Memberships run from September 1 through August 31. By joining our local chapter, you earn immediate access to a unique set of benefits. You also establish yourself as a contributing sponsor of our Penn State themed activities in Central Ohio.



7/23: Annual Student Send-Off Picnic at Memorial Park, Bexley from 1:00 to 3:00 pm 8/13: Penn State Zoo Day at 10:30 am 8/18: Ale Trail Four Strings Brewing, 6th Avenue, Columbus 9/7: Ale Trail Lineage Brewing, N High St, Columbus



Each year the Central Ohio Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association awards a scholarship to a deserving incoming freshman from the Central Ohio area. All funds in our scholarship account come directly from the support of local alumni and

Recent Posts

  • PSU – Columbus Ale Trail

    PSU – Columbus Ale Trail

    We are working our way through Volume 3 of the Columbus Ale Trail!  So far this summer we visited Buckeye Lake Brewery and Three Tigers Brewing. We will pick a different brewery to visit each month.  Join us for one,Read More »
  • Alumni Admissions Coordinator Opportunity

    Alumni Admissions Coordinator Opportunity

    The Central Ohio Chapter is looking for a new leader for our Alumni Admissions Program since our current coordinator, Anita Lombardo, is “retiring”. This volunteer position promotes Penn State’s elite academic undergraduate programs to area high school students at localRead More »
  • Penn State – Pitt Joint Football Viewing Party

    Penn State – Pitt Joint Football Viewing Party

    Mark your calendars! We are planing a joint football watch party with the Columbus Pitt Alumni group for the game on September 9, 2017! Join us as we cheer on the Nittany Lions against the Panthers of Pittsburgh! Come outRead More »
  • PSU vs OSU Pep Rally and Fundraiser

    PSU vs OSU Pep Rally and Fundraiser

    Save the Date! Friday October 27, is the eve of the Penn State / Ohio State football game. That night We Are hosting a charity fundraiser at the Polaris Quaker Steak and Lube. Proceeds will benefit our local scholarship fund.Read More »
  • Columbus Zoo Day

    Columbus Zoo Day

    Join fellow Penn Staters at the Columbus Zoo on Sunday, August 13th. We’ll meet at the Coffee Shop/Ice Cream Store at 10:30 A.M. (inside the gates, on the right hand side, just a bit past the stroller rental area). WearRead More »