OC PSU Events & News

Our chapter holds events throughout the year from community service beach days to holiday parties, bar tours, hiking, and everything in between. We also watch Penn State Football every game day at JT Schmid’s in Tustin and the Blue Beet in Newport Beach.

Penn State Cotton Bowl OC Watch Parties – Saturday Dec. 28

On Saturday December 28, No. 10 Penn State will be taking on No. 17 Memphis in AT&T Stadium at the Cotton Bowl!

This will mark the first time these two teams have met on the football field, though it will be Penn State’s fourth appearance in the Cotton Bowl. Experts project Penn State to win with a 7 point spread.

Join us at The Blue Beet in Newport Beach or JT Schmid’s in Tustin to watch the game with us! Both venues will be open for us and will be serving breakfast and drink specials. As always, we will be selling our OC PSU merchandise and giving away fun raffle prizes!

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2019 Holiday Mix & Mingle Networking Event and Party – Tues Dec. 3

Since last year’s event was a hit we are excited to announce we are hosting a 2019 Holiday Mix & Mingle Networking Event at our home bar in Newport Beach: The Blue Beet.

The spirit of the holidays creates a great time to meet new people, learn about their experiences, and build connections that will help you grow as an individual and professional.

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Penn State vs. Rutgers Viewing Party in Orange County – Sat Nov. 30

It’s our last game of the season! If you’re in Orange County on 11/30, join us for Penn State vs. Rutgers and Creamery Ice Cream!

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Penn State vs. Ohio State Party in Orange County – Sat Nov. 23

This is the game we’ve all been waiting for all season! Penn State is headed to Columbus, Ohio to take on Ohio State this weekend!

We invite you to join us Saturday November 23 at 9am at The Blue Beet in Newport Beach or JT Schmid’s in Tustin.

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Announcing our Scholarship Winners for 2019

Every year, our chapter awards scholarships to local Penn State students.  This year’s decision was the toughest the Executive Board has had to make. Although we consider all our students winners, this year we had the largest group of applicants ever!

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Penn State vs. Indiana Viewing Party in Orange County – Sat Nov. 16

Following a heart-breaking loss last weekend against Minnesota, this week we’re back at Beaver Stadium ready to take on Indiana!

We invite you to join us Saturday November 16th at 9am at The Blue Beet in Newport Beach or JT Schmid’s in Tustin.

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Collecting Donations Now for 2019 OC Basket Brigade Sat Nov. 24

We are partnering with OC Basket Brigade again this year to bring Thanksgiving dinners to families in need and we need your help!

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Penn State vs. Minnesota Viewing Party – Sat Nov. 9

This Saturday November 9, Penn State will be traveling to Minnesota for the 9th game of the season. Join us at the Blue Beet in Newport Beach or JT Schmid’s in Tustin at 9am PT!

At both locations we will be collecting donations for the OC Basket Brigade coming up in 2 weeks! Please bring non-perishable food items or cash to donate to families in need for Thanksgiving. More info on our blog post and on Facebook.

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Penn State vs. Michigan State Viewing Party – Sat Oct. 26

Following yesterday’s win against Michigan, we are 7-0! Today we bumped up the rankings from #7 to #6!

Next weekend Penn State will be traveling to Michigan State for the 8th game of the season. Join us at the Blue Beet in Newport Beach or JT Schmid’s in Tustin at 12:30pm PT on October 26.

Both venues are family friendly, open early just for Penn State, and offer food and drink specials. More details and photos from each venue below.

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PSU Networking Event in Newport Beach – Tuesday October 22

Next Tuesday October 22, we will be hosting a networking event at the Blue Beet! It’s a great opportunity to meet new friends in Orange County who share the same love for our alma mater.

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