Behrend Alumni Society

Behrend Alumni Society

Alumni boardThe Penn State Behrend Alumni Society offers a variety of rewarding activities and opportunities to make a postive difference at the college while networking with fellow alumni. By building a tradition of pride and involvement, the Penn State Behrend Alumni Society upholds the nationally recognized standard of Penn State achievement and excellence.

Since its organization in 1987, the Society has developed a variety of programs and activities for alumni to continue their relationship with the college. To directly influence these programs, consider joining or voluteering with our Board of Directors. Activities include:

  • Planning reunion events and other social and networking activities, like the annual Wine Tour
  • Supporting the endowed Alumni Scholarship to provide Behrend students with financial aid
  • Serving as a resource for faculty, admissions, and fund-raising
  • Mentoring current students

A message to recent Penn State Behrend graduates from our current Behrend Alumni Society Board of Directors President, Maria Palmieri '98.


How Do I Join?

If you've attended at least two terms or one semester as a full-time student in a degree-granting program at Penn State Behrend, you qualify for membership in both the Penn State Behrend Alumni Society and the Penn State Alumni Association. All Penn State Behrend alumni who belong to the Penn State Alumni Association are automatically enrolled in the Penn State Behrend Alumni Society. There are no additional dues, fees, or applications involved.

All graduates of Penn State Behrend receive a gratis membership in both the Penn State Alumni Association and the Penn State Behrend Alumni Society for a full year upon graduation. Membership is available at a discounted rate for the next five years after graduation.

For more information, contact us at 814-898-6159 or by email at