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Dr. Jessica Petko working with a student.

Options are a good thing

Penn State provides access to a variety of academic programs through the 2+2 Plan, but that’s not the only way to earn a degree, or should we say 275+ degrees?
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Engineering Student Mohamed El Sonbaty working with electronics in the lab

Life is one big school

Mohamed El Sonbaty chose Penn State to be the place where he pursues an education that will help him make a difference in the world.
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Attendees enter the student center from outside.

It’s all about students

Penn State York’s new Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center offers students a better place to gather, study, eat, work out, have fun in-between classes, and engage with other members of the campus community.
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Summer SAT at York

Penn State York offers summer SAT prep course

High school students preparing to take the scholastic aptitude test in the fall may find help though summer SAT preparation courses offered at Penn State York, July 29-Aug.1.
York Groundbreaking 2019

Construction set to begin on Graham Center for Innovation and Collaboration

More than 120 people attended the groundbreaking at Penn State York for the new Graham Center for Innovation and Collaboration. Construction is set to begin May 6 with a completion date of late spring 2020.
Graham Center for Innovation and Collaboration interior

Groundbreaking set for new building at Penn State York

A groundbreaking ceremony set for 1 p.m. April 17 signals the beginning of a construction project to build the Graham Center for Innovation and Collaboration at Penn State York. "The Graham Center for Collaboration and Innovation will transform the Penn State York campus. It will provide a permanent home for our growing Graham Fellows program and allow the campus to offer new entrepreneurial leadership programs open to every student on our campus,” said David Christiansen, chancellor of Penn State York.
Rainbow Lion

One-day workshop addresses health care needs of aging LGBTQ+ community members

Selecting an assisted living community, personal care home, or nursing home can be difficult for senior citizens who face health care issues, but it can even be more difficult for LGBTQ+ elders. Penn State York is offering a one-day workshop, LGBTQ+ Topics for Health Care Professionals, set for 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Sept. 27 in the Precision Custom Components Community Room at the campus.

Assisted Living Administrator Training set for April 22-23 at Penn State York

Penn State York is offering the 15-hour Assisted Living Administrator Training required for those interested in employment as an assisted living administrator. This training is in addition to the 100-hour Personal Care Home Administrator training and exam. The two-day program is offered April 22 and 23 beginning at 8 a.m. each day.
OLLI at York

Penn State York lifelong learning group to participate in Give Local York

For almost 700 mature adults who never want to stop learning, the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI) at Penn State York provides a variety of classes to enhance their lives, expand their minds, and have fun. OLLI is a nonprofit organization, and one of more than 300 participating in Give Local York, a 24-hour fundraising event across York County. This year, the online day of giving is Friday, May 3.

Brennan, Kara receive Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching

Mark Brennan, professor and UNESCO Chair in Community, Leadership, and Youth Development in the College of Agricultural Sciences, and Ali Kara, professor of business administration at Penn State York, are the recipients of Penn State's 2019 Milton S. Eisenhower Award for Distinguished Teaching.
Adult Learners 2019

Adult Learner Open House set for April 4 at Penn State York

Penn State York’s Adult Learner Open House is designed to assist adults in exploring educational opportunities available at the campus whether they are taking college classes for the first time or returning to the classroom for professional development. The free event is set from 5 to 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 4, in the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center on campus. RSVP is helpful but not required.