Category Archives: Pharmacy Technician Programs

If You Would Only Listen

Caroline Center certified pharmacy technician candidate Keah M. just celebrated the mid-point in her 15-week education and career training program at Caroline Center – the eagerly awaited Halfway Hurrah, a longstanding Caroline Center tradition. At 31 years of age, Keah is … Continue reading

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Getting There From Here

  “Everything is on the line. Know it or not, our very survival hangs in the balance. With a few meager possessions, we hurry out the door running to an unknown destiny.”  The question is, “Can we get there from … Continue reading

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First, Free Your Mind

Emancipate yourselves from mental slavery. None but ourselves can free our minds. “Redemption Song” – Bob Marley  Those final days of February. You’re never sure what you’re going to get. But, this year, it’s clear, March is definitely coming in like a … Continue reading

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“Top Workplaces” Come In All Sizes

What a loss that some of Baltimore’s best employers continue to fly under the radar for “Top Workplace” recognition, especially when they consistently get high marks from their employees in all of the areas that a recent Baltimore Sun survey … Continue reading

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#Black Lives Matter – A New Year’s Resolution

It’s January 2015. The New Year. And, as we welcome our 60th class of trainees to Caroline Center this month, I’ve been thinking a lot about #Black Lives Matter and the important conversations it is generating across the media. #Black … Continue reading

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Uncertain Future

The first chill in the air or the tiniest bit of frost on the pumpkin means I can bring out my favorite Squidfire hoodie and walk fearlessly into the fall. Before I even knew the name of the clever design, … Continue reading

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From Dumping #27 to a Walk on the High Wire

Ravens fans who are rushing to M&T Bank Stadium this week to cash in on the recent offer by the team to exchange their Ray Rice jerseys for less controversial, more desirable swag are not likely to pass by Caroline … Continue reading

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