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Unity Week 2018 Promo Pic

Unity Day set for April 19 at Penn State York

A fashion show highlighting the traditional dress from many cultures, food samples, exhibits, and presentations will all be a part of Penn State York’s 20th annual Unity Day celebration, set for noon to 1:30 p.m. April 19 in the Conference Center of the Main Classroom Building.
Unity Week 2018 Promo Pic

Unity Week 2018 Promo Pic

Penn State York will celebrate the 20th anniversary of Unity Day from noon to 1:30 p.m. Thursday, April 19, in the campus conference center. A fashion show, information tables, international foods, and a variety of other exhibits are a part of the day, which is free and open to the public.

2018 York Unity Week Design

2018 Unity Week Design WInner at Penn State York

The winning Unity Week T-shirt design for 2018 was created by Garrett Scott Mellinger, a Penn State York student.  His design was selected from among 16 entries.  

York Academic Awards Program Pic

Penn State York honors outstanding students, faculty and staff on April 22

Penn State York honors the academic achievements and service of its outstanding students, faculty and staff for the 2017-18 year at 2 p.m. Sunday, April 22, during the 47th annual Academic Awards Ceremony. The event will take place at Heritage Hills Golf Resort, 2700 Mt. Rose Ave., York, Pennsylvania. More than 80 academic and service awards will be presented during the program.
York Chinese New Year Celebration

York Chinese New Year Celebration

Penn State York's Chinese New Year celebration on Feb. 20 features a variety of activities and food.  It is the year of the dog, and members of the campus and community can also learn more about Chinese culture. One of the most popular activities for visitors is to have their name written in Chinese on a card they can take with them as a memento.

Nazu African Dance

Nazu African Dance to perform Feb. 13 at Penn State York

Nazu African Dance will take to the stage at 7 p.m. Feb. 13 when Penn State York’s free cultural series continues in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) on campus. No tickets are needed for this performance sponsored by the Penn State York Student Affairs Office.
Carlos Wiley

Presentation to address racial inequalities, past and present

“Where Do We Go From Here” is the topic of a presentation set for Jan. 23, at Penn State York. Carlos Wiley, director of the Paul Robeson Cultural Center at University Park, will be the featured speaker at 12:15 p.m. in Room 3 (lecture hall) in the John J. Romano Administration Building. The program, sponsored by the Penn State York Cultural Diversity and Enrichment Committee, is free and open to the public.
Day of the Dead Celebration

Sugar-skull decorating highlights York's Mexican Day of the Dead program Oct. 31

Learn more about the Mexican Day of the Dead and decorate a sugar skull on Tuesday, Oct. 31, when Penn State York offers a look at this holiday celebration. There will be plenty of colorful paint and a variety of other items to decorate a sugar skull from noon to 1 p.m. in the community room of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center.
Diwali1 Celebration at York

Celebrate Diwali, the festival of lights, Oct. 19 at Penn State York

Paint a diya, a clay candle holder; see colorful decorations; enjoy Indian snacks; and listen to music during the Diwali celebration set for 4-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 19, in the conference center of the Main Classroom Building at Penn State York. The event is sponsored by the Penn State York Multicultural Club and the Student Activity Fee.
York Diwali

York Dwali

Fabrizio Delgado Ramirez paints a Diya during the Diwali celebration at Penn State York.