Open microphone tradition continues at Penn State York commencement Dec. 18

December 02, 2015

YORK, Pa. — Penn State York will celebrate its 15th annual fall commencement at 6 p.m. on Friday, Dec. 18, in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) at the campus. Elizabeth (Liz) J. Dellinger, director of treasury management at York Traditions Bank and a member of the Penn State York Advisory Board and the Women's Philanthropic Network, will serve as commencement speaker.

For those who cannot attend the event, Penn State York’s commencement can be viewed on Comcast channel 18 or via live stream on the campus website at

In addition to hearing from Dellinger, Penn State York will continue its open microphone tradition when graduates can speak to the audience for a moment. The top associate, baccalaureate, and master’s degree graduates will also say a few words. A number of former Penn State York students who completed their degree work at another Penn State campus will return to receive their degrees during the ceremony.

The campus will award associate, baccalaureate, and master's degrees during the program. The ceremony is free and open to the public.

Last Updated December 03, 2015