Press Releases – Page 14 – South Hills School of Business & Technology
October 29, 2018
South Hills Alumna with Huntingdon Chamber Service Award

South Hills Alumna Receives Service Award from Huntingdon Chamber

MacKenzie Locke graduated from the Administrative Professional program at South Hills School of Business & Technology's Altoona Campus and recently marked five years with the Huntingdon County Chamber of Commerce.
October 24, 2018
Health Careers Club Members outside of the State College Main Campus

Health Careers Club Raises Funds for Local Animal Rescue Organization

The Health Careers Club at South Hills School of Business & Technology recently organized a fundraiser to help support One Dog at a Time, a humane animal rescue group based in Lewistown that has a special program for SCI Rockview inmates that allows them to help train rescued dogs for war veterans with PTSD.
October 23, 2018
This photo shows students working on projects

South Hills Students Participate in HackPSU 2018

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.
October 22, 2018
Cristy Murray speaking to Diagnostic Medical Sonography students

Alumna Returns to South Hills as Featured Speaker for Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month

UPMC's Cristy L. Murray, BS, RDCS (AE, PE), alumna of the Diganostic Medical Sonography (DMS) program at South Hills, returned to her alma mater to speak to currently enrolled DMS students about her personal journey on the sonography career path as part of a speaker series to recognize October as Medical Ultrasound Awareness Month.
October 19, 2018
Community Educator speaking to South Hills students

South Hills Students Attend Seminar During Domestic Violence Awareness Month

Students at the Altoona Campus of South Hills School of Business & Technology attended a seminar presented by Cindy Estep, Community Educator from Family Services, Inc. of Altoona.
October 17, 2018
Infusive Design Poster

South Hills School of Business & Technology’s Graphic Arts Students Hold Gallery Show

In the days leading up to receiving their degrees at South Hills School of Business & Technology's Fall Commencement, the Graphic Arts Class of 2018 held an art exhibit at the Art Alliance of Central PA to showcase their work from the past two years.

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.