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Adtalem Global Education Refreshed Student Commitments

Adtalem Global Education’s Purpose is to empower our students to achieve their educational and career goals.

August 16, 2018
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Service Spotlight: AUC Students Volunteer at Local Schools, Soup Kitchen and Little League Field

Future physicians are often passionate about serving others, and we are proud so many AUC students give back to the community of St. Maarten during their time on the island.

August 08, 2018
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AUC Students Get Creative to Teach Fifth Graders about their Organs

American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine students visited Sister Borgia Elementary School in Sint Maarten, where they taught fifth grade students about the heart, lungs and gastrointestinal systems, and described the relationship each has with the other.

August 01, 2018
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ACAMS Op-Ed Published by Fortune

An op-ed written by Rick McDonnell, Executive Director of the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists (ACAMS), was published in Fortune.

July 17, 2018
RUSM Students and Faculty

RUSM Hosts Community Health Fair in St. Kitts

In partnership with the Ministry of Health Department and Mary Charles Hospital, Ross University School of Medicine (RUSM) organized a free community health fair on Saturday, June 30.

July 10, 2018
Chamberlain Nurses Week Panel

Five Ways Nurses Are Transforming Healthcare

In May, Chamberlain University joined healthcare professionals across the nation in celebrating Nurses Week.

June 25, 2018
Dr. Jamie Ronchetto

Alumna Helps Educate Community on Pet Care Through Radio Show

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine alumna Dr. Jaimie Ronchetto uses her recurring guest spot on a local radio station to share her veterinary expertise.

June 11, 2018
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Lisa Wardell Participates on Panel at Fortune Most Powerful Women International Summit

Adtalem Global Education President and CEO Lisa Wardell spoke on a panel at the Fortune Most Powerful Women International Summit in London.

June 11, 2018
Mary Charles Hospital

Realizing a Community Vision: Mary Charles Hospital Reopens to the Public

A local St. Kitts hospital serving approximately 10,000 people has reopened with the help of Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine.

June 11, 2018
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AUC Chief Resident and Chief Fellow List for 2018-19

The American University of the Caribbean School of Medicine shares their list of residents and fellows for 2018-19.

June 6, 2018
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My CPA Exam Story: Making Sacrifices for the End Goal

Dory Pluger studied for the CPA exam with Becker and completed all four parts of the exam on the first try.

May 31, 2018
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Closing the Tax Gap after Tax Reform

An article in Becker Pinnacle explains how the IRS will adapt to new tax laws.

May 30, 2018
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New Graduates Receive their Medical Degrees at AUC's 2018 Commencement

AUC graduates celebrated their commencement ceremony on Saturday, May 19 at the University of Miami Watsco Center in Miami, Florida.

May 22, 2018
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Students Recognized at UCLan Volunteer Awards Ceremony

While AUC's Community Action Day has traditionally engaged students in volunteer initiatives around Sint Maarten, this year many students had the unique opportunity to serve communities in the United Kingdom.

May 16, 2018
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White Coat Ceremony Welcomes New Medical Students

The May 2022 Class includes students who are the first members of their family to attend medical school, humanitarians, cancer survivors, musicians, world travelers, nurses, and research scientists.

May 09, 2018
Chamberlain President Susan Groenwald

Nurses Must Commit to Self-Care First So They Can Care for Others

Chamberlain President Susan Groenwald writes about self-care for nurses during Nurses Week.

May 09, 2018
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Lisa Wardell Speaks on the Future of Education at 2018 ASU+GSV Summit

Adtalem Global Education President and CEO Lisa Wardell spoke on “The Future of Undergraduate Education” as part of an esteemed panel at the 2018 ASU+GSV Summit.

April 18, 2018
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Lisa Wardell Joins THINK450 Board of Directors

Adtalem Global Education President and CEO Lisa Wardell has joined the THINK450 Board of Directors.

