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SAT Prep Fall 2017

Get ready for the SAT with a prep course in October at Penn State York

Start preparing to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) by enrolling in Penn State York’s SAT prep course beginning Saturday, Oct. 7. The four-week course meets every Saturday from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m., in room 112 of the Edward M. Elias Science Building.
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.
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'Despicable Me 3' and 'Baby Driver' featured at free drive-in movie night

“Despicable Me 3,” a family-friendly film featuring those lovable Minions, and “Baby Driver,” a movie for mature audiences, are the featured films for the drive-in movie night at Penn State York, set for 7:30 p.m. Sept. 8. Movie-lovers can park in the lower parking lot area behind the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center beginning at 6:30 p.m.
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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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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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Give the gift of life at Penn State York community blood drive Aug. 24

Penn State York, Fox 43, and the American Red Cross have joined together to ask area residents to bleed for a good cause. The American Red Cross is in need of blood, and a community drive is set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 24 at Penn State York.
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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.
Nordic Dancers of Washington, D.C.

Nordic Dancers of Washington, D.C., to perform at Penn State York on Aug. 19

Discover the dances of the Nordic region when the Nordic Dancers of Washington, D.C., take to the stage for a free performance at the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center at Penn State York. The group is set to perform at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 19. The event free and open to the public. This is the 2017-18 kickoff event for Teaching International at Penn State York.
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York campus bids farewell to retiring faculty, staff

Penn State York honored the members of the faculty and staff who took advantage of the University’s voluntary retirement plan, at a recent celebration on the stage of the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center, on campus. The 10 retirees represent 276 years of combined service to the University.
Drs. Chown, Sygielski, and Achampong sign articulation agreements.

HACC partners with two Penn State campuses

Penn State Mont Alto, Penn State York and HACC, Central Pennsylvania's Community College, are partnering to provide more opportunities for graduates of HACC who want to continue their education and pursue a bachelor’s degree.

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