Due to the continued public health threat related to the global coronavirus outbreak, the Penn State Alumni Associations, Chapters, and Societies have canceled all in-person events. However, the Penn State Alumni Association and our campus and local organizations continue to develop innovative new virtual programming. Below is a list of upcoming events, please check back often as new events are added.
Penn State Northeast Region Summer 2021 Virtual Program Series
Sponsored by Berks, Hazleton, Schuylkill, Scranton & Wilkes-Barre Penn State Alumni Organizations, this popular virtual lecture series continues for summer 2021.
Summer BINGO Madness: featuring the Penn State “Button Man”
Monday, June 7, 7:00 p.m.
Win a Barnes & Noble gift card! Five games at $25.00 each, one final "coverall" game at $100.00.
Featuring guest BINGO caller, Dr. Jonathan U. Dougherty ’99, ‘06G, director of corporate knowledge, James G. Davis Construction Corp.
Insider Look at “The Office” – Pennsylvania Paper & Supply Company
Monday, June 21, 6:00 p.m.
Join Lynn Jesuitt-Donnini, '90, vice president of People-Culture and Public Relations, Pennsylvania Paper & Supply, who will share stories about the connection between her current employer and “The Office” sitcom. This virtual event will also include a tour and look at some collectibles from “The Office.”
Creative Candles by Corina
Monday, July 12, 7:00 p.m.
Penn State alumna, Corina Piller ’16, owner, She Paints Co., will demonstrate the process of making a soy candle. With candle names like “Fruit Loop Cereal,” “Breakfast at Tiffany’s,” “Blueberry Cobbler,” and “Fall Leaves,” Corina has a candle for every season and taste.
Through a Dog’s Eyes
Monday, August 9, 7:00 p.m.
Join us as we explore the training of service dogs to guide visually impaired persons, with Dr. David Orbin, retired assistant professor of biology, Penn State Hazleton, and his wife, Kathy Orbin. Learn about the origin of guide dogs and their training from birth to service. Discover how local volunteer families are participating in this important service.
Kahoot – Penn State Trivia
Monday, August 23, 7:00 p.m.
Penn State alumna, Rosanne Chesakis, ‘84, information resources and services supervisor, Penn State Schuylkill Ciletti Memorial Library, for this fun Penn State trivia event. Five games with one prize of a $20 Barnes & Noble gift card for each game, and one grand prize—a Penn State goody basket.
Please note that Penn State Day at Knoebels and the annual golf tournament have been canceled for 2021. Join us on May 14, 2022, for Penn State Knoebels Day 2022!
For more information about any upcoming event, contact Patty Shoener at [email protected] or 570-385-6262.