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Campus Celebrates Penn State Day and Homecoming

10/19/2012 —

Prospective students and their families, members of the York community, and students, faculty and staff from Penn State York celebrated Penn State Day and Homecoming on Saturday. Oct. 13. Visitors to the campus learned about the educational opportunities available at Penn State York and took part in a variety of other activities to highlight the campus.

Lion Life, the Penn State Hershey Medical Center’s medical helicopter landed on campus and visitors had the opportunity to tour it and talk with members if the life-saving medical unit. In addition, a variety of children’s activities including pumpkin painting, story time, and inflatable games kept young visitors to the campus busy.

Penn State York’s soccer team took on Penn State Schuylkill and won their games, several reunions took place, and some students faculty staff, and alumni took part in the 3rd Annual National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Walk. York’s baseball also played a scrimmage with current players taking on some alumni.

Homecoming Saturday ended with “A Night of Laughs with Anton Shuford,” a nationally- known comedian, with members of the Penn State York Penn Players opening for him.

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