“Through the challenges and triumphs,” says Julianna Orkin ’23, “I’m immensely grateful for the opportunities York College has afforded me and will continue to afford me.”
YCP Blog - Getting Involved
Rachael Finley, Director of Campus Recreation and Cody Seachrist, Assistant Director of Campus Recreation at York College of Pennsylvania, worked to keep students connected and motivated through Recreational sports and workouts.
Every winter, the Office of Residence Life, under the Division of Student Affairs, hosts a hiring process to select RAs for the upcoming academic year. Typically, over 100 students will participate. These student-leaders welcome their fellow Spartans into our residence halls and help to maintain a positive community where everyone can live and learn together.
Gabrielle Ingoglia '20 has spent four-and-a-half years of her life at York College of Pennsylvania. Now, as she prepares to graduate in December 2020, she's sharing some of the lessons learned during her time here.
When Mass Communication majors Heather Fiore (‘22), Mykela Heidel (‘22), and Morrissey Walsh (‘23) learned about an opportunity to help tell the story of African American WWI veteran George A. Wood through a documentary film, they were inspired to get involved.
With social distancing and mask-wearing protocols in place campus-wide, most of the usual recreational athletic activities were canceled for the fall 2020 semester. That meant no intramural basketball, no flag football, no volleyball — nothing that requires players to move within six feet of one another. While new competitions were created for fantasy football, air hockey, table tennis, and other no-contact games, something was still missing. That’s when the campus recreation team discovered a new sport: knocker soccer.