Take a tour of the campus and see our newly renovated student center, meet faculty, staff, and students, and learn what Penn State York has to offer during the Penn State Day Fall Open House set from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Oct. 15, at the campus. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center). The open house is free and open to the public. Registration is preferred.
Prospective students and their families can explore the opportunities available at Penn State York during two programs in July: Spend a Summer Evening, set for 6 to 9 p.m. on July 19, and Spend a Summer Day, set for 9 a.m. to noon on July 26. Attendees will discover the value of a Penn State education, learn about the admissions process, investigate financial aid options, explore academic programs, and learn about student life at Penn State.
There's still time to register for the Tech.it.U Institute, a course offered by Penn State York and hosted at Central York High School, July 9-13. Tech.it.U is a premier educational technology conference and graduate course designed to inspire and generate practical classroom ideas designed to help educators teach with power and focus to impact the future of their students. This year's weeklong institute, "Technology and the Highly Engaged Classroom," can be taken for graduate credit or for Act 48 hours. Sessions begin at 8 a.m. and end at 4:15 p.m.
Penn State Beaver held its spring commencement Friday, May 4 in the Student Union Building auditorium. Fifty-eight students received master's, baccalaureate, and associate degrees. The academic processional and recessional and convention of proceedings were led by Daniel W. Smith, instructor in business. Donna J. Kuga, director of academic affairs, presented the degrees, which were conferred by Chancellor Gary B. Keefer in conjunction with John Feraco, president of the Penn State Beaver Advisory Board and manufacturing leader for NOVA Chemicals, Inc. Keefer also introduced the commencement speaker, Julian Gray, certified elder law attorney.
Penn State York will celebrate its 42nd annual spring commencement at 6 p.m. Friday, May 4, in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) on campus. The ceremony is free and open to the public. This will be the first spring commencement for Lisa Plowfield, chancellor of Penn State York, since she took the helm at the campus in August 2011.
Penn State York will celebrate its 42nd annual spring commencement at 6 p.m. Friday, May 4, in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) at the campus. Frederick Haag, associate professor of visual arts at Penn State York, is the commencement speaker.
Haag was invited to give the commencement address in recognition of being named the recipient of an Alumni/Student Award for Excellence in Teaching and a 2012 Penn State Teaching Fellow. This is a great honor and Haag is one of only two recipients of this award from throughout the Penn State system.
The Penn State Alumni Association, in conjunction with undergraduate and graduate governing bodies, established the award in 1988. It honors distinguished teaching and provides encouragement and incentive for excellence in teaching. Recipients are expected to share their talent and expertise with others throughout the University system during the year following the award presentation.
For those who cannot attend the event, Penn State York's commencement can be viewed on Comcast cable channel 18 and streaming on the website.
Penn State York and Penn State,The Lancaster Center are offering a free informational conference, Duty to Degree: Informational Conference for Veterans, on Saturday, April 14 in York, and Saturday, April 21 in Lancaster. The program is designed for veterans interested in learning more about their military benefits and the educational opportunities available.
Topics to be covered at each conference include benefits, financial aid, academic choice, career information, and admission options. Attendees can also meet with veterans who have successfully managed the challenges of becoming successful students and the graduates who have gone on to fulfilling careers.
Discover all that Penn State York has to offer during the spring open house set for Saturday, April 14 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the campus. Registration begins at 8 a.m. Participants will meet faculty, staff and students, tour the campus and discover more about Penn State York. The open house is free and open to the public; registration is strongly encouraged but not required.
Penn State, The Lancaster Center is holding an information session for teachers and others in the education field interested in learning more about the Director's Credential, Early Childhood Education Certificate (ECE), and the master of education in teaching and curriculum, to be offered through Penn State York in Lancaster County. The information session is set for 5:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 29, at The Lancaster Center, 1383 Arcadia Road (Farm and Home Center), Lancaster, Pa. The event is free and open to the public.
Tiffany Barlow has always been interested in helping people, especially children, so majoring in human development and family studies (HDFS) at Penn State York was the perfect choice for her. Barlow will graduate Friday night, Dec. 16, during Penn State York's 11th annual fall commencement, with a bachelor of science degree in human development and family studies. Not only will she cross the stage to receive her degree, Barlow is also serving as a student marshal for her academic program, which means she is the top graduate in her major. Commencement is set for 6 p.m. in the campus' Pullo Family Performing Arts Center and is free and open to the public. For those who cannot attend the event, Penn State York's commencement can be viewed on Comcast cable channel 18 or streaming on the website at http://www2.yk.psu.edu/commencement.
Penn State York is celebrating its 11th annual fall commencement at 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 16, in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center at the campus. Gary C. Butler, a 1971 Penn State graduate in physical education; and president and chief executive officer of Precision Custom Components (PCC) in York, Pa.; is the commencement speaker. PCC is a manufacturer of custom fabricated pressure vessels, reactors, casks, and heavy walled components requiring highly specialized machining, welding, and/or fabrication.
For those who cannot attend the event, Penn State York's commencement can be viewed on Comcast cable channel 18 or streaming on the website at www2.yk.psu.edu/commencement.
Perspective students are invited to discover all that Penn State York has to offer during the eighth annual Penn State Day Fall Open House from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 22, at the campus. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m. Individuals can meet faculty, staff, and students; tour the campus; and discover more about Penn State right here in York. The open house is free and open to the public.
To register or for more information, visit www.yk.psu.edu/openhouse11 or call 717-771-4040 or 800- 828-6233.