As a single mom with a mortgage facing the loss of her factory job due to foreign competition, Jody Christoff turned to South Hills to help her get back on her feet. Learn how the Admissions Team steered her in the right direction based on her strengths and interests, and find out how she's now doing after graduating top of the Engineering Technology class in 2013.
Students of South Hills School of Business & Technology's Engineering Technology specialized associate degree program are given a project in their Mechanical Design course for which they design and build a robotic vehicle that is capable of retrieving and carrying a small object.
As part of the curriculum for each of its specialized associate degree programs, students at South Hills School of Business & Technology must take a Job Search Skills course to ensure they learn how to craft résumés and cover letters, polish their interviewing skills, and utilize the latest job-seeking methods.
As a mid-term assignment, South Hills School of Business & Technology's Engineering Technology and Information Technology students worked together in teams to create LEGO brick building projects and instructional slideshows.
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.
In November 2018, students from South Hills School of Business & Technology's Engineering Technology specialized associate degree program went on an academic field trip to a sports complex under construction to see the concepts they've been studying in use in real life.