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.

RN-BSN Online Graduate Not “Shy” About Success

on Tuesday, 19 February 2019. Posted in Nursing, Stories

RN-BSN Online Graduate Not “Shy” About Success

When we spoke to Shy Smoot about her recent graduation from the Madison School of Healthcare at Ashworth College online RN-BSN program, it just happened to be on her birthday. Shy had completed her studies a mere two weeks earlier and was eagerly awaiting the arrival of her diploma.

RN to BSN online program helped Amorita Ghraib overcome struggles to realize her dream

on Wednesday, 16 January 2019. Posted in Nursing, Stories

RN to BSN online program helped Amorita Ghraib overcome struggles to realize her dream

Amorita Ghraib, RN, has a plan. But roadmaps don’t reveal the closed highways and detours that sometimes can accompany a long journey. So Amorita got creative to chart her own course while navigating some real challenges along the way.

A Mother-Daughter Success Story

on Tuesday, 21 August 2018. Posted in Nursing, Stories

A Mother-Daughter Success Story

After May Macdowall experienced the quality and flexiblity of the Madison School of Healthcare online BSN completion program, she sang its praises to anyone who would listen. And one of those who heard her the loudest was her daughter, Maeghan. At 19, Maeghan was determined to attend college but wasn’t having a lot of success with the local institution. So she joined her mother at Ashworth College, and now the duo attend classes together – yet separately – in different online programs.

Student Stories: Vietnamese RN Targets Lifelong Dream Thanks to Madison Online Healthcare Degrees

on Tuesday, 17 April 2018. Posted in Nursing, Stories

Student Stories: Vietnamese RN Targets Lifelong Dream Thanks to Madison Online Healthcare Degrees

When Ysuing Nie immigrated to the U.S. from Vietnam at age 19, the only English he knew was how to say his name. Today, almost 20 years later, he is working toward his BSN degree with a view toward becoming a nurse practitioner–a goal he never thought was possible because of his background.

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.

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