Video: 2016 Alumni Fellow Award acceptance speeches

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — The Penn State Alumni Association honored 24 outstanding alumni in October with the Alumni Fellow Award, the highest award given by the Alumni Association. Watch their acceptance speech videos online, and hear how graduating from Penn State impacted the honorees’ lives and careers.

The Alumni Fellow program is administered by the Penn State Alumni Association in cooperation with the University's academic colleges, campuses and the Office of the President. Alumni are nominated by a college or campus as leaders in their professional fields and accept an invitation from the president of the University to return to campus to share their expertise with students, faculty and administrators.

All of the acceptance speeches can be viewed by visiting the Alumni Association’s website. Each honoree’s name is hyperlinked to his or her speech, and includes an introduction by President Eric Barron.