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Essay contest invites students to answer a question and share their stories

"Why did you choose Penn State York" or "What degree are you pursuing and why?" Current students at Penn State York have the opportunity to answer one of those questions and show their Penn State pride by participating in the 2016 Penn State Pride Essay Contest sponsored by the Penn State York Blue & White Society. The deadline for submission is Oct. 24. The first-place prize is a $75 Penn State York bookstore credit, second place is a $50 credit, and third place is a $25 credit.
York BWS Essay Contest

York BWS Essay Contest

Current Penn State York students are invited to participate in an essay contest sponsored by the Penn State York Blue & White Society. Entries are being accepted through Oct. 24.

All In York

All In York

Penn State York will join in the kick off event for "All In at Penn State" initiative on Thursday, Oct. 6 at 7:15 p.m.  The event will take place in the conference center of the Main Classroom Building and is open to the campus community.

Penn State York students work at DreamWrights in York.

Community service offers opportunities for York students to give back

Giving back to the local community is what more than 100 Penn State York students did Aug. 20 when they painted, picked up trash, organized books and materials, gardened, and performed a variety of other jobs as part of a service component of New Student Orientation at the campus.
Penn State York students work at DreamWrights in York.

York Community Service 1

Giving back to the community was part of New Student Orientation (NSO) at Penn State York on Saturday, Aug. 20. At DreamWrights, a center for community arts for people of all ages in York, students worked on props, moved materials, and learned more about the organization. The campus plans to continue to include community service as part of NSO in the future.

York Invent Penn State Grant 2016

York campus receives $50,000 seed grant through Invent Penn State

Penn State York is the recipient of a $50,000 seed grant to expand entrepreneurial endeavors through the Invent Penn State initiative. York is one of six campuses recently named as part of the newest wave of entrepreneurial sites across the Commonwealth that are poised to become economic strengths in their region.
PA Auditor General Visit York2

PA Auditor General Visit York2

Penn State York students, faculty member Jon Price, and Pennsylvania State Auditor General Eugene A. Pasquale smile for the camera following a political science class at the campus.

PA Auditor General Visit York1

PA Auditor General Visit York1

Pennsylvania State Auditor General Eugene A. DePasquale talked with Penn State York students about the duties and responsibilities of his office and how their work impacts the Commonwealth.

PA Auditor General Visit York

PA Auditor General Visit York

Penn State York political science students took a sneak peek at Pennsylvania State Auditor General Eugerne A. DePasquale's television commercials when he visited their class on Sept. 14.  Jon Price, instructor in history and political science and Division of Undergraduate Studies (DUS) adviser, invites elected officials from both partiies to visit his classes and share their experiences.

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