Press Releases – Page 11 – South Hills School of Business & Technology
January 17, 2019
This photo shows sonography students in a medical lab practicing.

South Hills Diagnostic Medical Sonography Students Prepare for Clinical Internships

Learn all about the clinical internships that all students of South Hills School of Business & Technology's Diagnostic Medical Sonography program must complete before graduation.
January 16, 2019
This photo shows Health Careers Club Members with a check for local Lewistown family.

South Hills Students Give Back To Local Community

The Health Careers Club at South Hills School of Business & Technology’s Lewistown Campus recently donated money to different causes as part of its ongoing campaign to give back to the community.
January 15, 2019
This photo shows Altoona Information Technology students at the Local Hack Day event

South Hills Hosts 2018 Local Hack Day Event in Altoona

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.
January 14, 2019
Criminal Justice Students handing out blue ribbons on National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

South Hills Students Recognize National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

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.
January 11, 2019
This photo shows Lieutenant Colonel Karen Kramer with her mother, sister, Director of South Hills and the President of South Hills

Lieutenant Colonel Kramer Shares Her Keys To Success With South Hills Students

After facing adversity as a teen, United States Air Force Lieutenant Colonel Karen P. Kramer enrolled at South Hills School of Business & Technology and graduated in 1983 – a decision she credits with helping her to turn her life around, ultimately leading her down a path of long-term success.
January 8, 2019
This photo shows Administrative Professional students from the State College campus with alumna Paula Colletti

Career Services Hosts Speaker Series Featuring South Hills Alumni

All throughout December 2018, the Career Services department at South Hills School of Business & Technology's Main Campus in State College hosted multiple guest speaker presentations for another year of its Brown Bag Speaker Series.

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.