Greater Syracuse, NY Chapter

We invite all Penn Staters and friends to join us in Chapter Activities. Our aim is to provide a means for Penn State alumni, both young and old, to share their Penn State experiences, provide help to local students who have an interest in, or are attending Penn State, take part in community projects and sponsor educational and fun events for alumni, their friends, and families.

Recent and Upcoming Events

 Women's Hockey Team visits Syracuse.

See story under the News tab and pictures under the Photos tab

 Rose Bowl Get-together

Had a Rose Bowl party January 2nd.  Drinks were good.  Food was great.  Game was the best bowl game of the season.  The lions played really well but just ran out of steam at the end.  Final score - 52-49. 

See pictures under the Photos tab.


Syracuse Honor Flight. Chapter members helped the local Honor Flight organization send 81 Veterans of World War II and other wars to Washington DC for a chance to visit memorials built in their honor.  See the News tab for more details and a video of this wonderful event.  There are also still pics under the Photos tab

Annual Dinner.......was held on Friday, May 15th.   Guest speaker was defensive line coach Sean Spencer. Sean gave a very entertaining talk on various aspects of Penn State football.  See "Events" tab for more details.

Previous dinner guests included Penn State Board of Trustees member Anthony Lubrano, Jay Paterno, Joe Battista, Spider Caldwell and Jim Teske.

Planning Meeting:  The annual planning meeting was held on August 4th.   See Officers tab for current officers and board members.

Adopt-a-Highway. Our chapter sponsors Highway Cleanup events to keep a section of Route 81, south of Syracuse, clean.. To help  in future cleanups, please contact Sal Scrano (655-3515)

College Fairs.  College fairs are held at several area high schools. Anyone interested in participating please call Lydia West (673-1875)

Local Community Benefit.  Chapter member, Craig Chorney, helps out the Central New York Food Bank.  Check out the story and video link under the Events tab

Click here for pics and flicks of events featuring Penn Staters in the Syracuse, NY area.  If you need a password, use nittany99. You can upsize any picture by double clicking it.

Contact Information
Russell Mitchell
4811 Royal Meadow Drive
Liverpool, NY 13088
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