Serving the Penn State Military Community

Our vision is that Penn State will be widely recognized and emulated as the example of what higher education can do to support and address the needs of our nation’s armed forces, veterans and their families.



The Military Appreciation Committee is seeking volunteers to serve at the 2017 Penn State Military Appreciation Day Tailgate, scheduled for 8:oo a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Saturday, Nov. 11, at the Bryce Jordan Center. Volunteers may be needed from 7:00 a.m. to 4:00p.m....

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Nov. 4 is Military Appreciation First Friday in State College

PENN STATE MILITARY APPRECIATION The local community, including the Borough of State College, is joining with Penn State this year in recognizing Military Appreciation Week Nov. 4-12 and encouraging community members to honor and thank those who have served. The...

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Penn State Military Appreciation in the news

PENN STATE MILITARY APPRECIATION Two military publications have included stories about Military Appreciation Week at Penn State, which spans Nov. 4-13 and includes a number of events. The Military Advantage Blog -...

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Office of Veterans Programs seeks mentors, tutors

PENN STATE MILITARY APPRECIATION The Office of Veterans Programs is looking for Penn State faculty or staff who are veterans, or veterans advocates, to volunteer as mentors and/or tutors for current Penn State student veterans.  For more information, contact Office of...

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Moving forward with vision and leadership

As part of Military Appreciation Day, you can help us say “thank you” to those who have served by giving them a game-day experience they’ll never forget.


Thank you for your support! Special programs benefiting military personnel at Penn State. Game tickets provided to honorees including active or reserve U.S. military service members, veterans, Wounded Warriors, and Gold Star families residing in Pennsylvania. Presentations before and during the game honoring our military. A Military Appreciation tailgate before the game. Your gift will help to fund Penn State Military Service Members.

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