When Andrea Saldana was diagnosed with stage 3 breast cancer at the age of 40, she knew she was about to face the fight of her life. But what she did next is truly remarkable.
“I was diagnosed in April of 2022,” says Andrea. “I have worked in healthcare all my life, and I knew something was wrong with my body. The diagnosis didn’t surprise me, but how much treatment I would need did. I just kept wondering how I was going to get through.”
Facing chemotherapy, a mastectomy and radiation, Andrea knew she would have to take time off work.READ MORE
At Rockford Career College, online programs offer a flexibility many students are drawn too. April Rocha was one of those students who knew the online Cannabis Dispensary Administration program would be challenging, but best fit for her busy schedule.
“The biggest hurdle was juggling 2 jobs and online school at the same time.” says April. “Online was a great option for me so I could continue to maintain my household and care for my family.”READ MORE