Starting in July 2022, the university will migrate to the One Membership program (sponsored by Penn State). All interested parties will automatically become members of the Richmond Chapter.

If you have any questions on how you can get more involved in the chapter or would like to be added to the email distribution list, you can reach out via email at:

Mission and Vision:


Chapter Vision: To be a growing self-motivated community of Penn State alumni and loyal followers dedicated to our chapter mission.

Chapter Mission: To foster a community of the Penn State family within the Richmond area by providing programs and functions that complement the goals of the Penn State Alumni Association.

In furtherance of this goal, the chapter shall…

  • assist the Alumni Association in developing and executing programs beneficial to Penn State
  • exert efforts including a network of close fellowship and cooperation among alumni, families of students and alumni, plus friends and fans residing in Central Virginia
  • network to enhance the area’s knowledge of Penn State’s programs and activities
  • promote the accomplishments of current and former Penn State students, faculty, and alumni, as well as of the University itself
  • assist in Penn State’s student recruitment of outstanding applicants for admission

Alumni Chapter Distinction:

The Richmond Chapter is grateful and appreciative for all the hard work our enthusiastic and dedicated members demonstrate on a continual basis.

The Alumni Association has awarded The Richmond Chapter the highest level of distinction for an alumni chapter, the Elm Level for 2022!