Student of the Month for May 2012


Congratulations to Medical Assistant graduate Shokling Ng in winning the Student of the Month award for the month of May! One instructor said of Shokling: "Shokling is such a go getter, always a...

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Employer Spotlight - Professional Massage Therapy and Reflexology


Located in the heart of Erie, Professional Massage Therapy and Reflexology is like no other massage therapy office. The environment at Professional Massage Therapy is one of tranquility and comfort. D...

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Massage Therapist Graduate Finds Niche


Born in Los Angeles, California, Colleen Munn dreamed of following in her parents footsteps as an aspiring actress. However, after her parents decided to move to Erie, Pennsylvania, Colleen knew she n...

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Instructor Spotlight - Keri Nothum - Massage Therapist Program Director


Keri Nothum is the Massage Therapist Program Director at Great Lakes. Prior to working at the school, she was a therapist for 10 years at Bella Salon and Day Spa in NorthEast. She also worked for the...

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Graduate Honored at Commencement Ceremony - May Manuel


At the January 2012 graduation ceremony, May Anne Manuel was presented with the Outstanding Student award. May graduated with honors from the Medical Billing and Coding program. May is originally...

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Facebook - Social or Professional Networking?


If you, like 800 million others, have a Facebook profile, then you know that you can use the site for anything from building your career to finding the next local hot spot. But if you are a job seeker...

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Great Lakes Student Services Committee Gives Back During the Holidays


The Student Services Committee at GLIT ended 2011 with much success! During winter months, the students at both Great Lakes and TONI&GUY focused on giving to the community and to their fellow students...

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On Location with Great Lakes Medical Assistants


Medical Assistant students and their instructor pictured with their successful attempt at blood draws. Medical Assistant students at Great Lakes are trained to work in both the front office and cl...

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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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