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FTC 2018 Winning Alliance

FTC 2018 Winning Alliance

The excitement built during the final match of the First Tech Challenge (FTC) South Central PA Regional Qualifier at Penn State York on Saturday, Jan. 17.  The winning alliance was comprised of three teams -- The Giant Diencephalic BrainSTEM Robotics Team (8393), from Baden, Pennsylvania; The Substantial Monocephalic BrainSTEM Robotics Team (6931), from Baden, Pennsylvania; and Tech Spark (10333), from York, Pennsylvania.

Robotics Competition 2017

Robots set for action Jan. 27 at Penn State York

First Relic Recovery is the name of the game when 36 teams of middle and high school students from across Pennsylvania participate in the FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) South Central PA Regional Qualifier, robotics competition, from 7 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 27, at Penn State York.
Robotics Competition 2017

York FTC Robotics 2017

Robots will fill the gym in the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center at Penn State York on Saturday, Jan. 27 when the campus again hosts the  FTC South Central PA Regional Qualifier robotics competition.  Thirty-six teams of middle and high school students will spend the day competing and playing the game First Relic Recovery.  The competition is open to the public for viewing with opening ceremonies at 10:45 a.m.

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.

Trisha Prabhu

Trisha Prabhu

Trisha Prabhu, a 16-year-old tech innovator, social entrepreneur, advocate, and inventor of ReThink, an app to help prevent cyberbullying, is the special speaker at Pathways to Your Future Exploring STEAM Careers at Penn State York. She has been named the WebMD Hero of the Year for 2016 and appeared on "Shark Tank" and rceived a joint offer from Mark Cuban and Lori Greiner

Pathways Cosmetics York

Pathways Cosmetics York

Seventh grade girls from 27 schools will gather at Penn State York for Pathways to Your Future Exploring STEAM Careers on Friday, May 12.  The program, in its twenty-first year, is a carer awareness program highlighting opportunities in science, technology, engineering, art, and mathematics (STEAM).  One of the most popular workshops at the event is The Science of Color in Cosmetics, where participants get to create their own color nail polish, and discover the science around it.

Campus to host York County Science and Engineering Fair March 6-8

Penn State York will host the 34th annual York County Science and Engineering Fair from March 6-8 in the Conference Center of the Main Classroom Building. About 200 projects will be judged during the event. Projects are open for public view from 5 to 6:30 p.m. on March 8.
FTC 2017

FTC 1017

The Cyber Spartans from Erdenheim, Pennsylvania, gave the Niitany Lion a quick lesson in robotics during the FIRST Tech Challenge (FTC) South Central Pennsylvania Regional Qualifier at Penn State York on Jan. 21. Thirty-five teams of middle- and high-school students from across the state and Maryland participated.

FTC Robotics 2016

FTC robotics competition set for Jan. 21 at Penn State York

Velocity Vortex is the name of the game when 36 teams of middle and high school students from across Pennsylvania and Maryland take part in the FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) South Central PA Regional Qualifier, robotics competition, on Saturday, Jan. 21 from 7 a.m.-5:15 p.m. at Penn State York.
FTC Robotics 2016

FTC Robotics York

Robots will once again be in action during the FTC South Central PA Regional Qualifier happening Saturday, Jan. 21 at Penn State York.  Thirty-six teams are registered for the competition.  Spectators can watch the robotics competition which is free. Opening ceremonies are at 10:45 a.m.

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