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Program Advisory Committee Comments


At our last Program Advisory Committee, which was held in March, we caught up with a number of employers and graduates to see what they had to say about Great Lakes. Read their comments below!...

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In Their Words - Pamela Hughes and Erin Grady


Pamela Hughes Vascular Tech Medical Center of Trinity, FL Choosing Great Lakes Institute of Technology was the best decision I could have made. The instructors are all so helpful and really teach...

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New Career Path for Medical Assistant Graduate


For the last six years, Ja'Nell Joyce has been employed at McDonalds. She worked her way up to the position of Manager and then decided to begin a new career path. Ja'Nell made the decision to enroll...

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Where in the USA is Raya Kibbey


After graduating in September of 2013 with a Medical Assistant diploma, Raya Kibbey accepted a full time traveling MA position with Examinetics based out of Overland Park, Kansas. Examinetics prov...

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Alumni Spotlight - Megan Lindahl Massage Therapist


Megan Lindahl is a 2011 graduate of the Massage Therapist program. She's living her dream and invites other graduates to join her. I started as a Massage Therapist right after I graduated and since I...

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Michael Prince - Multi-Curriculum Instructor


Director of Career Services, Carl Rozenek recently caught up with one of Great Lakes' most respected and well liked instructors on campus, Mr. Prince. After working 20 years in the medical field t...

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Student of the Month - John Burns


Congratulations to John Burns of the Diagnostic Medical Sonographer program in winning the Student of the Month award for the month of April! In the words of one of her instructors: "John is a perf...

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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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