York College of PA to host Nov. 16 global warming talk by Shippensburg professor

York College of PA to host Nov. 16 global warming talk by Shippensburg professor


YORK, Pa. – York College of Pennsylvania will host a talk on global warming with a particular focus on regional to local impacts at 7 p.m., Nov. 16, in the Willman Business Center’s Weinstock Lecture Hall. The event is open to the public free of charge.


Dr. Tim Hawkins, chair of Shippensburg University’s Department of Geography and Earth Science, will highlight the results of conducting greenhouse gas inventories and developing climate actions plans at the university, community, and county levels.


Established in 1787, York College of Pennsylvania is a private, four-year college located in the city of York, a hub of arts and industry between Baltimore and Philadelphia. Housed on 190 picturesque acres, the College is known for its focus on experiential learning and community engagement, serving over 3,500 undergraduate and 400+ graduate students in more than 70 baccalaureate majors, along with 30+ professional graduate degree and certificate programs. Deeply rooted in the liberal arts and recognized for excellence in its professional business, education, engineering, and nursing programs, York is ranked among the nation’s Best Value Schools by Niche. The College’s robust recreation and athletics program is among the best in the region, and is home to 24 NCAA III Division sports teams and 30+ intramural sports. A Princeton Review Best Northeastern College, York prides itself on its experienced, engaged faculty; its high-impact and student-centric philosophy; and its long-standing commitment to affordability and accessibility.




Contact:  Mary Dolheimer, Chief Communications Officer

717-815-1584, 717-577-0810 (cell) or mdolheim@ycp.edu