Sydney Little, a 2017 Central York High School graduate, was chosen as York College’s first York Community Art Scholar last year. She received a scholarship of $5,000 annually to study at the College, where she is currently majoring in graphic design. York County high school students are invited to participate in the program, which also offers cash prizes, by working through their art teachers.
York College’s Center for Community Engagement (CCE), located at 59 East Market Street in Downtown York in the former Lafayette Club, has been transformed to a hub for engagement both for students and residents. The project, led by Murphy & Dittenhafer Architects, has been selected to receive a Construction Award at the 2017 Pennsylvania Historic Preservation Awards.
York College has named Vinny Cannizzaro as its first fellow at The Arthur J. Glatfelter Institute for Public Policy.
Bridgette Hagerty, associate professor of biology, was chosen as the first recipient of the York College Presidential Award for Teaching and Mentoring Excellence.