Understanding College Series at York College of Pennsylvania

Students: Are you looking for some guidance on topics such as choosing a college major and financial aid? Parents: Are you looking for some clarification about what it’s like to have your student go off to college? If so, the Understanding College Series, held at York College of Pennsylvania, may be a great place to start. A financial literacy night will be held on Dec. 6 at 7pm, and will include financial information delivered by representatives from PHEAA and PNC Bank. Topics such as finding private scholarships, opening a checking account, and other financial-related topics a college freshman should know about will be addressed. Academic Possibilities Night will be held on Feb. 28 from 7-8:30pm, and undeclared students or students who don’t have a clear idea of what major they want to pursue yet are highly encouraged to register! Finally, a parent night will be offered March 14 from 7-8:30pm. All programs are free, and are open to any high school student and their family. Visit https://www.ycp.edu/admissions/visit-york/understanding-college-series/?utm_source=Social%20Media%20-%20Facebook&utm_medium=Digital&utm_campaign=Understanding%20College  for further information and to register!

College and Career Seminar: Workplace Safety and Related Careers

Sign: "First and Foremost...Safety"

The next program in our College and Career Seminar Series topic will be  “ Workplace Safety and Related Careers”. Dr. Mehdi Khalighi from the Applied Engineering and Occupational Safety and Health Program at  Millersville University will be the presenter on Wednesday, November 28th from 9:20-10:20 during block 2.  

This program is intended to raise awareness about workplace safety and health among students who are in or soon will be joining the workforce. Some of the topics to be covered are:

  • Identifying hazards at work
  • Injury and illness prevention
  • Identifying emergencies at work and deciding on the best ways to address them
  • How workers can communicate with others when they feel unsafe or threatened

Please join us for this time as Workplace Safety will benefit your present and future positions!  

Date: Wednesday, November 28th

Time:  9:20-10:20 during 2nd Block

Place: Auditorium

Sign-up: Now or in the School Counseling Office

Exploring Military Options.

On Thursday, December 6th Hempfield High School will be hosting an event for students to learn about all types of military service, job training, and college funding.  The event starts from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm.                                 

Location: Hempfield High school                                                                                              Hackman Auditorium                                                                                                   200 Stanley Avenue                                                                                                        Landisville, PA


Automotive Training Presentation

Blue Car

If you are interested in automotive careers after high school, Mark Shouldis from the Automotive Training Center will be at Penn Manor HS to give a presentation on how being trained and having additional skills has a direct correlation to future success!  

Date: Monday, November 12th

Time: 8-9 am (During Block 1) 

Sign-Up: School Counseling Office