Category: Events

National Argyle Day

Jan 06 2022

Monday, January 10, PCI is celebrating National Argyle Day. Wear your best Argyle to school! Not sure what Argyle is? The pattern consists of overlapping motifs of diamonds and is quite common in sock patterns and dress designs. Did you know that the Scottish Highlanders have worn the argyle pattern design in kilts and plaids…

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Nacho Bar | Thursday, January 6

Jan 05 2022

Nachos will be served to students on Thursday, January 6. How do you do your nachos? The dictionary defines “nachos” as a tortilla chip topped with melted cheese and often additional savory toppings (such as hot peppers or refried beans). You can have them however you like! Stop down on the first floor, January 6,…

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December’s Employee of the Month

Dec 23 2021

The Pittsburgh Career Institute’s Employee of the Month for December was awarded to Donna Stainbrook. Congratulations to Mrs. Stainbrook! PCI thanks you for all of your work and dedication. Mrs. Stainbrook has been working in Financial Aid for 20 years. She says her favorite part of her job is seeing her students graduate. From a student’s…

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Hot Cocoa Bar | 12/22/21

Dec 16 2021

Did you know that the earliest recipe for hot chocolate had chili peppers in it? Whether it be hot cocoa or hot chocolate, a nice hot cup of it can warm you up for the holidays. On Wednesday, December 22, there will be a hot cocoa bar serving hot chocolate to the students. Don’t forget…

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Ugly Sweater Contest | Dec. 21, 2021

Dec 16 2021

It’s that time of year when we all dawn our holiday apparel and with that, comes the ugly Christmas sweaters. According to Thoughtco.com, “An ugly Christmas sweater is any Christmas-themed sweater that could be considered in bad taste, tacky, or gaudy. The general consensus is that the more embellishments—tinsel, reindeer, Santa Clauses, candy canes, elves,…

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New Year Open House | January 8, 2022

Start the new year off right with a new career! Pittsburgh Career Institute invites you to our New Year Open House. This is a good opportunity to explore the programs PCI has to offer and ask any questions you might have. Whether you choose to pursue Dental Assistant, Veterinary Technology, or anything in between, you could start a…

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Candy Cane Day, Monday, 12/20/21

Dec 16 2021

On Monday, December 20, PCI will be handing out candy canes to students. A sweet treat and a fun decoration, candy canes have an interesting history. According to Christmas Legends to Remember, Around 1670, a choirmaster of a cathedral in Cologne, Germany, bent the sugar sticks at one end, forming the shape of a shepherd’s…

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Presents for Patients 12/13-12/17

Dec 09 2021

PCI will be collecting items for the patients of McKeesport Kane Community Living Center. They currently have approximately 100 male and 100 female patients. Nothing thrills the heart of an older person more than opening a gift bought especially for them. Many people do not have frequent visitors, so help us to spread some holiday…

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