April 12, 2018
23rd Annual ACAMS Conference speaker

The Wall Street Journal Covers 23rd Annual International ACAMS Conference

The Wall Street Journal covered the ACAMS 23rd Annual International AML and Financial Crime Conference, where a new anti-money laundering rule was a topic of discussion.

April 9, 2018
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ACAMS’ Kieran Beer Speaks to the Wall Street Journal about New Bank Rule

Kieran Beer, Chief Analyst for the Association of Certified Anti-Money Laundering Specialists, spoke to the Wall Street Journal about how strictly bank examiners will determine compliance with a new bank-account rule.

April 6, 2018
Lisa Wardell

Lisa Wardell Contributes to Investor’s Business Daily Story on Pitching the C-Suite

Investor’s Business Daily interviewed Lisa Wardell for tips on selling to the C-suite. Her advice is to be a “creative problem-solver who finds new opportunities and has the determination to follow through.”

April 4, 2018
Lisa Wardell

Lisa Wardell Contributes Article to The Executives Club of Chicago Newsletter

Adtalem Global Education President and CEO Lisa Wardell recently contributed an article to The Flame.

April 1, 2018
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US Weekly Features Advice from Carrington College Program Director

Laura Bellinghausen, Veterinary Technology Program Director at Carrington College, spoke with Us Weekly about how to treat seasonal allergies in your pet.

March 29, 2018
Chamberlain student Stefanie Perez

FNP Student Creates a Time-Saving Tool that Helps Students with Research

Stefanie Perez created a new tool called CatoPro.

March 27, 2018
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American Veterinarian Interviews Senior Vet Technician at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine

H. Edward Durham Jr., Senior Veterinary Anesthesia Technician at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, explains why it’s important to ask about all symptoms, including those patients display at night.

March 24, 2018
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AUC Graduates Celebrate New Residencies on Match Day

Through the 2018 NRMP Main Residency Match, AUC graduates secured matches across 38 states and the District of Columbia

March 21, 2018
Dr. Jennifer Surgala Couvillon

A Future in Nursing Education Guided by Past Experiences

Jennifer Surgala Couvillon, PhD, MSN, RN-BC, Campus President – New Orleans, shares details about her nursing career path and journey to her current role as president of the New Orleans campus.

March 14, 2018
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RUSVM Collaborates with St. Kitts Government to Support International Women’s Day Breakfast

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) EDGE Chapter in partnership with the St. Kitts Ministry of Gender Affairs were hosts of the International Women's Day Awards Ceremony and Motivational Breakfast.

March 12, 2018
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Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and the AVMA Host Leadership and Excellence Awards

The Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Student Chapter of the American Veterinary Medical Association recently hosted an event to celebrate the achievements of individuals, clubs and organizations that have made an impact in the RUSVM and the St. Kitts communities.

March 10, 2018
CEO Lisa Wardell and Adtalem EDGE

President and CEO Lisa Wardell Shares Career Lessons on International Women’s Day

Adtalem Global Education President and CEO Lisa W. Wardell is the only African-American female CEO in the Fortune 1000. On International Women’s Day, she shares lessons that helped her on her career journey.

March 8, 2018
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RUSVM Participates in Career College Health Expo

Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine (RUSVM) participated in the Career College Health Expo organized by the St. Kitts and Nevis Department of Labour.

March 07, 2018
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AUC Recognizes Student Achievement at Celebration of Academic Excellence

More than 100 students were recognized for outstanding academic achievement at AUC’s Celebration of Academic Excellence.

March 7, 2018
Team Dominica is Ashfred Norris, Kareen George, Tarrie Anselm and Jair Pendenque with Coach Trudy Christian

Ross University School of Medicine Proud to Sponsor Dominica Debate Team

Ross University School of Medicine sponsored Team Dominica at the Windward Islands Debating Competition.

March 3, 2018
Priscilla Coomson

Promoting Heart Health in a High-Risk Community

High blood pressure impacts people of all races and ethnicities, but it hits African-Americans especially hard, according to the American Heart Association.

