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Diana Anderson – Student Highlight

Meet Medical Assisting Student Diana Anderson Embarking on her collegiate path, Diana Anderson chose United Career Institute as the cornerstone of her educational and professional aspirations, representing a noteworthy milestone in her journey. With a background as a Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA), Diana’s selection of UCI was influenced by its proximity to her home and … Read more

7 Self-Care Tips For Students This Valentine’s Day

While Valentine’s Day is commonly associated with romantic love, it is also an ideal occasion to prioritize self-care and self-love. Taking time to nurture yourself can be incredibly rejuvenating, particularly as you navigate the demands of your personal, professional, and academic life. This Valentine’s Day, give yourself some well-earned TLC with United Career Institute’s seven … Read more

Amanda Kozel – Student Highlight

Meet Medical Assisting Student Amanda Kozel Amanda Kozel’s journey diverged from the traditional college path she initially envisioned. Despite never setting foot in a college classroom, her pursuit of a career took an unexpected turn in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. After high school, Amanda dedicated a year to preparing for her college journey, … Read more

Why Is Professional Development Important?

You’ve likely heard the saying, “Change begins at the end of your comfort zone.” Professional development is a journey that begins in the classroom and extends into your personal life and future career. As a student, you constantly challenge yourself to learn, gain skills, and experience new perspectives. Growth is crucial to becoming the best … Read more

Sam Dobson – Staff Highlight

Meet Career Management Director, Sam Dobson Sam Dobson began teaching eight years ago in the public school systems of West Virginia. A graduate of Concord University in southern West Virginia, Mr. Dobson is experienced at teaching all grades, from Pre-K to high school seniors. Sam switched to collegiate teaching when he started at United Career … Read more

7 Tips For Maintaining A Positive Mindset During Times Of Stress

The potential of a new year can bring stress and anxiety for some. Between trying to keep up with resolutions and decompressing from the busy holidays, it can be easy to become overwhelmed with the possibilities the year could bring. United Career Institute is here to offer you seven helpful tips for maintaining a positive … Read more

UCI New Year’s Resolutions

Happy New Year from United Career Institute! We asked some of our students what their New Year’s Resolutions are for 2024, and here is what they said! Are you ready to take the next step toward a rewarding career? Enroll now to experience hands-on training, personalized support, and industry-relevant programs. Don’t miss out on the … Read more

6 Tips To Make 2024 Your Year!

As we approach the end of the year, it’s a perfect moment to contemplate your vision for your life in the upcoming year. A new year signifies the chance for a fresh start, and you can get on the path to achieving your dreams with United Career Institute’s healthcare training options. Keep reading to discover … Read more

United Career Institute’s Favorite Christmas Carols

‘Tis the season for holiday magic! The chilly breeze carries the sweet scent of baked treats while houses dazzle with an array of twinkling lights. A symphony of cheerful tunes fills the air, becoming the soundtrack of the season. Christmas carols are the heart and soul of the festivities, with each of us having our … Read more

Carrie Friend – Faculty Highlight

Meet Our Medical Externship Coordinator, Carrie Friend Carrie Friend is the Medical Externship Coordinator and Lead Medical Faculty member at United Career Institute (UCI). Holding two associate degrees from West Virginia Junior College (WVJC) as a Certified Clinical Medical Assistant (CCMA) and Certified Medical Administrative Assistant (CMAA), Carrie boasts additional certifications* as a Certified Phlebotomy … Read more