The History of South Hills School of Business & Technology

 
 

South Hills School of Business & 技术是需求、创造力、经济、梦想和努力工作的产物.

S. Paul Mazza Jr. (1930-2013) and his wife, Maralyn, 1970年,当他们看到宾夕法尼亚州中部需要更多的专业技能培训时,成立了南山. 第一节课只有七个学生, 现在每年培训500多名学生. 这种增长归功于Mazza家族的理念,即所有的决定都是基于 “what’s best for the students”.

 

South Hills founders S. Paul Mazza Jr. and Maralyn Mazza

 

South Hills School of Business & 技术从1976年到2017年连续获得独立学院和学校认证委员会(ACICS)的认证. In 2017, 南山学院获职业学校及学院评审委员会(ACCSC)颁授认可证书.

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South Hills started out as South Hills Secretarial School 1970年,在宾夕法尼亚州州立大学艾伦街的一个不起眼的地方. The first class began on January 4, 1971. 1982年8月,由于经济增长,学校被迫改名 South Hills Business School 以反映其不断发展的项目提供的性质, to move to larger quarters, a former elementary school building in Boalsburg, PA.

In January 1989, 南山回到了州立大学——它原来的家——一个定制的设施 480 Waupelani Drive 直到今天,它仍然以现在的名字命名, South Hills School of Business & Technology. The Mazzas' son, S. Paul Mazza III, 监督校园建筑的建设计划,以确保它能满足不断发展的学校的技术需求.

 
 

In 1980, 南山被批准授予专业业务副学士学位. 1997年获批颁发专业技术副学士学位. 学校目前开设四个ASB学位课程: Business Administration—Accounting, Business Administration—Management & Marketing, Criminal Justice, and Medical Assistant. It currently offers six AST degree programs: Diagnostic Medical Sonography, Engineering Technology, Graphic Arts, Health Information Technology, Information Technology, and Software Development and Programming. 南山州立学院还提供三个文凭课程: Medical Coding & Billing, an online hybrid program, and Diagnostic Medical Sonography Professional and Diagnostic Medical Sonography Professional Plus,这两门课程都是为已经获得高等教育学位的学生设计的.

 
 

The Philipsburg, PA分校于1996年应莫香农山谷经济发展伙伴关系(MVEDP)的要求开设。. The Lewistown, PA校区于1999年应米夫林县工业发展公司(MDIDC)的要求开放。. 这些校区分别于2013年和2019年关闭.

 
 

In 2001, the Altoona, PA 校园是在南山买下前阿尔图纳商学院时开放的. 阿尔图纳南山学院已被批准提供三个ASB学位课程: Business Administration—Accounting, Business Administration—Management & Marketing, and Medical Assistant. 已获批准开设3个AST学位专业: Health Information Technology, Information Technology, and Software Development Programming.

 
 

南山的服务对象是各种各样的高中毕业生和返乡的成年人. Maralyn Mazza曾担任South Hills的董事,直到2008年退休,此后一直担任顾问职务. 她的继任者Mark Maggs从2008年到2021年担任South Hills的董事.

 
 

With the passing of her husband in 2013, Maralyn Mazza成为了凯发体育最新版的院长 & Technology. Maralyn and Paul’s daughter, Gina Mazza, 他在这所学校当了多年的市场总监, stepped into the position of Vice President, a position she held until retiring in late 2014. 在这个关键时刻,吉娜·马扎的领导帮助在失去创始人后稳定了南山. 马扎家族的遗产现在由他们的儿子S. Paul Mazza III, who was 被任命为凯发体育最新版院长 & Technology 并于2021年6月被任命为董事.

 
 

Students do come first at South Hills School of Business & Technology. 我们试图帮助“整个”人满足他/她的许多需求. In addition to the high-quality education, fine faculty, and industry modeled equipment, academic advising, recreation, and health are essentials at South Hills.

Paul and Maralyn believed in “Teaching People...Changing Lives,一个永恒的理想,继续激励着我们 leadership, faculty, staff, and students.

Campus Art

Welcoming Myself

State College Main Campus

The sculpture "Welcoming Myself" was given to South Hills on May 10, 1989 by the RNR Construction Company, Inc. of State College.

The artist, Lisa M. Fedon 宾夕法尼亚州潘阿盖尔市的一名学生被委托创建一个专业 public work of art that would represent the philosophy of the emergence of self through education.

The resulting installation 是由3个3 / 4英寸的负空间的钢架组成的,它们的尺寸会逐渐减小,直到到达学校大楼, 在那里,一个由钢丝布制成的9英尺高的“影子”出现,准备迎接未来.

South Hills Loves Music

State College Main Campus

In 2011, Gina Mazza, 她是学校创始人的女儿,也是当时学校的副校长, gave the Graphic Arts (GA) 2012届毕业生有机会参与校园北草坪上Tom Mazza Bandshell背后的壁画创作. Luciano Sormani 他是一名志愿者,并成为唯一一个独自完成整个项目的学生.

After 6 weeks of work, the 4-panel mural "South Hills Loves Music" was dedicated on September 4, 2011. The artist, 他后来在南山做了五年的GA教练, drew inspiration for the Trompe-l'œil mural from the music performed in the bandshell, the Pennsylvania landscape, the rocks that frame the North Lawn, the school's clock tower, 还有一个经常在州立大学头顶上看到的热气球.