“Through the challenges and triumphs,” says Julianna Orkin ’23, “I’m immensely grateful for the opportunities York College has afforded me and will continue to afford me.”
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Hispanic students and staff reflect on and appreciate what it means to be Hispanic and how their heritage has impacted their lives.
Sherrell “China” Robinson ’22 had days when there wasn’t enough food in the house to feed herself, but she pushed past her struggles to rewrite her story.
The way most faculty and students interact is often transactional. York College of Pennsylvania is trying to change that.
From the first day on campus to donning their caps and gowns, the past few years have been an adventure for the Class of 2021.
Eric Milne ’93 is no ordinary donor, according to students who have benefitted from his generosity, which supports the York College Community Opportunity Scholarship Program (YCCOSP).
With Earth Day and Arbor Day both happening at the tail end of April, York College is focusing on how our community can interact responsibly with the environment this spring.
April is a great time for writers. Spring is in full swing, with flowers blooming and the world opening up in all kinds of inspiring ways. And at York College of Pennsylvania, members of our vibrant writing community are reflecting on how their skills and passions have grown.
Rachael Finley, Director of Campus Recreation and Cody Seachrist, Assistant Director of Campus Recreation at York College of Pennsylvania, worked to keep students connected and motivated through Recreational sports and workouts.
Ines Ramirez ‘97/MBA ‘07, the Assistant Director of Intercultural Life at York College, was once a Rotary Exchange Student from Ecuador, living in York and attending classes at York College of Pennsylvania. Today, she is host to Adrian Arguello, who also grew up in Ecuador.
COVID-19 has reemphasized the need for everyone to take care of themselves. Through a series of events, challenges, and campus-wide goals, York College is helping students make wellness a priority.
Some graduating college students might have to interview and be hired for a job before ever meeting their colleagues in person. Here’s how York College of Pennsylvania is helping students prepare.
York College of Pennsylvania students and faculty are using the momentum of “The Hill We Climb” to bring poetry and performance to a modern platform.
From Human Resources to Hospitality and Sport Management to Nursing, there are York College graduates working in a range of fields across the world. We asked some York County employers why their York College hires stand out.
Community service is a big part of the York College experience. Social distancing measures may have changed how that’s done, but students are still finding ways to make an impact.
Honoring York College Spartans as they uphold the values, responsibility, and integrity of the Spartan Oath. Small acts of kindness each day, add up to a huge difference.
Turning the calendar from 2020 to 2021 came with its share of reflection and renewed sense of promise for the future. Several York College of Pennsylvania students share what they’re hopeful for in the coming year.
Every winter, the Office of Residence Life, under the Division of Student Affairs, hosts a hiring process to select RAs for the upcoming academic year. Typically, over 100 students will participate. These student-leaders welcome their fellow Spartans into our residence halls and help to maintain a positive community where everyone can live and learn together.
As we prepare for the pomp and circumstance of the Class of 2020’s big day, we posed a simple question to @YorkCollegePA’s Instagram Stories audience: What is your favorite YCP memory? We heard from this semester’s graduates, YCP alumni, and even a future Spartan—and in many ways, their answers told the story of our Spartan family.
Gabrielle Ingoglia '20 has spent four-and-a-half years of her life at York College of Pennsylvania. Now, as she prepares to graduate in December 2020, she's sharing some of the lessons learned during her time here.
Anthony Nelo '20 looks back at his experiences as a YCP Spartan, and looks forward to a future full of promise.
When Mass Communication majors Heather Fiore (‘22), Mykela Heidel (‘22), and Morrissey Walsh (‘23) learned about an opportunity to help tell the story of African American WWI veteran George A. Wood through a documentary film, they were inspired to get involved.
With social distancing and mask-wearing protocols in place campus-wide, most of the usual recreational athletic activities were canceled for the fall 2020 semester. That meant no intramural basketball, no flag football, no volleyball — nothing that requires players to move within six feet of one another. While new competitions were created for fantasy football, air hockey, table tennis, and other no-contact games, something was still missing. That’s when the campus recreation team discovered a new sport: knocker soccer.
At first glance, the shared values of our Spartan Oath seem simple — but living them day after day, especially in the face of new challenges and obstacles, isn’t always easy. That’s why the Office of Residence Life and Housing chose to launch “Spartan Shoutouts” this fall.