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Penn State Day Fall Open House set for Oct. 16 in York

Penn State Day Fall Open House set for Oct. 16 in York
Penn State York’s Lion Ambassadors are up to their elbows in Penn State Berkey Creamery ice cream they scooped for guests at last year’s open house.
10/6/2010 —

Discover all that Penn State York has to offer during the seventh annual Penn State Day Fall Open House Saturday, Oct. 16 from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. at the campus. 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.

Learn about Penn State York’s programs, from the first two years of more than 160 baccalaureate majors to the eight baccalaureate degrees, six associate degrees, a master of education in Teaching and Curriculum, and a variety of credit certificates that can be completed without leaving York.

The open house provides an opportunity to talk with a faculty member and learn more about specific Penn State majors we well as learn more about student financial aid and what it is like to be a student. Information is also available on the variety of noncredit programs and services offered to business and industry though continuing education.

Come and explore the variety of educational opportunities for people of all ages. Part of the open house includes an activity/information fair where visitors can gather materials about programs and learn about a variety of activities at the campus including six varsity sports: baseball, men’s and women’s basketball, soccer, team tennis, and women’s volleyball. The campus also has more than 20 student clubs and organizations that provide a variety of activities and events throughout the year.

In addition, Penn State York offers an honors program for students with outstanding academic ability and undergraduate research opportunities for students with an interest in hands-on experience in research. There’s a lot happening at Penn State York.

Don’t miss the sneak peek premier of Jones The Series, a new television sitcom featuring Penn State York graduates and a current student, at 1:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Joe and Rosie Ruhl Student Community Center. Stay after open house and watch the show and meet the stars. Check out more about the series at http://jonestheseries.com/.

For more information on the open house, please call (717) 771-4040 or (800) PSU-6227. Check out our Web site at www.yk.psu.edu and click on the open house banner for a schedule for the day. Registration is encouraged but not required.

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