Archives: Success Stories

Felicia Blue

The time I spent at the Pennsylvania Institute of Technology (P.I.T) has served as an essential foundation for my personal and work-related goals. P.I.T ignited the passion that is my career in nursing. It rooted my life with purpose and direction. I was equipped with the tools to think critically and navigate life confidently. The … Read more »

Danielle Snape

This month the PTA Program would like to recognize one of our current students, Danielle Snape. Danielle is in her second term of the PTA Program. We would like to recognize Danielle for her always positive attitude and her willingness to help her fellow classmates to succeed. She doesn’t hesitate to step in and help a classmate that … Read more »

Gerald Grundy

Hello, my name is Gerald, and I’m in the Cannabis Business program. I started my journey at the beginning of 2020. As we all know, it was a difficult time for everyone. So looking for something positive to occupy my time, I came across the program in the newspaper. “PIT is offering a degree in … Read more »

Monique Bryant

This month ​the PIT Library would like to recognize nursing student Monique Bryant for her involvement with the Library. ​ Ms. Bryant is a familiar patron of the Library. She is currently involved in the One Book, One PIT program and recently assisted in the library’s collection development. Her feedback and suggestions for additional nursing … Read more »

Lapina Burris

My journey to college started in 2007. I learned of P.I.T. from a billboard on Septa’s transportation system. I rushed home to discuss the thought of returning to school with my adolescent daughter. I believe she was more excited about the opportunity than I was! After the talk with my family and some brainstorming, I … Read more »

Pamelia Isham

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Pamelia Isham graduated from the Practical Nursing Program in December 2013, ending another phase of her education at P.I.T. She completed an A.S. degree in Allied Health in 2011 and plans to follow her PN certification with a Bridge Program to obtain her RN degree and work as a Surgical Nurse. Working full time as … Read more »

Melissa Sheffield

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Melissa Sheffield came to P.I.T. to start over. After spending years in administrative functions at the Court House, she needed to find a new path and chose P.I.T. and Engineering Graphic Design. Melissa quickly became a star at P.I.T. as she stood out from her classmates for her maturity, her engaging personality and her ability … Read more »

Emma Howell

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Inspired by many people, Emma Howell found selecting a few difficult. Emma’s parents demonstrated selfless living, loving God, sacrifice, and hard work. They encouraged giving your best and depending on God. Emma’s siblings inspired her in handling life’s challenges. Emma’s interest in physical therapy developed during treatment for chronic knee issues. It grew when Physical … Read more »

Kristen Kendall

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Attending P.I.T. has been one of the best decisions I’ve ever made. I aim to combine my passions for human sexuality and physical therapy, and work toward that goal in the P.I.T. PTA program. What I have found to be extremely interesting is how often doctors and nurses do not have answers or are uncomfortable … Read more »

Andrew Schlosser

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Andrew Schlosser credits his parents as his main childhood inspirations. Seeing their hard work to reach their goals and support the family, Andrew realized the value of dedication and discipline. “If you want to reach a goal, dedicating yourself to work hard consistently is the best way to get there,” he said. Andrew’s participation in … Read more »