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School of the Arts, Communication and Global Studies

Start expressing your creativity, exploring history or developing writing and critical thinking skills, from day one.

Explore how the School of the Arts, Communication and Global studies can provide you with a high-quality education that emphasizes practical application. 

Interested in the hospitality industry? Want to speak to people through your art, music or performance? Love learning about history and politics? Find your home in the School of the Arts, Communication and Global Studies, where you’ll get started right away developing skills necessary to be prepared for a lifetime of meaningful careers. 

Inside the classroom, you'll be led by professors with doctorates and published research to their credit. Close faculty-student relationships are at the core of our programs. Combined with the hands-on experience and caring faculty, you'll feel well-prepared to enter the workforce or enroll in graduate school.

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Faculty Biennial Installation
Faculty Biennial Exhibition
Aug. 24 - Sept. 26, 2018
3rd Floor, Marketview Arts
Offering an opportunity to see works from full- and part-time faculty from the Division of Art, this exhibit features award-winning pieces including The Joan Mitchell Foundation MFA Award.
YCASE Faculty Exhibition
Aug. 24 - Sept. 26, 2018
1st Floor, Marketview Arts
This exhibition celebrates the creative output of high school art teachers in the York Community Arts Scholars program.
Kirsten Leenaars
Kirsten Leenaars: (Re)Housing the American Dream
Sept. 6 - Oct. 12, 2018
York College Galleries
Kirsten Leenaars worked with middle-school students, recording their personal histories and experiences to explore the real and imagined reality of the American Dream.
In Good Company, Erin Lippard and Kenneth Osowski
Faculty Recital: Erin Lippard, Mezzo-Soprano and Kenneth Osowski, piano
Sept. 21, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
DeMeester Recital Hall
In Good Company: A centennial celebration of Leonard Bernstein and the camaraderie of composers who surrounded him.
What were you wearing?
What were you wearing?
Oct. 5- 27, 2018
3rd Floor, Marketview Arts
This installation asks participants to understand that it’s never about clothing choice and removing those clothes is never enough to bring peace to survivors.
Women’s Rights Are Human Rights
Women's Rights are Human Rights
Oct. 5-27, 2018
1st Floor, Marketview Arts
This sampling of a larger exhibit has been organized and curated by Elizabeth Resnick to complement the What Were You Wearing and #metoo exhibits running concurrently at Marketview Arts.
PRISM Concert
PRISM Concert: A Division of Music Showcase
Oct. 6, 2018, 4 p.m.
Waldner Performing Arts Center
This concert will feature a variety of styles, including solo, small ensemble, and large ensemble performances from student and faculty performers in the Division of Music.
Port Ellis
Port Ellis and The Hawkshaws
Oct. 11, 2018, 7:30 p.m.
DeMeester Recital Hall
Port Ellis delivers ambient dream pop tempered with contemporary indie-rock influence. The Hawkshaws are an indie/alternative rock group, stationed in Pennsylvania.
Our Town Exhibit
Adam DelMarcelle: Our Town
Oct. 25 - Nov. 20, 2018
Brossman Gallery
Adam DelMarcelle’s installation investigates the current landscape of the heroin and opioid epidemic and how communities and institutions are responding to the crisis.
Epidemic: an exhibition by Dr. Eric Avery and Adam DelMarcelle
Epidemic: an exhibition by Dr. Eric Avery and Adam DelMarcelle
Oct. 25 - Dec. 19, 2018
Cora Miller Gallery
Combined with Adam DelMarcelle’s, What Heroin Sounds Like, Dr. Eric Avery’s woodcuts are made in response to his experience with disease and creates a place to foster important conversation.
Choirs of York College
Choirs of York College: Holiday Light
Dec. 9, 2018, 3 p.m. and
St. Paul Lutheran Church
York College vocal ensembles perform music with holiday themes in St. Paul Lutheran Church (George and Springettsbury Streets), accompanied by the newly installed Letourneau organ.
Contact Us
School of Arts, Communication and Global Studies
John G. Hughes, Ed.D., C.H.E., Dean
Humanities Center, Room 160
Phone: 717.815.1393
8:30 a.m.- 5 p.m.

Jennifer L. Godfrey
Executive Assistant to the Dean
Humanities Center, Room 162
Phone:  717.815.6860

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