In December 2018, faculty and students from South Hills School of Business & Technology’s Altoona Campus organized a Local Hack Day for the Altoona area as part of Major League Hacking's global “Local Hack Day” event, a 12-hour hackathon that involves thousands of participants gathered in cities and towns around the world.
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.
Students of the Information Technology specialized associate degree program at South Hills School of Business & Technology's Altoona Campus attended the 2018 LinkUp Technology Conference at the Blair County Convention Center.
Information Technology students and faculty from South Hills School of Business & Technology's Altoona and Lewistown campuses participated in a creative 24-hour learning experience at HackPSU, a “hackathon” event hosted by Penn State University where everyone from seasoned coding veterans to first-time hackers from any major or field are given the chance to use technology to solve real-world problems by working with industry leaders and collaborating with peers.