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Check out the list of notable Pennsylvania State University alumni. Some of the notable Pennsylvania State University students are David Bohm, Tom Ridge, Jerry Greenfield, Paul Berg and Jigme Thinley.

The famous Pennsylvania State University, located in the United States is one of the best educational institutions in the world and is popular especially among students who are looking for intensive research oriented courses. The campus of this esteemed institution is called the 'University Park' and is spread over 3.9 square kilometers. According to sources, the land which currently belongs to the institution was donated by a yesteryear politician named James Irvine. When it started back in 1855, this institution was relatively smaller in size and then known as ‘Farmers’ High School Of Pennsylvania’. Since then, this University has progressed by leaps and bounds. Several buildings are located on the ‘University Park’ campus, namely ‘Waring Commons’, ‘Warnock Commons’, ‘Redifer Commons’ and ‘Pollock Commons’. The alumni of this famous institution include several noteworthy names such as photographer Steve McCurry, pilot Guion bluford, comedian Keegan-Michael Key and Basketball player John Amaechi. Steve McCurry is famous for clicking remarkable award winning pictures which have got attention from people all over the world. His picture of the ‘Afghan Girl’, clicked in the 1980s, was published in the ‘National Geographic Magazine’ continues to haunt the world and is a favorite among many photography aspirants. Another notable alumnus of the ‘Pennsylvania State University’ is entrepreneur Bennett Cohen, co-owner of the renowned ice cream manufacturing giant ‘Ben & Jerry’s’. We have compiled a list of notable alumni of the renowned ‘Pennsylvania State University’ who have left a lasting impression on the minds of many with their accomplishments.
David BohmDavid Bohm
(Scientist)

20 December 1917

27 October 1992

Wilkes-Barre

American

Sagittarius

Tom RidgeTom Ridge
(Former Governor of Pennsylvania, Former Member of the U.S. House of Representatives)

26 August 1945

Munhall

American

Virgo

Jerry GreenfieldJerry Greenfield
(Entrepreneur)

14 March 1951

Brooklyn

American

Pisces

Paul BergPaul Berg
(Biochemist)

30 June 1926

Brooklyn, New York

American

Cancer

Jigme ThinleyJigme Thinley
(Former Prime Minister of Nepal)

09 September 1952

Bumthang, Bhutan

Bhutanese

Virgo

David WagonerDavid Wagoner
(Poet, Novelist, Professor)

05 June 1926

Massillon, Ohio

American

Gemini

Adam McKayAdam McKay
(Television director, Comedian, Television producer)

17 April 1968

Denver

American

Aries

Jerry SanduskyJerry Sandusky

26 January 1944

Washington

American

Aquarius

Immortal TechniqueImmortal Technique

19 February 1978

Lima

American

Aquarius

Michael P. MurphyMichael P. Murphy

07 May 1976

28 June 2005

Smithtown

American

Taurus

Donald P. BellisarioDonald P. Bellisario

08 August 1935

Washington County

American

Leo

Steve McCurrySteve McCurry

23 April 1950

Darby

American

Taurus

Jef RaskinJef Raskin
(Computer scientist, Scientist, Writer)

09 March 1943

26 February 2005

New York City

American

Pisces

Benjamin BloomBenjamin Bloom
(Psychologist)

21 February 1913

13 September 1999

United States

American

Pisces

Guion BlufordGuion Bluford
(Pilot, Astronaut)

22 November 1942

Philadelphia

American

Scorpio

David MorrellDavid Morrell

24 April 1943

Kitchener

Canadian

Taurus

Iris Marion YoungIris Marion Young

02 January 1949

01 August 2006

United States of America

American

Capricorn

Roland G. Fryer, Jr.Roland G. Fryer, Jr.

04 June 1977

Daytona Beach

American

Gemini

Diane AckermanDiane Ackerman

07 October 1948

American

Libra

Al GoldenAl Golden
(American Football coach, Coach, American football player)

04 July 1969

Colts Neck

American

Cancer

Julius J. EpsteinJulius J. Epstein

22 August 1909

30 December 2000

American

Leo

Ben CohenBen Cohen

14 September 1978

Northampton

British

Virgo

Ben Cohen (Entrepreneur)Ben Cohen (Entrepreneur)

18 March 1951

Brooklyn

American

Pisces

Tim ShawTim Shaw

09 June 1974

United Kingdom

British

Gemini

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