Doctoral Alumni Recognition Weekend
Save the Date - March 25-26, 2022
Doctoral Alumni from the Classes of 1972, 1997 and 2012 are invited to attend a special recognition ceremony hosted by the Dean of the Graduate School on Saturday, March 26, 2022 at the University Park campus.
Penn State's annual Doctoral Alumni Recognition Weekend is a celebration of the professional accomplishments of graduate alumni, and the impact of graduate education and research at the university. It is held in conjunction with the annual Graduate Exhibition, which showcases Penn State's outstanding graduate students.
Alumni Weekend Events
- Graduate Exhibition
- Presentations by the Dean of the Graduate School and ground-breaking researchers
- Student-led campus bus tours
- The Graduate School Wall of Honor Ceremony
- This special ceremony honors alumni who are celebrating the 50th anniversary of receiving a doctoral degree from Penn State. Alumni names are unveiled on the Wall of Honor, located in the lobby of the Kern Graduate Building. The Wall of Honor currently displays the names of more than 4,000 Penn State alumni.
- Doctoral Alumni Reunion Luncheon
- Graduate School Alumni Society Recognition Dinner
- Honorees are invited to celebrate the scholarly work of students and the professional achievements of alumni at this event. Awards presented include the Penn State Alumni Association Dissertation Awards, Graduate School Alumni Society Lifetime Achievement Award, Graduate School Alumni Society Early Career Award, and Graduate School Alumni Society Humanitarian Service Award.
For more information, please contact Jennifer Theiss, director of alumni and external relations, at firstname.lastname@example.org.