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The State College Branch of AAUW was founded in 1916 and has approximately 155 members who continually seek ways to work toward improving the lives of all women. We welcome new members! Read more about our branch.

2018 AAUW State College Used Book Sale

The 57th Annual Used Book Sale will be held on May 12-15, 2018 in the Snider Agricultural Arena on the Penn State University Park Campus. Sale hours are 9:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. each day. May 14th is Half-price Day, and May 15th is Bag Day (all the books you can fit into a cloth grocery bag [please bring your own] for $7.00). Donations for the 2019 sale will resume on Saturday, June 16, 2018.

Upcoming meetings

  • On Thursday, May 24, 2018, the AAUW State College Branch will host its annual Awards and Scholarship Banquet, which will begin at 5:30 p.m. This event to honor outstanding branch volunteers and branch scholarship recipients will be held in the Aspen Room of the Toftrees Conference Center. Check the May-June branch newsletter for details about making your reservation.

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AAUW State College Announces Centennial Gift

To commemorate 100 years as a branch, AAUW State College awarded $100,000 to the Penn State Forum Distinguished Speaker Series. Pictured: Connie Wheeler, Centennial Gift Chair; Sally Kalin, Finance VP; Dr. Lori Bechtel-Wherry, Forum Chair; Dr. Blannie Bowen, Forum Administrative Head; and Dr. Billie Willits, Co-president. To learn more, click here.

Branch Community Grants

Applications for the AAUW State College Branch's Community Grants were accepted through April 1. Decisions about awarding grants to programs sponsored by other nonprofit organizations located in Centre County, PA will be made at the early June branch board meeting. Proposals funded must be for programs or services that reach county residents more than half of whom are women and/or girls. Proposed programs or services also must align with AAUW's mission and the State College Branch's value statements.