Alumni

There’s something special about the Penn State experience that makes us love our alma mater and want to share that pride. We work to celebrate all past, present, and future Penn Staters, and what better way to do that than through this week long celebration! After all, Homecoming does not end once you graduate. Come join the largest alumni family in the country for our celebration of one of Penn State’s oldest and most cherished traditions. Explore the links below to see how you can get involved and contribute to the legacy of Penn State, For the Glory!

Alumni Events

Tailgate Competition

October 13, 2018
Before Kick off Tailgate fields

Leading up to the kickoff of the Homecoming football game against Michigan State, students and alumni have the opportunity to compete in a tailgate competition like no other. Tailgates will be assessed based on their creativity, pride, food, atmosphere, and quality by multiple judges.

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Ice Cream Social

October 12, 2018
1:00pm-3:00pm            Hintz Alumni Center
 
The Homecoming Ice Cream Social welcomes alumni back home for the weekend before the Homecoming Parade. Enjoy Berkey Creamery ice cream while enjoying performances by students and the Alumni Blue Band.

Alumni Parade Registration

October 12, 2018         6:00 pm

Alumni Chapters, Alumni Interest Groups, and Alumni Societies are welcome to register for 2018 Homecoming Parade here.

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Grand Marshal

The Grand Marshal is an alum who exemplifies the mission and values of Penn State, both during their time here and beyond graduation. They have made notable achievements in their field and embody what it truly means to be a Penn Stater.

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Honorary Grand Marshal

The Honorary Grand Marshal is a local figure that has made an impact on the Penn State community. The Honorary Grand Marshal is someone that has gone above and beyond for the community and embodies the spirit of Penn State.

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