At York College, we think the world has enough over-educated baristas. So we don’t settle for just educating our students, we prepare them to thrive in the real world … giving them the skills, the hands-on experience, and the confidence necessary to succeed on whatever path they choose. Because it isn’t enough to have a degree: What you need, what you expect to get for your significant investment in education, is a real edge. A distinct advantage. That’s what York College provides.
Check out some of our alumni, and learn how York College helped them achieve their results!
Kevin Schreiber '02 was elected to the state House of Representatives, taking advantage of skills he said he learned while at York College, such as problem-solving, team building, and critical thinking. YCP was the perfect fit for him.
Eileen Reavey ’13 designed her own major and immersed herself in the campus and local community to get the training she needed to become an non-profit executive at age 23.
Shelby Seaton '13 used the hands-on experience she got in her television production courses at York College to help her jump into a career in television broadcast news.
Janelle Shelly ’09 took advantage of York College’s simulation labs and clinical experience to launch her career as a Registered Nurse.
Being a student-athlete can be challenging, but the time management skills Katie Hertz '08 learned from York College prepared her for four years of optometry school.
Hannah used her international experiences from York College to land a position assisting companies around south-central Pennsylvania with their exporting needs.
Darrell came to York College with a passion for sports and left with a career.
Ivy uses her practical knowledge from York College to help vulnerable children.
Dan supports York College because his education allows him to be an impactful teacher in his own classroom.
Leah used her leadership skills to become an associate attorney at McLaughlin Law Group.
Darrell used his problem-solving and communications skills to land a position at a company dedicated to advancing the art and science of media production.
Anne used her service learning experience to land a management position at a York performing arts center.
Seth had the opportunity to work in his field during his time at York College, and thus was able to apply his academic learning to the real world.
Adrienne gained great communication skills and the confidence to try new things as a student at York College.