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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.
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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.

Pathways 2016 Program Promo

York Pathways program to celebrate 20th anniversary on May 13

It was 20 years ago that Suzanne Gladfelter, a faculty member at Penn State York, now retired, decided to put together a program to encourage seventh-grade girls to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM). The name of the program changed several times through the years but the idea has not, and now, Pathways to Your Future: Exploring STEM Careers, will celebrate 20 years on May 13 with 22 workshops and a special speaker to commemorate the event.
Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger

Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger

Dottie Metcalf-Lindenburger, a retired NASA astronaut, will be the featured speaker for the 20th anniversary celebration for Pathways to the Future: Exploring STEM Careers, set for Friday, May 13, at Penn State York.

STEM certificate helps prepare students for jobs of the future

Penn State York is continuing to offer the Chancellor's Honor Certificate in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM), designed to provide students with the skills they need for jobs in the 21st century. Studies have shown that the demand for students with STEM degrees continues to grow. The certificate is designed for high school students taking part in the dual enrollment program. Through dual enrollment, high school students can earn college credit while still in high school. A variety of courses are available at the campus for dual enrollment and courses toward the STEM certificate are included. High school juniors and seniors with a cumulative grade-point average of 3.0 and qualifying Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) scores are eligible to take part in the program.