Organizations and Initiatives

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The College of Health and Human Development is a place where you come to learn to be an inspiration to others. Whether you serve them through groundbreaking health innovations or through world-class hospitality and leisure, you are serving society.

To help you develop into a leading professional in your field, the College of Health and Human Development is committed to offering its students a wide variety of opportunities to learn and gain experience. These range from alumni mentoring events on campus to international learning and working experiences. The choices are available. Where will your choices take you?

Organizations and Initiatives

Women's Leadership Initiative

The College of Health and Human Development provides opportunities to foster professional development skills among its women students through the Women's Leadership Initiative.

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College and Student Organizations

As a student in the College of Health and Human Development, you will have many opportunities to get involved. This might be in one of our college groups, listed below. Or it might be in one of the many department or student groups throughout the college.

See a list of our student organizations

Visit each major to see their student organizations.

Alumni Mentoring Program

The College of Health and Human Development Mentoring Program connects HHD students and alumni by matching students with professionals in their field(s) of interest who can offer advice and information about career options or other issues relevant to particular fields.

The mentoring program is open to all alumni of the College of Health and Human Development, as well as to Penn State alumni working in HHD-related fields.