York College’s Alumni Relations Office presented five awards at an Oct. 6 Fall Fest ceremony. Recipients were: Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award – Cynthia (Moyer) Dotzel ’76 of York; Distinguished Recent Graduate Award – Graham Lau ’07 of Boulder, Col.; Distinguished Alumni Service Award – Melanie (Groft) Cohen ’02 of Chalfont, Pa.; Alumni Professional Excellence Award – Lawrence Raff ’88 of Verona, N.J.; and Professional Service and Leadership Award – Cynthia Crimmins of York, Director of the York College Center for Academic Innovation.
York College’s NASA Student Launch Club got some great news last week when they learned they were chosen to participate in the 2017-2018 NASA Student Launch projects.
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.