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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.
York Volleyball Practice 2017

Penn State York's new women's volleyball coach is all about building confidence

Dana Vandergrift, Penn State York’s head women’s volleyball coach, is a firm believer in building confidence in her players; there’s no room for negativity. Vandergrift, and her 13-member squad, opens the 2017 season at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 19, at Penn State Schuylkill. York’s home opener is at 1 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 23, against Penn State Mont Alto.
York Volleyball Practice 2017

York Volleyball Practice 2017

Dana Vandergrift, Penn State York's new women's volleyball head coach, practices a drill called 'pit' with her players. The season begins on Sept. 19 with an away game at 7 p.m. at Penn State Schuylkill. The first home game for York is set for 1 p.m. on Sept. 23.

Dana Vandergrift

Dana Vandergrift

Dana Vandergrift, Penn State York's new women's volleyball coach.

Campus to host York County Science and Engineering Fair March 6-8

Penn State York will host the 34th annual York County Science and Engineering Fair from March 6-8 in the Conference Center of the Main Classroom Building. About 200 projects will be judged during the event. Projects are open for public view from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on March 8.
Bride building competition York

Bridge building competition York

Watch the breaking of the bridges during the annual Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers (PSPE) Bridge Building Competition on Saturday, March 4 at Penn State York, in the Community Room of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center. About 30-40 bridges from high school students throughout the area are expected, with the competition beginning at 2 p.m. Spectators are invited to attend and watch as the bridges are tested and destroyed.

York Basketball Lucas Jewell

PSUAC semifinals and championships head to Penn State York Feb. 18, 19

Penn State York will host the Penn State University Athletic Conference (PSUAC) men’s and women’s basketball semifinals and championships on Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 18 and 19, in the gymnasium in the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center.
Karra and Amanda 2017

Karra and Amanda 2017

There's basketball in their blood. Karra and Amanda Thomason, left to right, share a special mother-daughter bond through Penn State York basketball.

FTC 2017

FTC 1017

The Cyber Spartans from Erdenheim, Pennsylvania, gave the Niitany Lion a quick lesson in robotics during the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) South Central Pennsylvania Regional Qualifier at Penn State York on Jan. 21. Thirty-five teams of middle- and high-school students from across the state and Maryland participated.

FTC Robotics 2016

FTC robotics competition set for Jan. 21 at Penn State York

Velocity Vortex is the name of the game when 36 teams of middle and high school students from across Pennsylvania and Maryland take part in the FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) South Central PA Regional Qualifier, robotics competition, on Saturday, Jan. 21 from 7 a.m.-5:15 p.m. at Penn State York.