Alumni News – South Hills School of Business & Technology

Alumni News

May 15, 2019
Katie Dotterer-Pyle and her cows

Alumni Stories – Katie Dotterer-Pyle

Katie Dotterer-Pyle, a member of the Business Administration–Management & Marketing Class of 2006, shares some of the most valuable things she learned at South Hills and offers her advice to people who are comparing two- and four-year schools.
April 24, 2019
South Hills alumna MacKenzie Huntsman is shown at the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce, her place of employment.

Alumni Stories – MacKenzie Huntsman

2013 Administrative Professional graduate, MacKenzie Huntsman, details why she chose to attend South Hills, shares her on-the-job experiences, and reveals the secret to her success.
April 24, 2019
Over 80 employers participated in the 2019 Network Career Fair, many of them represented by South Hills alumni.

South Hills 2019 Network Career Fair: “Taking Careers To New Heights”

The Network Career Fair is an annual event that allows South Hills students to showcase their skills to potential employers as they seek the internships they need to complete in order to graduate. Over 80 employers participated in the 2019 Network Career Fair, many of them represented by South Hills alumni.
January 11, 2019
This photo shows Lieutenant Colonel Karen Kramer with her mother, sister, Director of South Hills and the President of South Hills

Lieutenant Colonel Kramer Shares Her Keys To Success With South Hills Students

After facing adversity as a teen, United States Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Karen P. Kramer enrolled at South Hills School of Business & Technology and graduated in 1983 – a decision she credits with helping her to turn her life around, ultimately leading her down a path of long-term success.
January 8, 2019
This photo shows Administrative Professional students from the State College campus with alumna Paula Colletti

Career Services Hosts Speaker Series Featuring South Hills Alumni

All throughout December 2018, the Career Services department at South Hills School of Business & Technology's Main Campus in State College hosted multiple guest speaker presentations for another year of its Brown Bag Speaker Series.
December 20, 2018
This photo shows South Hills Alumna Kara Ballenger and Mads Cherluck

Alumni Stories – Kara Ballenger

Kara Ballenger graduated from the Graphic Arts specialized associate degree program in 2010. In this Alumni Stories interview, she shares how her South Hills education is helping her to realize her lifelong dream of writing and illustrating a graphic novel series called "Fire Sphere" along with her collaborator, Mads Cherluck.
November 20, 2018
State College Criminal Justice Program Advisory Committee

South Hills Utilizes Local Experts to Prepare Students for the Workplace

To keep the curriculums for its 11 specialized associate degree programs current and relevant to the community's workforce needs, South Hills School of Business & Technology relies on input from Program Advisory Committees that are comprised of local employers, internship site supervisors, and South Hills alumni.
October 30, 2018
Pizza party at the State College main campus with Grand Canyon University

South Hills and Grand Canyon University Announce Scholarship Partnership

Alumni and employees of South Hills School of Business & Technology are now eligible for a discounted tuition to earn advanced degrees at Grand Canyon University after the schools recently announced a scholarship partnership.
October 29, 2018
South Hills Alumna with Huntingdon Chamber Service Award

South Hills Alumna Receives Service Award from Huntingdon Chamber

MacKenzie Locke graduated from the Administrative Professional program at South Hills School of Business & Technology's Altoona Campus and recently marked five years with the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce.
October 12, 2018
South Hills Administrative Professional Instructor with Educator of the Year Award

South Hills Instructor Named Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce “Educator of the Year”

Barb Seeger, Administrative Professional Program Coordinator/Instructor at South Hills School of Business & Technology's Altoona Campus, received the 2018 Educator of the Year award at the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Awards Gala.
October 3, 2018
A Saint Francis representative speaking with a South Hills student

South Hills and Saint Francis University Inform Students About Articulation Agreement

Dr. Julie Barris, representative of Saint Francis University, visited the State College Main Campus of South Hills School of Business & Technology to give current students information about Bachelor's Degree completion made possible through an Articulation Agreement between the schools.
August 10, 2018
South Hills Alumni, Alex Rodriguez

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
South Hills Alumna, Bradley Bell

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.
June 6, 2018
South Hills Alumni, Thad Riggle and his dog Bronson

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.
May 15, 2018
Female sitting at desk

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.