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Lisa Clawson – Faculty Highlight

November 13, 2020 | admin

Lisa Clawson is the phlebotomy instructor at United Career Institute Irwin. She has been at United for almost a year now! She chose to become a phlebotomy instructor because she simply loves phlebotomy and loves to teach. Her favorite parts about working at United Career institute are the students and the staff! Before joining the United Career Institute team, Lisa...

Kaitlyn Monosky – Graduate Highlight

November 6, 2020 | admin

Kaitlyn Monosky is a medical assisting graduate of United Career Institute Mt. Braddock. She chose United because it came highly recommended, and the small classes were similar to the class sizes she had in high school. “I knew of a few people that went to the school and highly recommended it to me. I come from a small town where...

Growth of United’s Practical Nursing Program in Westmoreland County

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At United Career Institute, we are committed to providing our local healthcare community with qualified and well-trained medical professionals. In Westmoreland County, the need for practical nurses has been growing and is expected to continue to grow in the future. Excela Health has dominated the local area but over the last year, there have been multiple additions from other providers...

Jeanine Bitens – Student Highlight

October 30, 2020 | admin

Jeanine Bitens is one of United Career Institute’s bright medical assisting students. She enrolled at the Irwin campus in April 2020. She was previously enrolled at a local community college. Her favorite part about the program was doing clinicals. She really enjoyed working with the patients. She chose United Career Institute because of our location and small class sizes. Jeanine...

Meet The Campus Director – Ali Rachel

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Meet Ali Rachel, Campus Director at United Career Institute in Fayette County! In her new role as Campus Director, Ali is driven by the opportunity she has to help people every day when she goes to work. “I really, really believe in what we do. I really believe in career schools. Not everyone fits into one box. I want to...

Campus Security – Irwin Campus

October 23, 2020 | admin

At United Career Institute’s Irwin Campus, security is not just a person or a physical alarm system, it is also the student’s peace of mind. Entering into a post-secondary school can be full of excitement, stress, and lots of overwhelming feelings. Students certainly need to feel that the school they choose can keep them physically protected along with supporting them...

Karen Mayle – Student Highlight

October 16, 2020 | admin

Karen Mayle is a medical assisting student at United Career Institute. This is the first post-secondary school she’s attended. Before she decided to come back to school at United, Karen was working at a restaurant and had been laid off due to circumstances of Covid-19. Karen chose United Career Institute as her school because she has a daughter who also...

Shauna King – Student Highlight

October 9, 2020 | admin

Shauna King is one of United Career Institute’s determined medical assisting students. She enrolled in the May 2020 start at the Irwin campus. After graduating from East Allegheny High School, Shauna decided to take a year off. She had a few ideas in mind as to what career route she wanted to take. She thought of attending a massage therapy...

Perryo Medical Center – Externship Highlight

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One of the most exciting and rewarding parts of the medical programs at United Career Institute is the externship that students participate in at the end of their program. Externship takes place during the last twelve weeks of a student’s program and provides invaluable educational opportunities. It allows students to apply what they have learned in their medical classes in...

The Best Time to Start a Career Training Program is Now!

October 2, 2020 | admin

We have all experienced many changes this year because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Some people have been laid off from their jobs, some are learning how to homeschool their children, and some are experiencing a variety of other life changes. For those who have experienced disruptions to their careers this year, deciding what to do next can be a challenge,...