List of Pennsylvania State University people

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This is a list of famous individuals associated with the Pennsylvania State University, including graduates, former students, and professors.

Alumni[edit]

Architecture and design[edit]

Art and literature[edit]

Business and industry[edit]

Technology[edit]

Education[edit]

Entertainment and media[edit]

Politics, government and military[edit]

Science[edit]

Sports[edit]

Fictional alumni[edit]

  • Jake Lassiter, hero of the series of legal thrillers written by Paul Levine, played linebacker for Coach Joe Paterno before attending night law school, passing the Bar exam on his fourth try, and becoming a hard-nosed Miami trial lawyer.
  • Mark Wiggum, mentioned in "The Italian Bob" episode of the television series The Simpsons, is the cousin of Chief Clancy Wiggum.
  • Marvel Comics has two alumni from here: Bruce Banner, better known as "The Hulk," and Walter Langkowski, better known as "Sasquatch."
  • Raj Comics also has an alumna from here. Super Commando Dhruva's sister Chandika did her student exchange and spent two semesters at Penn state.
  • Dr. Abby Lockhart, in the television series E.R. is a graduate of Penn State with a minor in English.
  • Joan Campbell, who heads the Domestic Protection Division (DPD) in the USA Network show Covert Affairs. The diploma can be seen on her wall.
  • Philip Mercer, fictional hero in novels by Jack Du Brul, earned his bachelor's degree and PhD from Penn State.[153]
  • Kyle McKnight, a fictional antagonist in the book Blackout Kyle

Notable professors and coaches[edit]

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