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Student Clubs at South Hills

The educational experience at South Hills School of Business & Technology isn't just about what takes place in the classroom. While our students earn their specialized associate degrees, they can also pursue personal and academic goals, discover new interests, refine their skills, and build lifelong friendships by joining the Student Clubs at South Hills. Students may request membership from their campus Student Services team. (Clubs listed below are available at both South Hills campuses unless otherwise noted.)


Student Clubs Available to South Hills Students

C.O.P.S. (Community Outreach and Public Service) Club
State College Main Campus

Students have the opportunity to be proactive with community service projects during and after school. Members of the C.O.P.S. Club work together as a group to accomplish their goals. Membership is open to students enrolled in the Criminal Justice program who are in good academic standing.

ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGY (ET) CLUB
State College Main Campus

The purpose of the ET Club is to give members opportunities to help educate local youth about the engineering field, collaborate with members of other school clubs, and complete projects that will help them build their portfolios. Members will gain resume-worthy, real-world experience by engineering things that can contribute to the school and the community. Membership is open to students in all South Hills programs.

HEALTH CAREERS CLUB

Health Careers Club provides a unique program of leadership development, motivation, and recognition exclusively for students pursuing healthcare careers. The students will help plan and organize sponsored events, provide educational opportunities for students enrolled in allied health programs and work with faculty advisors on activities and meetings. Membership is open to students who are enrolled the allied health programs.

INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY (IT) CLUB

The IT Club offers students the chance to build their computer skills through interaction with the community around them and allows students to gain additional knowledge, as well as networking opportunities within the local business community. The IT Club shows students ways in which the skills they are learning apply to the real world and gets them accustomed to working with end-users. Membership is open to students in all South Hills programs.

PHI BETA LAMBDA (PBL)

PBL is an association of students preparing for careers in business-related fields. It promotes a sense of civic and personal responsibility and develops leadership skills. The members compete in state and national competitions and perform civic duties such as organizing blood drives and promoting school spirit. PBL strives to help students focus on business connections and community connections throughout the school year. Membership is open to students in all South Hills programs.

STUDENT FORUM

Student Forum plays an important role in our students’ lives. The group acts as a sounding board for the student body. It was formed in March 1975 as the Student Council, then in 1985 the name was changed to Student Forum. The Forum sponsors cultural, educational, and recreational events throughout the year. Student Forum provides a channel of communication between students and the administration. Membership is open to students in all South Hills programs.

TUTORS

Tutors are current students volunteering their time to help other South Hills students with their academic progress throughout the school year. The student Tutors and the faculty work together assisting current students with their courses. Tutors offer their services in a variety of courses. Students must maintain a B or above in the course(s) for which they tutor.


South Hills Student Clubs in the News

South Hills Hosts Student Appreciation Luncheon for Student Club Members

Members of the various student clubs and service organizations at South Hills School of Business & Technology were recently honored by faculty and staff at the annual Student Appreciation Luncheon.
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Information Technology Program at South Hills Participates In Global Technology Event

The Information Technology Club at South Hills School of Business & Technology's Altoona Campus organized a Local Hack Day event as part of a global event sponsored by Major League Hacking. People from all over Central Pennsylvania came together at South Hills, joining more than 10,000+ hackers participating in the event from 250 locations around the world.
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South Hills Students Collect Donations For Local Charities

As part of South Hills School of Business & Technology’s long tradition of community service, students at both of its campuses hold several holiday donation drives and fundraisers to collect money and items on behalf of various charitable organizations in their local communities.
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South Hills Students Place At PBL National Leadership Conference

Members of South Hills School of Business & Technology’s Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) Club are celebrating after successful performances at the 2019 PBL National Leadership Conference in San Antonio, Texas. Three students placed in the competitions and brought home awards.
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South Hills Students Observe Denim Day

C.O.P.S. (Community Outreach and Public Service) Club members at South Hills School of Business & Technology handed out information to fellow students and raised money for a local women's shelter on Denim Day as part of efforts to educate the South Hills student body during Sexual Assault Awareness Month.
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PA State Representative Hershey Visits South Hills

PA State Representative Johnathan D. Hershey (R–Franklin/Juniata/Mifflin) toured South Hills School of Business & Technology’s Lewistown Campus to discuss the importance of career education and find out how South Hills is helping its students achieve their career goals.
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South Hills Students Compete At 48th Annual PBL State Leadership Conference

Phi Beta Lambda (PBL) members from South Hills School of Business & Technology competed against students of some of the top universities in Pennsylvania at the 48th annual State Leadership Conference in Harrisburg and won several top awards, earning the chance to compete at this summer's National Leadership Conference in San Antionio.
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South Hills Students Donate To The Jared Box Project

The Health Careers Club at South Hills School of Business & Technology collected donations to buy supplies to assemble Jared Boxes for a Central Pennsylvania based organization whose mission is to lift the spirits of children in the hospital.
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South Hills Students Donate to Local Community

The C.O.P.S. Club at South Hills School of Business & Technology's Altoona Campus recently held a fundraiser to help Family Services Inc. as they raise funds for a proposed new homeless shelter in Blair County.
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South Hills Students Collect Donations For The Jared Box Project

The Health Careers Club at South Hills School of Business & Technology has been collecting donations for the Jared Box Project, a local nonprofit organization that donates "Jared Boxes" filled with small toys, games, and activities to young patients who are in the hospital.
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