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York Chinese New Year Celebration

York Chinese New Year Celebration

Penn State York's Chinese New Year celebration on Feb. 20 features a variety of activities and food.  It is the year of the dog, and members of the campus and community can also learn more about Chinese culture. One of the most popular activities for visitors is to have their name written in Chinese on a card they can take with them as a memento.

York THON Dancers 2018

York THON Dancers 2018

Casey Dierdorff, Paulina Martinez, and Thalia Splawn, left to right,  are putting on their dancing shoes for 46 hours to represent Penn State York at the Penn State Dance Marathon (THON) at the Bryce Jordan Center on Feb. 16-18.   York's dancers will be among the more than 700 students dancing for a cure in the fight against pediatric cancer. 

Gobsmacked 2018

Gobsmacked 2018

"Gobsmacked!" is coming to the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) at Penn State York on on Feb. 15. The show features heart-stopping singing and jaw-dropping beatboxing.

York THON Blood Drive 2018

York THON Blood Drive 2018

There is a critical need for blood donations according to the American Red Cross due to the inclement weather which has forced the cancellations or shortening of many blood drives across the country.  Penn State York Benefiting THON has partnered with the American Red Cross, and a blood drive is set for Wednesday, Jan. 24 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the conference center of the Main Classroom Building.  Those interested can register in the student affairs office at Penn State York or online at www.redcrossblood.org using sponsor code Penn State York. 

York THON Blood Drive 2018

York THON Blood Drive 2018

There is a critical need for blood donations according to the American Red Cross due to the inclement weather which has forced the cancellations or shortening of many blood drives across the country.  Penn State York Benefiting THON has partnered with the American Red Cross, and a blood drive is set for Wednesday, Jan. 24 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in the conference center of the Main Classroom Building.  Those interested can register in the student affairs office at Penn State York or online at www.redcrossblood.org using sponsor code Penn State York. 

Maddie Hill Ceremony1 2016

Maddie Hill Ceremony1 2016

Maddie Hill is honored and remembered on a plaque that hangs on the wall of the student affairs office at Penn State York.  Hill died at age 19 after battling cancer three times, and the photo on the plaque is of her canning for Penn State York Benefiting THON in the fall of 2015. A portion of the plaque reads, "An inspiration to everyone she met, Maddie touched the lives of many.  Fearless in her battles with cancer, she fought with spunk and never lost sight of the goal to help find a cure for pediatric cancer.  Her work inspires us all to #fightlikehill."

Maddie Hill Ceremony1 2016

Maddie Hill Ceremony1 2016

Maddie Hill is honored and remembered on a plaque that hangs on the wall of the student affairs office at Penn State York.  Hill died at age 19 after battling cancer three times, and the photo on the plaque is of her canning for Penn State York Benefiting THON in the fall of 2015. A portion of the plaque reads, "An inspiration to everyone she met, Maddie touched the lives of many.  Fearless in her battles with cancer, she fought with spunk and never lost sight of the goal to help find a cure for pediatric cancer.  Her work inspires us all to #fightlikehill."

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.

Food Drive 2017 York

Food Drive 2017 York

Ann Fetterman, lecturer in English and coordinator of the campus food drive, far right, reveals  the total pounds of food collected, and announces the winner of the challenge, during a gathering on campus Monday, Dec. 4. Dave Cook, manager, corporate community engagement, Lifepath Christian Ministries; Peg Chown, director of the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at Penn State York; and Justin Luton, a Penn State York student and member of the men's basketball team, await the results.

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