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