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Penn State York celebrates 42nd annual spring commencement

Frederick Haag
Frederick Haag, associate professor of visual arts at Penn State York, was the commencement speaker at Penn State York.
5/9/2012 —

Penn State York celebrated its 42nd annual spring commencement at 6 p.m. Friday, May 4, in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center (The Pullo Center) on campus.  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.  The ceremony was streamed live on the Penn State York website or could be watched on Comcast cable channel 18.

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Penn State York awarded 18 master of education in teaching and curriculum degrees;  75 baccalaureate degrees; 6 in bachelor of arts in communication arts and sciences; 7 bachelor of arts in English; 1 bachelor of arts in letters, arts, and sciences; 22 bachelor of science in business; 4 bachelor of science in electro-mechanical engineering technology; 19 bachelor of science in information sciences and technology; 12 bachelor of science in human development and family studies; 2 bachelor of science in nursing, and 2 bachelor of science in science.  The campus will also awarded 21 associate degrees:  9 in business administration; 2 in electrical engineering technology; 3 in human development and family studies; 3 in information sciences and technology; 2 in letters, arts, and sciences (liberal arts); and 2 in mechanical engineering technology. 
 
Six Penn State York students who completed their work at an upper division campus of Penn State returned to York, their home campus, to receive a degree during the ceremony.  Penn State York has 185 students moving on from the campus to complete their degrees at another Penn State location.  Penn State York offers the first two years of more than 160 Penn State majors and those students comprise most of the campus.

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