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.
Laurene Powell JobsLaurene Powell Jobs
(Businesswoman, Widow of Steve Jobs)

06 November 1963

American

Ross UlbrichtRoss Ulbricht
(Drug Trafficker)

27 March 1984

American

Immortal TechniqueImmortal Technique
(Hip Hop Singer)

19 February 1978

American

David BohmDavid Bohm
(Scientist)

20 December 1917

American

Jerry GreenfieldJerry Greenfield
(Entrepreneur)

14 March 1951

American

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

26 August 1945

American

Paul BergPaul Berg
(Biochemist)

30 June 1926

American

Jigme ThinleyJigme Thinley
(Former Prime Minister of Nepal)

09 September 1952

Bhutanese

David WagonerDavid Wagoner
(Poet, Novelist, Professor)

05 June 1926

American

Jerry SanduskyJerry Sandusky
(Autobiographer, American football player, Journalist)

26 January 1944

American

Gene KellyGene Kelly
(Film actor, Singer, Film director, Actor, Choreographer, Dancer, Screenwriter)

23 August 1912

American

Michael P. MurphyMichael P. Murphy
(Officer)

07 May 1976

American

Adam McKayAdam McKay
(Film director, Screenwriter, Film producer, Actor, Podcaster)

17 April 1968

American

Donald P. BellisarioDonald P. Bellisario
(Screenwriter, Television producer, Film director, Film producer)

08 August 1935

American

Steve McCurrySteve McCurry
(photojournalist, photographer, journalist)

24 February 1950

American

Guion BlufordGuion Bluford
(Officer, Astronaut, Engineer, Aviator)

22 November 1942

American

Benjamin BloomBenjamin Bloom
(Psychologist, School teacher, University teacher)

21 February 1913

American

David MorrellDavid Morrell
(Writer, Screenwriter, University teacher)

24 April 1943

American

Jef RaskinJef Raskin
(Programmer, Computer scientist, Writer, University teacher, Mathematician)

09 March 1943

American

Iris Marion YoungIris Marion Young
(Political scientist, Philosopher, University teacher)

02 January 1949

American

Diane AckermanDiane Ackerman
(Poet, Author, Writer)

07 October 1948

American

Julius J. EpsteinJulius J. Epstein
(Screenwriter)

22 August 1909

American

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

04 June 1977

American