White Rose Music Festival an ‘important step’ toward building relationship with York community

By Chris Hulsart MUSIC fans here at York College of Pennsylvania received additional great news shortly after the reveal of the school’s spring concert with the announcement of a music festival that will commence in town in the fall. The White Rose Music Festival is a collaboration between the college and the York Revolution. It is scheduled for Oct. 7-8 at PeoplesBank Park in downtown … Continue reading White Rose Music Festival an ‘important step’ toward building relationship with York community

On language and sustainability: YCP speaker urges audience to ‘become enchanted and reacquainted with nature again’

By Anna-Grace Rowland Dr. Richard A. Russo, from Frostburg State University, visited York College on Wednesday night as one of the headliners of this year’s Campus Sustainability Awareness Campaign. The chair of Frostburg’s Department of Geography gave a speech titled, “The Words That Sustain Us ­– GeoHumanities and Sustainability,” which focused on the connections between sustainability and language diversity. This was a free event open … Continue reading On language and sustainability: YCP speaker urges audience to ‘become enchanted and reacquainted with nature again’

April 25 is Mental Health Awareness Day on campus: Here’s what is planned

By Breanna Hoffner MENTAL Health Awareness Day is planned at York College for April 25 and will feature several different events that students can partake in throughout the day.  This is the first time a day like this is to be held at the college, and it was the idea of Dr. Robyn Maitoza. She is an associate professor of human services at YCP and … Continue reading April 25 is Mental Health Awareness Day on campus: Here’s what is planned

SpartanGreen offers YCP students a chance to get their hands dirty while enhancing sustainability

By Karisma Boyd SARAH Martin is a sophomore nursing major and Eisenhart Community Scholar. SpartanGreen is a part of her Independent project. The Spartan sent her several questions related to her project ahead of Earth Day on April 22 and York College’s sustainability awareness campaign from April 19-29. It will involve a number of events spread throughout the week and a half, developed by President … Continue reading SpartanGreen offers YCP students a chance to get their hands dirty while enhancing sustainability

Want to get involved with York College’s CCE? Here are several suggestions.

By Ulices Samaniego THE Center for Community Engagement (CCE) helps promote York College’s positive relationship with the City of York and surrounding area. By developing different programs and events, CCE connects York College students, faculty, and academic resources to help the needs of the organizations, businesses and initiatives in the York community. CCE is always looking to get students involved. Throughout the years it has … Continue reading Want to get involved with York College’s CCE? Here are several suggestions.

Ahead of YCP’s sustainability awareness campaign, students weigh in on the threat of climate change

By The Spartan staff YORK College of Pennsylvania will roll out its sustainability awareness campaign from April 19-29. It will involve a number of events spread throughout the week and a half, developed by President Pamela Gunter-Smith’s task force for sustainability on campus. Certainly, the timing plays into Earth Day, which is April 22. Click here to access the YCP sustainability awareness campaign schedule, which … Continue reading Ahead of YCP’s sustainability awareness campaign, students weigh in on the threat of climate change

Center for Community Engagement keeps building on 15-plus years of ‘being a bridge’ between YCP, community

By Ulices Samaniego THE Center for Community Engagement (CCE) helps promote York College’s positive relationship with the City of York and surrounding area. By developing different programs and events, the CCE connects York College students, faculty, and academic resources organizations with local businesses, and initiatives to address the needs in the York community. “Our goal is being a bridge between the College and the local … Continue reading Center for Community Engagement keeps building on 15-plus years of ‘being a bridge’ between YCP, community

Where is York College’s destination in five years? Strategic Plan 2.0 offers a path there

By Ben Weyman Listen to this story at the bottom of this page. At the end of January, York College President Pamela Gunter-Smith, PhD, sent out a document outlining her second five-year plan for the school, titled Strategic Plan 2.0. This plan can be split into five parts:  York College will become a national leader in experiential learning York College will continue to grow enrollment … Continue reading Where is York College’s destination in five years? Strategic Plan 2.0 offers a path there

For graduates, there’s a fee to be paid that covers related costs

By Karisma Boyd THE 2022 spring semester at York College will end in about 5 weeks, depending on the length of finals. For some students, it entails preparing for the next semester while future graduates are eager to walk across the stage and receive their diploma as they transition to pursue their long-awaited careers. For graduates at York College, students are to pay a fee … Continue reading For graduates, there’s a fee to be paid that covers related costs

The commuter parking garage closed one month ago: Here’s what we know

By Anna-Grace Rowland THE Office of Communications at YCP sent a schoolwide email at 3:50 p.m. on March 8 to inform the campus that “the campus parking garage will close immediately for an undetermined amount of time for required maintenance. Commuters may park in the lot near Penn/Beard Halls. Overflow parking is also available in the rail trail lot across from the Kinsley Engineering Center, … Continue reading The commuter parking garage closed one month ago: Here’s what we know