Alumni

They Will Rock You

From Taylor Swift and Beyoncé to the Super Bowl and beyond, the creative visionaries at Rock Lititz bring the world’s most iconic events to life. And from the beginning, Penn Staters have had some of the biggest parts to play.
Ryan Jones '95 Com

Meeting Them Where They Are

Over the last 25 years, Penn State World Campus has given students—traditional and nontraditional alike—the opportunity to earn degrees on their terms.
Jeff Rice '03 Com

Impactful Giving

Ross and Carol Nese’s support helps ensure a bright future for nursing education.
Robyn Rydzy '95 Com

How Nurses Navigated the Pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic brought new appreciation to the profession, even as it created unprecedented challenges. For Penn State Nursing alumni, students, and faculty, adapting to those challenges meant learning new ways of taking care of patients—and of themselves.
Robyn Rydzy '95 Com

Leading with Aloha

Josh Green first ran for office 20 years ago to draw attention to the health care needs of the rural Hawaiians who visited his medical clinic. Last year, the same commitment that drove Green to become a doctor helped him win election as governor of Hawaii.
Mary Vorsino

Cow Calls

Grad student Avery Corondi's field work is helping ensure a healthy and manageable future for Pennsylvania elk.
Ryan Jones '95 Com

Room to Roam

Pennsylvania’s resurgent elk population is a victory for conservation and an unlikely tourism boon. If not for the vision of Rawley Cogan, the giant mammals likely wouldn’t be in the commonwealth at all.
Cristina Rouvalis

Ring Lingo

Pro wrestling has its own vocabulary. Here's a primer to help newcomers fake it as experts.
Ryan Jones '95 Com

Blood, Sweat, and Cheers

She left Penn State with plans to be a dentist, dreams of pro wrestling fame, and the stubborn confidence to believe she didn’t have to choose between the two. Ten years later, through hard work and a high tolerance for pain, Dr. Britt Baker, D.M.D. is one of the biggest names in the ring.
Ryan Jones '95 Com