February 28, 2018
Students made over 400 pillows for the children.

Carrington College Delivers More Than 400 Pillows to Hospitalized Children

Carrington College medical assisting students created and delivered more than 400 pillows to the Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

February 28, 2018
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Carrington College Dean of Nursing Interviewed by Huffington Post

Pat Perryman, Dean of Nursing at Carrington College, spoke with Huffington Post about how to stay healthy by establishing a consistent sleep schedule.

February 28, 2018
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Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and Johns Hopkins Establish MPH/DVM Program

Since 2016, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine and Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health have collaborated on One Health opportunities.

February 28, 2018
Minister of Health with Ross Heart Walk participants

Health Minister Lauds Ross University School of Medicine for Launching Health Walks

Ross University School of Medicine recently launched the inaugural RUSM Heart Walk. St. Kitts government officials were on hand to congratulate participants at the finish line.

February 27, 2018
Lisa Wardell

Lisa Wardell Contributes Op-Ed about the Importance of Board Diversity

Adtalem Global Education President and CEO Lisa Wardell describes her commitment to building a diverse board and widening the talent pool at Adtalem. Read more in Corporate Board Member and Chief Executive.

February 22, 2018
Lisa Wardell

President and CEO Lisa Wardell Speaks on Boardroom Diversity at Executives’ Club of Chicago

Lisa W. Wardell, Adtalem Global Education President and CEO, spoke to Chicago civic and business leaders on the importance of selecting a diverse board of directors.

February 21, 2018
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Adtalem Assistance Fund

A dedicated committee carefully evaluated requests for support, and we have provided the means to proactively assist 240 colleagues and students in their time of need.

February 14, 2018
Ross Med Heart Health Month

The St. Kitts Satellite Campus Launches Heart Health Education, Training and Activities

The American Heart Association (AHA) has granted full accreditation to RUSM as an AHA Training Center.

February 12, 2018
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10 Ways You’re Unknowingly Sabotaging Your Immune System

Helen Ewing, PhD, Dean of Nursing at Carrington College, spoke with Reader’s Digest about “10 Ways You’re Unknowingly Sabotaging Your Immune System."

February 8, 2018
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Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine Donates to Local School

In support of integrating technology in the classroom, Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine has donated computers to several primary schools in St. Kitts and Nevis.

February 8, 2018
AUC colleagues with awards

54 AUC Colleagues Receive Award for Work and Dedication during Hurricane Irma

To thank and recognize employees for such dedication, AUC recently held a reception on campus.

February 7, 2018
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Announcing the Winter 2018 Issue of the Chamberlain Magazine

We invite you to read the Winter 2018 issue of our university magazine, The Chamberlain. The digital version is now available.

February 6, 2018
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Trade-Based Money Laundering: Know It, Detect It, Prevent It

Trade is fast becoming criminals' favorite way to launder dirty money, and regulators have caught on to the phenomenon, putting more responsibility than ever on trade financiers' shoulders to prevent it.

February 2, 2018
H. Ed Durham and his new book

RUSVM Vet Tech Editor of New Book

RUSVM Senior Veterinary Anesthesia Technician Editor of New Book “Cardiology for Veterinary Technicians and Nurses.”

February 2, 2018
Christa Gallagher teaching class with pet

Safety First: How Vets are Making a Name in Public Health

When Christa Gallagher, DVM ’93, joined the North Carolina State Veterinary Response Corps, that was her first introduction to the ties between public health and veterinary medicine.

January 23, 2018
Lisa Wardell

Lisa Wardell Pens Op-ed on Mentorship

Adtalem Global Education President and CEO Lisa Wardell recently penned an op-ed for International Business Times.

January 11, 2018
Dr. Kelly Hancock

Cleveland Clinic Health System Executive Chief Nursing Officer Reflects on Her Time at Chamberlain

In 2015, I proudly achieved one of the greatest milestones of my professional career: I earned my DNP from Chamberlain College of Nursing.

