Director of Alumni Relations
Department: Alumni Relations
Office: 209A Business Building
Jennifer joined the Smeal College of Business, as special events assistant for the Alumni Relations Office in June 2010. She is responsible for planning and executing events that support development and alumni relations, the Dean’s Office, as well as several other departments in the college. Jennifer helps to plan visits for alumni who come to campus to receive college and University awards or who are on campus for other special visits. In addition, she helps manage alumni engagement opportunities, including programs and events which involve alumni-student interaction.
Prior to joining Penn State and Smeal, Jennifer was the Director of Promotions and Community Relations for the State College Spikes.
Jennifer is co-chair of Smeal’s United Way Campaign, and enjoys volunteering for other community charities such as the Special Olympics of Centre County and Coaches vs. Cancer. She also coaches young gymnasts at a local gymnastics center.
Jennifer received her bachelor's degree in advertising-public relations from Penn State in 2006, where she was a member of the women’s gymnastics team.
She and her husband Loren (’00) reside in State College, Pennsylvania with their son Nathan.