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Toys for Tots York 2017

Toys for Tots York 2017

Patrick Leeper, president of the York Chapter of the Student Veterans of America (SVA), left, and Shane Hess, a member of the SVA, put together the collection boxes for the Toys for Tots campaign on campus.  Both Leeper and Hess are Penn State York student-veterans and are majoring in information sciences and technology (IST).  The toy collection continues through Dec. 9.

Poker with Jimmy 2016

Poker with Jimmy 2016

Jimmy Clark, cancer survivor and host of Poker with Jimmy, smiles for the camera with the 2016 Poker with Jimmy winners, left to right, Shane Reilly, third place; Julie Gunter, first place; and  Erik Althoff, second place.  Last year's event raised more then $8,000 for THON and ultimately went to Four Diamonds at the Penn State Hershey Children Hospital to help children and their families battling pediatric cancer.  The poker tournament is not a pay for play event, donations are accepted and this is Clark's way of giving back for the help he received during his battle with cancer.

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.
Diwali1 Celebration at York

Diwali Celelbration at York

Penn State York students celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights. As part of the celebration, participants can paint clay candle holders called Diyas. The campus celebration is set for 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, in the conference center of the Main Classroom Building, and is being held as part of the campus' Coffee Hour.

York Diwali

York Dwali

Fabrizio Delgado Ramirez paints a Diya during the Diwali celebration at Penn State York.

Mexican Day of the Dead1 York

Mexican Day of the Dead1 York

Riley Henry, a Penn State York student, shares the sugar skull she decorated during the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration last year at Penn State York.  The sugar skulls are not edible but make an interesting conversation piece.

Day of the Dead Celebration

Day of the Dead Celebration

Veronica Calvillo, left, watches as Penn State York students Matt Herman, center, and Colin Miller right, show off their sugar-skull decorating skills during the Mexican Day of the Dead celebration last year at the campus. Calvillo will speak at noon on Tuesday, Oct. 31, in the community room at the campus, and there will be an opportunity to decorate sugar skulls.  

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.
Coach Bob Hurley Sr.

Coach Bob Hurley Sr. 2017

"An Evening with Coach Bob Hurley Sr." is set for Saturday, Oct. 28 at 6 p.m. in the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center.  Hurley will share his life story and answer questions concerning his successful career coaching basketball. 

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