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Social Networking with the PSUMN Community

FACEBOOK What is Facebook?
According to Facebook's Web site, "Facebook is a social utility that connects people with friends and others who work, study and live around them. People use Facebook to keep up with friends, upload an unlimited number of photos, share links and videos, and learn more about the people they meet." Read the Wikipedia entry on Facebook.

Benefits of Joining Facebook

  • Meet other Penn State Alumni living in the Minnesota area.
  • Read about upcoming events hosted by or sponsored by the Penn State Alumni Association - Minnesota Chapter.
  • View photos of other group members
  • Upload your own photos to share with the group
  • Ask questions of other group members in the discussion area
  • Post items of interest to the group on the "wall"
How To Join Facebook ...
If you are not logged in, you will be asked to do so before being redirected to our Page. If you do not have a Facebook account, you will need to create a new account to see the Page.

Join the PSUMN Alumni Facebook Page (will open in a new broswer window)

What is Twitter?
According to the Twitter's Web site, "Twitter's core technology is a device agnostic message routing system with rudimentary social networking features. By accepting messages from sms, web, mobile web, instant message, or from third party API projects, Twitter makes it easy for folks to stay connected."

Why should I join?
Using Twitter is a quick way to stay in touch with the Penn State Minnesota Alumni Chapter and its ongoing events and activities. Join the free service through a step-by-step process accessed directly from the Twitter homepage. Twitter walks you through the sign-up process, making it fast and easy to get started.

How do I follow the Chapter?

Follow the PSUMN Alumni on Twitter (will open in a new broswer window)

LinkedIn What is LinkedIn?
According to the LinkedIn Web site, "LinkedIn is an online network of more than 14 million experienced professionals from around the world, representing 150 industries. When you join, you create a profile that summarizes your professional accomplishments. Your profile helps you find and be found by former colleagues, clients, and partners. You can add more connections by inviting trusted contacts to join LinkedIn and connect to you. Many professionals advance their careers and business goals by counting on industry and professional groups, alumni organizations, industry conferences and corporate alumni groups to help them make vital new business contacts. LinkedIn Groups offers extra features to group-based organizations to help their members stay in touch with one another and discover powerful new business contacts within their groups and beyond."

What happens when I join the group? 
When you join the PSUMN Alumni LinkedIn group, the PSUMN Alumni logo appears in the "Groups" box on your profile, and you can see the names of others who belong to the group.

Join the PSUMN Alumni LinkedIn Group (will open in a new broswer window)