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Amber Berdar – Student Highlight

August 9, 2021 | admin

United Career Institute Mt. Braddock is thrilled to introduce you to our July Student of the Month, Practical Nursing student, Amber Berdar. Amber started her journey with United as a student in our Medical Assisting degree program. She said, “I attended United before for the Medical Assisting program, and I had a very good experience. Everyone was very helpful, and...

Stacey Mantich – Staff Highlight

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United Career Institute is pleased to introduce you to Stacey Mantich, a valued member of our practical nursing faculty!  Stacey obtained her Registered Nurse (RN) Diploma from St. Francis Medical Center School of Nursing and then, later on, obtained her Bachelors of Science in Nursing (BSN) from Waynesburg University. When it comes to experience, Stacey has a lot to bring...

Career Services at United

July 30, 2021 | admin

Career services at United Career Institute assist students with their experience while giving them the edge they’ll need for future job prospects. Whether you’re a traditional or nontraditional student, returning to school, or just starting your journey, United’s career services are here for you. We are committed to helping you achieve your goals, which is why we offer career readiness,...

Shannon McClain – Student Highlight

July 26, 2021 | admin

Like many students before her, Shannon McClain attended a local community college before coming to United Career Institute. When asked what made United different than her previous school, Shannon said, “the staff at UCI are friendly and, all the classes are relevant.” United has six-week modules, this allows classes to go by quickly while ensuring that all the information they learn applies...

Abby Dorogi – Student Highlight

July 23, 2021 | admin

United Career Institute Mt. Braddock is thrilled to introduce you to our June Student of the Month, Practical Nursing student, Abby Dorogi! Before attending United’s Practical Nursing program, Abby was working full time to prepare for nursing school. “I really wanted to just focus on school with no other responsibilities,” she said. Abby chose United because she was drawn to...

Brandon Hegland – Student Highlight

July 12, 2021 | admin

People always dream of studying abroad, which is exactly what United Career Institute  Practical Nursing student Brandon Hegland was able to do. His studies led him to South America, and upon his return to the United States, he attended Mutual Aid’s Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) program.  Though the training was rigorous, Brandon said it was an “amazing training experience.” That...

The Emerging Trend of Skills-Based Learning

July 2, 2021 | admin

According to a LinkedIn research study, the upward trend of skills-based hiring continues to grow in the United States, which has led to another emerging trend of skills-based learning. The benefits of skills-based learning should not be discounted, especially since 77% of hiring professionals in the LinkedIn study stated that they are hiring candidates based on their skills and competencies....

Katelyn Burgman – Student Highlight

June 25, 2021 | admin

Before attending United Career Institute’s Medical Assisting program, Katelyn Burgman, like many before her, attended a local community college to pursue a radiology technician program. Katelyn did not have an enjoyable experience and quickly realized that she wanted to go into a field doing something she “actually enjoyed instead of just settling for a job,” and she landed at United...

Shawn Hull – Student Highlight

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United Career Institute Mt. Braddock is thrilled to introduce you to our May Student of the Month, Shawn Hull! Shawn is a Medical Billing and Coding student and has been with us for almost a year. Since he stepped foot into this building, he has been a joy to be around! Prior to attending United, Shawn served in the Air...

The Return to Campus

June 18, 2021 | admin

As more and more people get vaccinated, and things start opening back up, we are all transitioning back to our in-person lives. Our children are returning to school, many people have returned to their in-person jobs, and schools are bringing students back on campus. Here at United Career Institute, we are so excited for our students to return to campus....