Dear Fellow Greater Houston Area Quaker,
Thank you for your interest in the Penn Club of Houston! Our club serves the greater Houston, Galveston, and College Station areas. We welcome alumni, parents of current and former students, and current Penn students to participate in our club activities. We host a number of Penn-themed events each year designed to help alumni and friends stay connected to the university and Philadelphia. Recent events have included:
- Hosting Penn political science professor Michael Horowitz as we learned about drones and their impact on modern war
- Satisfying our sweet tooth as we made our own candy bars at the Chocolate Bar
- Toasting founder Ben Franklin's birthday at our annual Ben’s Bash
- Celebrating the season with friends at the members only holiday party at Saint Arnold Brewery
- Coming together with the Harvard Club to watch as the Penn football team claimed victory over Harvard
- Volunteering with Books Between Kids
- Welcoming new alums to the area at our First September celebration at Star Pizza
- Attending an Astros game with Astros General Manager and Wharton and Engineering alumnus Jeff Luhnow
- Getting a behind the scenes tour of the KTRK Channel 13 news studio from anchor and CAS alumna Ilona Carson
Hosting Penn law professor Kermit Roosevelt who took us on a journey of how he wrote his critically acclaimed novel, Allegiance, a riveting story centered on Japanese American internment in World War II
- Reconnecting with old classmates and reliving our glory days during our Dinners by the Decade
We look forward to seeing you at a Penn Club event soon!
Penn Club of Houston Board
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Minute Maid Park
Join the Penn Club of Houston as the hometown Houston Astros take on the Tampa Bay Rays Astros. General Manager and Penn and Wharton alum, Jeff Luhnow, will provide us with a team overview before we take our seats for the first pitch.
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
The Chocolate Bar (Village location)
Make Your Own Chocolate Bar Party
Kirby Ice House
Come Celebrate Penn Founder, Inventor and Statesman Ben Franklin's Birthday!
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Saint Arnold Brewery
Celebrate the holiday season with the Penn Club at Saint Arnold Brewery at this members only event
Cheer on Penn Football as the Quakers take on the Harvard Crimson at Franklin Field.
10:30 AM to 12:45 PM
Books Between Kids Warehouse
Volunteer with the Penn Club at Books Between Kids
Join the Penn Club of Houston for our annual First September Celebration!
Minute Maid Park
Astros Game with General Manager Jeff Luhnow
6:45 PM to 8:00 PM
KTRK/ABC Channel 13
Join your fellow Quakers on a tour of the KTRK/ABC 13 news station led by fellow Penn alumna and news anchor, Ilona Carson. On the tour you’ll be able to try your hand at reading from the teleprompter and presenting in front of the green screen. Then Ilona will speak to the challenges local news stations are facing due to the rise of online news sources and social media followed by a question and answer session.