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Becky Halstead 2017

Heard on Campus: Becky Halstead

Becky Halstead, retired brigadier general, United States Army, shared her thoughts on leadership in a presentation, “Inspiring Courageous Leadership,” on Nov. 8 at Penn State York.
York 2017 Teaching Award

Teaching award nominations open for 2017-18 at Penn State York

Nominations are being accepted for the 2017-18 James H. Burness Award for Excellence in Teaching at Penn State York.
Toys for Tots York 2017

Toys for Tots campaign underway at Penn State York

Penn State York’s veterans organization, Student Veterans of America (SVA), York Chapter, is sponsoring a Toys for Tots drive on campus. New, unopened, and unwrapped toys will be collected through Dec. 9. The toys, for children ages newborn through 12 years old, will be distributed to less fortunate children in the community through the Marine Toys for Tots Foundation in York, Pennsylvania. Community members are welcome to bring donations to the campus.
Day of the Dead Celebration

Sugar-skull decorating highlights York's Mexican Day of the Dead program Oct. 31

Learn more about the Mexican Day of the Dead and decorate a sugar skull on Tuesday, Oct. 31, when Penn State York offers a look at this holiday celebration. There will be plenty of colorful paint and a variety of other items to decorate a sugar skull from noon to 1 p.m. in the community room of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center.
Diwali1 Celebration at York

Celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, Oct. 19 at Penn State York

Paint a diya, a clay candle holder; see colorful decorations; enjoy Indian snacks; and listen to music during the Diwali celebration set for 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, in the conference center of the Main Classroom Building at Penn State York. The event is sponsored by the Penn State York Multicultural Club and the Student Activity Fee.
Bob Hurley Sr.

Legendary basketball coach to lead coaches' clinic at Penn State York Oct. 28

Legendary basketball coach Bob Hurley Sr. will visit the Penn State York campus on Saturday, Oct. 28 to offer a coaches’ clinic, from 1- 3 p.m., and an evening program, at 6 p.m., to share his story. Both programs take place in the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center on campus.
Wynonna & The Big Noise

John Zaffis, Wynonna and The Big Noise set to perform at The Pullo Center

Penn State York’s Pullo Family Performing Arts Center kicks off its 2017-18 ticketed season with John Zaffis, Godfather of the Paranormal on Oct. 5, and Wynonna and The Big Noise's Roots and Revival Tour on Oct. 7. Both shows begin at 7:30 p.m.
Sukhdeep Gill and prospective students

Penn State Day Open House set for Oct. 14 at Penn State York

Take a tour of the campus and see our newly renovated student center, meet faculty, staff, and students, and learn what Penn State York has to offer during the Penn State Day Open House set for Saturday, Oct. 14 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the campus.
Graham gift photo 2017

Landmark gift to advance entrepreneurism at Penn State York

Don Graham, York business leader, philanthropist, and longtime supporter of Penn State York, has made a major gift to advance entrepreneurship and economic development at the campus and in the community. Graham’s gift will provide a dedicated building on campus for The Graham Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies (The Graham Center), which his support helped to found in 2013.
Anthony Ward

Anthony Ward to share his story and artistry Oct. 12 at Penn State York

Penn State York’s free cultural series continues with Anthony Ward at 7 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 12 in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) on campus. Ward is a gay improvisational floral sculptor and dancer. His performance is free and open to the public. No tickets are needed.

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