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Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Randy Houston began his term as the 81st president of the Penn State Alumni Association back in July, with Jan. 1 being the six-month mark in his role. Since then, Houston has traveled across the country representing the Alumni Association at away game tailgates for Penn State football and he's also returned to Happy Valley for numerous other programs and events.


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President's Concert registration ending next month

Penn State President Eric Barron will host the 2020 President’s Concert on Feb. 18 in New York City. The annual event is sponsored jointly by the Penn State Alumni Association and the School of Music, with a reception for alumni and friends preceding the concert.  Full story

Board of Trustees alumni nominations open through Feb. 25

The election process for the Penn State Board of Trustees began on Jan. 15 when nomination ballots were sent to all Penn State alumni who have a valid email address on file with the University. Nominations will be accepted through 5 p.m. Eastern time on Monday, Feb. 25.  Full story

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Award fund established to honor late electrical engineering alumnus, professor

The A. J. Ferraro Graduate Research Award in the Department of Electrical Engineering will become an endowed award, thanks to a gift from Carol M. Ferraro in honor of her late husband, Anthony J. Ferraro, an alumnus and professor emeritus at Penn State. The fund originally was established in 2012 as a nonendowed award with gifts from individuals honoring Anthony Ferraro’s retirement.   Full story