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VOTE! Elect alumni to serve on Penn State's Board of Trustees. Your voice matters and your vote counts.

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Pledge to CAPS Largest in Class Gift History
The Penn State Class Gift Campaign executive committee announced April 26 a new partnership with the Penn State Alumni Association, which has committed up to $200,000 to match contributions from seniors to this yearís gift, the 2016 Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) endowment. The Alumni Associationís commitment is the largest in the history of Penn Stateís Class Gift program.

President Emeritus Bryce Jordan Served as Innovative Leader
Bryce Jordan, Penn Stateís 14th president, died on April 12, in Austin, Texas. He was 91. Under Jordan's leadership, the University launched its first major capital campaign, strengthened its diversity efforts, embarked in strategic planning and joined the Big Ten Conference.

World Campus Graduate Embodies Honor, Service
Mandy Eagler personifies what it means to be dedicated to country and alma mater. Read her story of Penn State pride and how she'll be recognized at commencement this spring.

Time to CelebrateóRegister for Alumni Reunion Weekend
Class of 1966—itís time to celebrate! Plan your trip back to Dear Old State to commemorate 50 years as a Penn State graduate. Alumni Reunion Weekend will take place from June 2–5, 2016.

Arts Festival Alumni Weekend Part of 50th Anniversary Celebration
Join us for Arts Festival Alumni Weekend—and celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts. Weíve got the rundown on all the events and goodies available by registering.

ICYMI: This Month on Social
Weíve got this monthís social media highlights, and links for our accounts so you can stay updated on Alumni Association events, news and happenings.
CEO Insights
Two Opportunities to Show Up for Your Alma Mater
It has been said that, “decisions are made by those that show up.” During election season, this statement rings true! And while our country’s focus is on presidential primary season, Penn State’s own election season has been in full swing and will run through May.
History and Traditions
Photo Gallery: Commonwealth Campus Lion Shrines
Hey, Penn Staters—did you know there are Nittany Lion shrines across the commonwealth? Virtually visit these Penn State landmarks at our commonwealth campuses with our Lion Shrine Flickr album.
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Alumni Events

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