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Sahrash Masood – Graduate Highlight

Sahrash Masood graduated from United Career Institute’s Medical Assisting degree program in June 2021. Shortly afterward, she accepted a position with Premier Medical Associates and began her career as a Medical Assistant. She completed her externship with Premier, and it was such a good fit they offered her a position upon graduation. She said, “It’s … 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

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

Being an Essential Healthcare Worker in a Post-COVID World

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed many things in our daily lives. Those who are healthcare workers have experienced an even more significant number of changes that have affected their professional lives. The growth of telemedicine, the increased focus on sanitation and cleanliness, and the shortage of healthcare professionals are changes that the COVID-19 pandemic has … Read more

Allison Orr – Graduate Highlight

United Career Institute Mt. Braddock is excited to introduce you to Allison Orr, a recent graduate of our Medical Assisting program. Prior to attending United, Allison was working with the elderly at a nursing home.  She knew she had a passion for helping people and wanted to find a school that would set her up … Read more

Amber Berdar – Student Highlight

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. … Read more

Katelyn Burgman – Student Highlight

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,” … Read more

Dominique Thomas – Graduate Highlight

United Career Institute Mt. Braddock is excited to introduce you to Dominque Thomas, a graduate of our Medical Assisting program and our Practical Nursing program. When Dominique attended United for the Medical Assisting program, she loved it so much that she knew she had to come back to continue her education in nursing. It is … Read more

Mackenzie Stefanini – Graduate Highlight

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, … Read more

Aleesha Guidos – Student Highlight

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 … Read more