Penn State Class of 2019 – You have big shoes to fill


Penn State is buzzing with soon-to-be graduates that are soaking up their last few moments of college life while looking ahead to careers, research opportunities, or graduate school. Much like you Penn State Class of 2019, our Penn State seniors have a lot to look forward to as they embark on a new chapter of their lives.

But before we send our seniors across the stage, here are just a few of Penn State’s Class of 2015 accomplishments:

$45.8 Million: The Penn State Class of 2015 helped raise over $45.8 million for THON over their four years at Penn State.

13,381 Diplomas: This weekend, Penn State expects to award approximately 13,381 diplomas to students University-wide who are completing 433 associate, 10,916 baccalaureate, 1,437 master’s, 202 law, 262 doctoral and 131 medical degrees.

Go Green: The Class of 2015’s gift will by a solar panel array to help Penn State reach its goal to reduce building energy use by 20 percent over the next decade.

450 Scholars: Schreyer Honors College will graduate more than 450 scholars. Scholar Katherine Rhodes will speak at the college’s commencement ceremony with the highest grade point average among the college’s spring graduates.

Six NCAA National Team Championships: Wrestling, women’s volleyball, and fencing hoisted a national championship trophy during the Penn State Class of 2015’s tenure. Wrestling won the NCAA crown in 2012, 2013, and 2014, while women’s volleyball captured the 2013 and 2014 title, and fencing won the 2014 national title.

So #PSU2019, what will you accomplish at Penn State?

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