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Penn State York announces campus closure for semester break

Penn State York will be closed for regular business for the semester break beginning at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Dec. 22, and will reopen at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, Jan 3, 2017.
Maddie Hill

Penn State York to honor Maddie Hill during ceremony on Dec. 2

Honoring Maddie Hill is something that members of Penn State York Benefiting THON and the campus community knew was the right thing to do. Hill, 19, who died in June after battling cancer three times, will be honored at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2 in a ceremony held between the women’s and men’s basketball games in the campus gym in the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center.
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Seventeen Penn State campuses named 2017 Military Friendly Schools

Sixteen Penn State campuses, plus Penn State World Campus, have been named 2017 “Military Friendly Schools” by ratings organization Victory Media.
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Universal Children's Day celebrates the rights of children

Celebrating children and their rights is something that the Community Relations Council (CFR) Club at Penn State York takes very seriously. The celebration from 4 to 6 p.m. on Nov. 17 in the Conference Center is free and open to the public.
York Toys for Tots

Toys for Tots collection 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 First Capital Marine Corps League Toys for Tots program.
The Clark Family

Cancer survivor gives back through poker tournament

For the seventh consecutive year, Jimmy Clark, 23, of Red Lion, Pennsylvania will hold Poker with Jimmy, a No Limit Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament on Sunday, Nov. 13. The tournament has raised about $60,000, over the past six years, for THON and the Four Diamonds Fund (through THON) at the Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital for children battling pediatric cancer.
Academic Awards Program

Subcommittee seeks fall nominations for advising award at 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.
York Veterans Flags

Veterans Day celebration set for noon on Nov. 11 at Penn State York

Penn State York will honor the veterans on campus during a noon lunch on Veterans Day, Nov. 11, in the community room of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center. Faculty, staff, students and members of the community are invited to show their support for veterans, enjoy a free lunch, and hear from two speakers.
Teaching Award Nominations

Teaching award nominations open for 2016-17

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 -- lectures, demonstrations, classroom activities, handling of discussions, individual attention, laboratory instruction, etc. -- that contributes to the academic quality of Penn State York. Fall nominations are accepted until Nov. 30.
York NAMI Walk 2016

Group walks to raise awareness of mental illness

Twenty Penn State York students, faculty and staff members participated in the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Walk last month in York, Pennsylvania. This is the sixth year Penn State York has put together a group of walkers for the event, and this was the largest number of participants to date.