Philanthropy at Penn State

Philanthropy at Penn State

Sharing the impact of giving to the University.

Sharing the impact of giving to the University.

Thursday, April 25, 2019

Penn State has now raised more than $1 billion in its current fundraising campaign, “A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence.” The announcement from Rick Sokolov, campaign chair, came at a meeting of volunteers charged with helping the effort to hit its $1.6 billion goal by June 30, 2021.

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Penn State Hazleton Chancellor Gary Lawler, left, and Linda Schiavo unveil the logo for the Hazleton LaunchBox, which will be named after Linda's brother, the late Pasco L. Schiavo.

Hazleton innovation hub named for local leader Pasco Schiavo

Penn State and the Invent Penn State initiative are honoring the late Pasco L. Schiavo, a longtime champion for Penn State Hazleton and the surrounding community who passed away Dec. 29, 2018, by naming the Hazleton LaunchBox in his name. The naming recognizes Schiavo’s stature in the region and a $1 million gift from his estate to the campus.   Full story

Graham Center for Innovation and Collaboration interior

Groundbreaking set for new building at Penn State York

A groundbreaking ceremony set for 1 p.m. April 17 signals the beginning of a construction project to build the Graham Center for Innovation and Collaboration at Penn State York. "The Graham Center for Collaboration and Innovation will transform the Penn State York campus. It will provide a permanent home for our growing Graham Fellows program and allow the campus to offer new entrepreneurial leadership programs open to every student on our campus,” said David Christiansen, chancellor of Penn State York.  Full story