With more than 7,300 alumni calling IST home, the foundation of the college is the strength of its community. Our alumni share their expertise by mentoring and recruiting current students. They share connection by engaging with the college and each other through a variety of programs and initiatives. They share their pride and strengthen the future of the college through their generous philanthropy with gifts both big and small. And with over 700,000 Penn State alumni around the world, there are endless opportunities to engage, give, and connect with Dear Old State.