Lion Ambassadors to celebrate 150 years of the Penn State Alumni Association

February 21, 2020

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Lion Ambassadors will host their annual Founder’s Day Celebration in the HUB-Robeson Center from noon to 2 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 25, along with a museum in the Hintz Family Alumni Center in the evening, from 7 to 9 p.m.

As part of the event, the Lion Ambassadors will be celebrating 150 years of the Penn State Alumni Association.

Founder’s Day is a time to celebrate the 150 years of connections, mentorship, and legacy that the alumni association has provided Penn State,” said Lion Ambassador, Zack Durnack. “We are excited to promote to our students the incredible meaning of being a part of the Penn State Family!”

At the event in the HUB, there will be music, games and cupcakes. At the evening event at the Hintz, there will be a museum of items from the University Archives and Special Collections. The events are free and open to the public.

The Penn State Lion Ambassadors are the student alumni corps of the Penn State Alumni Association, who aim to communicate the University’s history, personality and traditions to students, alumni and friends through tours and programming. Founded in 1981, the Lion Ambassadors serve as an important facet of student outreach for the Alumni Association. For more information, visit

For more information, contact Alex Vandenberg, director of communications for the Lion Ambassadors, at 610-755-7538 or

Last Updated February 27, 2020