ESM Golden Decade Reunion

ESM Golden Decade Alumni Reunion

The ESM Golden Decade Alumni Reunion celebrates alumni who graduated 50 years ago, as well as alumni celebrating their 45th, 40th, 30th, 20th, and 10th reunion. All alumni who graduated 50 or more years ago are inducted as Golden Decade Fellows to honor their lifetime accomplishments.

This year's event will be held in conjunction with We Are Weekend 2018 (formally Traditional Reunion Weekend and Alumni Reunion Weekend). We Are Weekend is the premier Alumni Association summer event, designed to give Penn Staters of all ages, backgrounds, and interests an opportunity to customize their weekend schedule and spend time with family, friends, and classmates.

For more information about the Golden Decade Reunion, contact Tina Storms, coordinator for alumni, development, and advancement, at 814-867-1569 or

2018 Golden Decade Reunion

The 2018 Golden Decade Reunion will take place on May 31 and June 1, 2018, and will honor graduates from the class of 1968 or earlier, and alumni who will be celebrating their 45th (1973), 40th (1978), 30th (1988), 20th (1998), and 10th (2008)-year anniversaries.


Thursday, May 31, 2018, at 5:30 p.m. to Friday, June 1, 2018, at 12:00 p.m.


Toftrees Golf Resort, State College, PA

Schedule of Events

Thursday, May 31

  • 5:30 p.m. Reception: Toftrees Golf Resort, Aspen Room
  • 6:30 p.m. Dinner: Toftrees Golf Resort, Aspen Room

Friday, June 1

  • 8:30 a.m. Breakfast: Earth and Engineering Sciences Building lobby
  • Breakfast will be followed by a half-day program, including a department update, faculty talk, and Meet and Greet with ESM students.

The program will conclude by noon.

Registration Information

To learn more about the Golden Decade Reunion, and to register, please visit the Golden Decade event page.

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The Penn State Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics (ESM) is an internationally distinguished department that is recognized for its globally competitive excellence in engineering and scientific accomplishments, research, and educational leadership.

Our Engineering Science program is the official undergraduate honors program of the College of Engineering, attracting the University’s brightest engineering students. We also offer graduate degrees in ESM, engineering mechanics, engineering at the nano-scale, and an integrated undergraduate/graduate program.

Department of Engineering Science and Mechanics

212 Earth and Engineering Sciences Building

The Pennsylvania State University

University Park, PA 16802

Phone: 814-865-4523