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York celebrates the launch of Working Class and Start-Up Challenge winners

Penn State President Eric Barron, Penn State York officials and Erin Casey, co-founder and board member of Working Class, announced the launch of Working Class, a makerspace partnership, to a crowd of more than 100 on Aug. 9 on the stage of the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center at Penn State York. The winners of the 2016-17 Start-Up Challenge, a business pitch competition for students, were also recognized during this celebration of entrepreneurship, leadership, partnerships and innovation.
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York announces launch of Working Class and winners of student Start-Up Challenge

Penn State President Eric Barron, Penn State York officials, and Erin Casey, co-founder and board member of Working Class, will announce the launch of Working Class, a makerspace partnership, at 1:45 p.m. Aug. 9 in the theater of the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center at the York campus. The winners of the Start-Up Challenge at Penn State York also will be announced at the event.
Mohamed ElSonbaty 2017

York offering review course for Fundamentals of Engineering exam

Penn State York is offering the technical engineering course EMET 402 Fundamentals of Engineering Review for fall 2017. Current students with seventh-semester standing or higher, engineering graduates, and others in the engineering field are eligible to take the course.
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York Summer Institute addesses social justice and equity in education

Social Justice and Equity in Education, a weeklong course designed for education professionals, diversity specialists, guidance counselors, social workers, and more, is set for June 19-23 at Penn State York. Penn State York’s Summer Institute 2017 features Laura Roy, associate professor of literacy education at Penn State Harrisburg, and addresses the difficult subject of social justice in the classroom.
Teresa Cohen Award 2017

York faculty member honored with Teresa Cohen Mathematics Service Award

Joan Smeltzer, instructor in mathematics at Penn State York, has been named the recipient of the Teresa Cohen Mathematics Service Award for 2017. This is a University-wide award with two recipients, one at University Park and one at a Commonwealth Campus.
York Summer Classes 2017

Need a summer course? There's still time at Penn State York

There’s still an opportunity to take classes this summer at Penn State York. The second six-week summer session begins Wednesday, June 28, and continues through Aug. 4. Summer classes offer students a chance to get ahead for fall, catch up on classes, or just get started.
Psychology Graduates York 2017

Penn State York awards its first psychology degrees

Graduation is exciting enough, but for Samantha Lynn Crist and Daniel S. Skroly, they are making history by becoming the first graduates in the psychology program at Penn State York. Crist will receive a bachelor of science and Skroly will receive a bachelor of arts during the 47th annual spring commencement on May 5.
2017 Erickson Discovery Grants

Record 83 undergraduates receive 2017 Erickson Discovery Grants

Eighty-three students from across Penn State’s campuses will each be awarded a $3,500 Erickson Discovery Grant for summer 2017 through the Office of Undergraduate Education. The students will use the funds to immerse themselves in original research, scholarship, and creative work under the direct supervision of a faculty member.
Alpha Sigma Lamdba 2017

York students join Alpha Sigma Lambda, adult honor society

Twenty outstanding adult students from the area were inducted into the Penn State York Chapter of Alpha Sigma Lambda during ceremonies on Monday, May 1, at a 5:30 p.m. ceremony in the Community Room of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center. Alpha Sigma Lambda is a national honor society that recognizes the unique achievements demonstrated by adult students in higher education programs.
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Penn State York to celebrate commencement May 5

Penn State York will celebrate its 47th annual spring commencement at 6 p.m. Friday, May 5, in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center at the campus. The ceremony is free and open to the public. Shannon McCully, manager, industrial engineering, supporting global marketing and sales at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts in Orlando, Florida, is the commencement speaker.

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