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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.
December 21, 2017
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Altoona Health Careers Club Gives to Local “Toys for Tots” Campaign

The Health Careers Club at the South Hills Altoona campus recently made a substantial donation to the Ebensburg Toys for Tots campaign.
December 12, 2017
Health Careers Club Members with donations for Women's Resource Center

Health Careers Club Helps Women’s Resource Center

The Health Careers Club at South Hills School of Business & Technology collected gifts to help a client of the Centre County Women’s Resource Center celebrate the Christmas season.
November 15, 2017
Medical Assistant students with donation check

South Hills Club Donates to Pink Connection

The Health Careers Club at the Lewistown campus of South Hills School of Business & Technology recently made a donation to The Pink Connection, a breast cancer support organization in Lewistown.
May 31, 2017
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Health Careers Club Secures Life-Saving Devices for Altoona Campus

The Health Careers Club at South Hills Altoona recently raised money to purchase a life-saving automated external defibrillator (AED) for the school. Their generosity was matched by the Mazza family for the purchase a second device, so both of the Altoona campus buildings will now have an AED on site.
May 18, 2017
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Bright Outlook Occupation: Medical Assistant

Medical Assistants are trained professionals that handle both administrative tasks and patient care tasks under the direction of a physician. They perform duties such as gathering and recording patient and insurance information, preparing exam rooms, and providing direct patient care such as drawing blood, administering medications, and measuring vital signs.

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.