Newsletter and Announcements

September 2015

Fellow Alumni,

Once again, we are getting a team together to support the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society & York’s Light the Night Walk, Oct. 24. If you would like to be a part of the Penn State Alumni Team, go to: and sign up. You can support the team with a donation and/or by walking with us!! You can also check our status at: and click on the tab: Friends and Family Teams.

On Sept. 21, at noon and 6:00 p.m.,  we will be holding a career networking event for alumni and students, with Cheryl Bonner, from Career Services, University Park. (see below) Come out and learn how to advance your career and network like a professional.

We also have a surprise addition to our Alumni House (Bradley Building), on the York campus. We’re having an invite-only event on Sept. 23, so contact Iona Conlon to receive your email invitation. Join us for the dedication of our new Lion bench!

This month’s Social/Mixer will be at the John Wright Restaurant (234 N. Front Street, Wrightsville, Pa  17368). We’ve invited the Lancaster Chapter too!  Come out and join us!

For the Glory,

Bill Englar

LION LINKING – Connecting with Your Penn State Community for Academic and Career Success

When: Monday, September 21, 2015 12:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.

Where: Rehearsal room, Pullo Family Performing Arts Center, Penn State York

Description: Cheryl Bonner, Director of Penn State Alumni Career Services, will be speaking at noon and 6:00 p.m. on September 21 in the Rehearsal Room of The Pullo Center.

The talk will focus on how networking with other PSU alumni can be useful for anyone, regardless of career stage (i.e. current students or alumni looking to change
careers or simply develop their network).

Those in attendance will learn how to effectively use a variety of networking resources (LionLink, LinkedIn, etc.) through a discussion of strategies, etiquette, and examples to help visualize the positive outcome in their own career.

This event is possible through a collaboration between the Alumni Relations and Advising and Career Development offices at Penn State York as well as Alumni Career Services at University Park.

Preregistration is not required for this event. Penn State students, faculty, staff and alumni are welcome to attend. Light refreshments will be provided.