Now Offering Evening Classes for the Practical Nursing Program!

Prom Project - Formal Dress Giveaway


Well we've collected many dresses for the Prom Project this year .... now is time for the giveaway! We'll be giving away HUNDREDS of new and pre-owned formal dresses to area High School student...

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Semi Annual Career Expo - April 2nd 2014


The Career Schools of Erie Pennsylvania; Great Lakes Institute of Technology, Erie Institute of Technology, and Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy; will be hosting it's Semi Annual Career Expo on Wednesd...

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Where Are They Now - Kelsey Campbell and Sarah Meyer


Kelsey Campbell Medical Assistant, Westminster Family Medicine I like all the people I work with and how I am able to work in both the clinical and clerical setting. It's giving me a lot of expe...

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Spring Program Advisory Meeting Held on Wednesday March 19th


Earlier this week Great Lakes hosted it's quarterly Program Advisory Meeting. This meeting is where we invite area employers to come to the school to talk with our Program Directors about what to incl...

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Diagnostic Medical Sonographer Grad Receives Outstanding Student Award


Jessica Poghen, Diagnostic Medical Sonographer graduate, received the Outstanding Student Award at the January graduation ceremony. Jessica moved to North Carolina for her externship where she plan...

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Student of the Month - Ashley Horan - Veterinary Assistant


Congratulations to Ashley Horan of the Veterinary Assistant program in winning the Student of the Month award for the month of March! In the words of one of her instructors: "Ashley is a great repr...

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Prom Project - Formal Dress Donation - Prize Giveaway


Donate your gently worn formal dress to the Prom Project and help someone less fortunate look great at the prom this year! Dress donations can be dropped off at Great Lakes Institute of Technology...

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Where Are They Now - Heather Lemmo and Jessie Caskey


Heather Lemmo Dental Assistant Grad 2012 Heather works as a Dental Assistant at Lake Erie Correctional Institution (LAECI). "I like knowing I do something to help people. I like the atmosphere of...

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Where Are They Now - Kylie Barony and Jessica Smith


Kylie Barony Veterinary Assistant Grad 2013 Kylie is currently working as a Vet Assistant at Animal Medical Hospital in State College, PA. Kylie says "I like constantly learning something new, all...

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Alumni Update - Nicole Lewis - Dental Assistant Graduate


Here are a few words about what Nicole Lewis, 2012 Dental Assistant grad, has been up to since she finished her education at Great Lakes. I am working full-time as a Dental Assistant at North East De...

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Massage Therapy Student Jennifer Raines Receives Scholarship


Congratulations to Jennifer Raines who is attending the Massage Therapist program at Great Lakes. Jen is the recipient of the prestigious Lehua Goodwill Scholarship. After Jen gradates from GLIT, she'...

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Graduate Spotlight - Amanda Johnston - Massage Therapist


Amanda Johnston LMT, is a 2013 graduate of the Massage Therapist program and now has her dream job of working with a chiropractor. Employment Specialist, Carl Rozenek, recently had a chance to catch u...

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Alumni Update - Shannon Etzel - Veterinary Assistant


One of our Employment Specialists recently caught up with Shannon Etzel, Veterinary Assistant at Pleasant Animal Hospital and Alumni at Great Lakes. Shannon says, "My heart is at Pleasant Animal Ho...

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Alumni Update - Dawn Johnston - Surgical Technologist


One of our Employment Specialists recently caught up with Dawn Johnston, Surgical Technologist at Orthopedic Associates of Meadville and Alumni at Great Lakes. "What I like most about my job is the...

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Alumni Update - Samantha Circle - Medical Assistant


One of our Employment Specialists recently caught up with Samantha Circle, Medical Assistant at Saint Vincent Health System and Alumni at Great Lakes. "What I liked most about Great Lakes was the han...

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