, career skills and much more.

When Career Dreams Change: How One Healthcare Student Found Her Real Passion

on Tuesday, 26 December 2017. Posted in Healthcare Insights, Stories

When Career Dreams Change: How One Healthcare Student Found Her Real Passion

Talking to friends and family members who love their careers can make it seem like finding the ideal field is easy. But, for some people, discovering a dream career takes heading down the wrong path first. That's what happened to Kelly Tharp, who recently earned her healthcare administration degree through Madison School of Healthcare at Ashworth College.

Passion for People Drives Madison School of Healthcare RN-BSN Student

on Friday, 17 November 2017. Posted in Nursing, Stories

Passion for People Drives Madison School of Healthcare RN-BSN Student

Passion for people. It's a trait that is central to being a nurse. For Madison School of Healthcare RN-BSN student May MacDowall, it is the exact thing that drove her to join the healthcare field in the first place. "I have a passion for people, and I enjoy science. So, it was a perfect mix," explained May. 

Madison Student Earns BSN after a Decade in Nursing

on Friday, 11 August 2017. Posted in Nursing, Stories

It’s Never Too Late: Madison Student Earns BSN after a Decade in Nursing

Jim Massey has worked in the healthcare industry for nearly 24 years. He worked as a medical assistant and a surgical technician before earning his associate degree and becoming a registered nurse (RN), a role he’s embraced for the past decade.

Scholarship Helps Madison Student Continue a Lifetime of Care

on Tuesday, 01 August 2017. Posted in Nursing, Stories

Scholarship Helps Madison Student Continue a Lifetime of Care

Towards the end of a recent shift, Elizabeth Corley received the kind of news nurses don’t usually expect to hear on the job.

Bernard Royal

on Tuesday, 18 July 2017. Posted in Nursing, Stories

How One RN to BSN Student is Boosting His Career, Step by Step

Bernard Royal has always taken his education step by step. After moving from Savannah, Georgia to Brooklyn, New York, he still needed to finish his high school diploma. Switching school systems meant that he’d have to retake several courses. Instead, he opted to enroll in James Madison High School’s online program.

“Just Keep Moving Forward”: How One Healthcare Graduate Balanced School and Motherhood

on Monday, 31 October 2016. Posted in Stories

“Just Keep Moving Forward”: How One Healthcare Graduate Balanced School and Motherhood

Going back to school as an adult can feel nerve-wracking. Going back to school as a mother can feel that way even more so. But that didn’t stop Kiyon Carlock from deciding to further her career by enrolling in Madison School of Healthcare’s medical office assistant program.

For this Healthcare Graduate, ‘Learning is a Constant Experience’

on Friday, 16 September 2016. Posted in Academic Advice, Healthcare Insights, Stories

For this Healthcare Graduate, ‘Learning is a Constant Experience’

Kathleen Gallimore was working as a housekeeper when she decided that she needed a change, she wanted something that could lead to a long-term career where she could continue to grow. One thing stood in her way — she didn’t have her high school diploma. So, as her first step to forging a new path, she enrolled online in James Madison High School.

Student Stories: Stacey Williams

on Tuesday, 17 May 2016. Posted in Stories

Student Stories: Stacey Williams

Stacey Williams is a wife, a mother, a certified medical assistant (CMA), and a current student at Ashworth College’s Madison School of Healthcare. She currently lives in Oregon with her family, and is working to complete her bachelor’s of science in Healthcare Management, after earning her associates in Healthcare Administration. Her ultimate goal is to further her career in the field and become a healthcare office manager.

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