Convocation set for Aug. 18 at Penn State York

August 17, 2017

New students will receive their official welcome to campus during Penn State York’s Convocation set for 1 p.m. Friday, Aug. 18, in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center). The program includes welcoming remarks from David W. Chown, chancellor at Penn State York; Robert Farrell, director of academic affairs; Fulgentius Lugemwa, chairperson the Penn State York Campus Senate; and Colin Miller, Student Government Association president. 

Convocation is held as part of New Student Orientation: Student Life. The orientation schedule can be viewed here.

All new students are required to attend the program on Aug.18. International students have been participating in orientation activities since Monday, Aug. 14.

Fall semester day and evening credit classes begin Monday, Aug. 21. Noncredit programs begin throughout the semester. To learn more about the campus, visit us online at or call 717-771-4040.



  • International Student Orientation 2017

    As part of the week-long 2017 International Student Orientation at Penn State York, Aug. 14-18, students had the opportunity to have some fun and attend a picnic at John Rudy Park in York, Pennsylvania.  Students enjoyed food, played games, and showed off their Kan-Jam skills.

    IMAGE: Barbara Dennis
Last Updated August 17, 2017