Spring on the York College campus

Amy Yarlett '01

Director of Exploratory Studies
Widener University
“The numerous positive experiences I had at York College led me to a career in Higher Education. I had a helpful and personable academic advisor during my time at York College who impacted my interest in academic advising. The organizations that I was a part of made me realize how much I enjoyed working with college students. York College prepared me for my master's education.”

Current City: Springfield, PA

YCP Degree: BS Business Administration

Spartan Snapshots

  • For the past 14 years at Widener, dedicated her career to working with college students and is very passionate about this population
  • Continued her educational pursuits and earned a Master of Science in Counseling, College Student Personnel
  • Presented at the Region 2 National Academic Advising Association Conference
  • Recipient of the 2014 R. Kelso Carter Award; Fitz Dixon Innovation in Teaching Award Nominee, 2018 Collaboration with Science faculty
  • Elected member of the Widener University Staff Council and member of the Council of Associate and Assistant Deans
  • Serves as an Adjunct Professor for Freshman Seminar
  • Delaware Valley Regional Ambassador, YCP Day of Giving Ambassador, Spartan Pen Pal volunteer and attends dozens of YCP alumni programs yearly

Connect with Amy:

View all of the Year of 50 Spartans award recipients.