Event Recaps

John Urschel Book Discussion Recap

Penn State alumnus John Urschel ’12, ’13g Sci has made many important decisions in his life. We are happy that he decided to join us on March 9, 2021 to discuss his autobiographical, Mind and Matter: A Life in Math and Football (2019), co-written with his wife Louisa Thomas.

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SoCal Virtual Comedy Night Recap

The inaugural SoCal Comedy Night Benefitting THON was a raving success! In partnership with the Los Angeles and San Diego Penn State Alumni Chapters, we put together a virtual event filled with lots of laughter, For The Kids!

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A Special Night with Gary Eberle – Recap

The beauty of virtual events is getting to meet people from other chapters. On September 24, 2020, our virtual “Evening with Gary Eberle” attracted just under 40 oenophiles from several class years and states (CA, TX, GA, PA, NJ and DC). Many were drinking the 2019 Eberle Viognier and the 2017 Eberle Estate Cabernet Sauvignon offered at a special Penn State Alumni price.

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PSU Alumni Pack Walk Recap

Today Sunday, September 20th we hosted our first in-person event since our Cotton Bowl viewing party last December!

Decked out in our blue and white, our small group safely gathered at the Upper Newport Bay Nature Preserve for a light hike on the trail.

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Virtual Penn State Student Send-off was a Huge Success!

Year after year, the Annual Student Sendoff is a chapter highlight. This year, the Orange County-Inland Empire Area was faced with lemons due to COVID-19. On August 13 they were turned into lemonade for 15 students, 3 parents, 1 guest, PSAA Regional Director Misha Demchuk and 9 Board Members.

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Penn State vs. Pitt Orange County Viewing Party – September 14

Penn State beat Buffalo 45-13! After our win, our ranking improved from #15 to #13!

We’re looking forward to continuing the momentum next weekend when we take on Pittsburgh at 9AM PT. Both venues (JT Schmid’s in Tustin and Blue Beet in Newport Beach) will be opening up early for us to watch the game!

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Angels vs. Pirates Game Recap

We had such a great time at the Angels vs. Pirates game last week! The Angels beat the Pirates 7-4 despite losing 2 out of 3 games the entire series.

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Newport Beach Summer Bar Tour 2019 Recap

The sky was blue and white for our annual Newport Beach summer bar tour on 8/3/19. As is tradition, we started festivities by gathering at Baja Sharkeez in our reserved section. They offered Penn State fans a 2 for 1 drink special!

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Student Send-Off 2019 Recap

The Annual Student Send-off for Orange County/Inland Empire students took place in a new venue with new faces on Sunday, July 21, and was another huge success! Nittany Lions gathered to wish Freshmen and returning upperclassmen bon voyage before they head-off to their campuses for the Fall semester.

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Earth Day Park Clean-Up – A Success!

To celebrate Earth Day this year, a few of us got together (with our dogs!) to pick up trash at Mile Square Park in Fountain Valley.

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