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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.
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.
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.
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.
York Volleyball Practice 2017

Penn State York's new women's volleyball coach is all about building confidence

Dana Vandergrift, Penn State York’s head women’s volleyball coach, is a firm believer in building confidence in her players; there’s no room for negativity. Vandergrift, and her 13-member squad, opens the 2017 season at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Penn State Schuylkill. York’s home opener is at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, against Penn State Mont Alto.
Bob Lehman 2017

Campus and community shed blood for a good cause

Potentially, more than 200 lives may be saved thanks to the donors who participated in Penn State York’s Community Blood Drive in partnership with the American Red Cross and Fox 43 News on Aug. 24. There were 82 donors registered, including 27 first-time donors, and 78 pints of blood collected.
Ken E. Nwadike Jr.

Free Hugs Project comes to Penn State York Aug. 28

Ken E. Nwadike, peace activist and creator of the Free Hugs Project, kicks-off Penn State York’s free cultural series on Monday, Aug. 28, in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) on campus. Nwadike will spend the afternoon interacting with students, and the day concludes with his performance at 7 p.m., which explores how to overcome the differences that divide us.
York Convocation 2016

Convocation set for Aug. 18 at Penn State York

New students will receive their official welcome to campus during Penn State York’s Convocation set for Friday, Aug. 18 at 1 p.m. in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center). The program includes welcoming remarks from David W. Chown, chancellor at Penn State York; Robert Farrell, director of academic affairs; Fulgentius Lugemwa, chairperson the Penn State York Campus Senate; and Colin Miller, Student Government Association president.

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