Penn State York men's basketball students-athletes Trent Thomas and Lucas Jewell, and women's basketball student-athletes Emily Colon and Karra Thomason, have earned honors from the Penn State University Athletic Conference for their play during the 2016-17 season.
It is all about the team for Parrish Petry, head coach of the Penn State York men’s basketball team. That’s why being named the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) Coach of the Year for the third time, in his opinion, is less about him and more about his assistant coach and players.
Penn State York will host the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) men’s and women’s basketball semifinals and championships on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18 and 19, in the gymnasium in the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center.
Nominations are being accepted for the 2017 James H. Burness Award for Excellence in Teaching. The award is given annually to recognize any aspect of excellent instruction that contributes to the academic quality of Penn State York.
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016-17 Penn State York Advising Award. Students may submit nominations for the award, which is presented at the Academic Awards Program in April of each year.
The Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, affectionately known as THON, is an unforgettable experience for anyone who attends. For Penn State York students, Hunter Beck, 18; Shawnee Hostetter, 20; and Ryan Manganello, 18; not only will THON 2017 mark their first attendance at the event, it will also provide the opportunity for them to dance.
Learn more about Pennsylvania’s Underground Railroads when Lenwood O. Sloan, artist and historian, visits Penn State York at noon on Feb. 23 in the Community Room of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center. This free program, sponsored by the Penn State York Diversity Committee in celebration of Black History Month, is open to the public.
Karra Thomason, a junior at Penn State York, was just 1 year old the first time she watched her mom, Amanda, play basketball at Penn State York. Little did she know that later in life, she too would play basketball for the York campus and honor her mother by wearing the same jersey number, 20.
"Free Fan Labor! The Work of Fandom in the Internet Era," will be the topic when Mel Stanfill, a faculty member at the University of Central Florida, speaks at noon on Feb. 16 at Penn State York. The program, in the Community Room of the Joe and Rosie Student Community Center, is free and open to the public.