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Kyle Bair – Student Highlight

April 12, 2021 | admin

Irwin, Pennsylvania is a good distance from the Sierra Nevada Mountains. There’s little chance anyone would confuse the two of them, but that is precisely the route that Practical Nursing student Kyle Bair took that brought him to United Career Institute Irwin Campus. “I was living in Lake Tahoe and going to Sierra Nevada College before I came to United...

4 Tips For High School Seniors Choosing A School In 2021

April 1, 2021 | admin

This school year has been very different for high school seniors, but one thing has not changed: each of you must decide what you’re going to do after you graduate from high school. Graduating in the middle of a pandemic can seem scary and be filled with uncertainty. At United Career Institute, we are here to help you every step...

Stacey Davis – Staff Highlight

March 26, 2021 | admin

“Being in control of your own motivation and happiness is a great feeling!” Those are the words of the newest team member of United Career Institute Irwin’s Campus, Stacy Davis. “I like to motivate myself, and that can be very rewarding.” Stacey’s path to joining our team may not have been a traditional one. She graduated from college with a...

Amy Murray – Student Highlight

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United Career Institute Mt. Braddock is proud to introduce you to our March Student of the Month, Amy Murray. Amy is one of our practical nursing students and has a unique story behind how she ended up at United….She was a student 17 years ago when we were still named West Virginia Career Institute! At the time, she was a...

The Benefits of Completing an Externship in Your Degree

March 22, 2021 | admin

Kudos to you for deciding to continue your education and earn a degree! It’s now time to decide what school and program will be the best option for you and your goals. One of the aspects you may want to think about is whether there’s an externship opportunity that you can do while you earn your degree. An externship allows...

Mackenzie Stefanini – Graduate Highlight

March 15, 2021 | admin

United Career Institute Mt. Braddock is thrilled to introduce one of our newest graduates, Mackenzie Stefanini. Mackenzie graduated from United’s Medical Assisting program this month and is already working in the field! Mackenzie began her journey at United right after high school! She attended a presentation in one of her classes that sparked her interest, and went for an interview...

Aleesha Guidos – Student Highlight

March 12, 2021 | admin

Aleesha Guidos is one of United Career Institute’s medical assisting students. She enrolled at the Irwin campus in the summer of 2020. She graduated from Latrobe High School and attended EWCTC while working as a CNA. She chose the Medical Assisting program because she thought it would be a good stepping stone into the medical field. United Career Institute was...

Why You Should Choose a Direct Admission Practical Nursing Program

March 5, 2021 | admin

Are you dreaming of a career in nursing but don’t know where to start? Or maybe you’re considering a career in healthcare, and practical nursing is one of your options. Whatever your circumstances are, a direct admission practical nursing program can be an excellent choice for you! Employers are consistently hiring new nurses, making this a great career choice for...

Nikki Feltes – Student Highlight

February 26, 2021 | admin

While in high school, United Career Institute Medical Assisting student Nikki Feltes had an idea she may want to pursue a career in healthcare, but didn’t see herself going to a four year college. During her time at Latrobe Area High School, she took advantage of a program available to students through the Eastern Westmoreland Career Technology Center where they...

Cassidy East – Student Highlight

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United Career Institute is thrilled to introduce you to Cassidy East, the February Student of the Month! Cassidy has not been a part of the United family for long, as she started classes after she graduated from high school last year. “Before attending United Career Institute, I was enrolled as a student at Mount Pleasant Jr/Sr High School. I was...