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12 Penn State Trailblazers
What do a Boeing intellectual property leader, a lighting designer and a handful of entrepreneurs have in common? They all graduated from Penn State before launching their careers and will be honored this month as Alumni Achievement Award recipients.

Southern New Jersey Chapter Adds to Endowment Legacy
The Southern New Jersey Chapter has endowed its third scholarship, with plans for a fourth coming soon—a feat that would be a first for Penn State Alumni Association chapters. Jim Brennan, scholarship chair, talks about the importance of the Richard A. Brownmiller Scholarship and how the chapter stays connected to Penn State through fundraising and events.

Montminy Delivers ‘Win-Win’ During Penns Valley Day
Penn State senior guard Kevin Montminy delivered a strong and heartfelt message to Penns Valley high school and elementary school students last month at the Bryce Jordan Center. Read on to learn his story and how he’s made an impact.

Capital Day to Promote Change March 31
Students and alumni plan to make their voices heard at Penn State Capital Day 2015 on March 31. The annual event is intended to open a path of communication between representatives of Penn State and Pennsylvania senators and legislators.

Help Your Career Blossom with Alumni Career Services’ Spring Challenge
It’s time to flex your résumé: The Career Fitness Challenge is coming up for the month of April. Sponsored by the Penn State Alumni Association’s Alumni Career Services, the challenge is a month-long professional development program that takes place online.

Catching Up With: Alison Willie
The Penn State Alumni Association introduces a new series where we re-connect with the people and organizations who we’ve previously spotlighted in select stories and see how they’re doing now. First up: Alison Willie, a junior engineering student who’s a champion for kidney cancer research.
Executive Director's Insights
President Barron’s Inspiring Plan for Penn State
I think President Barron’s vision for Penn State has the potential to begin the regeneration of Pennsylvania’s economy and improve the quality of life for all. And Pennsylvania’s new governor, Tom Wolf, appears to be buying into Dr. Barron’s vision in a big way.
History and Traditions
Student Clubs Encompass Wide Spectrum of College Experience
Penn State has more than 1,000 student organizations and the groups vary in interest and affiliation, ranging in category from academic/professional, to political, to service and everything in between.
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