Committee Members

Involvement Committee

The Involvement Committee will assist the University Relations Captains throughout the year on a series of projects to promote University involvement and Penn State pride. Events include Tailgate and Office Competitions, Athletic Events, The 5k and Day of Service. In addition to assisting in these events Involvement Committee will have the opportunity to directly interact with the First Year Involvement committee, and to help them adjust to Penn State.


The Merchandise Committee members are responsible for working at the Homecoming merchandise sales throughout the year, and working with specific Homecoming Captains with creative projects to spread the word about Penn State Homecoming through merchandise. Applicants should be creative, organized, and outgoing.


The OPPerations Committee will assist the OPP Captains in the Waste Management and Set-Up and Teardown of all Homecoming Events. They will also be in charge of securing the Parade route. These individuals should be prepared to work hard and attend a variety of Homecoming events to ensure the success of OPP and Homecoming as a whole.


The Parade Committee will assist the Parade Captains with the setup and tear down of all grounds and assist in organizing the lineup of parade participants and merge points. These individuals should be prepared to attend different Homecoming events and work throughout Parade day to ensure the success of the largest student-run parade in the nation and Homecoming overall. 

Public Relations - Photo & Video

Photography and Video committee members are responsible for capturing and documenting all Homecoming events throughout the year. Applicants should be creative, have some photography or video experience, and a basic knowledge of editing software. Applicants should submit 5 pictures or videos that demonstrate their skillset.


The Homecoming Emcees are responsible for hosting all events and hyping up Homecoming throughout the year. Some events include: Legacy in the Spring, Allen Street Jam, Past to Present, and the Homecoming Parade in the fall. These individuals coordinate with the Talent Relations committee, in attending weekly meetings, writing event scripts, and rehearsing them at table reads. The Emcees work across other committees, ensuring the crowds of students, alumni, and local residents are engaged and entertained. These individuals should be enthusiastic, sociable, and charismatic.

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