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.
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.
Dr. Julie Barris, representative of Saint Francis University, visited the State College Main Campus of South Hills School of Business & Technology to give current students information about Bachelor's Degree completion made possible through an Articulation Agreement between the schools.
For his capstone project, Daryl Wilson, a 2nd-year Information Technology student at South Hills School of Business & Technology's Lewistown Campus, built a computer water cooling system for under $100. Daryl will graduate from South Hills in September 2018.
Jamey Shreckengast, a 2nd-year Administrative Professional student at South Hills School of Business & Technology's Main Campus in State College, has been awarded the 2018 Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.) Chapter S Scholarship.