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May 28, 2019
DMS student and Anne Jones Scholarship award winner Hayley Barton

South Hills DMS Student Receives Anne Jones Scholarship Award

South Hills School of Business & Technology is proud to announce that Hayley Barton, a student of its Diagnostic Medical Sonography specialized associate degree program, has been awarded the Anne Jones Scholarship by the Society for Vascular Ultrasound.
May 22, 2019
Lewistown's Criminal Justice Program Advisory Committee

South Hills Relies on Local Employers for Help to Prepare Its Students for the Workforce

As part of the effort to keep the curriculum current, each Specialized Associate Degree program at South Hills School of Business & Technology's three campuses has a Program Advisory Committee comprised of local industry professionals. This diverse group of employers, internship site supervisors, and South Hills alumni get together twice yearly to provide feedback and ideas for improvement to the program's learning resources, equipment, facilities, and objectives.
May 21, 2019
Front Row, left to right: South Hills Instructor Patty Helbig, Sandra Edgerton, Kaisha Singer, Sierra Korinchak, Clarice Gattrell. Back Row, left to right: Cassandra Michelone, Taylor Matley, Stephanie Anderson, Alan Albright, Kaylee Weatherwalk.

South Hills Students Tour Cambria County Prison

Students from South Hills School of Business & Technology's Criminal Justice and Medical Assistant specialized associate degree programs visited the Cambria County Prison to see an example of a working environment for those who decide to pursue a career in corrections or within the prison system.
May 16, 2019
Diagnostic Medical Sonography Professional Plus student Joe Vasta

South Hills Student Receives Prestigious Alan D. Waggoner Scholarship Award

South Hills School of Business & Technology is proud to announce that Joe Vasta, a student of the Diagnostic Medical Sonography Professional Plus program at its Main Campus in State College, has been named as a 2019 recipient of the prestigious Alan D. Waggoner scholarship award.
March 7, 2019
The Health Careers Club and their advisor are pictured with the Jared Boxes they assembled.

South Hills Students Donate To The Jared Box Project

The Health Careers Club at South Hills School of Business & Technology collected donations to buy supplies to assemble Jared Boxes for a Central Pennsylvania based organization whose mission is to lift the spirits of children in the hospital.
February 27, 2019
Students of the Medical Assistant specialized associate degree program are shown practicing venipunctures.

South Hills Holds 9th Annual Splash Of Blood Day

Students, faculty, and staff at South Hills School of Business & Technology recently volunteered their arms to the students of its Medical Assistant specialized associate degree program to help them meet a requirement that puts them one step closer to achieving the National Healthcareer® Association Certified Phlebotomy Technician certification.

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.