AlumnInsider
May 2008  
 
Features
Alumni Association Pledges $2.1 million
for Student Support

In a historic move, the Penn State Alumni Association has pledged a gift of $2.1 million to support students across the University.
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Kick Times Set for Four Football Games
Kick times for four of this seasonís 12 Nittany Lion football games have been announced and will feature Penn State facing a trio of Big Ten foes in primetime during the 2008 season.
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Bellís Eye View Draws Hundreds
Hundreds of Penn State students climbed the 99 steps from the lobby of Old Main to the bell tower—the last 33 up an 18-inch wide stairwell. At the top, they were greeted by a tall Lion Ambassador dressed as Abe Lincoln, the nationís 16th president and creator of land-grant universities, and rewarded with a panoramic view on a picture-perfect spring day.
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Vote for Alumni Council, Board of Trustees
The elections for the Penn State Alumni Association Alumni Council and the Penn State Board of Trustees are under way now. The elections are very important in that these alumni will represent the more than 459,000 Penn Staters by giving them a voice in the running of the University and the Alumni Association.
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Philly Third Graders Visit Penn State
Twenty-three potential members of the Penn State class of 2021 recently visited the University Park campus, thanks to the efforts of the Philadelphia Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association.
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Executive Director's Letter
A Long Tradition of Philanthropic Support for Students
The Penn State Alumni Association is thrilled with the new $2.1 gift commitment to For the Future: The Campaign for Penn State Students. It will help lift the entire University in its quest to provide much greater levels of student scholarship support in the years ahead.
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Alumni Association News
Belonging Means More than Pride
Some benefits of membership in the Penn State Alumni Association are obvious, especially The Football Letter with photos (now delivered electronically); this monthly AlumnInsider e-newsletter; and the award-winning, bi-monthly Penn Stater magazine. But there are other less well-known benefits to membership as well.
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Spotlight on Groups
New York City Chapter
The New York City Chapter—Penn Stateís pride in the Big Apple—was chartered as a club in the early years of the Penn State Alumni Association and later developed into a full chapter. The chapter went into hibernation for a brief time following the events of 9/11, but regrouped in 2003.
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PA Dutch Dinner in the O.C.
The planners of the Orange County (California) Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association know a good party starts with a theme. Nearly 20 years ago, they thought Pennsylvania transplants living in Southern California might enjoy a taste of home—a Pennsylvania Dutch dinner. The dinner has become an annual, signature event for the chapter, drawing 70 Penn State alumni and friends to this yearís dinner in April.
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History and Traditions
Spring Flings: Past and Present
To treat acute spring fever, Penn State students have shown remarkable creativity through the years. Just as the weather warms and daffodils dot the campus, students have run through the streets in wacky costumes for the Phi Psi 500, raced canoes at a regatta, and enjoyed any number of outdoor concerts at Gentle Thursday and Moviní On.
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Calendar of Events
Alumni Association Events
05.02.2008::President's Concert, Washington D.C.
05.03.2008::City Lights, Be A Doctor For A Day, Penn State Hershey Medical Center
05.30-06.01.2008::Alumni Leadership Conference
06.05-08.2008::Traditional Reunion Weekend
06.06.2008::Distinguished Alumni, Honorary Alumni, and Philanthropist of the Year Ceremony
06.21.2008::City Lights, Spring Into Summer, Seven Springs near Pittsburgh
07.09-13.2008::Arts Festival Alumni Reunion Weekend
Affiliate Group Events
05.02.2008::Daytona Cubs Baseball Game (Daytona-Palm Coast Chapter)
05.06.2008::PSPWN Annual Meeting and Elections (D.C. Professional Women's Network)
05.09.2008::Spring Social and Silent Auction (Greater Boston Chapter)
05.13.2008::Scranton Chapter Meeting (Greater Scranton Chapter)
05.15.2008::Coach Bradley Featured Speaker (Lawrence County, Pa. Chapter)
05.16.2008::Celebration of Linebacker U (Michigan Chapter)
05.17.2008:National Day of Service Project (Chester County Chapter)
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Stories this Issue
Alumni Association Pledges $2.1 million
for Student Support

Kick Times Set for Four Football Games
Bellís Eye View Draws Hundreds
Vote for Alumni Council, Board of Trustees
Philly Third Graders Visit Penn State
A Long Tradition of Philanthropic Support for Students
Belonging Means More than Pride
New York City Chapter
PA Dutch Dinner in the O.C.
Spring Flings: Past and Present
Penn State News
Enzyme complex could be key to new cancer treatments
Penn State to honor pioneers at commencement ceremonies
Time magazine lists Rock Ethics Institute's climate Web site in top 15
Entrepreuneur camp offers the tools to make business ideas realities
Macadamia nuts can be included in heart healthy diet
To the Point: How did this winter compare to past winters?
Sports News
Gymnast Sandy captures national all-around title
NCAA honors Penn State teams for high scores in academic progress rate
Connor Selected by Carolina; King Picked by St. Louis in NFL Draft
Pair of Nittany Lions Sign NFL Contracts
Student football tickets on sale in June; new distribution process
Former Nittany Lions Blackledge and Jackson Visit Troops in Kuwait
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