Welcome Richmond Nittany Lions


Show off your PSU RVA pride by joining our chapter! Join Now or Renew 07/19 – 06/20!

Our Chapter has partnered with Xtraman Fundraising! This means that with a paid Chapter membership, members will receive a discount card that can be used at 100’s of local, national and online retailers!

Click here to join and find out more!

Family Picnic / Student Sendoff!

Thank you to everyone who came out to our annual Family Picnic / Student Sendoff! We had over 50 Penn Staters attend, including 7 students and one very special guest…the Nittany Lion!!

Congratulations to Lindsey Elam on winning our Chapter’s scholarship award! Lindsey is an incoming Freshman majoring in Architectural Engineering. 

Good luck to all students on the upcoming semester!!

Phryst Thursday!



September 5th – 5:30-7:30pm Bar Louie (11788 W Broad St, Richmond, VA 23233)

Future locations


B1G Happy Hour

College football is right around the corner, and what better way to kick it all off than with a BIG TEN HAPPY HOUR! Join other Richmond B1G alumni!

  • Sat, Aug 24 from 4-8pm at River City Roll

Check out the event website for additional information: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/big-ten-happy-hour-tickets-64345598417?aff=eac2 

2019 Football TV Tailgates

Another exciting season of Penn State football is around the corner! Join local Richmond fans each week as we gather to cheer on the Nittany Lions.  

Sat 8/31 @ 3:30pm at On The Rox

Public parking is available near the venue! 


Check out parking for On The Rox along with the rest of our 2019 TV Tailgate Schedule: website

Beaver Stadium Chapter Tailgate

Join the PSU RVA chapter for a tailgate before the Buffalo football game on September 7th!!

  • Tailgate will be from 3:30-6:30 in the Agricultural Arena Parking lot

GPS coordinates, contact information and more details can be found here

Alumni Charity Challenge

Join the Alumni Charity Challenge to help end hunger in Central Virginia!! Please bring cans to upcoming chapter events! 

Fundraising culminates with a celebration at Hardywood (2410 Ownby Ln
Richmond, VA 23220) on Sept 18, 2019 from 5:30-8:30pm 

Historically our chapter has performed very well! 

  • 2016: Top out-of-state participant!
  • 2017: 2nd place for out-of-state, only behind Michigan …

Online donations are also welcomed! Every $1 donated = 5lbs of food! https://give.feedmore.org/team/243252 

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 Penn State Alumni Association has awarded The Richmond Chapter the highest level of distinction for an alumni chapter, the Elm Level for 2018!!


PSU RVA Networking:

Please follow us on LinkedIN as we increase our efforts to network with all Penn State alumni in the Richmond area:



Look at our calendar of chapter events!

Check out Upcoming Events, along with Phyrst Thursday Calendar




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