South Hills Main Campus Announces New Technology Open House – South Hills School of Business & Technology
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South Hills Main Campus Announces New Technology Open House

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South Hills Press Release

STATE COLLEGE — South Hills School of Business & Technology will hold a Technology Open House on Thursday, April 19 from 5 p.m. – 7 p.m. at the Main Campus located at 480 Waupelani Drive in State College. The event is open to the public and will offer demonstrations and exhibits featuring the Information Technology (IT) program, the Engineering Technology (ET) program, and Drone Initiative non-credit classes and events.

South Hills students, representatives from students clubs, alumni, and faculty will be on hand to provide information about technology programs, career opportunities in technology fields, and to answer questions. The event also provides the public with opportunity to tour the campus and see the labs and equipment in operation.

Featured displays and demonstrations will include:

Information Technology

  • Virtualization Demo - Popular Virtualization Software
  • IT Program Info Session - Learn it takes to become a Systems Administrator, Network Administrator, Web Developer, or Software Programmer
  • Local/Regional IT Career Info Session
  • Student Projects & IT Club Info

Engineering Technology

  • 3D Printing Demo
  • Drone Surveying
  • CNC (Computer Numerical Control)
  • Architectural 3D - AutoCAD Revit
  • Civil 3D AutoCAD
  • Mechanical 3D - AutoCAD Inventor
  • Student Projects & ET Club Info

Drone Technology

  • Drone Flight Simulation Lab
  • Drone Flying (weather permitting)
  • Class Info including FAA Part 107 Pilot Certification
  • Drone Racing Club Info

Mark Maggs, Director of the South Hills Main Campus said, “The Open House is a great opportunity for our community members of all ages to visit the school and learn about our programs and the technology skills we teach our students. The Bureau of Labor Statistics show that there’s a steady demand for tech workers and US businesses are adding jobs at a fast pace. This event will give people a chance to learn about the school and how we prepare people for careers.”

Pre-register for the event at www.southhills.edu/techopenhouse. Walk-ins are welcome!

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