Serving the Penn State Military Community

Our vision is that Penn State will be widely recognized and emulated as the example of what higher education can do to support and address the needs of our nation’s armed forces, veterans and their families.


Penn State partnership helps transform U.S. Army leaders

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — A partnership between Penn State and the U.S. Army has been helping to transform the way the military branch teaches its soldiers to be leaders since 2015. Nearly 80 Army sergeants major have graduated with a master’s of education in lifelong...

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Photos of living World War II veterans requested

This year’s Military Appreciation Week at Penn State will celebrate the “Greatest Generation” with events to be scheduled from Nov. 8 through the Military Appreciation football game on Nov. 16. Penn State Today would like to join in this celebration by spotlighting...

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For many veterans, the GI Bill is ‘life-changing’

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — When it was first enacted on June 22, 1944, near the end of the Second World War, the GI Bill changed the lives of veterans by giving them many benefits, including a tuition-free education. As the 75th anniversary of the GI bill approaches, this...

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Moving forward with vision and leadership

As part of Military Appreciation Day, you can help us say “thank you” to those who have served by giving them a game-day experience they’ll never forget.


Thank you for your support! Special programs benefiting military personnel at Penn State. Game tickets provided to honorees including active or reserve U.S. military service members, veterans, Wounded Warriors, and Gold Star families residing in Pennsylvania. Presentations before and during the game honoring our military. A Military Appreciation tailgate before the game. Your gift will help to fund Penn State Military Service Members.

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