Famous Alumni of Pennsylvania State University - Celebrities from Pennsylvania State University

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.

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 Most Famous Alumni of Pennsylvania State University

NameBirthdayNationalityBio
Immortal TechniqueFebruary 19, 1978AmericanImmortal Technique is a well known American hip hop singer
Ross UlbrichtMarch 27, 1984AmericanRoss Ulbricht is an American former drug trafficker and darknet market operator who is currently serving a life sentence
Laurene Powell JobsNovember 6, 1963AmericanLaurene Powell Jobs is an American businesswoman, founder and executive of Emerson Collective
David WagonerJune 5, 1926AmericanDavid Wagoner is one of the eminent contemporary American poet-cum-novelists
Paul BergJune 30, 1926AmericanPaul Berg is an American biochemist who won a share of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1980
David BohmDecember 20, 1917AmericanDavid Bohm was a renowned theoretical physicist who propounded the theory ‘implicate and explicate order’
Jigme ThinleySeptember 9, 1952BhutaneseJigme Yoser Thinley is the first democratically elected Prime Minister of Bhutan
Tom RidgeAugust 26, 1945AmericanTom Ridge is an American politician who served as the Governor of Pennsylvania from 1995 to 2001
Jerry GreenfieldMarch 14, 1951AmericanJerry Greenfield is the co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream company
Paul Berg

Paul Berg

Paul Berg is an American biochemist who won a share of the Nobel Prize in Chemistry in 1980

AmericanJune 30, 1926144 views

Jigme Thinley

Jigme Yoser Thinley is the first democratically elected Prime Minister of Bhutan

Jerry Greenfield

Jerry Greenfield is the co-founder of Ben & Jerry’s ice cream company

AmericanMarch 14, 195195 views

David Bohm

David Bohm was a renowned theoretical physicist who propounded the theory ‘implicate and explicate order’

AmericanDecember 20, 1917136 views

Tom Ridge

Tom Ridge is an American politician who served as the Governor of Pennsylvania from 1995 to 2001

AmericanAugust 26, 1945103 views

Ross Ulbricht

Ross Ulbricht is an American former drug trafficker and darknet market operator who is currently serving a life sentence

AmericanMarch 27, 1984175 views

Laurene Powell Jobs

Laurene Powell Jobs is an American businesswoman, founder and executive of Emerson Collective

Immortal Technique

Immortal Technique is a well known American hip hop singer

AmericanFebruary 19, 1978203 views

David Wagoner

David Wagoner is one of the eminent contemporary American poet-cum-novelists

AmericanJune 5, 1926161 views