Pink Zone

Join the College of Health and Human Development, the College of Nursing, and the HHD & CON Alumni Societies for Pink Zone 2017

Sunday, February 26, 2017

Tip-Off Time: 2:00 p.m.

Pre-Game Reception in Room E/F of the BJC: 12:30 p.m.

The College of Health and Human Development (HHD) and the College of Nursing (CON) are continuing our proud tradition of supporting the annual “Pink Zone” Women’s Basketball Game, which raises funds for and highlights the importance of preventing and treating breast cancer. Our Alumni Society Boards is also supporting the event and encouraging alumni to attend.

We hope faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends will join us for the game and related events. This year’s special activities will take place on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at the Penn State vs. Michigan game played at the Bryce Jordan Center. Tip-off time is 2:00 p.m. It should be a great game!

To purchase tickets

Alumni, Friends, Faculty and Staff:
Ticket prices are $5 for both adults and youth. If you are interested in purchasing tickets through our group, please contact Diane Collins (email:; phone: 814-865-3831) in the HHD Alumni Relations Office. Our group will be seated together in the stands.

The deadline for ordering tickets is Friday, January 6, 2017.

After the deadline date, tickets for the game may be purchased through the University's ticket office.

Students and Breast Cancer Survivors:
Penn State students get in free with their student IDs. Survivors’ tickets are free (see ‘Breast Cancer Survivors’ section below to register).

Please note: students and survivors will be seated elsewhere. However, if students would like to sit in our HHD/CON section, please make sure to reserve your tickets through us.

Pre-Game Reception

Whether you purchase tickets through us or sit elsewhere, please join us at 12:30 p.m. in Room E/F at the Bryce Jordan Center for light refreshments (enter from the Founder’s Entrance on the East side of the BJC). There is no cost to attend the reception. Friends and family members of all ages are welcome. The Nittany Lion often joins us, and we are hoping for a repeat visit!

Breast Cancer Survivors

Prior to the game, breast cancer survivors can sign up for the Pink Zone's Breast Cancer Survivor Package. A special halftime ceremony will honor all breast cancer survivors in attendance. To register as a survivor, visit

Further Information

For more information, to make a donation, or to purchase an official Pink Zone t-shirt, please visit We hope you will join us to cheer on the Lady Lions and to raise awareness about this important health challenge!

Pink Zone 2017 is supported by

Nan Crouter
Raymond E. and Erin Stuart Schultz Dean, College of Health and Human Development

Paula Milone-Nuzzo
Dean, College of Nursing

David McClung
President, HHD Alumni Society Board

Wendy Edgar and Lauren Thumm Saxton

Co-Presidents, CON Alumni Society Board