Open House

Open House

You’re invited to join us for an Open House! We're having events at all three of our campuses. WALK-INS WELCOME! Pre-registration (below) is optional.

General Campus Activities:

  • Enjoy a great line-up of ongoing demonstrations, presentations, hands-on activities and learn about South Hills Specialized Associate Degree programs
  • Tour the campus
  • Meet faculty & staff – Career Services, Financial Aid, & Admissions Representatives will be available
  • Enjoy light refreshments

Ongoing Program-specific Demonstrations, Presentations, & Hands-on Activities

State College Main Campus Itinerary

Administrative Medical Assistant

  • Demonstration: Understanding Claims/Billing

Administrative Professional

  • Demonstration: Formatting Business Letters
  • Discussion: Career Pathways/Options

Business Administration–Accounting

  • Discussion: Guest Speakers/Alumni Panel – Job Opportunities
  • Discussion: Tax Tips

Business Administration–Management & Marketing

  • Demonstration: Business Forecasting Activity – Lemonade Stand

Criminal Justice

  • Demonstration: Criminal Investigative Techniques

Diagnostic Medical Sonography

  • Ultrasound Demonstration

Engineering Technology

  • Drone Mapping
  • Demonstration: CNC Programming and Machining

Graphic Arts

  • Demonstration: Progression of Logo Concept
  • Discussion: Program Overview Specific to South Hills

Health Information Technology

  • Demonstration: Electronic Health Records

Information Technology
Software Development and Programming

  • Password Cracking – Importance of a Secure Password

Lifelong Learning: Drones @ South Hills

  • Demonstration: Drone Simulator
  • Demonstration: Drone Flying
Altoona Campus Itinerary

Administrative Medical Assistant

  • Demonstration: Learn about some of the duties of an Administrative Medical Assistant and see how technology is used medical office settings to make patient appointments, process bills, and complete other transactions.

Administrative Professional

  • Hands-on Activity: Learn how to design a “Save the Date” card using Microsoft Publisher®

Business Administration–Accounting

  • Discussion: Learn about careers in the field of accounting

Business Administration–Management & Marketing

  • Mini-presentation: “Ten Steps to Writing a Great Business Plan!”

Criminal Justice

  • Demonstration and Role Play: “Police Work – BRAINS, not brawn!”– See how to use karate, command presence, and thinking abilities to gain compliance.
  • Demonstration: Handcuffing techniques
  • Display: Fingerprinting

Health Information Technology

  • Demonstration: Learn about what goes on behind the scenes at healthcare facilities and see what kind of patient information is in an electronic health record (HER). See how Medical Coding Software is used to document treatments, procedures, diagnoses, and how this information is used to process insurance claims.

Information Technology

  • Hands-on activity: Learn how to replace computer hardware on modern computer workstations
  • Demonstration: Create a new server in the cloud to host a website
  • Demonstration: Learn about IOT (Internet of Things) and learn how these devices interact with the internet

Medical Assistant

  • Demonstrations: Learn about Electrocardiography (ECG), how to monitor patients’ vital signs aka “vitals” (measuring temperature, respiratory rate, pulse, blood pressure, etc.), and administer hearing tests.
Lewistown Campus Itinerary

Administrative Professional

  • Learn how to create a polished and professional-looking memo in Microsoft® Word

Business Administration–Management & Marketing

  • Test your knowledge of local business logos and learn about corporate branding

Criminal Justice

  • See how criminal justice and law enforcement professionals use finger printing and blood splatter identification (what type of weapon was used)

Information Technology

  • Build a computer networking cable and test it to see if it works

Medical Assistant

  • Find out how well you know your anatomy. Match bone names with the skeleton bones

Community Partners

  • The Link, a mobile Career Center, will be parked nearby and representatives from the Mifflin County PA CareerLink will be available to answer your questions about job search and available services.

Open House Pre-registration Form

This step is optional – walk-ins are welcome!

Please provide your information to pre-register for one of our Open House events.
  • Choose all that apply.
  • Please provide the first and last names of the parent or parents that will be accompanying you to this event.
  • Please provide the first and last names of any guest who is not a parent that will be accompanying you to this event.