Student Life News

Subscribe to Student Life News
Food Drive 2017 York

Food drive nets almost 300 pounds for York area

What do you do with 233 pounds of pasta and 60 pounds of tuna? Penn State York student-athletes, faculty and staff, and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Penn State York donated these items to Lifepath Christian Ministries (formerly the York Rescue Mission) in York, Pennsylvania.
Angelymar Peralta-Torres

Food, fun and entertainment highlight Late-night Breakfast at Penn State York

The weather outside might be frightful but students at Penn State York will be enjoying Late-night Breakfast inside with a theme of Winter Wonderland from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Dec. 11 at Rosie’s in the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center.
York Campus

Penn State York announces closing for semester break

Penn State York will be closed for regular business for the semester break beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 21, and will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2018. Events scheduled at the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center on campus will happen as planned.
Francyou Desse York Soccer

Penn State York athletes earn awards in the PSUAC

Penn State York student-athletes, Hannah Price, women’s volleyball, and Francyou Desse, soccer, were named the winners of the John Fritz Sportsmanship Award given by the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC). Awards are presented to athletes at each campus.
Becky Halstead 2017

Heard on Campus: Becky Halstead

Becky Halstead, retired brigadier general, United States Army, shared her thoughts on leadership in a presentation, “Inspiring Courageous Leadership,” on Nov. 8 at Penn State York.
York 2017 Teaching Award

Teaching award nominations open for 2017-18 at Penn State York

Nominations are being accepted for the 2017-18 James H. Burness Award for Excellence in Teaching at Penn State York.
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.

Pages