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Alumni Association

Stay involved after graduation

Founded in 1984, the alumni association grants free membership to all Central Penn graduates. In addition to planning reunions and social events, we encourage education as a way of life. Find us on Facebook, Twitter and Linkedin! All members of the alumni association are invited to attend certain alumni council meetings through correspondence from the Office of Alumni Engagement.

The Alumni Association Mission - Develop dynamic alumni who are committed to our students and each other, dedicated to the college and the communities it serves.

Office of Alumni Engagement Mission- Provide opportunities for alumni to share in lifelong, mutually-beneficial connections between themselves and Central Penn College. The alumni office exclusively dedicates itself to provide alumni with opportunities to:

  • Enhance career opportunities for current students and fellow graduates,
  • Evoke fond memories of their Central Penn experience, and unite with the campus community and fellow graduates, and  
  • Engage with opportunities that positively impact the College’s strategic plan.

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Alumni Council

Governing Body of the alumni association

Serves as ambassadors of the college in building programs that support lifelong connections to Central Penn College alumni.

Central Penn's alumni council is a group of alumni volunteers who lead the alumni association in its service to Central Penn College and its alumni. The council is filled with strong community and regional leaders, representative of different class years, careers and experiences.

applications for new members to begin terms jan. 1, 2019 will open summer 2018.

Alumni Council Mission: Govern and oversee association planning; advise the Office of Alumni Engagement; coordinate resources; and promote the common success of alumni and Central Penn College.

Meeting four timers per calendar year, alumni council serves as the governing body of the alumni association and the advisory board to the Office of Alumni Engagement.

Alumni council consists of up to 24 elected members, including the executive committee—president, vice president, secretary and treasurer. Elected to a three-year term, council members will work together and collaborate with the alumni office to increase the visibility and vitality of Central Penn College and the alumni association. The director of alumni engagement serves as alumni council director as an ex officio non-voting member.

Alumni Council Members - Executive Committee

Joshua Sheehan '07 - President

  • B.S. in business administration – management
  • Financial Services Professional, UFinancial Group

Randy Weir '76, accounting - Vice President

  • Senior Accountant, Walter Hopkins & Company, LLC

Olivia (Drumm) Zellers '99, '15 - Secretary

  • A.S. in finance and B.S. in business administration – management
  • Regional Finance Manager, Keystone Service Systems, Inc.

Daneen Collier '10 - Treasurer

  • B.S. in business administration
  • Accounting Associate, Central Penn College

Alumni Council Members

Michael Aumiller ’73, management

  • Retired (35 years of state service), Commonwealth of PA

Kaitlyn Benedict ’16, A.A.S. in occupational therapy assistant

  • Buyer's Assistant, Ollie's Bargain Outlet

Jerrold (Jere) Hess '15, A.A.S. in physical therapist assistant

  • PTA, Spring Creek Rehab and Drayer Physical Therapy; Owner/sports performance coach, Separation Training

Stacy McNew '87, management

  • Enterprise account executive, Comcast Business

Caroline Weir '16, B.S. in business administration – marketing

  • HR generalist, PSECU

Diane (Harner) Weller ’83, computer information systems

  • Founder & Principal, Diane Weller Coaching

Sherri Long ’89, '18, travel & tourism operations & current corporate communications student

  • Freelance graphic design/owner, Double Click Design

Jennifer (Brown) Wegman ’00, ’07, A.S. in legal assistant and B.S. in criminal justice administration - legal studies

  • Owner, Insight Information Solutions, LLC

Chanel (Jackson) Nelson '08, B.S. in business administration – healthcare administration

  • HR Generalist, Continental Office

Jaret Wilson ’09, B.S. in business administration – marketing

  • Founder & principal, The Wilson Concept, Creative Strategy Agency

Curtis Voelker ’12, '17, B.S. in business administration – marketing

  • Community Relations Coordinator, Central Penn College

Brandon Keath '15, B.S. in information technology – applications development

  • Sr. Security Engineer, D&H Distributing

Lindsay (Sica) Swartz '15, M.P.S. in organizational leadership – organizational development

  • Development Associate, Harrisburg Academy

Council Member Role

member expectations

  • Serve a term of three consecutive years.
  • Attend the scheduled meetings of the council (four per year) in person or via web/teleconference.
  • Serve on at least one standing subcommittee of the Council (professional development, social/reunions, young alumni, awards/recognition). Meetings as needed.
  • Provide counsel on the college’s alumni programs, including but not limited to, recommending members for leadership positions, strategic planning and award recipient selection.
  • Planning special local and regional events.
  • Engage alumni, students and the community in supporting Central Penn College.
  • Help shape and influence the policies of the alumni association.
  • Participate in alumni events and programs. Attend at least two major events each year (e.g., Homecoming, alumni awards, etc.).
  • Serve on your class reunion committee and attend reunion events if you are celebrating a reunion during the year.

Alumni Videos

Alumni Videos

Golden Graduate Reunion

Central Penn College honored the graduates of 1965 and prior as they were inducted into the Golden Knights Society, a society for graduates who have celebrated their 50th anniversary.

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