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Penn State Alumni Association Membership @ 177,307
As of the close of the fiscal year on June 30, the Penn State Alumni Association’s annual snapshot of membership numbers showed another year of growth, increasing from 174,379 to 177,307—a gain of 2,928 members or 1.7 percent.

Alumnus Establishes Endowment for Away Game Pep Rallies
Building on his philanthropic commitment to Penn State, an alumnus has created the David Dapko and Jason Cook Endowment for Alumni Association Away Game Pep Rallies. The endowment will ensure that alumni, students, fans and friends of Penn State continue to network and stay connected when the Lions take the field outside of Happy Valley.

Submit Creamery Memories; Anniversary Flavor to Debut During Arts Festival
The Penn State Berkey Creamery’s special anniversary flavor was chosen last month, and the wait is almost over to sample the new menu addition. The winning flavor will debut next weekend during the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts. Other celebration plans are scheduled during Arts Festival—including an attempt at a three-day sales record—and a collectible Flavor Passport.

Q&A: Mark Mihalik, Marketing and Branding Manager, Uplifting Athletes
Lift For Life—Penn State football’s annual event that raises money and awareness for kidney cancer research—takes place July 11 at the Penn State Lacrosse Field. Mark Mihalik shares his perspective as the creator of the official logo for Uplifting Athletes, the national organization that started at Penn State in 2003.

Photo Gallery: Alumni Reunion Weekend
More than 550 alumni returned to Penn State’s University Park campus in early June for Alumni Reunion Weekend, an annual celebration for Penn State’s 50th reunion class and for Pioneers, alumni who graduated more than a half-century ago. Check out our photo gallery that captured the memories.

The Penn Stater Magazine Seeks THON Tales
Alumni who participated in THON™ at any time in its history are invited to submit their stories to The Penn Stater magazine for an upcoming feature.
From the President
New year marks milestone, mission and more
It’s a new year. For the Penn State Alumni Association, it’s the time of year where we mark an important milestone, celebrate shared success, take time out to say thanks, and turn the page toward a new season of supporting the Penn State community.
History and Traditions
Historic Faculty Cottages Serve New (And Surprising) Purpose
Built before 1900 on Penn State’s University Park campus, Pine Cottage and Spruce Cottage originally served as on-campus residences for faculty. Over the years, the cottages also housed a sorority, and academic and administrative offices. And wait until you hear what the buildings are used for now. Hint: It’s probably not what you think.
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