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This year, American Institute’s Clifton and Somerset campuses organized a student potluck to celebrate Black History Month, encouraging students and staff to bring in favorite recipes and share their food traditions with their #AIFamily.
“American Institute is proud to take part in this national celebration,” said Christopher Coutts, President/COO. “Appreciation for diversity is an important part of our campus atmosphere. We are all enriched by the variety of cultures and traditions our students and staff bring to the learning experience.”
As part of this year’s celebration, dental assisting students learned about Robert Tanner Freeman, the nation’s first professionally trained black dentist. The child of slaves, Dr. Freeman was rejected by two dental schools before being accepted by Harvard University. He graduated four years after the Civil War ended on May 18, 1869.
“The students were fascinated to hear Dr. Freeman’s story, and very excited to share their traditional foods with their American Institute family.” said Dr. Salvatore Giardina, Somerset Director of Education. “We want to thank all our students, staff and faculty who contributed to the potluck and those who participated in this celebration.”
June 13, 2018, NJ & CT locations – American Institute is pleased to announce the institutional accreditation for the Clifton, NJ, Somerset, NJ, Toms River, NJ, and West Hartford, CT locations granted by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES). “I’m proud of our staff and faculty and the commitment we all share to […]
March 2018, All Locations, “Together, all the way” was the theme for the March of Dimes 2018 Blue Jeans for Babies event, sponsored by Cigna. American Institute joined in this nationwide campaign again this year on each campus by letting students or staff who donated wear blue jeans to class. Blue Jeans for Babies was […]