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Calling for Nominations to the IST Alumni Society Board of Directors

The IST Alumni Society is committed to providing opportunities for alumni to get involved and support the Society's mission and, in turn, the mission of the College of IST, the Penn State Alumni Association, and the Penn State University community at large. The Society is now accepting nominations for candidates for one of the four (4) at-large Board seats.

Candidates need not be located in the State College area to be eligible, but Board members are expected to actively participate in the Society's functions and initiatives, provide perspective and guidance toward identifying opportunities to grow membership, expand alumni engagement efforts, and support the College's strategies related to recruitment and development. Board members are also strongly encouraged to demonstrate their support of the College through an annual financial gift (no minimum amount) to the College. 

If interested, or to discuss opportunities on the Board, please contact Director of Alumni Relations, Erin Pursel, epursel@ist.psu.eduNominations (self-nominations accepted) are due by Friday, June 17th, and should include a brief statement of interest.

Alumni Volunteers

Alumni Volunteers The Office of Undergraduate Recruiting  is looking for alumni, current students, faculty, and other IST partners to help find future students for the College of IST. Your IST stories are an important part of helping students see themselves as part of our college and community.

Please visit the IST Volunteer Sign-up page if you are interested in assisting with the efforts of the Office of Undergraduate Recruiting!


IST Alumni Society

Created in 2004, the IST Alumni Society is the official group within the Penn State Alumni Association for graduates of the College of Information Sciences and Technology.


It’s easy to join the IST Alumni Society; simply enroll in the Penn State Alumni Association and you will automatically become a member of our society.

Benefits of membership

  • Learn how you can advance your career
  • Discover networking opportunities
  • Mentor IST students
  • Recruit students for your business or organization
  • Receive free subscriptions to The Penn Stater magazine, The Football Letter, and i-Connect, the alumni magazine of IST
  • Access career and financial services, insurance discounts, travel programs, and many other exciting programs
  • Receive discounts on books, Penn State clothing and gifts, and more

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The IST Alumni Spotlight is to showcase and recognize outstanding IST alumni for their success as leaders in their professional field and for the impact they have had and will continue to have on society and their profession on a monthly basis.

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