Wendy Jo Hartsock

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Associate Director of Alumni Relations

Office Address 209-R Business Building
Phone Number 814-863-5946
Email Address wjh21@psu.edu

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Wendy Jo joined the Smeal College of Business, as Associate Director for the Alumni Relations Office in February 2018. In this role, she is responsible for planning and executing events that support development and alumni relations, the Dean’s Office, as well as several other departments in the college.

In her current role as Associate Director of Alumni Relations, Wendy Jo oversees the coordination of events, programs, and initiatives that connect more than 85,000 Smeal alumni back to the college. This includes opportunities for alumni to interact with current students, interface with fellow alumni, become a volunteer with Smeal alumni clubs and advisory boards, attend events, stay informed about the college, and engage in life-long learning activities. In addition, Wendy Jo assists with managing the college’s Alumni Awards program and supports nominations of alumni for recognition from the University. Smeal has a very robust Alumni Mentoring program and Wendy Jo oversees the planning, paring, application, and follow-through of the program .

Prior to joining Smeal, Wendy Jo was the Assistant Director of Alumni Events with the Penn State Alumni Association for 9 years.

Wendy Jo received her dual bachelor's degree from the College of Health and Human Development majoring in therapeutic recreation and individual and family studies from Penn State in 1986.

She and her husband Albert reside in Howard, Pennsylvania.


BS, Health and Human Development, The Pennsylvania State University, 1986

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