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.
Through a series of academic field trips and guest speaker presentations, students at South Hills School of Business & Technology are learning more about what it takes to run a successful business from those already in the field.
The Advertising & Public Relations class taken by South Hills School of Business & Technology’s Business Administration—Management & Marketing students recently hosted a speaker series that featured marketing and advertising experts from several local organizations.
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.
Second-year students at South Hills School of Business & Technology must complete a capstone project before they begin their internships. The capstone projects require students to use the knowledge gained throughout the entirety of their studies at South Hills. A group of Management & Marketing students from South Hills Lewistown recently presented a business plan for a specialty boutique for their capstone project.
Business Administration–Management & Marketing students from South Hills Altoona recently presented a Social Media Marketing Plan to the Blair County Planning Commission with recommendations of how Facebook®, LinkedIn®, Instagram®, YouTube®, and a blog can be used in marketing efforts to raise awareness about the organization throughout the community.