In November 2018, students from South Hills School of Business & Technology's Engineering Technology specialized associate degree program went on an academic field trip to a sports complex under construction to see the concepts they've been studying in use in real life.
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.
Software Developers play a key role in the design, installation, analysis, and maintenance of computer programs and applications as well as software systems. The programs are often developed with a goal of helping businesses to be more efficient and deliver improved services to their clients. Some developers design applications for consumers such as games or software for home or personal use.
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.
Bradley Bell, 2017 Information Technology graduate, is a Network Administrator for GoHost, LLC, a company that provides production/disaster recovery hosting and management services. Find out why he chose to get his post-secondary education at South Hills following his military career.