York College has purchased the Colonial Shopping Center property on South George Street. The College was also gifted the adjacent parcel, which was formerly the site of a Tom’s Convenience Store.
York College of Pennsylvania students met recently with U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos as part of the College’s #SpartaNation tour. The visit to Washington, D.C., was organized by the Department of Alumni Relations as part of the East Coast tour dubbed #SpartaNation, which included stops in New York City, Philadelphia, New Jersey, and Baltimore. Students were exposed to the historical, cultural, industrial, and civic attractions of each city, while engaging with York College alumni and friends along the way
York College’s Center for Community Engagement (CCE) has received a Commonwealth Award from 10,000 Friends of Pennsylvania for its outstanding contribution to the City of York.
Dorothy and Armand Gladfelter enjoyed the cultural offerings of York College, and they were impressed with the positive impact it had on the lives of many of their York County friends. Through a bequest following their deaths, the couple has provided more than $3.2 million to fund scholarships for York County students to attend the College.