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A person passing money through a teller's banking window

Have you ever thought about a career in the financial services industry? If you’re like most, you probably haven’t. Most people just go to the bank or credit union to deposit a check after payday or to withdraw cash.

But the next time you’re driving to work, school, daycare, the grocery store, or anywhere else, really, count how many financial institutions you pass. And as you’re passing each one, ask yourself a few questions:

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A patient care technician checking the blood of an older woman.

Are you interested in a career in healthcare?

How does studying healthcare in college and having a guaranteed job waiting for you after you graduate sound?

That’s what you’ll get if you participate in the Community College of Aurora’s new Patient Care Technician apprenticeship program. 

CCA and HealthONE, the largest healthcare system in the metro Denver area, partnered to create the program as a way to increase the number of entry-level healthcare workers in regional hospitals.

A man and a woman standing in a warehouse

According to data by Invesp, 62% of U.S. consumers purchase something online at least once a month. 

Our world of online shopping, free shipping, and next-day delivery has changed not only our buying habits but also the workforce. Materials move at rapid speeds. Warehouses are more sophisticated than ever before. Complicated inventories must be tracked with pinpoint precision.

Ulises Venegas-Rivera in front of a University of Southern California sign

The Community College of Aurora’s Communications and Marketing Department recently caught up with former CCA student Ulises Venegas-Rivera, who is now attending the University of Southern California.

Ulises attended classes at CCA from fall 2016 to spring 2017 and transferred to USC in fall 2018. He has spent the last two semesters at USC, going to football games, getting to know Los Angeles, and attending classes on a campus that features more than 40,000 students.

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Nereida Arroyo-Ramirez studying

My name is Nereida Arroyo-Ramirez and I’m a recent graduate of the Community College of Aurora. At CCA, I earned an associate of science (AS) degree in biology.

I started at CCA as a concurrent enrollment student during my senior year at Gateway High School and quickly moved into the Accelerating Students through Concurrent Enrollment (ASCENT) program. I began taking CCA classes regularly after I left the ASCENT program. 

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