Business – Page 5 – South Hills School of Business & Technology
May 14, 2018
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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
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Bright Outlook Occupation: Secretaries, Administrative Assistants, Executive Secretaries

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.
February 21, 2018
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South Hills Alumna Contributes to National Online Magazine Article

Jessica Dolan, founder of Room to Breathe and a graduate of the Business Administration—Management & Marketing at South Hills School of Business & Technology, was featured in an article in February 2018 by Fit Small Business, a small business publication website reaching one million unique monthly visitors.
February 1, 2018
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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 25, 2018
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South Hills Students Visit New Holiday Inn Express and Suites Construction Site

Business Administration—Management & Marketing students from South Hills School of Business & Technology’s Lewistown campus were given a unique opportunity to tour the construction site for the new Holiday Inn Express and Suites in Reedsville. The new hotel will open in summer 2018.

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.