Engineering Student Mohamed El Sonbaty working with electronics in the lab

Life is one big school

Mohamed El Sonbaty chose Penn State to be the place where he pursues an education that will help him make a difference in the world.
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Attendees enter the student center from outside.

It’s all about students

Penn State York’s new Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center offers students a better place to gather, study, eat, work out, have fun in-between classes, and engage with other members of the campus community.
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Dr. Anne Vardo-Zalik working with students in a lab.

Options are a good thing

Penn State provides access to a variety of academic programs through the 2+2 Plan, but that’s not the only way to earn a degree or should we say 160+ degrees?
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Bob Hurley Sr.

Legendary basketball coach to lead coaches' clinic at Penn State York Oct. 28

Legendary basketball coach Bob Hurley Sr. will visit the Penn State York campus on Saturday, Oct. 28 to offer a coaches’ clinic, from 1- 3 p.m., and an evening program, at 6 p.m., to share his story. Both programs take place in the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center on campus.
Toys for Tots York 2017

Toys for Tots campaign underway at Penn State York

Penn State York’s veterans organization, Student Veterans of America (SVA), York Chapter, is sponsoring a Toys for Tots drive on campus. New, unopened, and unwrapped toys will be collected through Dec. 9. The toys, for children ages newborn through 12 years old, will be distributed to less fortunate children in the community through the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation in York, Pennsylvania. Community members are welcome to bring donations to the campus.
Poker with Jimmy 2016

Cancer survivor gives back through poker tournament

Jimmy Clark, 24, understands what it is like to fight for his life. A cancer survivor, Clark will host the eighth annual Poker with Jimmy, a No Limit Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament, on Nov. 5. The tournament has raised more than $65,000 over the past seven years for THON and the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Children’s Hospital for children battling pediatric cancer.
Day of the Dead Celebration

Sugar-skull decorating highlights York's Mexican Day of the Dead program Oct. 31

Learn more about the Mexican Day of the Dead and decorate a sugar skull on Tuesday, Oct. 31, when Penn State York offers a look at this holiday celebration. There will be plenty of colorful paint and a variety of other items to decorate a sugar skull from noon to 1 p.m. in the community room of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center.
Diwali1 Celebration at York

Celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, Oct. 19 at Penn State York

Paint a diya, a clay candle holder; see colorful decorations; enjoy Indian snacks; and listen to music during the Diwali celebration set for 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, in the conference center of the Main Classroom Building at Penn State York. The event is sponsored by the Penn State York Multicultural Club and the Student Activity Fee.
York THON Band Concert 2017

Band concert to benefit THON Oct. 20 at Penn State York

Tickets are on sale now for Penn State York Benefiting THON’s band concert featuring three rock bands -- Heroes 4 Ransom, Carving Out Fiction, and Moxie & Rebel -- set for 7-10 p.m. on Friday, Oct. 20 in the conference center of the Main Classroom Building.
Wynonna & The Big Noise

John Zaffis, Wynonna and The Big Noise set to perform at The Pullo Center

Penn State York’s Pullo Family Performing Arts Center kicks off its 2017-18 ticketed season with John Zaffis, Godfather of the Paranormal on Oct. 5, and Wynonna and The Big Noise's Roots and Revival Tour on Oct. 7. Both shows begin at 7:30 p.m.
Sukhdeep Gill and prospective students

Penn State Day Open House set for Oct. 14 at Penn State York

Take a tour of the campus and see our newly renovated student center, meet faculty, staff, and students, and learn what Penn State York has to offer during the Penn State Day Open House set for Saturday, Oct. 14 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the campus.