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Academic Awards Program

Penn State York seeks advising award nominees

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 THON Dancers 2017

Experiencing THON for the first time is a thrill for York dancers

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.
Lenwood Sloan

Underground Railroad program rescheduled due to expected inclement weather

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.
Jeff Barkdoll 2017

Penn State York names Jeff Barkdoll first full-time athletic director

Jeff Barkdoll, interim athletic director and head baseball coach, has been named the first full-time athletic director at Penn State York. Barkdoll began the position Feb. 1.
Karra and Amanda 2017

Mother, daughter share special bond through Penn State York women's basketball

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.
Mel Stanfill at York campus

Speaker to discuss media fan participation in the Internet Era

"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.
BSU Speech Performance York

Dramatic reading of King’s 'I Have a Dream' speech set for Jan. 30

Members of the Penn State York Black Student Union will give a multimedia dramatic reading of Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech at 12:15 p.m. on Jan. 30 in the Conference Center of the Main Classroom Building.
I Want to Buy a House

Coffee & Conversation event at Penn State York to focus on buying a home

Join the Penn State York Alumni Society for Coffee & Conversation on Jan. 31 when the topic "Keys to a Better Home Buying Experience" will be discussed. This free program, set for 6 p.m. in the Community Room of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center, is open to the public.
FTC 2017

More than 500 attend robotics competition at Penn State York

Robots were in action on Jan. 21. at Penn State York when 35 teams of middle- and high-school students took part in the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) South Central Pennsylvania Regional Qualifier, a robotics competition. The winning alliance, comprised of three teams, included the Javengers from Enola, Pennsylvania; Cubix^3 from Hampstead, Maryland; and Sparks from Villanova, Pennsylvania.
Paw Search York

Evening of entertainment at Penn State York raises funds for THON

First Capital Drumline brought the house down with a rousing performance of “Can-O-Saurus,” and ultimately took first place at Paw Search, a talent and variety show sponsored by Penn State York Benefiting THON on Jan. 20. The event raised about $1,000 for the fight against pediatric cancer through THON, the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon.