In Memoriam

September / October 2023

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Respected CIA leader

Patricia Brandmaier turned her entry-level job with the CIA into a 32-year career before she retired as the equivalent of a three-star general.


Penn State Hillel Supporter

Lawrence Rosenberg '70 Sci spent two decades on the Penn State Hillel board of trustees—including six years as chair—helping lead the effort for a new downtown home in State College, which serves about 5,000 Jewish students.


Engineer and Philanthropist

At Penn State, Peter Dal Pezzo '68 Eng and his wife, Angela, endowed the Peter and Angela Dal Pezzo Department Head Chair of Industrial and Manufacturing Engineering.


Advocate for Those in Need

Grace Miller Buckwalter '47 Lib, '77 MPS Hbg built a career around her goal of helping people suffering from mental illness and intellectual disability.


Penn State Volunteer

Jane W. Zimmerman's volunteer efforts included chairing or membership roles in the Campaign for Penn State Public Broadcasting, WPSU's Connoisseur Dinner, Penn State Women's Intercollegiate Athletics 25th anniversary celebration, For the Future: the Campaign for Penn State Students, and Outreach Advisory Board.