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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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Alumni will always have a home in the College of Health and Human Development and the Office of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is proud of our graduates. We welcome your engagement and stories, and hope you can share your wisdom with our current students.

If you need to update your alumni information, please contact HHD Development and Alumni Relations.

Alumni Spotlights

Our team loves working with alumni from underrepresented communities to share their journey with current and potential students. These alumni spotlights help students see people just like them succeed, whether they share the same race, sexuality, gender identity, upbringing, or disability as our alumni. If you are considering sharing your story, reach out to to discuss how we can utilize your experiences to help HHD students succeed. 

Review all of our Alumni Profiles.

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Alumni Spotlight: Corey Brisseau

Corey Brisseau ‘10 credits Human Development and Family Studies for  broadening his perspective and cultivating his desire to bring solutions to health issues and common preventable diseases.

Nominate an Alum

The Health and Human Development Alumni Society Awards recognize students, faculty, staff, and alumni for a variety of outstanding achievements. Alumni in particular can be celebrated for Service, Recognition, or as an Emerging Professional. To recognize an alumni for their achievements, please consider nominating them for an award.

Stay Connected

Join an Affiliate Group

As a graduate of the College of Health and Human Development, you are part of the extended alumni family of more than 60,000 alumni. Affiliate Program Groups (APGs) are groups of alumni who share a common interest in a particular department or school.


We also have a Mentoring Program that connects HHD students and alumni by matching students who are juniors in their academic department with professionals in their field(s) of interest. For more information, visit the Alumni Mentoring Program

Become a Volunteer

As a Penn State College of Health and Human Development alum, we encourage you to stay connected with the University through your Department, the College, and with your peers long after you’ve graduated. As a member of the Penn State Alumni Association, you are a member of the HHD Alumni Society. We encourage you to become a member to enjoy special member discounts and early registration to events. Your membership also helps to support programs for current students and alumni.