South Hills School of Business & Technology’s Club IT (Information Technology) is working on a project to update the technology infrastructure for Shelter Service Inc., an organization in Lewistown that provides temporary shelter and life improvement services for homeless individuals in Mifflin and Juniata Counties.
South Hills School of Business & Technology will offer a new Associate in Specialized Technology degree program in Software Development and Programming at its Main Campus in State College. Applications for enrollment are being accepted for Fall 2019. This new program is for students who are interested in preparing for careers in software development, computer programming, applications development, and web development.
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.