About Us

we are...

 We are the Greater Cincinnati State Alumni Chapter. Our mission is to promote and enhance the interests, welfare, and stature of the Penn State University. We achieve this throughCommunity Service, Social Activities, and Local High School Recruiting Efforts. Membership is open to Penn State Alumni, Family, & Friends. Scholarship, Recruitment, Community Service, & Fellowship.  WE ARE PENN STATE!


The Alumni Association recognizes those groups who offer a wide breadth of activities each fiscal year in 15 different categories at three distinct levels – Elm (highest), Laurel, and Lion.  

Membership Matters

Become a member of The Greater Cincinnati Chapter of The Pennsylvania State University Alumni Association!

The local Chapter is for Penn State Alumni and PSU supporters in the Greater Cincy Area, offering activities throughout the membership year. We support service projects, a variety of social activities, local high school recruiting fairs and local PSU students, and Penn State Athletics, all year long!

THON Weekend

It's never too early to think about Penn State THON.  Donate now or  Alternatively, you may send a check to our Treasurer at:  Steve Jones, GCPSAA Treasurer, 4091 Reemelin. Road, Cincinnati, OH 45211 

Pay with PayPal or a debit/credit card

We are....having fun

Penn State vs Wisconsin Tailgate - THON fundraiser!

Join us as Penn State take on Wisconsin , with fellow Alumni at the Fox & Hound! for the 12:00 Noon kick off!  

We will be doing raffles and a split the pot raffle to support THON! Let’s make this our BIGGEST game watch party this season to show our Penn State PRIDE and GENEROSITY! 

Free pizza and chips and salsa for every 15 attendees. 

Let's pack the house and watch some Penn State Football! 🏈  See YOU there! 

December 8 - Chapter Holiday Party

Save the Date - Detail to come


 You are cordially invited to join us on the 1st ever ‘Happy Valley Cruise’ with me, Captain Sue Paterno!! The Happy Valley Charter Cruise, to benefit Special Olympics PA, on Royal Caribbean’s Enchantment of the Seas will set sail to the Bahamas from March 4-8, 2019. Join Franco Harris, Ki-Jana Carter, Blair Thomas, Michael Robinson, Brandon Short, Jay Paterno and more Nittany Legends. We’d be thrilled if you would share the attached flyer with all PSU alum, families and friends. This promises to be a truly memorable and incredible experience with the Happy Valley Family.

Enjoy this video message from Franco Harris and SOPA athlete Heather Brown here: https://vimeo.com/291183700

To book now and reserve your spot, visit www.happyvalleycruise.com or call 1-800-242-8076.

Sue Pa

WE are...giving back

Service to Others

 You can help give families moments of togetherness by preparing and serving a meal at Cincinnati’s Ronald McDonald House. 

Together, We Can Solve Hunger!

 Volunteers are a vital part of the Freestore Foodbank’s strategic plan to provide 50 million meals by the year 2020.  Every time you volunteer, you will leave knowing that you have helped to provide Food, Connection and Hope for our neighbors in need.

Every Hour Makes a Difference

 Volunteering at Matthew 25 can be a great team-building activity, and is also very family friendly. A morning or afternoon’s work will typically produce enough finished materials to help hundreds of people in need in the U.S. and around the world. 

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