Designed to help high school students prepare to take the SAT, Penn State York’s SAT preparation course offers students a variety of test-taking strategies. The course meets from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on four consecutive Saturdays beginning Oct. 1. The four-session course meets in Room 112 of the Edward M. Elias Science Building.
Penn State Beaver will be hosting its annual Science Challenge and Math Competition next week. The events bring area high school students on campus for two days of experiments and challenges designed to test their laboratory and deduction skills.
Penn State York will host the 32nd annual York County Science and Engineering Fair on Monday through Wednesday, March 9-11, in the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center.
The annual Pennsylvania Society of Professional Engineers Bridge Building Competition is set for Saturday, March 7 at Penn State York in the Conference Center of the Main Classroom Building. Watch the breaking of the bridges beginning at 2 p.m. The bridges are built ahead of time and brought to the competition. Bridge registration is from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. with the competition starting at 2 p.m. Spectators are invited to attend and watch as the bridges are destroyed.
Discover strategies and tips on how to be successful at taking the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) through preparation courses at Penn State York set to begin Saturday, March 21. The course meets for four Saturdays.
Plan to visit Penn State York on Saturday, Oct. 18, from 9 a.m.-2 p.m., during the Penn State Day Fall Open House and learn about all the campus has to offer. Registration begins at 8:45 a.m. 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.
High school students preparing to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT) can find help through preparation courses being offered at Penn State York.
Penn State Lehigh Valley will offer review courses that can help prepare test takers for the SAT exam. The campus will hold separate 12-hour sessions on preparing for the math and verbal SAT.
It's never too early to think about summer classes at Penn State York and registration is under way. Two six-week sessions offer students, undergraduate or graduate, the opportunity to take day or evening classes.
Two sessions offer students a convenient way to get ahead for fall, catch up on classes or just get started. The first summer session begins May 13 and continues through June 21, and the second summer session begins June 26 and continues through Aug. 7.
Penn State York's small class size offers students the opportunity to get to know faculty members and work in research areas using state-of-the-art lab facilities. The two summer sessions also allow students to take a class and still have time to enjoy the summer.
More than 400 people packed the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center at Penn State York to watch 35 teams of middle and high school students compete in the First Tech Challenge (FTC) South Central Pennsylvania Regional Qualifier robotics tournament on Jan. 19. The alliance of CHS Cougars (Robot 4102) from Maplewood, N.J.; Landroids (Robot 4220) from Livingston, N.J.; and MASH (Robot 4077) from West Vincent, Pa., won the competition. Each team will move on to the state championship set for March 2 at Millersville University.
More than 300 middle and high school students will descend on Penn State York for the FTC (FIRST Tech Challenge) South Central PA Regional Qualifier, "Ring It Up," a robotics competition, to be held from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 19, in the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center at the campus. Opening ceremonies are at 10 a.m. followed by competitions throughout the day. Prior to the ceremony, teams will have an opportunity to get organized, register their robots, and prepare for competition. This is the third time the campus has hosted this event. The competition is open to the public to watch and it is free.
Thirty-five teams with up to 10 members each from as far away as New York, New Jersey, and Delaware and as near as Sonoma Academy in York and SciTech High School in Harrisburg are registered for the event. The "Ring It Up!" competition features a task-oriented robotics event where teams are asked to perform a variety of maneuvers with their robots and this particular game is a variation of tic-tac-toe.
Registration is under way at Penn State York for Early Success, a program designed to help students with disabilities improve their learning and study skills. The program will take place from 9 a.m. to noon on Tuesday, Aug. 14, and covers a variety of topics to help students with disabilities get what they need in college. Students who plan to enroll in college or a vocational training program in the fall, students who currently attend college and would like summer support, and high school students with disabilities are welcome.
Penn State Beaver announced the winners of the 12th annual Penn State Beaver Forensics Tournament held in March. A total of 128 students from Beaver Middle School, Beaver High School, Freedom Middle School, Freedom High School, Hopewell Middle School, Hopewell High School, Quigley Catholic High School and West Allegheny High School competed in six events.
For information about the annual competition, contact John Chapin at firstname.lastname@example.org or 724-773-3877.
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 York will host the 29th annual York County Science and Engineering Fair set for Monday through Wednesday, March 5 to 7, in the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center. More than 200 projects will be judged during the event. Projects are open for public view from 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, March 7.