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Gino Norelli – Student Highlight

United Career Institute is excited to introduce Practical Nursing student Gino Norelli! Before starting at United Career Institute, Gino graduated from Belle Vernon High School and worked as a manager at UPS for a few years. When asked why he chose to switch gears and attend United, Gino said, “I chose United for the opportunities … Read more

Jennifer Nicholson – Student Highlight

This month, United Career Institute- Fayette County would like to highlight a very deserving student, Ms. Jennifer Nicholson. Jennifer has excelled in our Medical Assisting program and is about to graduate in January 2022. Before starting at United Career Institute (UCI), Jennifer worked at a personal care home. She enjoyed working with the patients but … Read more

Our Favorite Christmas Cookie Recipes

The holiday season has arrived, and we’re ready to spend time with friends and family, enjoy some hot cocoa, and decorate our tree. Baking some tasty Christmas cookies for yourself and others to enjoy is one of the best ways to share the Christmas spirit. At United, we appreciate a great Christmas cookie recipe, so … Read more

Breanna Specht – Staff Highlight

Let us introduce one of United Career Institute’s Adult and Nursing Admissions Advisor, Breanna (Bre) Specht. Bre graduated from Seton Hill University in 2019 with her Bachelor of Arts in Early Childhood Education. Before joining the UCI Irwin team in June of 2021, Bre worked as an Early Head Start teacher and as a building … Read more

How to Get the Most Out of a Career Fair

Career fairs are a great way to meet potential employers, network with others, and learn about job opportunities that may be available. If you have recently graduated from school or will be graduating soon, you may be getting ready to attend a few career fairs yourself. There are many things you can do to set … Read more

Jenna Sersen – Staff Highlight

Meet United Career Institute’s newest Financial Aid Advisor, Jenna Sersen! “Jenna attended the Indiana University of Pennsylvania, where she earned her degree in business with a minor in economics. Graduating from school is  Jenna’s proudest accomplishment, as she worked hard to balance her school, work, and personal life. Outside of work, Jenna enjoys spending time … Read more

Thankful for Our Students in 2021

We are dedicated to helping our students reach their professional goals by preparing them to start exciting new careers. Our WE CARE approach to education provides students with the resources they need to succeed, including academic support, individual attention, and career services. Students who choose United Career Institute to continue their education have the opportunity … Read more

Kaitlyn Hawthorne – Staff Highlight

Meet United Career Institute’s new Career Management Director (CMD), Kaitlyn Hawthorne! Kaitlyn attended Duquesne University, where she received her degree in Secondary Education and Mathematics. Before joining the UCI team at both our Irwin and Mount Braddock campuses, Kaitlyn lived in five different states and worked as a server and in appraisal management but found … Read more

Donald King – Student Highlight

Meet October Medical Assisting Student of the Month, Donald King! Fresh out of high school, Donald enrolled at United Career Institute. He decided to attend the institute after hearing “how great it is” from his sister, Alexis, a Practical Nursing student. Before beginning school, Donald was a home healthcare aide and wanted to start something … Read more

Mt. Braddock Graduation Ceremony

United Career Institute held its 44th annual commencement ceremony for its 2020-2021 graduates on October 7, 2021. The first part of the evening was an intimate ceremony for the pinning of the Practical Nursing graduates. These graduates asked only their closest friends and family members to join them for this most memorable occasion. Each graduate … Read more