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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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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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Traveling museum at York

York continues Black History Month celebration

Poems by Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou, or Gwendolyn Brooks may be among the favorites of Penn State York students to be shared during an open microphone and poetry reading set for 4 to 6 p.m. on Thursday, Feb. 21, at the campus.
Advising Award 2018

Penn State York Advising Award nominations being accepted until March 8

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

SAT prep course may help students improve scores

Get ready to take the SAT by enrolling in Penn State York’s SAT prep course beginning Saturday, March 23. The four-week course meets from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.every Saturday through April 13 in Room 112 of the Edward M. Elias Science Building.
York Teaching Award

Spring nominations open for 2018-19 Burness Teaching Award

Spring nominations are being accepted for the 2018-19 James H. Burness Award for Excellence in Teaching. The award is given annually to recognize any aspect of excellent instruction — lectures, demonstrations, classroom activities, handling of discussions, individual attention, laboratory instruction, etc. — that contributes to the academic quality of Penn State York.
York THON Dancers 2019

Personal experiences motivate students to put on their dancin' shoes for THON

Mother, uncle, friend — each of Penn State York’s THON dancers has experienced cancer though the loss of someone they knew well. Justin Neal lost his mother to cervical cancer eight years ago. Yaribeth Ocasio lost her uncle to prostate cancer, and Kelsey Haines lost a friend and former Penn State York student to leukemia. All three will represent their campus in the fight against pediatric cancer at the Penn State IFC/Panhellenic Dance Marathon, affectionately known as THON, Feb. 15-17 at the Bryce Jordan Center.
SAFE Course York

Campus offers self-defense course for women Feb. 22

A second session of the Self-Defense Awareness and Familiarization Exchange Course Program for Women is being offered from 1:30 to 4 p.m. Friday, Feb. 22, at Penn State York. The free course is being offered by the Penn State York Police and Public Safety Department.
Robotics Tourney at York

Robots set for action Feb. 2 and 3 at Penn State York

"Rover Ruckus," a theme in recognition of the 50th anniversary of the U.S. moon landing, is the name of the game when 54 teams of middle and high school students participate in the FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) South Central PA Regional Qualifier robotics competition on Feb. 2 and the Blue and White Qualifier on Feb. 3 at Penn State York.
Chinese New Year Celebration York

Campus to celebrate Lunar New Year and the Year of the Pig, Feb. 5

Lunar New Year, sometimes referred to as Chinese New Year, or Spring Festival, will be celebrated at Penn State York to usher in the Year of the Pig on Tuesday, Feb. 5. The festivities, from 12:15 until 1:30 p.m. in the Conference Center of the Main Classroom Building, are free and open to the campus community.