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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Dr. Anne Vardo-Zalik working with students in a lab.

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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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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Advising Award 2018

Campus seeks fall nominations for 2018-19 advising award

Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018-19 Penn State York Advising Award. Students may submit nominations for the award, which is presented at the Academic Awards Program in April of each year.
Toys for Tots York 2018

Student-veterans group sponsors Toys for Tots collection at Penn State York

Penn State York’s Student Veterans of America (SVA), York Chapter, is once again sponsoring a Toys for Tots drive on campus. SVA has joined with the Marine Corps Reserve for this important project. New, unopened, and unwrapped toys will be collected through Dec. 14.
York Universal Children's Day

Penn State York to celebrate Universal Children's Day

“If we don’t stand up for children, then we don’t stand for much.” This quote from Marian Wright Edelman explains the guiding force behind Penn State York’s 3rd Annual Universal Children's Day celebration set for Thursday, Nov. 15 from 4-6 p.m. in the conference center of the Main Classroom Building.
GEW 2018

Penn State York celebrates Global Entrepreneurship Week

Penn State York continues its celebration of Global Entrepreneurship Week (GEW), Nov. 7–15, with a presentation by Kristina Groff, financial adviser at Everence, a financial services provider, at noon Wednesday, Nov. 14, in the rehearsal room of the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center. Her presentation is sponsored by the Graham Center for Entrepreneurial Leadership Studies (The Graham Center) on campus.
Santa for SOldiers 2018

There's still time to donate to Santa for Soldiers

There’s still time to donate to Santa for Soldiers and brighten the holidays for soldiers serving in the military. Penn State York’s Blue and White Society (BWS) has once again joined forces with the Penn State York Alumni Society (PSYAS), and Mt. Rose Barberama for “Santa for Solders” (SFS). The groups are working together to collect items, now through Sunday, Nov. 11 for U.S. Army National Guard soldiers stationed in Afghanistan.
Charissa Strode and Scott Simonds

Penn State York to host the Council of Commonwealth Student Governments

Penn State York will host the Council of Commonwealth Student Governments (CCSG) meeting Nov. 2 and 3. The two-day meeting brings together about 175 student leaders from the 19 commonwealth campuses across the state to meet and discuss a variety of topics from sustainability and student organizations to diversity and other topics pertaining to the University. This is the first time York has hosted the event which is open to any Penn State student. CCSG meets five times during the academic year.
Jon Price 2018

Will the 'Price' be right?

The upcoming mid-term elections have everyone speculating who will win. Jon Price, lecturer in history and political science and Division of Undergraduate Studies adviser at Penn State York , will share his predictions during a presentation, “The Price is Right?’ from noon to 1 p.m. Friday Nov. 2, in the Lee R. Glatfelter Library. The event is free and open to the public.
Jimmy Clark

Cancer survivor gives back through poker tournaments

Fighting for his life is something Jimmy Clark, 25, understands well. A cancer survivor, Clark will host the ninth annual Poker with Jimmy, a No Limit Texas Hold’em Poker Tournament on Sunday, Nov. 11. The tournament has raised more than $75,000 over the past eight years, for THON and the Four Diamonds Fund (through THON) at the Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital for children battling pediatric cancer. This year’s event takes place at the Goodwill Fire Company, 2318 S. Queen St., York, Pennsylvania. Doors open at 10 a.m. with play beginning at 11 a.m.