A historic Presidential election will be held in November 2020, just a few months away. Many questions surround this election, including whether eligible college students will vote and make a difference. To answer some of these questions, Nicolas Anspach, PhD, Professor of Political Science, asked several students to weigh in on why they feel it is important to vote. Here is their conversation.
Forum: Where Do We Go From Here?
Staying Engaged with Students
Impact York Takes the Virtual Route to Engage Community During COVID-19
Changemakers and Keystone Kidspace
On the Front Lines in NYC
Shipley Family Foundation Pledge
Patricia Moore Worcester Scholarship
York College is no stranger to the pandemic, having endured a mid-semester campus closure and a sudden transition to remote learning. That transition upended the learning environment and altered the content of classes as it produced examples of York faculty and students digging deep and finding ways to not merely adjust to difficult circumstances, but to triumph over adversity in inspiring ways. Here are a few of their stories.
Working in ER
Phoebe Schmehl ’17 accepted her current job in the ER at WellSpan York Hospital upon graduation. “I knew the ER was the place for me,” she says. “It’s fast-paced, and I can work with patients who have ailments ranging from a sprained ankle to pregnancy to geriatric needs.” When COVID-19 hit southcentral Pennsylvania, Schmehl was put to the task of helping York Hospital’s response.
Alumni Spotlight: Andrea Corrales '05
Andrea Corrales ’05, Political Science, has a passion for litigation. In her present job as a lawyer at the Department of Defense (DOD)’s Office of Appeals, she handles the “red flags” that often come up in the process of department employees and contractors obtaining a security clearance.
Tribute to Bob Kinsley
Robert “Bob” Kinsley passed away on June 10, 2020. A friend and champion for York College and its students, Bob was a trustee emeritus, past Chair of the Board of Trustees, and father of current trustee, Jon Kinsley.... “Bob Kinsley was a champion for York College and, more importantly, for the students we serve. For this, we are forever grateful.”