SHSBT Blog

August 10, 2018

Alumni Stories – Alex Rodriguez

Alex Rodriguez, 2011 Business Administration–Management & Marketing graduate, talks about why he chose to attend South Hills and offers a bit of advice for those who are considering going back to school.
August 2, 2018

Alumni Stories – Bradley Bell

Bradley Bell, 2017 Information Technology graduate, is a Network Administrator for GoHost, LLC, a company that provides production/disaster recovery hosting and management services. Find out why he chose to get his post-secondary education at South Hills following his military career.
July 9, 2018

South Hills Sonography Students Raise Money For Dragonfly Forest

Every year, South Hills School of Business & Technology’s Diagnostic Medical Sonography students choose an organization to support with volunteer efforts and fundraisers. For the 2017-18 school year, they selected Dragonfly Forest, a day camp program at Camp Speers YMCA in Dingmans Ferry, PA.
June 14, 2018

South Hills Ambassadors Contribute to Lewistown Fireworks Display

Student Ambassadors from the Lewistown Campus of South Hills School of Business & Technology contributed money earned through fundraisers to the Juniata River Valley Chamber of Commerce's efforts to put on a fireworks display to celebrate Independence Day 2018.
June 6, 2018

Alumni Stories – Thad Riggle

Thad Riggle, 2012 Information Technology graduate, is a Cloud Support Engineer for Amazon Web Services in Herndon, Virginia. Find out how his South Hills education helped him prepare for his career.
June 5, 2018

Bright Outlook Occupation: Computer User Support Specialist

Computer User Support Specialists play a vital role in a company by working with different hardware, software, networking, etc. Everyone from educational institutions to hospitals to government agencies use Computer User Support Specialists; thus, providing a wide variety of industries and diverse career advancement opportunities.
May 15, 2018

Alumni Stories – Melissa Millar

South Hills alumna, Melissa Millar, earned her Associate in Specialized Business degree from the Administrative Professional program in 2011. Find out all the ways she says South Hills prepared her for her career.
May 14, 2018

Alumni Stories – Lillah Cherry

South Hills alumna, Lillah Cherry, credits her South Hills education with giving her the skills and knowledge she needed to successfully start and run her own business, East End Coffee Co. in Lewistown, PA.
May 11, 2018

Alumni Stories – Katey Crean

South Hills alumna, Katey Crean, reflects on her time at South Hills and offers advice for incoming and current students. Katey graduated from the Business Administration—Management & Marketing specialized associate degree program in 2017.
April 30, 2018

Bright Outlook Occupation: Secretaries, Administrative Assistants, Executive Secretaries, & Executive Administrative Assistants

Administrative professionals play a vital role in business operations and perform a wide range of duties to help organizations run efficiently. Responsibilities may include document processing, budgeting and accounting functions, social media, communications or marketing, travel planning, event planning, meeting management, HR functions, and more.
April 10, 2018

“I Am South Hills” – Karen Maynor

Karen Maynor is the Engineering Technology Program Coordinator and instructor at the State College Main Campus of South Hills. She brings more than 30 years of experience in the field of engineering and shares her expertise in the classroom. Find out how she keeps her curriculum current and how she feels about teaching in the fifth installment of our "I Am South Hills" video series.
by South Hills Communications
March 19, 2018

Active Living Project: Update #3

The third "Active Living" project update describes how the Information Technology students from South Hills Altoona redesigned the "Active Living" brochure for Healthy Blair County Coalition, the tools they used to do it, and the challenges they faced along the way.