Krista Searfoss, Casey Dierdorff and Mary Inyang Cobham, left to right, took a break from studying to enjoy Late-night Breakfast in December. With plenty of free food and fun, the event is held at the end of each semester and provides a time for students to relax and be served by members of the faculty, administration and staff. The spring Late-night Breakfast is set for 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, May 1, in the Community Room of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community center.
Summer classes offer students a chance to get ahead for fall, catch up on classes, or just get started. The first summer session begins May 15 and continues through June 23, while the second summer session begins June 28 and runs through Aug. 9.
Penn State York will celebrate its 47th annual spring commencement at 6 p.m. Friday, May 5, in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center at the campus. The ceremony is free and open to the public. Shannon McCully, manager, industrial engineering, supporting global marketing and sales at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts in Orlando, Florida, is the commencement speaker.
Penn State York students capture some special selfies in the rehearsal room prior to the start of the fall commencement in December. Spring commencement is set for Friday, May 5 at 6 p.m., in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) on campus.
Shannon McCully is a manager, industrial engineering, supporting global marketing and sales at Walt Disney Parks and Resorts in Orlando, Florida, and is the commencement speaker at Penn State York. A 1996 graduate of Penn State with a bachelor of science in industrial engineering, McCully began her career with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts in June 1996, just a month after graduating from the University.
Summer is s good time for students to take courses that they may not wish to schedule with a full course load in fall or spring. Penn State York offers two six-week summer sessions designed to help students make the summer count.
Penn State York students, left to right, Lorraine Peters, Michelle Lin, and Colin Miller, work on prototypes and share ideas as part of the Design Thinking Training that was a part of the requirements for the Start-Up Challenge.
Erin Casey, partner and a trainer with Design Quake, York, Pennsylvania, measures the spaghetti and marshmallow tower Penn State York students Koven Leatherman and Athena Koufomihalis built as part of their Design Thinking Training workshop. Both Leatherman and Koufomihalis are participating in the Start-Up Challenge and are on the APP THIS team. The Start-Up Challenge is funded by a $25,000 grant from Invent Penn State, and the finale is set for Friday, April 21 at the campus.
Penn State York baseball takes on Penn State Mont Alto on Saturday, April 22, in a doubleheaders at PeoplesBank Park, home of the York Revolution. Games are at 1 and 3 p.m., and are free and open to the public.