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What is Health and Human Development?

Diverse fields of study that share one
common goal: enriching the lives of others.

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Student networking with alumni and faculty.

As a Penn State College of Health and Human Development (HHD) alum, we encourage you to stay connected with the university, your college, and your peers long after you leave Penn State.

We offer a range of experiences that keep you connected to your alma mater and pay dividends on your degree … for life! Don’t know where to begin? Consider joining the HHD Alumni Society or getting involved in one of our nine very active Affiliate Program Groups, participating in our ongoing schedule of exciting events, mentoring a current student, or simply catching up on alumni news.

Health and Human Development Alumni Mentoring Program — Connect with current HHD juniors in your academic department, and share your professional insights, advice, and information about career options or other issues relevant to your specific field.

Health and Human Development Alumni Society — As a member, you’ll play a vital role in student mentoring and career development, awards for student scholarships, internships, and job opportunities. Learn about the many programs and activities the society sponsors.

For Current Students - Health and Human Development Alumni Mentoring Program — Connect with current HHD juniors in your academic department, and share your professional insights, advice, and information about career options or other issues relevant to your specific field.

For Alumni - Health and Human Development Alumni Mentoring Program — One of the most valuable contributions you can make to The College of Health and Human Development is to offer your advice and to share your professional interests and experiences with our current students.

Affiliate Program Groups — Connect with other professionals who share your HHD major; network with fellow alumni, faculty, and students; and work together to enhance the stature and effectiveness of each of our departments.

Alumni Magazine — This annual publication offers valuable news and updates for HHD friends and alumni.

Alumni Awards — Learn about the wide array of impressive accomplishments of your HHD peers or nominate an alumnus/a for an award.

Volunteer Interest Form
The College of Health and Human Development has myriad opportunities for alumni and friends to volunteer and engage with us. We are always looking for alumni to speak in classrooms, mentor students, build professional networks, and more. Please click the link below to complete our volunteer interest form to let us know how you would like to stay connected.