January Happy Hour At Walker's Tap & Table


Our next Chapter Happy Hour will be held at Walker's Tap & Table in Glenwood. This is a new place that is managed by the son of one of our members, so we have it on good authority that it's going to be great! Check out their FB page and then come join in on the fun!

Location:  Walker's Tap & Table
- 2465 MD-97 Suite 1, Glenwood, MD 21738

Date:  Thursday  1/16/2020

Time:  6:30pm - 8:30pm



2020 MSP Polar Bear Plunge: Penn State Plunge Team




We need your help! There are less than 4 weeks until the Polar Bear PLUNGE where we will be joining 10,000 other plungers at Sandy Point State Park to help raise $1,000,000 all to benefit the 7,782 athletes of the Special Olympics Maryland.

How can you Help the PENN STATE MD Plungers?

1) JOIN our team! The link to our team page: https://support.somd.org/team/273077. Please contact the team captain Grant Stephens at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. to be added to the email chain or check out our Facebook event page https://www.facebook.com/events/606847696796193/.

2) DONATE to the team! Check out the team page: https://support.somd.org/team/273077. You can donate to an individual Plunger by clicking on their name, or click on the "Donate" link to donate to the team as a whole.

3) COME OUT! Simply come out to Sandy Point Park to provide moral support, a warm towel, and PENN STATE PRIDE to our team.

WE ARE ...

-Grant Stephens

We are excited to be a part of the 2020 MSP Polar Bear Plunge! Our fundraising efforts will support the 7,782 athletes of Special Olympics Maryland. Make a donation today and help create a Maryland where opportunity is not limited by disability!

Date/Time - Saturday, 1/25 11 AM – 2 PM

Location - Sandy Point State Park - 1100 E College Pkwy, Annapolis, MD 21409



THON Donation Site


The Central Maryland Chapter is supporting THON by setting up a group page where you can make online donations to this great cause. If you're not familiar - THON is a student-run philanthropy committed to enhancing the lives of children and families impacted by childhood cancer. Our mission is to provide emotional and financial support, spread awareness and ensure funding for critical research - all in pursuit of a cure. Since 1977, they have raised over $168 million! Please take a few minutes to check them out and make a donation today!





Chapter Logo Under Armour® Apparel


We wanted to let everyone know that you can purchase Under Armour® apparel with the Penn State Alumni Association Central Maryland Chapter logo using the link below. They have a wide selection of women's, men's and kids clothing including hoodies, jackets, sweatpants, t-shirts and polos. Show your support for PSU, PSUAA and the Central Maryland Chapter!

Link - https://www.agua18.com/penn-state-alumni-association/


Student Buses from/to State College


Parents with students at State College or current students - every year, the Washington D.C. Chapter schedules bus trips back & forth from State College to the metro area. The pick up/drop off is at Walter Johnson High School in Bethesda, MD and they run for Thanksgiving, Winter and Spring Breaks. Here is a link to the DC Chapter's website if you would like more information.




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     Alumni Association Chapter of Distinction

     2017 Professional Development Award

     2013, and 2010
     Alumni Association Membership Award Winner

     2012 Alumni Association Joint Activity Award Winner


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Penn State News - Athletics

22 January 2020

Penn State News - Latest News

24 January 2020

  • Penn State officials closely monitoring spread of coronavirus
    Health and safety officials at Penn State are closely monitoring an outbreak of respiratory illness caused by a new strain of coronavirus, termed “2019-nCoV,” that was first detected in Wuhan, China, and has since spread to other countries, including two confirmed cases in the United States.
  • Penn State releases updated strategic plan and resources for unit planning
    As Penn State’s 10-year strategic plan approaches its halfway point, the University has reviewed and analyzed progress achieved thus far to inform and guide strategic planning at the institution and unit levels through 2025.
  • Community encouraged to take steps to stay healthy during flu season
    According to a weekly activity report issued by the Pennsylvania Department of Health, flu activity in the state has been elevated to the highest level. Since the beginning of the 2019-20 flu season, 39,421 cases of the flu have been confirmed throughout Pennsylvania, with 245 cases reported in Centre County. Flu cases with two different subtypes have also been confirmed at University Park.