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October 28, 2019
Inaugural "Taste of Success" Speaker Series Group

South Hills Kicks Off “Taste of Success” Speaker Series

South Hills School of Business & Technology's Career Services Team hosted alumni guest speaker, Shawnee Matis, as part of the “Taste of Success” Speaker Series. The series provides current students with opportunities to learn from local employers who provide valuable career information, tips, and pointers to help the students start thinking about what comes after graduation.
June 7, 2019
Medical Assistant students and internship supervisors

South Hills Thanks Local Employers for Hosting Student Interns

In the weeks leading up to all commencement ceremonies, South Hills School of Business & Technology helps its students students thank their internship supervisors by inviting them to a luncheon held in their honor as a way of expressing gratitude to the dedicated internship sites that continue to take South Hills students and provide them with invaluable real-world working experience in their respective fields.
May 17, 2019
South Hills students attend PSU Days - Part II

PSU Days Part II – 19 Years Of Partnership And Success

In 2000, South Hills School of Business & Technology and the Pennsylvania State University formed a partnership in order to provide South Hills students with an opportunity to explore internship opportunities at PSU. Since then, hundreds of South Hills students have completed internships and/or have been hired as employees at Penn State.
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.
February 8, 2019
Career Services Coordinator Ellen Spinelli is shown at 2019 PSU Days Part I.

South Hills Students Explore Internship Opportunities At Penn State

South Hills and Penn State have a partnership that spans nearly two decades for the purpose of giving South Hills students a chance to explore internship opportunities at PSU, which subsequently helps the university find quality, well-trained employees for its administrative offices. The alliance consists of two separate events: PSU Days Part I and Part II. The 2019 PSU Days Part I event took place in late January.
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 4, 2018
This photo shows a woman talking on the phone

10 Steps for Your Next Phone Interview

Got a phone interview coming up and need some last minute tips to nail it? Here are 10 quick steps to help you get ready.
May 3, 2018
South Hills President speaking at Internship Fair

South Hills & Penn State – 18 Years of Partnership & Success

This year marks 18 years of partnership between South Hills School of Business & Technology and the Pennsylvania State University (PSU). This alliance was formed to provide South Hills students with the opportunity to explore internship and possible employment opportunities at PSU.
April 5, 2018
South Hills students speaking to local employers

South Hills Students Gain Exposure to Career Opportunities

South Hills School of Business & Technology students showcased their skills to over 90 local businesses at the NETWORK 2018 Career Fair as they searched for internship and employment opportunities.
February 1, 2018
Female speaking to students

South Hills Alumna Returns to Lead LinkedIn Workshop for Current Students

Medical Assistant and Administrative Professional students at South Hills School of Business & Technology’s main campus in State College attended a workshop on LinkedIn, a networking social media platform for professionals seeking employment and the recruiters looking for them. The workshop leader, Paula Colletti, is a graduate of the Administrative Professional program at South Hills.
January 29, 2018
South Hills Alumni, Josh Brown speaking to South Hills Students

South Hills Students Attend Criminal Justice Careers Presentation

Alumni returned to South Hills School of Business & Technology's main campus in State College for a Career Services Brown Bag Speaker Series event to "to give [students] a glimpse into the day-to-day responsibilities of professionals in the field of criminal justice."

Kari Lynn Schlegel

March 4, 1992—December 15, 2016

Kari Schlegel was born in March 1992 and graduated from South Hills in September 2012.

The Kari Lynn Schlegel Memorial Gallery is named in memory of Kari Schlegel, a lifelong Bellefonte resident and 2012 graduate of the Graphic Arts program at South Hills.

Kari was often the exclamation point in any story about the Class of 2012. Her effervescent good mood, enthusiasm, and seemingly endless supply of optimism and positive spirit was infusive, lighting up the classroom.

Kari (right) is shown with her beloved sister, Mindy.

Her classmates still laugh at the memory of Kari wearing her bunny slippers on the Graphic Arts field trip to New York City. Groan-worthy puns and jokes? Kari had a volume of them. She delighted in sharing stories and photos of her four beloved cats as well as trivia and tales of Harry Potter and Disney World. She was a rare combination of innocence, maturity, trust, and hope. She was filled with a joy of life and an unconditional love for her friends, her family, her pets… and people she just met. That was Kari Schlegel.

Kari dressed as Captain Jack Sparrow for the South Hills “BooFest” Halloween party in 2012.

She loved her school, even coming back to audit several GA classes after graduating. Kari also particularly enjoyed returning to South Hills every summer to perform as part of the Music Picnic Series with the Bellefonte Community Band.

Kari died December 15, 2016, in a tragic automobile accident. It’s a loss everyone who knew her still feels. In the end, Kari truly lived her life with passion and joy, treating others as she wanted to be treated: with love, compassion, and respect.