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Help Us Find The Ultimate Penn State Grandparents

Penn State has the largest alumni network in the world, and plenty of current students have a Happy Valley history that spans multiple generations. In fact, the university is what it is today because of those who came here before us.

Thus, it’s about time the grandmas and grandpas of Dear Old State get the recognition they deserve — and we need your help. Do you know a grandparent with a unique sense of pizzazz and a fiery Penn State spirit? Does your tailgate-loving gram finally deserve some time in the spotlight? We think so too.

Submit the following information to [email protected] for a chance to showcase your favorite Happy Valley grandparent:

Your Name:

Your graduation year/affiliation to Penn State:

Name of Grandparent:

Grandparent’s affiliation to Penn State:

A bio summarizing his/her unique Penn State story: (Can include facts about their time at Penn State, why they are extra enthusiastic about the university, etc.)

Attached photo of your favorite Penn State grandparent

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About the Author

Carolyn Popescu

Current senior studying Advertising and Visual Arts, Carolyn has a passion for entertainment and music. She also loves photography, film, graphic design, social media, and all things in between. She's the current Sony Music Marketing Representative for State College, so be sure to reach out to her with any local music scene questions, ideas, proposals, or if you just need someone to geek out about music with.

(Contact her through [email protected] or [email protected])


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