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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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 160+ degrees?
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Enhance your supervisory skills with a course from Penn State York

Gain the skills to become a better supervisor with help from Penn State York’s Supervisory Roles and Responsibilities (MDEV 6000) course being offered on Tuesdays, June 5-26, in Lancaster and York.
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Spanish course offers language tips and a look at Latino culture

Penn State York is offering a 20-hour Spanish course designed to help prepare students to talk with members of the Spanish-speaking community. This noncredit course begins Wednesday, June 6, and continues each Wednesday through Aug. 15, from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
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Penn State promotions in academic rank, effective July 1, 2018

The following is a list of academic promotions for tenured and tenure-line faculty members at Penn State, effective July 1.
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Chancellor encourages York graduates to embrace their humanity

“Graduates, whenever the opportunity arises, practice your compassion, be an active listener, be respectful of everyone, be sympathetic, and most of all, strive to be understanding, as knowledge is power,” said David W. Chown, chancellor of Penn State York and the commencement speaker during Penn State York’s 48th annual spring commencement May 4.
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Program provides opportunities for young women to explore STEAM careers

Christine McKinley, mechanical engineer, musician, television celebrity and author, is the featured speaker at "Pathways to Your Future Exploring STEAM Careers," set for 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. May 11 at Penn State York. Pathways to Your Future offers seventh-grade girls the opportunity to explore a variety of job-related fields in science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics.
Noel Sloboda at York

Explore science fiction this summer at Penn State York

Science fiction fans can take a course this summer at Penn State York that is sure to be interesting, fun, and can fulfill a requirement in English. Science Fiction (ENGL 191) meets Mondays and Wednesdays from 6-9:30 p.m. and is part of the first six-week summer session at the campus, which begins May 14. The course is offered in a blended format with online and in-class instruction.
Lauren Clemens 2018

York campus students take advantage of a variety of options to earn degrees

Lauren Clemens and Heather Kreiser will cross the stage of Penn State York’s Pullo Family Performing Arts Center on May 4, and receive their degrees during the campus’ 48th spring commencement ceremony. Both women have benefited from the many options Penn State provides for students to earn a degree. The ceremony, at 6 p.m. in The Pullo Center, is free and open to the public.
RENT 2018 at York

20th Anniversary Broadway tour of 'RENT' stops at Penn State York May 26

In 1996, an original rock musical by a little-known composer opened on Broadway… and forever changed the landscape of American theatre. Two decades later, Jonathan Larson’s “RENT” continues to speak loudly and defiantly to audiences across generations and all over the world. The 20th Anniversary Tour of “Rent” takes to the stage at the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) at Penn State York on May 26 at 7:30 p.m.