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Barbara Senno at Penn State York

Final auditions for Paw Search set for Dec. 19 at Penn State York

Final auditions for Penn State York Benefiting THON’s annual Paw Search, a family-friendly talent and variety show, are set for 4-8 p.m. Dec. 19 in the Community Room of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center on campus.
Barbara Senno at Penn State York

Barbara Senno

Barbara Senno, a Penn State York student, was one of the performers during Paw Search 2017. The final auditions, for the Jan. 12 talent show to benefit THON, are set for 4-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 19, in the Community Room of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center on campus. Auditions are open to members of the campus community and the general public.

Paw Search 2017

Auditions set for Paw Search at Penn State York

Auditions for Penn State York Benefiting THON’s annual Paw Search, a family-friendly talent and variety show, are set for 1 to 4 p.m. Friday, Dec. 1, and 4 to 8 p.m. Monday, Dec. 4, in the Community Room, Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center, at the campus.
Poker with Jimmy 2016

Cancer survivor gives back through poker tournament

Jimmy Clark, 24, understands what it is like to fight for his life. A cancer survivor, Clark will host the eighth annual Poker with Jimmy, a No Limit Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament, on Nov. 5. The tournament has raised more than $65,000 over the past seven years for THON and the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Children’s Hospital for children battling pediatric cancer.
Toys for Tots York 2017

Toys for Tots York 2017

Patrick Leeper, president of the York Chapter of the Student Veterans of America (SVA), left, and Shane Hess, a member of the SVA, put together the collection boxes for the Toys for Tots campaign on campus.  Both Leeper and Hess are Penn State York student-veterans and are majoring in information sciences and technology (IST).  The toy collection continues through Dec. 9.

York THON Band Concert 2017

York THON Band Concert 2017

Penn State students Casey Dierdorff, left, primary chair for Penn State York Benefiting THON, and Janelle Kress, publicity co-chair at York, hang signs to promote the upcoming benefit concert for THON featuring three rock bands, Heroes 4 Ransom, Carving Out Fiction, and Moxie & Rebel. The event is set for 7-10 p.m. Friday, Oct. 20, and tickets are $5. 

York Clay Shoot Coach Station

Clay shoot event April 20 benefits Penn State York athletics

Franco Harris, former Penn State Nittany Lion football player, Steeler Super bowl champ, and Pro Football Hall of Famer, is headed to the area to take part in Penn State York’s ninth annual clay shoot event with a shotgun start at 12:30 p.m. Thursday, April 20. The event takes place at Central Penn Sporting Clays (CPSC) in Wellsville, Pennsylvania.
Franco Harris

Franco Harris

Franco Harris, former Nittany Lion football player and Pittsburgh Steeler, is the celebrity guest at the Penn State York clay shoot event on Thursday, April 20.

York Clay Shoot Coach Station

York Clay Shoot Coach Station

Terri Van Slyke, head women's basketball coach at Penn State York, center, greets shooters during last year's event which raised $15,000 for the athletic programs at Penn State York.  The 2017 event is set for Thursday, April 20 in Central Penn Sporting Clays in Wellsville, Pennsylvania.  This year's celebrity guest is Franco Harris, former Penn State NIttany Lion great, Steeler Super Bowl champ, and Pro Bowl Hall of Famer.

THON 2017 York Campus

Penn State York Benefiting THON raises more than $16,000

Penn State York Benefiting THON took part in THON 2017, Feb. 17–19 at the Bryce Jordan Center, and raised $16,625.29. The THON total, combining all fundraising efforts from throughout the University, was $10,045,478.44. The funds raised by THON are used to cover the treatment costs for pediatric cancer patients as well as support cancer research.

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