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Penn State Commencement, Agricultural Sciences, Dec. 2016

Penn State announces spring 2017 commencement events and speakers

This spring Penn State expects to award 13,894 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 226 associate, 11,435 baccalaureate, 1,590 master’s, 262 law, 244 doctoral and 137 medical degrees. Following is a compilation of commencement ceremonies and speaker information for Penn State’s 24 locations.
Unity Day York Campus

Unity Day set for April 13 at Penn State York

International music, a fashion show highlighting the traditional dress from many cultures, food samples, exhibits, and presentations will all be a part of Penn State York’s 19th annual Unity Day celebration, which will take place from noon to 1:30 p.m. April 13 in the Conference Center of the Main Classroom Building.
Spring Open House York

Spring Open House set for April 1 at Penn State York

Don’t be an April fool — plan to attend the Penn State York Spring Open House, set for 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. April 1 at the campus. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center.
Carla Christopher

Open Mic Night set for Feb. 27 at Penn State York

Poetry, spoken word, singing, instrumental performances and more will all be part of Open Mic Night on Feb. 27, at Penn State York. The event, set for 7 to 9 p.m. in the Community Room of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center, is sponsored by the Penn State York Black Student Union and the Diversity Committee.
York THON Dancers 2017

Experiencing THON for the first time is a thrill for York dancers

The Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, affectionately known as THON, is an unforgettable experience for anyone who attends. For Penn State York students, Hunter Beck, 18; Shawnee Hostetter, 20; and Ryan Manganello, 18; not only will THON 2017 mark their first attendance at the event, it will also provide the opportunity for them to dance.
Maddie Hill

Penn State York to honor Maddie Hill during ceremony on Dec. 2

Honoring Maddie Hill is something that members of Penn State York Benefiting THON and the campus community knew was the right thing to do. Hill, 19, who died in June after battling cancer three times, will be honored at 7:30 p.m. Dec. 2 in a ceremony held between the women’s and men’s basketball games in the campus gym in the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center.
Veterans hold flag

Seventeen Penn State campuses named 2017 Military Friendly Schools

Sixteen Penn State campuses, plus Penn State World Campus, have been named 2017 “Military Friendly Schools” by ratings organization Victory Media.
York SC Grand OPening 2016

Crowds gather for opening ceremony of student center at Penn State York

With a rousing “We Are”, and music from York’s newest students club, the “Baby Blue Band,” more than 200 Penn State York students, faculty, staff and invited guests listened to speakers and prepared for the much-awaited opening of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center on Oct. 12.
York Stuent Center2 2016

New student center to open Oct. 12 at Penn State York

Excitement is mounting across campus at Penn State York, as the much-awaited grand opening of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center is set for noon on Oct. 12. The ceremony will take place in the new plaza area behind the John J. Romano Administration Building and The Ruhl Center, and is open to students, faculty, staff and invited guests. The building is opening after a $13.5 million renovation and addition.

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