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Blue-White Weekend Notebook: What You Need to Know

You’re almost home—Blue-White Weekend is approaching, and so are the events you won’t want to miss.

Blue White Weekend photo in the stadium of the Nittany Lion taking a selfie the 2 girls. Photo by Steve MansellIt’s almost that time.

Thousands of Penn Staters will decorate Happy Valley in their best blue-and-white spirit gear. The roar of Beaver Stadium will send echoes all the way downtown. Penn State pride will fill the air as past, present, and future Nittany Lions celebrate their university.

Blue-White Weekend 2017 is upon us, and we’ve got the details on events leading up to and during the weekend to help make it the best one yet:

Startup Week
During Penn State’s IST Startup Week, which will take place April 17 through April 21, entrepreneurs and industry pioneers—including many Penn State alumni—from across the country will help students find their place and careers in the world of innovation. From guest speakers and networking opportunities, to hands-on competitions and workshops, Startup Week will appeal to those from a variety of educational backgrounds and career interests. For more information, visit Penn State Startup Week’s website.

PS i♥U Week
To build the spirit and excitement among students, alumni, and fans the week leading up to all Blue-White events, the Blue & White Society will be hosting PS i♥U Week. Pop-up tents, food, music, and activities will be spread across campus celebrating all things that make Penn State great. Details for PS i♥U Week will be posted here.

Blue-White Football Game
While the game may be a given for the thousands of alumni who will be coming home during the weekend, be sure to check out details on kickoff time, parking, and other weekend athletic events here.

Paterno Family Beaver Stadium Run
Ever wonder what it’s like to be on the field of Beaver Stadium? On Sunday, April 23, you can participate in the 5K-run or the two-mile fun walk, and the race will end on the 50-yard line of Beaver Stadium’s field. Proceeds from the event benefit Special Olympics Pennsylvania. To join or create a team, click here.

There are less than 10 weeks until you’re home for the weekend. Stay updated on all things Blue-White by following the Alumni Association on Twitter and Instagram @PennStateAlums, and on Facebook (@PennStateAlumniAssociation).

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