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York School Supplies Collection 2016

Groups join forces to gather school supplies for homeless children

There’s still time to donate school supplies for children in need. The Penn State York Council on Family Relations (CFR) Club and the Human Development and Family Studies Affiliated Program Group (APG) of the Penn State York Alumni Society have joined forces with Education for Children and Youth Experiencing Homelessness (ECYEH), to help collect school supplies now through Sept. 30 at the campus.
College Town Takeover York

College Town Takeover festivities set for Sept. 18 in York

Watch the York Revolution play baseball and wear blue and white, as part of the College Town Takeover, Sunday, Sept. 18, at PeoplesBank Park in York, Pennsylvania. This collaborative effort between Penn State York, Harrisburg Area Community College, and York College, is designed to introduce students to the many things available to do in York City, and to encourage businesses to find ways to make York a student-friendly town.
Penn State York will be transfored into a drive-in movie on Frdiay, September 16.

Get that drive-in movie experience Sept. 16 at Penn State York

Get that drive-in movie experience when Penn State York features “Finding Dory,” a family-friendly film including many of the characters from “Finding Nemo,” and “Captain America: Civil War,” a movie for mature audiences, on Sept. 16. The event is free and open to campus and community members.
York Fall Blood Drive 2016

Bleeding was a good thing at Penn State York Aug. 25

Penn State York students, faculty, staff, and members of the local community turned out in droves for the Penn State York/Fox 43 Community Blood Drive with the American Red Cross on Thursday, Aug. 25 at the campus.

Writer shares his life experiences through original work

Joseph Bathanti, a poet, novelist and professor, will share some of his experiences as a Volunteers in Service to America (VISTA) worker in southern prisons, when he gives a poetry reading of his original work on Sept. 15 at Penn State York. The reading, set for 12:05 p.m. in the Lee R. Glatfelter Library, is free and open to the public.
York Biology Club 2016

York Biology Club hopes to raise awareness about Huntington's disease

Huntington’s disease is a fatal genetic disorder that causes the progressive breakdown of nerve cells in the brain. Laura Ohl, a senior majoring in biology at Penn State York, wants people to know more about this disease and the work that is being done by the Huntington’s Disease Society of America. Ohl, the 2015-16 president of the Biology Club at Penn State York, and other members will take part in the fourth annual Central Pennsylvania Team Hope Walk, set for May 21 in Lebanon, Pennsylvania.
Jane Emery NACADA Award

Emery receives advising award from National Academic Advising Association

Advising students is something that Jane Emery does very well, so well in fact that she was recently named the recipient of the National Academic Advising Association (NACADA) Region 2 Certificate of Merit for Advising Administrator Award. Emery, director of advising and career development and coordinator of the Division of Undergraduate Studies at Penn State York, received her award during NACADA’s spring conference in Hyattsville, Maryland.
Pathways 2016 Program Promo

York Pathways program to celebrate 20th anniversary on May 13

It was 20 years ago that Suzanne Gladfelter, a faculty member at Penn State York, now retired, decided to put together a program to encourage seventh-grade girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The name of the program changed several times through the years but the idea has not, and now, Pathways to Your Future: Exploring STEM Careers, will celebrate 20 years on May 13 with 22 workshops and a special speaker to commemorate the event.
York Stuent Center2 2016

New student center to open Oct. 12 at Penn State York

Excitement is mounting across campus at Penn State York, as the much-awaited grand opening of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center is set for noon on Oct. 12. The ceremony will take place in the new plaza area behind the John J. Romano Administration Building and The Ruhl Center, and is open to students, faculty, staff and invited guests. The building is opening after a $13.5 million renovation and addition.
Old Main-spring

Promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2016

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1, 2016.