January 9, 2018
Dr. Melani Bell with Dr. Susan Goenwald at graduation

DNP Graduate Bridges Project on Traumatic Brain Injury to Practice

Melani Bell didn’t leave her coursework in the classroom when she graduated from Chamberlain’s Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) program this year.

January 7, 2018
Dr. Charles Faselis

Meet the Faculty: Dr. Charles Faselis Prepares Students for the USMLE® Step 2 CK and CS Exams

In order to prepare medical students for success on the USMLE® exams, Becker Professional Education relies on our knowledgeable and diverse team of faculty.

January 5, 2018
Lisa Wardell

Lisa Wardell Publishes Op-ed Discussing the Investment of Education

Adtalem Global Education President and CEO Lisa Wardell recently published an op-ed for Real Clear Education.

January 5, 2018
10 Years of Service

2018 Marks 10th Anniversary of Community Action Day

This year marks the 10th anniversary of Community Action Day (CAD) at AUC.

January 3, 2018
White Coat Ceremony

White Coat Ceremony Caps an Eventful Semester for AUC Students

Their new white coats may be short but for 204 first semester students, the journey to receive them has been anything but.

December 20, 2017
Michelle Durkee treating animals

Technically Speaking: How One Alumna Leveraged Technology to Double her Practice Revenue

It was 2012, and Michelle Durkee, DVM ’89 had reached a turning point.

December 18, 2017
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One Health Week Highlights Ocean Health at RUSVM

Research is ongoing at Ross University School of Veterinary Medicine, but one week a year, One Health research gets a special campus spotlight.

December 14, 2017
Dr. Armin Kamyab

Ross University School of Medicine Alumni Profile: Armin Kamyab

Armin Kamyab, MD ’08, Chief of Surgery, Cox Monett Hospital, Monett, MO

December 14, 2017
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Chamberlain Faculty ‘Write the Book’ on Virtual Simulation in Nursing Education

Chamberlain University faculty members Randy Gordon, DNP, FNP-BC and Dee McGonigle, PhD, RN, CNE, FAAN, ANEF are the editors of a new textbook, “Virtual Simulation in Nursing Education,” which is scheduled to release with Springer Publishing Company in spring 2018.

December 8, 2017
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Student Achievement on Display at Celebration of Academic Excellence

AUC hosted its third Celebration of Academic Excellence on Sunday, December 3, 2017 to recognize the efforts and academic achievements of students in medical sciences.

December 6, 2017
Dr. Natacha Pierre

How an Unconventional Path Prepared this Grad for Residency Success

Natacha Pierre’s journey to become a physician has taken her around the world—from Europe to Africa, Asia to the Caribbean. It hasn’t been an easy journey by any means.

December 6, 2017
Student swimming in coral

Under The Sea: Students Take the Lead in Ocean Research Opportunities

Dr. Michelle Dennis, anatomic pathology, had been fielding consistent student requests for special lectures about coral diseases.

November 30, 2017
Evacuated students leaving Sint Maarten

During Hurricane Irma, Kameron Perkins Leads Others to Safety

This story is part of the "Studies in Resilience" series, recognizing the strength, compassion, and resilience of the AUC community after Hurricane Irma had a devastating impact on St. Maarten.

November 27, 2017

Emerging Financial Crime Threats for 2018

As the techniques used by criminals continue to develop and become more sophisticated, what are the most significant threats faced by the industry in 2018 and which measures and developments will play the biggest role in addressing these threats?

November 12, 2017
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Hurricane Irma Aftermath: DNP Student Assists in Bringing Mobile Hospital to Community

Melanie O’Neill, a student in Chamberlain’s Doctor of Nursing Practice program and graduate of the university's Master of Science in Nursing program, is one of many who have been impacted by recent natural disasters.

November 1, 2017
Adtalem Global Education Student Commitments

Adtalem Global Education Commitment to Students

Adtalem Global Education’s Purpose is to empower our students to achieve their educational and career goals.

October 31, 2017
Doctor with patient

Four Rules for Interviewing for Residency

So, you got the call (or email) to come in for an interview for a residency position. Congratulations!

October 27, 2017
Medical students

How to Make the Medical Residency Matching Algorithm Work Best For You

While preparing for your Residency Match Day begins with the USMLE® exams, it is also important to understand how to rank order the right medical residency programs for you.

October 11, 2017
Adtalem Assistance Fund

Lisa Wardell Announces the Adtalem Assistance Fund

It’s been nearly a month since Hurricane Harvey slammed into the Texas coast, followed by the devastating destruction of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in the Caribbean.

September 29, 2017

Auditing Standards Board Update: Exempted Offerings

There are an increasing number of opportunities for nonpublic entities to raise funds; for example, crowdfunding, private placement offerings, franchise offerings, issuing municipal securities, or even issuing digital currency.

September 27, 2017
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Tax Reform and the Joint Committee on Taxation

In late July, the Trump Administration and Republican Congressional leaders issued a joint statement on tax reform, signaling a shared vision for overhauling the tax code.

September 13, 2017

Fintech: Taking the Leap

One of the results of the Great Recession was that many smart people decided there had to be other ways.

August 2, 2017
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Carrington College Faculty Spotlight: Kathy Ortega

When you think of a veterinary technician, you probably picture someone who loves animals and wants nothing more than to make them feel better. Kathy Ortega did too when she was a young girl.

July 12, 2017
360 Degrees

An Introduction to the 360 Degree AML Investigation Model

The six step 360 Degree Risk-Based Investigations Model provides consistency of approach and applies critical thinking thought processes by anti-money laundering (AML) investigators conducting their investigations to determine if the transactional activity (or attempted activity) under review is suspicious or not.

June 30, 2017
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Carrington College Faculty Spotlight: Pamela Payne

Pamela Payne is the Veterinary Assisting Program Director at Carrington College’s Portland campus.

June 28, 2017
Superhero Nurse

Female Superheroes of Health Care

Superheroes are everywhere right now - the world is obsessed with the characters from DC and Marvel comics! But while everyone in health care knows that the true superheroes are kids fighting childhood cancer, or patients battling to recover from injury or illness, women who work in health care have always had extraordinary (some might say super) powers!

June 14, 2017
Ending Modern Slavery

Ending Modern Slavery: The Financial Industry’s Role

Human trafficking—a form of modern slavery—is one of the fastest growing criminal activities in the world.

June 9, 2017
Alumni Spotlight

Carrington College Alumni Spotlight: Danyal Melchor

There’s no better motivation than showing your 4-year-old daughter the importance of following your dreams.

June 7, 2017
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Carrington College Student Spotlight: Ambraya Grisby

Ambraya Grisby was the oldest of seven kids growing up in a single parent household in South Stockton, California. Her mom worked hard to support the family but as the oldest, Ambraya had to help.

May 31, 2017
Myrline Rose

Drive and Passion Earns Ross Student a Triple Board Residency and Fuels A Mission to Uplift Women

Anyone in need of some inspiration should pause to learn Myrline Rose Belzince's story.

May 4, 2017
Sheryl Recinos

Sheryl Recinos, MD, Charted a Bold Plan to Pursue Her Dream

At just 16, Sheryl Recinos packed her things, left her friends, her family, and the place she called home, and began a cross-country journey that would take her to a new home in southern California.

March 29, 2017
Dr. Stephanie Saucier

Ross Grad Earns Competitive Cardiology Fellowship in Home State

Growing up with a tight-knit family in Bristol, Connecticut, it was always important to Stephanie Saucier to stay close to home while pursuing her dream career.

March 6, 2017
Kimberly Jean

No Practice Met All of Her Patients’ Needs—So She Started Her Own

The 2011 Ross graduate knew so many women whose health concerns didn’t fit neatly into just one box.

March 6, 2017