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Convocation Set for August 31 at Penn State York

7/27/2006 —

New students and their families will receive their official welcome to campus during Penn State York's eighth annual convocation set for Thursday, Aug. 31, at 4:30 p.m. in the Pullo Family Performing Arts Center. The program includes welcoming remarks from the chancellor, student government president, faculty, and staff.   

Following the opening ceremonies, students and their families will meet with faculty advisers and then gather for a campuswide picnic.  Last year more than 800 students and their families took part in convocation.
This program is the final phase of orientation and provides new students and their families the opportunity to get to know faculty and staff at the campus.  Day and evening credit classes begin Tuesday, September 5.   Noncredit programs begin throughout the semester.   Check out Penn State York on the Web at http://www.yk.psu.edu/ or call the campus at (717) 771-4000.

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