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Employer Spotlight - The Regional Cancer Center in Erie


The Regional Cancer Center (RCC) has been bringing expert cancer care close to home for patients in the northwestern Pennsylvania region since 1987. Affiliated with UPMC Cancer Centers, RCC is able to...

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Faculty Spotlight - Hope Hinson, Medical Program Director


When Hope decided to attend college many years ago as an Education major, she never dreamed that eventually she would combine a lifetime of experience in the medical field with a teaching degree to he...

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Student Success Story - Lauren Vokish - Veterinary Assistant Graduate


Growing up in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Lauren Vokish loved working with animals. After graduating from high school, she instead decided to pursue a communications degree at Edinboro University. After...

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Employer Spotlight - Laser Dentistry of Erie


Doctors Allen J. Starr and Albert M. Starr, along with their team at Laser Dentistry of Erie, pride themselves in helping patients maintain their beautiful smiles and dental health. Their experienced...

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Veterinary Assistant Instructor Spotlight - Kelly Prindle


Kelly Prindle, Veterinary Assistant Program Director I always wanted to work with animals, and as a Veterinary Assistant, I knew I could make a difference in their lives. I enjoy educating the pub...

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Student Success Stories - John Uranich - Surgical Technologist Graduate


John Uranich served in the military right after graduating from High School. Following John's second honorable discharge from the US Army, he chose to pursue a career in the medical field and enrolled...

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Graduate Success Stories - Mariya Otroda - Dental Assistant Graduate


Mariya Otroda is a recent graduate of the Dental Assistant program at Great Lakes Institute of Technology. In 2001 Mariya, her parents, and her 2 brothers came to the United States from Lyutsk, Ukrain...

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Clothing Donation Benefits Many


Donated clothing has been filling the classrooms at Great Lakes Institute of Technology this summer! A generous donation from Mr. Waydell Johnson of Erie, PA, helped the Student Service Committee fill...

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Dental Assistant Employer Spotlight - Community Health Net


Community Health Net provides dental care to residents of Erie County. As the Dental Supervisor for Community Health Net in Erie, Ebbie Ruiz’s smile is the drive behind the success at all four branche...

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Dental Assistant Instructor Spotlight - Lisa Vickey CDA


Why did you choose to become a Dental Assistant? "Interest in my career began when I was in a pre-health program in high school. Once I got to the Dental Assistant portion, I knew I wanted to make...

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Graduate Success Stories - April Benamati - Surgical Technologist Graduate


April Benamati is an honor graduate of the 2010 Surgical Technologist program and is living her dream in paradise. Prior to entering the Surgical Technologist program, April was in the US Navy and a...

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