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Ken E. Nwadike Jr.

Free Hugs Project comes to Penn State York Aug. 28

Ken E. Nwadike, peace activist and creator of the Free Hugs Project, kicks-off Penn State York’s free cultural series on Monday, Aug. 28, in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) on campus. Nwadike will spend the afternoon interacting with students, and the day concludes with his performance at 7 p.m., which explores how to overcome the differences that divide us.
Ken E. Nwadike Jr.

Ken E. Nwadike Jr.

Ken W. Nwadike Jr., peace activist and creator of the Free Hugs Project, will visit Penn State York on Monday, Aug. 28.  Following the afternoon of interacting with students, Nwadike will take to the stage of the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) at 7 p.m. to share his message. This performance is free and open to the public.

Penn State York Drive-in Movie

Penn State York Drive-in Movie

Penn State York will once again host a free drive-in movie night in the parking lot behind the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center on campus. "Despicable Me 3," a family-friendly movie, begins at 7:30 p.m., and "Baby Driver," for mature audiences, is set for 9:30 p.m. The drive-in movie event is sponsored by the University Programming Board at Penn State York.

York Convocation 2016

Convocation set for Aug. 18 at Penn State York

New students will receive their official welcome to campus during Penn State York’s Convocation set for Friday, Aug. 18 at 1 p.m. in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center). The program includes welcoming remarks from David W. Chown, chancellor at Penn State York; Robert Farrell, director of academic affairs; Fulgentius Lugemwa, chairperson the Penn State York Campus Senate; and Colin Miller, Student Government Association president.
International Student Orientation 2017

International Student Orientation 2017

As part of the week-long 2017 International Student Orientation at Penn State York, Aug. 14-18, students had the opportunity to have some fun and attend a picnic at John Rudy Park in York, Pennsylvania.  Students enjoyed food, played games, and showed off their Kan-Jam skills.

York Convocation 2016

York Convocation 2016

Convocation is the official welcome to campus for new students, and signals the start of the fall semester.  Noel Sloboda, associate professor of English and the chairperson of the Penn State York Campus Senate last year, offered remarks during this special event.

York Invent Penn State Ribbon-Cutting

Ribbon-cutting signals the partnership and successful first year of Penn State York's innovation hub funded by Invent Penn State.  Standing in front of an image of the building that houses Working Class, a makerspace in downtown York, Penn State President Eric Barron cuts a ribbon to celebrate the launch of the partnership with Penn State York.

Franycou Desse

Franycou Desse

Francyou Desse, a Penn State York student, was one of the many donors happy to give blood during the 2016 community blood drive. The drive, a partnership between the campus, the American Red Cross and Fox 43, will be held this year from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Aug. 24 in the Conference Center of the Main Classroom Building at Penn State York.

York Invent Penn State Launch

York Invent Penn State Launch

Standing in front of an image of the building that houses Working Class, a makerspace in downtown York, Penn State President Eric Barron cuts a ribbon to celebrate the launch of the partnership with Penn State York. A $50,000 seed grant from Invent Penn State has provided funds for the makerspace and the Start-Up Challenge. Pictured, left to right, are the Penn State York Nittany Lion; Erin Casey, co-founder and board member of Working Class; Neil Sharkey, vice president for research at Penn State; Jody Keller, executive-in-residence at The Graham Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies; Barron; David W. Chown, chancellor at Penn State York; Madlyn Hanes, vice president for Commonwealth Campuses and executive chancellor; and Colin Miller, Penn State York Student Government Association president. 

York Invent Penn State Launch

York Invent Penn State Launch

Penn State President Eric Barron, left, talks with team members from Home Solutions, the winners of the student Start-Up Challenge at Penn State York. Home Solutions uses near-field communication technology to make using smart devices easier and more convenient. Barron visited the campus to celebrate the work of the innovation hub at Penn State York funded by Invent Penn State. Pictured across from Barron are team members James Oplinger, Michael Wakeling and Michael Culbreth, left to right. Other team members, not pictured, are Steven Asten and Sahil Heighes. In the background is Bill Cantor, a Penn State York information sciences and technology faculty member, who works with the Start-Up Challenge and The Graham Center.

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