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Rachel Patz York 2017

Students achieve their goals despite adversity

When Rachel Patz and Jeff Parthree, both adult learners, cross the stage during Penn State York’s 17th annual fall commencement ceremony, set for 6 p.m. Dec. 15, there will be many people to thank, and a great deal of pride. Both Parthree and Patz have persevered through a variety of events in life, and will be reaching their goal of a Penn State degree.
Rachel Patz York 2017

Rachel Patz York 2017

Rachel Patz is graduating from Penn State York with a bachelor of science degree in human development and family studies, and is thankful for the support she has received from the campus community.

Jeff Parthree 2017 York

Jeff Parthree 2017 York

Jeff Parthree worked as an intern in the web office at Penn State York in addition to his course load, and had a major impact on the campus website. He will graduate Dec. 15 with an associate degree in information sciences and technology.

York 2017 Commencement

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Kirsten McWilliams celebrates with friends and fellow Penn State York students following the commencement ceremony on Friday, May 5 in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) on campus.  McWilliams graduated with a bachelor of science in business and was a Graham Fellow.  She also already has a job!  Pictured left to right are Shawnee Hostetter, Kirsten McWilliams, Mary Inyang Cobham, Destinee Mateo, and Fabrizio Delgado Ramirez.

Psychology Graduates York 2017

Psychology Graduates York 2017

Samantha Lynn Crist and Daniel S. Skroly will make history at Penn State York when they become the first graduates in the psychology program offered at Penn State York.  Crist is earning the bachelor of science and Skroly will receive the bachelor of arts.  Commencement is at 6 p.m. on Friday, May 5 in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) on campus.   The ceremony is free and open to the public.

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Penn State York to celebrate commencement May 5

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.
York commencement

York commencement

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 2017

Shannon McCully 2017

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.

Ginia Moorehead York 2016

Ginia Moorehead shares her story to encourage others

“Believe in yourself and what you have to contribute to the world.” That’s advice from Ginia M. Moorehead, who will cross the stage of the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center at Penn State York on Friday, Dec. 16, and receive a bachelor of science degree in human development and family studies.
Ginia Moorehead York 2016

Ginia Moorehead York 2016

Ginia M. Moore, right, a senior in human development and family studies at Penn State York, works with Jane Emery, director of advising and career development and coordinator of the Division of Undergraduate Studies at Penn State York. Despite some tough times in life, Moorehead has persevered and will graduate on Dec. 16 during commencement ceremonies at Penn State York. She is dedicated to making life better for herself and her two daughters.

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