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December 2017, West Hartford, CT – The holiday spirit was in full force at American Institute’s West Hartford campus, as students and staff filled donation boxes for the annual Toys for Tots drive. Dozens of dolls, ride-on toys, cars, and art supplies were collected over the three-week campus donation drive, to benefit children in needy families across the area.
“The students really enjoy this event,” said Lisa Baur, Associate Director of Education. “The Medical Assisting students were particularly generous.”
Toys for Tots was first started by the U.S. Marine Corps, and has become a national event benefitting thousands of families each year. Ms. Baur initiated the toy collection at West Hartford to give students an opportunity to give back to their local community.
“Our students come from challenging areas,” said Ms. Baur. “It’s important that we show them that, regardless of their circumstances, there are people in the world that they can trust, lean on and who will support them.”
“Activities like this show our students that we care about them and the communities they come from.”
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 […]