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Penn State Alumnus Is Bringing ‘STATE OF MIND’ Series To Penn State

A TV/webisode series hosted by Penn State alumnus Krishna Nadella aims to tackle stigmas, offer sound advice, and break down barriers to information for post-secondary students. The series, titled “STATE OF MIND,” is coming to Penn State to tape a season regarding topics particularly relevant to Penn State students, alumni, and others.

“‘STATE OF MIND’ explores the relevant social, economic, and political issues that are prominent at the post-secondary level of education,” said Nadella. “We’d love to hear from you and your state of mind.”

‘STATE OF MIND’ will be at Penn State on the evening of Friday, October 14 and the morning of Saturday, October 15. The tapings will take place at the Delta Chi Fraternity in front of a live audience. A pre-event will take place from 4-5 p.m. at Delta Chi to raise awareness of the show and allow students to take photos and offer their ‘State of Mind’.

Entering its third season, the critically-acclaimed program will be taping at multiple schools, including Penn State, where it will cover the following topics specifically:

  • Life After College
  • Maintaining Balance
  • The Future of Greek Life
  • Stress and Anxiety
  • Spring Break
  • Misogyny on Campus
  • Sandusky: 5 Years Later
  • Black Lives Matter
  • Muslims in America

 

Nadella is an MBA alumnus from the Class of 2004. He also holds a degree in Honours Biochemistry from McMaster University and sits on the university’s Alumni Association Board of Directors.

Nadella has strong roots at Penn State — a recipient of both the Alumni Achievement Award (2016) and the Smeal Alumni Service Award (2015), he currently serves as the President of the Graduate School Alumni Society and sits on the university’s Annual Giving Advisory Council. He is also an emeritus Board Member of the Penn State Research Foundation and the Smeal MBA Alumni Advisory Board.

He’s currently based in New York City where he works as the Head of Fixed Income/OTC Derivatives Valuations and Regulatory Solutions at Bloomberg LP. Prior to Bloomberg, he worked as a structured finance product specialist for Moody’s Analytics and also worked in Citigroup’s Investment Bank in their Global Structured Credit Products division.

For more information or if you’d like to attend a taping, please reach out to Evan Steinfeld at [email protected]

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