Life in the Operating Room

Tricia Good, ‘19, fell in love with surgery while doing a rotation through the operating room during her time at the Indiana County Technology Center in the Health Occupations Technology program. She got to watch an orthopedics case, and found the tools and techniques the surgeons were using to be interesting. Now, Tricia is a surgical technologist at the Punxsutawney Area Hospital. She is responsible for helping to prep the operating room for surgeries and [...]

2021-01-22T13:45:43-05:00November 2nd, 2020|

Last-Minute Application, Long-Term Benefits

Chung Lip wasn’t planning on getting another degree. But when he was shadowing doctors in different fields, he felt led to take his education in a different direction. He wanted a career that allowed him to work hands-on with patients while spending meaningful time with them. That meant finding a program that shared his mission to help others. “That’s when I decided I wanted to expand my training more into a clinical setting,” Chung said. [...]

2021-01-22T13:45:16-05:00October 27th, 2020|

On the Front Lines

When Sabrina Henri, ‘10, ‘20, arrives at work at the Yale-New Haven Health Bridgeport Hospital, she’s nervous. She’s the most seasoned and experienced RN in her unit, which means that she’s in charge of the 100-bed emergency department in her 500-bed hospital. Her emergency room is currently running at 95% capacity, and her fellow nurses and doctors are busier than they’ve ever been. The hospital is a designated coronavirus testing facility, and it is close [...]

2022-01-26T14:19:19-05:00May 5th, 2020|

Real Life & Real Education

When Madison finished high school, she wasn’t sure what direction life would take her.  “I really didn’t know what I wanted to do,” Madison said. “My dad told me about the Mount Aloysius College radiography program at DuBois hospital, and I decided to check it out.” With a family of her own, it was important that she found a program that could fit around her life and her needs. “There are only two faculty members [...]

2021-01-22T13:46:46-05:00March 5th, 2020|

Classroom to Classroom

Rachel Wagner started her journey at MAC in 2012 as a non-traditional student with the goal to become a teacher. After obtaining her first Bachelor’s Degree in 2006, her interests changed and she realized her current career wasn’t for her. Rachel wanted to continue her education somewhere that was challenging, inspiring, and supportive. Returning to school when she was thirty years old and expecting her first child may not have been the route she expected [...]

2021-01-22T13:47:56-05:00November 19th, 2019|

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