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Our Chapter Has Been Awarded Elm Level Status 2 Years in a Row!

We are honored to have received Elm Level status for the 2nd year in a row!

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LionNotes Engages Alumni and Current Students

For the 2018-2019 school year, our Chapter launched a new pilot program called LionNotes to promote engagement between the chapter and current students.  Each August we host a “Student Send Off” party to meet and engage with the local students attending Penn State in the fall.  LionNotes will continue where the Student Send Off leaves off.  The intention of the LionNotes program is to send continual support to Orange County students who have chosen to attend Penn State and are far away from home.  The model for this program is a one-on-one “adopt a student” model.  The alumni “sponsors” are matched with a student based on a commonality such as sports, Greek life or major.

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Penn State Student Acceptance Reception Recap

This week three of our board members (Anna, Valerie and Katie) attended the Penn State Student Acceptance Reception at the Costa Mesa Marriott! It was so fun to meet prospective students and parents, and share tips, insights and information about what it’s like to attend Penn State.

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What We’ve Been Up To and Upcoming Events

We just had our Board meeting this Thursday and we have so many exciting updates to share!

Last weekend was THON, where Penn Staters raised $10,621,683.76 for the kids! Our chapter was able to donate $200 and then we were matched by a Board member’s company, bringing the overall donation up to $500!

At our meeting we also solidified events for the upcoming months! More information to come soon, but please save these dates:

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Happy 32nd Birthday to Us! A Recap of our Celebration

We turn 32 today! Yesterday we had a great time at both of our viewing locations, celebrating our birthday as well as the people who founded the Chapter 32 years ago. And Penn State beat Wisconsin, so that was a nice cherry on top!

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Elm Level Status Achieved!

We are excited to announce that our chapter has just achieved Elm Level status, which is the highest Penn State Alumni group of distinction. This means that our chapter is in the uppermost tier of all Penn State’s affiliate groups.

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Meet the Board at Our 2019 Planning Meeting

At our last chapter meeting on June 21, we welcomed the following group of individuals to our board! Some of these folks have been on the board since it was founded back in 1988, and others just recently discovered our chapter this year.

We’re excited to have such a diverse group of people working together and look forward to hearing some fresh ideas from our new members.

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