Development and Alumni Relations News

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Class of 2024 votes to establish the UPUA Basic Needs Endowment

At an event held on Oct. 31, leaders from the Student Philanthropy Network announced that the class of 2024 has voted to create the University Park Undergraduate Association Basic Needs Endowment as their class gift. The fund will provide sustained support for students facing hardships in pursuit of their degree.
DDAR interns

Penn State interns share firsthand accounts of the power of philanthropy

Every summer, the Division of Development and Alumni Relations brings on a cohort of interns to tap into their talents and introduce a new generation of young professionals to careers in institutional advancement. Many of these interns find motivation and satisfaction in building the kinds of philanthropic support that made their own educational journeys possible.