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Holidays Around the World
There are infinitely more worldwide celebrations than what we have listed here and many that you may not have ever heard of and taking time to learn about just a few gives you a better understanding of the world.  Hopefully you can extend your holiday season even longer!

Happy Holidays and a Happy New Year!

One of the most widely known December holidays, Christmas traditions vary around the world. While America
Taste buds…
Taste buds... hopefully we all have them and use them accordingly. Sadly, if you are eating what is referred to as the Standard American Diet (SAD) then chances are your poor taste buds

are under attack every single day!

Additives to “enhance” flavor, preservatives to “protect” texture, and a mul
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Affects 7.7 Million Americans Every Year
PTSD can occur in individuals who have witnessed or experienced a traumatic event, causing them debilitating stress. Some of the common causes of PTSD include war/combat, natural disaster, violence against their person, among other traumatic events.
While women are twice as likely to experience post-traumatic stress, it is a disorder that affects both genders and all racial, ethnic, and socioeconomic barriers. The extreme stress and anxi
Why Drinking Water All Day Long Is Not the Best Way to Stay Hydrated
Dehydration is a drag on human performance. It can cause fatigue and sap endurance among athletes, according to a 2018 study in the journal Frontiers in Physiology. Even mild dehydration can interfere with a person’s mood or ability to concentrate.

Water is cheap and healthy. And drinking H2O is an effective way for most people to stay hydrated. The National A
Personality Matters More in Your Job Interview Than You Might Think
The next time you go for a job interview, you should spend time brushing up your personality — not just your skill set.

That’s according to a new joint report from U.S. careers advice site TopInterview and job search platform Resume-Library, which ranked personality among the top three factors most employers look for in new hires.

Graduates and Employer Survey Participation
To help us assess just how we are doing, and as a requirement of accreditation, we request that all our Graduates and Employers of graduates complete the Graduate and/or Employer Survey. The survey is confidential and gives graduates and employers an opportunity to provide necessary feedback to evaluate the effectiveness of our programs of study and provide information on strengths and weaknesses.

We thank all of our graduates and employers for their continued commitment to the excellence of our progra

Employee Spotlight

Carren Down

Last, but definitely not the least of our 2019 Employee Spotlights features Carren Downs. While you will see Carren spending most of her days in PTA – there will be times that she goes back to her roots and spends some time with our ultrasound students! Wherever she finds herself, she is absolutely an asset to the College.

Tell Us About Yourself? Where were you born? Have you always lived in California? Family? Children?
I was born in Stuttgart, West Germany, but have lived the majority of my life in Southern California. I am married and between us we have six children and four dogs that we love dearly.

What Brought You to Casa Loma College?
One day in 2009, I received a random phone call from “Sharon Dugan, with Casa Loma College”.   She saw my resume posted online and reached out to me about the DMS Clinical Coordinator position.   I wasn’t really looking for work but became excited about the opportunity to work with DMS students. And, I have been here ever since.

What inspired you to help students, as you do in this job?
The best part of my job is getting to know each of the students and supporting their efforts to reach their professional and personal goals.

What is your favorite thing about your job?
I Love my work family!  We have a great team and enjoy each other’s company.

Who Has Influenced You the Most in Life and Why?
My mom had the greatest influence on me. I admire the strength she had to accomplish anything she put her mind to.   She always saw the positive in every situation and the good in all people.

 If you could do another job, anywhere, for just one day, what would it be? And why?
Professional photographer.  I enjoy exploring our world and capturing images of the beauty around us.

If You Could Have Dinner with One Person, Living or Dead, Who Would It Be and why?
Definitely my mom.  I miss her, so spending another evening with her would be very special.

How Do You Like to Spend Your Free Time?
So many things! Spending time with my kids, photography, concerts, traveling, cycling, running, reading, hiking, sitting on the beach, and enjoying a sunset.

 Best vacation you’ve ever had?
Isn’t every vacation the best we’ve ever had?  Lol!   I enjoy visiting new places and plugging into different cultures.   I’ have visited Sweden, Denmark, Switzerland, Cancun, Puerto Vallarta, Cabo, Grand Turk, Puerto Rico.  My favorite vacations are spent with my kids and close friends.

What would people be surprised to know about you?
I quit Girl Scouts to play on a boy’s little league team.   It was the first year they allowed girls to join the league, so I was the only girl on our team.   My position was third base and short stop. I also played on and managed an indoor soccer team.   The team consisted of moms that had never played the game before.   Actually, we won the championship our second season!  We were called the “Ups N Downs”.  Get it?    Great memories for sure……our kids were our biggest cheerleaders!



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