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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.

York College students walking across campus
Jessica Jane Julius
Artist-in-Residence: Jessica Jane Julius
Dec. 7, 2018 - Jan. 19, 2019
1st and 3rd Floors, Marketview Arts
Temple Professor Jessica Jane Julius's community-based installation will examine the culture of fear through the lens of visual and performing arts.
Visiting Artist: Stephen Towns
Visiting Artist: Stephen Towns
Jan. 22 - Feb. 23, 2019
York College Galleries
Based in Baltimore, Stephen Towns works in mostly oil, acrylic, and fiber. His work is rooted in his Deep South upbringing and desire to “create beauty from the hardships in life.”
4 musicians against wall
The Parker String Quartet
Jan. 25, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
DeMeester Recital Hall
Renowned for its dynamic interpretations and polished, expansive colors, the Grammy Award-winning Parker Quartet has rapidly distinguished itself as one of the preeminent ensembles of its generation. This event is made possible thanks to a generous gift from the Boustead Family Foundation.
Pressing On
Pressing On: The Letterpress Film featuring guest speaker Erin Beckloff
Jan. 31, 2019, 6 p.m.
Weinstock Lecture Hall
Erin Beckloff presents Pressing On: The Letterpress Film; a documentary about the survival of letterpress printing featuring printers who are preserving the history of the craft.
New Impressions
New Impressions, An International Exhibition of Letterpress Printing
Feb. 1 - Mar. 23, 2019
1st and 3rd Floors, Marketview Arts
New Impressions is an international, juried exhibition to showcase exploration and creativity with letterpress printing techniques.
Jeff Stabley
Jeff Stabley Jazz Combo
Feb. 10, 2019, 3 p.m.
DeMeester Recital Hall
Regularly performing with the region's best jazz musicians, drummer Jeff Stabley, who directs the jazz program at York College, is a fixture in the area’s music scene.
Shakespeare in Hollywood
Shakespeare in Hollywood by Ken Ludwig
Feb. 14-16, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Waldner Performing Arts Center
It’s 1934 and the biggest names in Hollywood are all working on the movie version of A Midsummer Night’s Dream. However, when the ‘real’ Oberon and Puck show up on set, everyone finds out what dreams are made of. Faculty directed by Suzanne Delle, MFA
Kenneth Osowski
Faculty Recital: Kenneth Osowski, piano.
Feb. 22, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
DeMeester Recital Hall
Dr. Kenneth Osowski will present a solo recital of varied repertoire, including music by
J. S. Bach, Johannes Brahms, Billy Strayhorn, and others.
Graphic Design Lecture: Ellen Lupton
Graphic Design Lecture: Ellen Lupton
Feb. 27, 2019, 5:30 p.m
DeMeester Recital Hall
Ellen Lupton, AIGA Gold Medalist, is curator of contemporary design at Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum in NYC, as well as author of numerous books and articles on design.
U.S. Jazz Ambassadors
The Jazz Ambassadors from The United States Army Field Band
Mar. 11, 2019, 7:30 p.m.
Waldner Performing Arts Center
The Jazz Ambassadors is the United States Army’s premier big band. This 19-member ensemble, formed in 1969, has received great acclaim both at home and abroad performing America’s original art form, jazz.
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
Humanities Center, Room 161
Phone: 717.815.6860

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