Discover the notable alumni of Pennsylvania State University. The list includes people like Laurene Powell Jobs, Immortal Technique, David Bohm, Tom Ridge & Paul Berg. This list of notable alumni is loosely sorted by popularity and has people from different domains of life, such as writers, film & theater personalities, scientists, intellectuals & academics and singers etc.
Laurene Powell JobsLaurene Powell Jobs
06 November 1963, American
Businesswoman, Widow of Steve Jobs
Immortal TechniqueImmortal Technique
19 February 1978, American
Hip Hop Singer

Lindsey BroadLindsey Broad
08 December 1983, American
Actress

David BohmDavid Bohm
20 December 1917, American
Scientist

Jerry GreenfieldJerry Greenfield
14 March 1951, American
Entrepreneur

Tom RidgeTom Ridge
26 August 1945, American
Former Governor of Pennsylvania, Former Member of
Paul BergPaul Berg
30 June 1926, American
Biochemist

Jigme ThinleyJigme Thinley
09 September 1952, Bhutanese
Former Prime Minister of Nepal

David WagonerDavid Wagoner
05 June 1926, American
Poet, Novelist, Professor

Keegan-Michael KeyKeegan-Michael Key
22 March 1971, American
Actor
Gene KellyGene Kelly
23 August 1912, American
Film actor, Singer, Film director, Actor,

Adam McKayAdam McKay
17 April 1968, American
Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor,
Jonathan FrakesJonathan Frakes
19 August 1952, American
Actor

Michael P. MurphyMichael P. Murphy
07 May 1976, American
Officer

Donald P. BellisarioDonald P. Bellisario
08 August 1935, American
Screenwriter, Television producer, Film director,
John DomanJohn Doman
09 January 1945, American
Actor

Patrick FabianPatrick Fabian
07 December 1964, American
Actor
David MorrellDavid Morrell
24 April 1943, American
Writer, Screenwriter, University teacher

Franco HarrisFranco Harris
07 March 1950, American
American Football Player

Guion BlufordGuion Bluford
22 November 1942, American
Officer, Astronaut, Engineer, Aviator
Steve McCurrySteve McCurry
24 February 1950, American
photojournalist, photographer, journalist

Kerry CollinsKerry Collins
30 December 1972, American
American footballer
Benjamin BloomBenjamin Bloom
21 February 1913, American
Psychologist, School teacher, University teacher

Jef RaskinJef Raskin
09 March 1943, American
Programmer, Computer scientist, Writer, University

Iris Marion YoungIris Marion Young
02 January 1949, American
Political scientist, Philosopher, University

Julius J. EpsteinJulius J. Epstein
22 August 1909, American
Screenwriter
Diane AckermanDiane Ackerman
07 October 1948, American
Poet, Author, Writer
Roland G. Fryer, Jr.Roland G. Fryer, Jr.
04 June 1977, American
 

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.