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Joe R. Downing

Penn State York adds golf to its athletic programs

Fore! Do you play golf, and are you interested in participating in a collegiate sport? Penn State York has announced its new collegiate golf team, open to men and women, set to begin in August 2018. Adding golf to Penn State York’s athletic programs brings the total number of collegiate sports teams to seven.
Romano Building at York

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.
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.
York Lion Shrine

Summer SAT prep course set for July 30 to Aug. 2 at Penn State York

Penn State York is offering a four-day Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) preparation course, Monday-Thursday, July 30-Aug. 2. The course is from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. each day in room 204 of the Main Classroom Building on campus.
Jason Washington York

Late-Night Breakfast theme is super heroes and super villains

Is that Spiderman, Joker, Wonder Woman, Magneto, Batman, and Lex Luther in line at Rosie’s for the Late-night Breakfast at Penn State York? Attendees are encouraged to dress-up as their favorite super hero or super villain from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Monday, April 30 at this popular end-of-semester event. This free event will be held at Rosie’s in the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center. Late-night breakfast is for members of the Penn State York community.
Walker Award Recipient 2018 York

Students, faculty, staff honored at awards program at Penn State York

Penn State York honored the academic achievements and service of its outstanding students, faculty, and staff for the 2017-18 academic year during the 47th Annual Academic Awards Ceremony, Sunday, April 22, at Heritage Hills Golf Resort & Conference Center in York, Pennsylvania. More than 80 academic and service awards were presented.
David W. Chown 2018

Penn State York Chancellor David W. Chown to retire effective Aug. 1

Penn State York Chancellor David W. Chown plans to retire as chancellor of Penn State York effective Aug. 1. Chown has served the campus and Penn State for a little more than five years.
PeoplesBank Park York

Doubleheader changed to single nine-inning game at PeoplesBank Park April 22

Penn State York will take on Penn State Mont Alto in a single, nine-inning baseball game beginning at 1 p.m. April 22. The matchup was originally scheduled as two, seven-inning games, but due to scheduling issues because of extended inclement weather this spring, it has been decided that this will be a single game. The game is free and open to the public.
York Athletic Awards Banquet Promo

Penn State York to honor student-athletes April 11

Penn State York will honor its student-athletes at the Annual Athletic Awards Banquet on Thursday, April 11 at 6 p.m. The banquet will take place on the stage at the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) on campus.
FaceAge photo

'FaceAge' exhibit visits Penn State York April 9-13

Penn State Laureate Andrew Belser will present his innovative and award-winning multimedia exhibition, “FaceAge,” at Penn State York from April 9-13 in the conference center of the Main Classroom Building. The program is open to the campus community and the general public.