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  • Students explore healthcare career opportunities

    By Beth Murphy, Director of Marketing Communications      

    Some Scecina students considering a good job for the future are looking at the healthcare field up close. 

    They board a Scecina bus and within about 4 minutes arrive at a major hospital, Community Hospital East, where they work with health professionals. 

    They are the first students taking a new year-long class at Scecina, Health Occupations, which combines classroom instruction and real-life experience inside the health system. They spend nearly two class periods almost every day at the hospital. The students cannot touch patients, but they get experience in a real hospital setting, said teacher Sarah Smith.... Read More

  • Senior savors special tour of Museum of Science and Industry

    By Beth Murphy,
    Director of Marketing Communications

    A unique opportunity available each year to Scecina students is a two-day behind-the-scenes tour of the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, thanks to a partnership between Scecina and the museum. 

    For someone who previously has visited the museum, it’s still a great time because the tour goes places in the museum which the public never sees. 

    For someone who’s never been to the museum or to Chicago, it’s an even more awesome field trip. That describes the experience of senior Aidan Brennan.... Read More

  • Live from Chicago: Scecina science students go inside the heart

    By Beth Murphy,
    Director of Marketing Communications

    A live patient. An open-heart surgery. A skilled medical team in real time performing a complicated cardiac procedure. 

    It was an intersection of the wonders of modern medicine and modern videoconferencing. There, up on the screen, was the heart of one 65-year-old heavy-smoking male undergoing a triple bypass at Chicago’s Advocate Christ Medical Center. Watching from more than 180 miles away, in an auditorium at Community Hospital East in Indianapolis, were 60 Scecina science ...Read More