The Greater Scranton Chapter is the largest Penn State alumni organization in Northeast Pennsylvania. We represent alumni, and friends of Penn State, from all 24 Penn State University campuses, who reside in Lackawanna and Wyoming counties. We are proud members of the Nittany Lion Club and the Blue Band's Floating LIONS Club. We support the mission of Penn State
University on at least two campuses annually. We serve the community around us, and we strive to help build the future. It is a task we do with pride. 

                                        Penn State Night 2019

The Greater Scranton Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association announces that Jay Paterno, former quarterback, football coach, offensive coordinator at Penn State and author, will headline the 2019 “Penn State Night” dinner on Wednesday May 22, 2019.  The Scranton Chapter is thrilled to welcome Jay back as keynote speaker for the Chapter’s 41st annual dinner.   Coach Paterno returns to the area after his appearances at the Chapter’s dinners in 1995, 1998, 2002 and 2009.  Paterno will meet with our local alumni, guests and fans to talk about Penn State and the football program.     

The 2019 “Alumnus of the Year”, Donnie Collins, will be honored at the dinner.  Donnie has been the beat reporter for Penn State football since 2004 and has supported the Penn State chapter by presenting the annual “Recruiting Night” the past several years. The Penn State Night will once again welcome the “Voice” of Penn State, Steve Jones as master of ceremonies.  The Penn State chapter will also present several scholarships to current Penn State students.

The event will be at Fiorelli’s in Peckville with doors opening at 6:00pm.  Cash bar will be followed by the dinner and program which will begin at 7:30pm. Tickets are $50.00 per person.

For tickets please call the Scranton Campus at 570-963-2537 or click below

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