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PSU Hockey & Wrestling Tickets - TV Tailgate - Winter Dinner
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FINAL TV TAILGATE
Cheer DaQuan Jones in his final game as a Nittany Lion in his hometown!!  Join us as we cheer the Nittany Lions on to a victory over the Wisconsin Badgers.
We'll be back at the Blind Tiger Pub in Johnson City, NY. Kick off time TBA

WINNER OF THE SIGNED POSTER RAFFLE WILL BE DRAWN!!!  
(See below for more information on purchasing tickets)


PLEASE NOTE: This tailgate has been moved from the previously announced location due to scheduling conflicts.

We are still looking for members who want to be part of the Clean-Up team in the NY and PA regions of our chapter. Thank you to Tom Charles for volunteering to be the Crew Captain for PA.  
Please contact Kate Miller-Corcoran at GBAPSUvicepresident@gmail.com for more information.

Official 2013 Signed Football Poster to be raffled off this football season.  Last chance to purchase tickets will be at the TV Tailgate at the Blind Tiger Pub on Nov 30.  You can also contact us to buy them through the mail.  

Autographed by:
Johnson City's #91 DaQuan Jones
Strength Coach: Craig Fitzgerald
#4 Adrian Amos, #8 Allen Robinson
#28 Zach Zwinak, #40 Glenn Carson
#58 Adam Gress,  #60 Ty Howle
#64 John Urschel, #87 Kyle Carter
and #76 Donovan Smith
$5 for 1 TICKET, $10/3 TICKETS 

**Proceeds of raffle to benefit GBA-PSU chapter scholarship fund.
Winner will be selected at our TV Tailgate on 11/30/13. You do not need to be present to win. 
Contact us for more information or mail check with ticket request to Michele Steinhauser, 3638 Joel Drive, Endwell, NY 13760.
SCHOLARSHIP RECIPIENT

Cara Boothroyd accepting her scholarship at the
Student Send-Off  June 2013


Cara is one of our three scholarship recipeints for the 2013-14 academic year. We asked her to write a bio for us to share so you could get to know her outstanding achievements and why she is so deserving of the Greater Binghamton PSAA scholarship.  

My name is Cara Boothroyd and I am from Endwell, NY.  I am a Food Science major with aspirations of attending medical school.  I had a busy freshmen year which included joining and participating in the Alpha Epsilon Delta National Preprofessional Health Society, THON, the club tennis team, and the Food Science Club. I was very fortunate to be selected as an undergraduate researcher working with Dr. Robert Roberts on a study involving the health benefits of probiotics. As a lucky holder of season tickets to the PSU football games, I quickly became a fan of O'Brien's Lions.  I also enjoyed watching basketball games, gymnastic meets and hockey games. In the spring I received the Freshmen Presidents Award and notification of my selection as a health education peer counselor.  I am excited to be back on campus participating in club cross country races as well as Penn State Football games!

Our scholarship is made possible by generous contributions from our members and chapter fundraising efforts.  The scholarship is awarded based on a number of criteria including financial aid, GPA and candidates are asked to write a personal essay.  We are proud to have the ability to award scholarships to three local students thanks to our membership.  Please consider making a donation today.  

 

Join alumni, family and friends from the Greater Binghamton Chapter for an exclusive viewing on the documentary 365 Days: A Year in Happy Valley.

Tickets may be purchased online for $12/person. www.365daysthefilm.com 
 

This feature-length documentary film follows the Penn State and State College community at-large from September 1, 2012 to August 31, 2013.  The documentary showcases how the school, students and locals are rising above it all and creating a community worth celebrating in spite of the events that have garnered national attention. The film is a “year-in-the-life” look at State College – its people, its surroundings, and its communal commitment to the best it has to offer.

Join us after the film at the County Seat Tavern for conversation and beverages.  


WRESTLING & HOCKEY TICKETS
FOR SALE!

Join your fellow GBAPSU alum and cheer Penn State to victory!  

Penn State Men's Wrestling vs. Pitt
December 8, 2013 3:00 pm at the Bryce Jordan Center
Seating will be at CENTER MAT , Section 205, upper deck
Proceeds benefit the Chapter student scholarship fund.
$10/ticket : Chapter Member
$15/ticket : Non-Member
  • The team is 3 time defending National Champions and heavily favored to have a four peat this year.
  • They also have two strong contenders for future Olympic teams (Ed Ruth and David Taylor) 
  • This is the only meet NOT SOLD OUT this year due to being held in Bryce Jordan so only opportunity to see the team by non season ticket holders.

FIND MORE INFORMATION ON OUR BLOG



Penn State Men's Ice Hockey vs. Ohio State
March 15, 2014 3:00 pm at the Pegula Ice Arena
Proceeds benefit the Chapter student scholarship fund.
$15/ticket : Chapter Member
$20/ticket : Non-Member
(limit 2)
  

This year our WINTER DINNER
will be held on
February 7, 2014

Details to follow!!
We would love your help with this event! please contact Kate M-C gbavicepresident@gmail.com




Treasurer 

Bob Malecki is the current treasurer of the Greater Binghamton Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association.  He graduated in 1970 from the College of Agriculture with a major in Forest Science.  Bob has had many careers with his Penn State degree including Manager, Licensing & Environmental – New York State Electric & Gas, Manager – Right of Way/Permitting at Access Midstream Horseheads, NY and President – Malecki Consulting, LLC Binghamton, NY.

Bob and his wife, Linda, who is also an alumni (EDU ’70) and board member, live in the Town of Chenango.  They have two children, Josh (PSU BS 2001; MS 2004) and Sarah (U of Rochester BS and MS 2005), and two grandchildren, Lucas (PSU 2031) and Alaina (PSU 2034). 

When looking back on the time he spent as a student at University Park Bob likes to remember the beauty and tranquility of outside classes during the two summer terms he spent on campus.  He also spent two years of his college career successfully courting his lovely wife.

Rec Hall is Bob’s favorite place on University Park campus.  There he got to watch his son, Josh, compete as a member of the men’s gymnastics team and enjoyed JoePa’s Pep rally antics.  He also enjoys visiting Whisker’s at the Nittany Lion Inn, eating at Spats and Peanut Butter Swirl ice cream from the Creamery.  



Welcome!
We would like to welcome Todd Babcock and family as new members of our chapter!  Thank you to everyone who keeps their membership current.  Your membership dues help us to put on interesting events, promote our Alma mater to local students and support our beloved Penn State University and current students through organizations such as THON. 

November Membership Incentive!! All current annual and lifetime members will receive a chance for a PSU thermometer.  Anyone who joins as a new member will receive 5 chances for this drawing.  Winner will be selected at the November 30th viewing party at The Blind Tiger Pub!  Congrats to James Aten who won the October incentive, a Penn State Chip Bowl!!

Remember our membership costs are the LOWEST in the country!  Cost is $8 for an annual individual membership, $10 for an annual family membership.  


Join or renew your membership here today!!

 

AAC NEWS
All AAC volunteers should have received their packets from the admissions office to deliver to the schools.  

We are hoping to plan another informational in January.  Stay tuned for more information! 
 
If you are interested in representing Penn State at your local high school please contact Harolyn Pasquale at GBAPSUaac@gmail.com.
TICKET EXCHANGE!
GBAPSU always has members looking for tickets to various Penn State sporting events.  If you have extra tickets and want to sell them on our ticket exchange contact us at ChapterInfoPennStateAlumniGBA@gmail.com 
 
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