You’re Invited to a Special Penn State Alumni Association Celebration!

Picture of Hintz Alumni Center taken from across the pond 

As a loyal member, you are a valuable partner to the Penn State Alumni Association. Your support allows us to take claim to being the biggest and best dues-paying Alumni Association in the world.

Thank you for helping us fulfill our mission of connecting Penn Staters to what they love most about Penn State—for 150 years!  As such, we want to share a special evening with you. Please join us on Tuesday, Nov. 17th at 7:00 p.m. as the Penn State Alumni Association celebrates our 150th anniversary, in addition to being recognized as the 2020 Renaissance Fund honoree.  The virtual event will feature guest speakers and presentations…an evening guaranteed to inspire and ignite your Penn State pride!  Register for this milestone Penn State Alumni Association celebration here.

As part of the celebration, an endowed Renaissance Fund scholarship has been created. The Penn State Alumni Association Renaissance Scholarship will support high-achieving students with the greatest financial need. Every gift to the Penn State Alumni Association Renaissance Scholarship will be matched until Nov. 15, 2020 (or until the allotted $500,000 pool of funds has been committed).  Double your impact on Penn State students who need our support!  To make a scholarship gift in honor of the Penn State Alumni Association, text PSAA150 to 41444, or visit

We look forward to celebrating 150 years of Penn State Alumni Association history and traditions, while supporting Penn State students, and hope you will join us on Nov. 17!  For additional information, please contact Nancy Bird, Director of Alumni Development, at or 814-397-5176.


Creamery Mini-Cups Mark Association’s 150th Anniversary

 The Berkey Creamery is wishing "Happy 150th Anniversary" to the Penn State Alumni Association by offering Alumni Swirl ice cream in limited-edition mini-cup flavor packs. The packs celebrate both the history of the Alumni Association in its sesquicentennial year, and the love that generations of Penn Staters feel for the creamery.

Upcoming Events

Please note virtual events are being added weekly. Visit our website calendar for a complete list.


LionLink Letter - November 2020

On Your Radar

Interviewing Tips for Early Career Professionals

Thursday, November 5, 2020 - 7:00pm-8:00pm EST

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Smeal Alumni Insights featuring Melissa Gonzalez '99 Finance

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 12:00pm-1:00pm EST

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 Entering the Remote Workforce: A panel discussion with Penn State IBMers

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 - 7:00pm-8:00pm EST

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 Coffee Hour with Paul Clifford featuring Heather Leed Neary '09g

Wednesday, November 11, 2020 - 9:00am-10:00am

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Networking Tips for Early Career Professionals

Thursday, November 12, 2020 - 7:00pm-8:30pm EST

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National Career Development Month


Career Service Office Highlights

Meet your Alumni Career Service Professionals! Penn State is lucky to have not one, but TWO Alumni Career Teams – The Penn State Alumni Association Alumni Career Services team – who works to support the vast alumni population regardless of college or campus or current location, and The Smeal Alumni Career Services team – who take great pride in the collective success of their more than 85,000 Penn State Smeal College of Business alumni around the world.