Tuesday 26 Mar 2019


Trivia Returns
Mar 26 @ 7:30 pm
Come join us for trivia as, we’re looking for a victory to kick off 2019! Trivia returns for 2019 on Tuesday, March 26th at 8PM. Happy Hour will kick off at 7:30! This event will be taking place at the Verona Inn, which is located on 624 Bloomfield Ave, Verona. There will be giveaways and prizes for the trivia. Specials include: $2 chicken tacos, $3 steak, beer battered cod or shrimp tacos, half price nachos. $3 Heinekens. Please note that there is a  3* taco minimum per order.
If you’re interested in attending, please RSVP to pennstatenj@gmail.com. Walk Ins are welcome. To check out the venue, please click on the link below.
10th Annual Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run
Apr 14 @ 7:30 am – 12:15 pm
Special Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) is proud to host and celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run on Sunday, April 14 at Penn State. Presented by Sheetz and championed by Sue Paterno and her family, this year’s run/walk will again take place on Blue White Weekend and is your special opportunity for the incredible thrill of running through the iconic tunnel to “Finish at the Fifty” of Beaver Stadium! The entire event supports Special Olympics PA and nearly 20,000 athletes who compete year-round across the Commonwealth, including the annual Summer Games at Penn State every June. You will have the option do an official 5K or a 2 mile fun walk.


In addition, for those with no interest in running/walking, there is a raffle being offered (just $20 per ticket) for four lucky winners to watch the Nittany Lions take on the Ohio State Buckeyes in Columbus (Nov. 22-24; 3-day and 2-night trip w/accommodations and more).
To learn more about the run and the raffle, please click on the designated links below.
More Information-https://specialolympicspa.org/event-information
Raffle Tickets- https://www.classy.org/event/2019-beaver-stadium-run-raffle/e223202
City Lights 2019-NYC
Apr 23 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The 2019 City Lights series will showcase one of President Eric Barron’s six imperatives: Fostering and Embracing a Diverse World. This year’s series is centered around four individual diversity programs, to take place in Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, New York City and Washington, D.C.
In New York City, take a look back at 50 years of progress in the pride movement located at the historic Stonewall Inn, the birthplace of the modern Gay Rights movement.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019 | 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
6:00 p.m. – Doors Open
6:30 p.m. – Welcome and special remarks
53 Christopher St.
New York, NY 10014
To learn more about this event or to register, please click on the link below.
Professional Development Workshop
Apr 24 @ 6:30 pm
On Wed, April 24th, our Chapter is excited to provide a unique professional development opportunity for our alumni. We are very fortunate to be able to be hosting a workshop focused on everything you need to know about interviewing, that will be presented by two local alumni, Jack Beighley and Karen Jezierski, that combined have over 50 years professional experience in Human Resources. An  informative presentation followed by interactive exercises will be available for all those in attendance.
The event is taking place at the Columbian Hall, 299 Eisenhower Parkway, Livingston NJ. The event will start at 6:30PM.
Other highlights of the event are  networking opportunities, door prize giveaways, and light refreshments.
This event is free for our dues paying members and if you’re not a member, you can register by clicking the link below
If you wish to register for the event, please email us  the following information to pennstatenj@gmail.com:
a) Your name
b) Academic college & Graduation Year
c) How many years of work experience do you have?
d) What is your current functional area – i.e., Accounting, Human resources, IT, etc.?
e) What is your current industry focus – Financial services, Pharmaceutical, IT, Manufacturing, etc.?
f) Are you currently employed?
Any questions, about this event, please contact us at pennstatenj@gmail.com
Spring Big Ten Networking Event
May 1 @ 6:30 pm
The Purdue Alumni Club of NJ, Wisconsin Alumni Chapter of NJ, Maryland Northern New Jersey Alumni Network, and the Penn State Northern NJ Alumni Chapter invites all Big Ten Alumni to attend our 5th Big Ten Networking Event in Bergen County this spring! This is a great way to meet other local Big Ten alumni and, more importantly, expand your network! Don’t forget to bring your business cards.
Below are all the details you need for this event:
Date: Wed, May 1, 2019
Time: 6:30 P.M.  – 8:30 P.M.
Location:  Redd’s Restaurant
                  317 Washington Ave
                  Carlstadt, NJ
Cost: This event is free
Charitable Component- we’re asking everyone to bring at least one non-perishable food item to the event. All donations will be distributed to local food banks and shelters.
RSVP- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/another-b1g-networking-event-spring-19-tickets-57935086403
May 11 all-day
Our Chapter will participating in a walk/run for a cure on May 11th at Hilltop Reservation in Verona.  100% of the proceeds directly go to Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center to fight Lung Cancer.  If you’re interested in joining the Penn State team, please contact our Philanthropy Chair, Bill Gleason, at wgleason5@comcast.net.
We Are Weekend
May 31 @ 8:00 am – Jun 2 @ 11:00 am
Registration is now open for We Are Weekend, the Alumni Association’s premier summer event set for May 31-June 2.
The three-day celebration is open and inclusive to all Penn Staters, giving everyone the opportunity to attend events with family, friends, and classmates; and the Alumni Association will recognize the 50th Class (1969) and welcome them into the ranks of Penn State Pioneers.
To learn more, please click on the link below.
Big Ten Day @ the Jersey Shore
Jun 8 all-day

Please save the date for our 10th annual Big Ten Day @ the Jersey Shore at Bar A in Belmar. More details to follow in the upcoming weeks.

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