Before they can begin their internships, students at South Hills School of Business & Technology are required to complete capstone projects which require them to use all of the skills they’ve acquired throughout their studies. Students of the Criminal Justice program are assigned cases to solve and must show how they came to their conclusions.
Criminal Justice students from South Hills School of Business & Technology’s Lewistown Campus recently took an academic field trip to the Mifflin County Correctional Facility where they learned about the security measures that are in place to keep both employees and inmates safe.
The C.O.P.S. Club at South Hills School of Business & Technology's Altoona Campus recently held a fundraiser to help Family Services Inc. as they raise funds for a proposed new homeless shelter in Blair County.
On January 9, 2019, the C.O.P.S Club at South Hills School of Business & Technology’s State College Main Campus helped local police departments mark national Law Enforcement Appreciation Day, a national day of observance which was established to recognize how challenging a career in law enforcement can be.
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.
Criminal Justice Instructor, Venus Shade, shares her perspective on being a teacher at the Lewistown Campus of South Hills School of Business & Technology. She talks about the importance of community involvement, encouraging students to become an active part of making things better at a local level, and how she helps her students gain experience through exposure to many facets of the Criminal Justice field. by South Hills Communications