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Karl (Kip) P. Trout

York faculty member's first book is science fiction

“When I Opened My Eyes – The Dwovian Encounter” is a new science fiction book by Karl "Kip" P. Trout, a faculty member at Penn State York. Trout’s book, released in late 2017, is a story about scientists on Earth struggling to save life on two planets from extinction.
Emily Colon 2017

York basketball players earn national honors from the USCAA

Emily Colon, a women’s basketball player, and Richard Grant, a men’s basketball player, both at Penn State York, have added honors from the United States Collegiate Athletic Association to the accolades they received earlier from the Penn State University Athletic Association.
SAT at Penn State York

SAT preparation course begins March 31 at Penn State York

Students can start preparing to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test by enrolling in Penn State York’s SAT prep course beginning March 31. The four-week course meets from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. every Saturday, in Room 112 of the Edward M. Elias Science Building.
York ASB 2018

Students accomplish variety of tasks during alternative spring break in Texas

Penn State York students participating in an alternative spring break this week in Texas have shared a few photos as their experience is coming to a close. The York group, consisting of 10 students and two chaperones, joined students and staff from five other Penn State campuses for a week of disaster-relief work in areas ravaged by Hurricane Harvey.
Lance Strate 2018

Lance Strate to share thoughts on media ecology and its impact on the world

“Amusing, Informing, and Amazing Ourselves to Death: Contemplating the Technological Tempest of our Times,” will be the topic when Lance Strate, a media ecologist from New York's Fordham University, speaks on March 14 at Penn State York. This free presentation, set for noon in the Community Room of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center, is open to the public.
Pi Day at Penn state York

Pi Day celebration March 14 includes food and fun at Penn State York

Celebrate all things Pi, and pie, on March 14 when Penn State York hosts its second annual campus-wide Pi Day from noon to 1:15 p.m. in the conference center of the Main Classroom Building.
Graduate Information Session York

Information session focuses on graduate program for educators at Penn State York

Teachers and others in the education field can learn more about the master of education in teaching and curriculum degree, graduate courses, certificate options, and summer institutes for educators offered at Penn State York during the Graduate Information Night set for March 15. The free program, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. in the rehearsal room of the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center, is open to the public.
basketball senior night

Basketball teams wrap up successful 2017-18 seasons

Penn State York’s men’s and women’s basketball teams closed out their seasons with trips to the playoffs. The women’s team made the playoffs for the first time in four years but were knocked out by Penn State Schuylkill, 69-44. The Lady Lions improved their conference record to 9-5 from 4-10 just a year ago. The Penn State York men’s team made it to the semifinals but lost to Penn State Brandywine, 80-68. Their conference record was 12-4.
York THON 2018 Group

Penn State York Benefiting THON raises more than $13,000

Penn State York Benefiting THON took part in THON 2018, Feb. 16–18 at the Bryce Jordan Center on the University Park campus, and raised $13,887.33. The THON total, combining all fundraising efforts from throughout the University, was $10,151.663.93.
ASB Prep 2018

'We Are' spending spring break doing disaster relief work

Helping other people, making a difference, the experience of meeting new people, stepping out of their comfort zone, sharing a meaningful goal, and putting spring break to good use are just some of the reasons given by Penn State York students about to travel to Texas, the Beaumont and Port Arthur areas, devastated by Hurricane Harvey.