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July 12, 2017
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Penn State has named John “Jack” and Jeanette Dachille McWhirter, both alumni and longtime supporters, its 2017 Philanthropists of the Year for their support of programs across the University. The award, which was presented last month, recognizes individuals or couples who have demonstrated exceptional generosity in the promotion and support of Penn State.
July 12, 2017
UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Last month, Penn State named Martha B. Jordan a 2017 Distinguished Alumna for her service and giving in support of the University. Jordan is the current chair of the Penn State Advisory Council on Philanthropy, which has led Penn State’s effort to launch a new University-wide fundraising campaign, "A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence."
March 17, 2017
The 2017 Class Gift Campaign was recently announced as one of 18 recipients of grant money made available through a new program launched by the Penn State Bookstore, which is managed by Barnes & Noble. The program will award $825,000 in grants to the Penn State community over the next five years to seed new initiatives among students and faculty that will advance the University’s most pressing academic priorities. The grants are part of a larger University-wide philanthropic commitment of $1.25 million from the bookstore. More News Releases