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Lion Ambassador Mohamed El Sonbaty gives a tour outside of the Student Affairs office

Lion Ambassador Mohamed El Sonbaty Giving a Tour

A diversity wall map in the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center lets visitors know the countries of students who attend Penn State York from around the world. Mohamed points out his country to visitors during a tour.

Group of Lion Ambassadors posing for the camera

Group Photo of Fall 2016 Lion Ambassadors

Mohamed decided to join the Lion Ambassadors and share his love of the campus with prospective students and other visitors. The Lion Ambassadors are a part of the Student Government Association (SGA) on campus, and work closely with the admissions office to provide campus tours, fundraisers, and social events on behalf of the campus.

Mohamed El Sonbaty standing with the Nittany Lion mascot.

Lion Ambassador Mohamed El Sonbaty at the Grand Opening of the Ruhl Building

As a Lion Ambassador at Penn State York, Mohamed El Sonbaty played a major role in the opening of the new student center in October 2016. He led tours through the center and also made sure the Nittany Lion stayed on the prowl welcoming visitors throughout the event.

Gary Eberle Visit 2012

Winemaker to share his story with Graham students at Penn State York

Gary Eberle, owner of Eberle Winery in Paso Robles, California, is a Penn State alumnus, an entrepreneur, and an award-winning winemaker. He will share his story about the challenges and successes in his life, and in the winemaking industry he loves, during a noon-hour program Sept. 27 at Penn State York.
Gary Eberle Portrait

Gary Eberle Portrait

Gary Eberle's winery, Eberle Winery, consistently remains one of the highest award-winning wineries in the United States.

Gary Eberle Visit 2012

Gary Eberle visit 2012

Gary Eberle, owner and operator of Eberle Winery in Paso Robles, California, will share his story with students in The Graham Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies at noon Sept. 27 at Penn State York. Eberle first shared his story with students at theYork campus in 2012. He is a Penn State alum, and his winery is one of the longest continuously run family wineries in Paso Robles.

York Santa for SOldiers 2017

Groups join forces to make the holidays brighter for soldiers in Afghanistan

Penn State York’s Blue and White Society has once again joined forces with the Penn State York Alumni Society, the Consolidated School for Business Community Service Club, and Mt. Rose Barberama for "Santa for Solders." The groups are working together to collect items, now through Nov. 11, for U.S. Army National Guard soldiers stationed in Afghanistan.
York Santa for SOldiers 2017

York Santa for Soldiers 2017

Santa's elves, Michelle Cruz, president of the Penn State York Blue and White Society, left, and Kerry Almeida, vice president, don their blue and white hats to check out the donations for the Santa for Soldiers project. Items will be sent to soldiers in the U.S. Army National Guard stationed in Afghanistan. The collection continues through Veterans Day, Nov. 11.

York Constitution Day 2017 Prize

Constitution Day celebration at Penn State York small but informative

Penn State York celebrated Constitution Day with a trivia event on Sept. 18, and while the group was small, those who attended had an opportunity to test their knowledge of U.S. history and have some fun. Valerie Carrington, a Penn State York student majoring in English, was the winner of a bucket of patriotic prize items, and a Starbucks gift card.
Engineering Student Mohamed El Sonbaty working with electronics in the lab

Engineering Student Mohamed El Sonbaty in the Lab

Mohamed El Sonbaty began his Penn State story at Penn State York. He has a keen interest in electrical engineering, and spent time in the electrical engineering labs on campus. His goal is to someday help other countries using technology and science.