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York Chinese New Year Celebration

York Chinese New Year Celebration

Penn State York's Chinese New Year celebration on Feb. 20 features a variety of activities and food.  It is the year of the dog, and members of the campus and community can also learn more about Chinese culture. One of the most popular activities for visitors is to have their name written in Chinese on a card they can take with them as a memento.

York THON Dancers 2018

York THON Dancers 2018

Casey Dierdorff, Paulina Martinez, and Thalia Splawn, left to right,  are putting on their dancing shoes for 46 hours to represent Penn State York at the Penn State Dance Marathon (THON) at the Bryce Jordan Center on Feb. 16-18.   York's dancers will be among the more than 700 students dancing for a cure in the fight against pediatric cancer. 

Gobsmacked 2018

Gobsmacked 2018

"Gobsmacked!" is coming to the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) at Penn State York on on Feb. 15. The show features heart-stopping singing and jaw-dropping beatboxing.

Musical Thrones 2018

Musical Thrones 2018

"Musical Thrones:  A Parody of Ice and Fire," comes to the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) at Penn State York at 7:30 p.m. on Feb. 11.  Tickets are still on sale.

FTC 2018 Winning Alliance

FTC 2018 Winning Alliance

The excitement built during the final match of the First Tech Challenge (FTC) South Central PA Regional Qualifier at Penn State York on Saturday, Jan. 17.  The winning alliance was comprised of three teams -- The Giant Diencephalic BrainSTEM Robotics Team (8393), from Baden, Pennsylvania; The Substantial Monocephalic BrainSTEM Robotics Team (6931), from Baden, Pennsylvania; and Tech Spark (10333), from York, Pennsylvania.

Nazu African Dance

Nazu African Dance

Penn State York's free cultural series continues on Tuesday, Feb. 13 at 7 p.m. with Nazu African Dance.  Discover West Africa and the Ivory Coast in this free performance at the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) at Penn State York.

Robotics Competition 2017

York FTC Robotics 2017

Robots will fill the gym in the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center at Penn State York on Saturday, Jan. 27 when the campus again hosts the  FTC South Central PA Regional Qualifier robotics competition.  Thirty-six teams of middle and high school students will spend the day competing and playing the game First Relic Recovery.  The competition is open to the public for viewing with opening ceremonies at 10:45 a.m.

York THON Blood Drive 2018

York THON Blood Drive 2018

There is a critical need for blood donations according to the American Red Cross due to the inclement weather which has forced the cancellations or shortening of many blood drives across the country.  Penn State York Benefiting THON has partnered with the American Red Cross, and a blood drive is set for Wednesday, Jan. 24 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the conference center of the Main Classroom Building.  Those interested can register in the student affairs office at Penn State York or online at www.redcrossblood.org using sponsor code Penn State York. 

York THON Blood Drive 2018

York THON Blood Drive 2018

There is a critical need for blood donations according to the American Red Cross due to the inclement weather which has forced the cancellations or shortening of many blood drives across the country.  Penn State York Benefiting THON has partnered with the American Red Cross, and a blood drive is set for Wednesday, Jan. 24 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the conference center of the Main Classroom Building.  Those interested can register in the student affairs office at Penn State York or online at www.redcrossblood.org using sponsor code Penn State York. 

Maddie Hill Ceremony1 2016

Maddie Hill Ceremony1 2016

Maddie Hill is honored and remembered on a plaque that hangs on the wall of the student affairs office at Penn State York.  Hill died at age 19 after battling cancer three times, and the photo on the plaque is of her canning for Penn State York Benefiting THON in the fall of 2015. A portion of the plaque reads, "An inspiration to everyone she met, Maddie touched the lives of many.  Fearless in her battles with cancer, she fought with spunk and never lost sight of the goal to help find a cure for pediatric cancer.  Her work inspires us all to #fightlikehill."

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