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Where are they now - Dental Assistant Grads Lauren Brown-Smith and Joanne Farrell-Englert


Lauren found employment at her externship site, Community Health Net, where she worked at the 29th and State Street office. In 2012 Lauren took a job as an Orthodontic Assistant working with Dr. Wilck...

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Where are they now - Samantha Oleski - Health Information Technology Grad


Samantha is working at Yorktown Primary Care which is part of the St. Vincent Health System. While going to school Samantha held down a part-time job and showed great leadership in her class. Congratu...

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Where are they now - 4 Recent Graduates


Amy Earll - Medical Billing and Coding Graduate - Amy completed an externship at Greater Niagara Surgery Center in the billing department and found that she had a knack for customer service. After gra...

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Surgical Technologist Graduate Lands a Great Career


Ken Bearce graduated from the Surgical Technologist program in June 2008 and after completing his externship, quickly found employment n Buffalo, NY. Ken is currently working at Buffalo General Me...

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Student Services Report - March 2013


The Student Services Committee has been raising money for SafeNet over the last two months. We recently had a "Penny War" that rose over $400.00, and this month with had our annual "Chili Cook-off." I...

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Graduate Success Story - Tre Stowe of the Surgical Technologist Program


Tre Stowe is a recent graduate of Great Lakes Institute of Technology's Surgical Technologist Program. Tre completed a 15 week externship at Kane Community Hospital, his Program Director, Jacob Muth,...

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March Student of the Month - Dane Evans of the Veterinary Assistant program


Congratulations to Dane Evans of the Veterinary Assistant training program in winning the student of the month for March! Here are a few comments from one of his instructors: "Dane is a great ex...

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Semi Annual Career Expo - March 13th 2013


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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President of PA Association of Surgical Technologists Visits Great Lakes


Today the Surgical Technologist department was visited by Mary Grogan CST-CSFA, President of the Pennsylvania Association of Surgical Technologists (PA-AST), and a practicing Surgical Technologist at...

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Medical Assistant Grad Spotlight - Mya Williamson


Mya Williamson knew she wanted a change in her life. Her position at a supermarket wasn't fulfilling, and she felt she wanted a career where she could help people and be in a position that felt meanin...

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Dental Assistant Students Visit Quality of Life


A group of our Dental Assistant students were asked to do a Dental Health Month presentation for the students at the "Quality of Life" after school program in Erie PA. They met with Kayla Curtis who r...

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Pinegrove Ambulatory Surgery Center - Employer Spotlight


The Pinegrove Ambulatory Surgery Center in Russell, PA, is dedicated to improving community health through the delivery of high quality outpatient surgery services. Their accreditation distinguishes t...

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Where are they now - Rachael Dregalla Clark - Dental Assistant


We spent a few minutes and caught up with Dental Assistant graduate Rachael Dregalla Clark of Erie. Here is what she had to say about her experience at Great Lakes: I have been working full time fo...

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February Student of the Month - Chris Anderson of the Massage Therapist program


Congratulations to Chris Anderson of the Massage Therapist training program in winning the student of the month for February! Here are a few comments from one of his instructors: "Chris has perf...

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Meet Jacob Muth - Surgical Technologist Program Director


Mr. Jacob Muth is the Program Director for the Surgical Technologist Program here at Great Lakes Institute of Technology. He's been with our school for over 4 years now, has a Bachelor's Degree from E...

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Medical Office Assistant Graduate Success Story - Nancy Pancerev


Nancy Pancerev is a recent graduate of Great Lakes Institute of Technology's Medical Office Assistant Program (now the Medical Office Assistant / Coder program). She started her career change in April...

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