Penn State Fayette to host fifth annual benefit for student aid

Tribute to Motown Benefit Fayette
Credit: Penn State Fayette

LEMONT FURNACE, Pa. — Penn State Fayette, The Eberly Campus will host the fifth annual Benefit Fayette fundraiser event on Saturday, May 21, in the Community Center on campus.

The student aid fundraiser will return to an in-person event for the first time since 2019. The evening will open with a cocktail hour, followed by a live auction and announcement of major gifts. This year, there are two ways to participate in the program.

“Dinner and a Show” ($80): Doors open at 6 p.m. with dinner at 7 p.m.

Guests may choose the “Dinner and a Show” reservation, which includes a dinner buffet provided by The Historic Stone House and premium seating for Chapter One, a tribute to Motown.

“Just a Show” ($40): Doors at 8 p.m. and performance begins at 8:30 p.m.

Alternatively, guests may select the “Just a Show” reservation at a reduced cost, which includes general admission seating for the entertainment without refreshments.

One-hundred percent of Benefit Fayette proceeds go directly to student aid through the general scholarship fund. Ninety percent of Fayette students are eligible for financial aid, nearly half of which are first-generation college students.


Faculty, staff, alumni, and community members are invited to attend. Smart-casual attire is recommended. Reservations must be made by May 6. Register online or call 724-430-4190.

Support for student aid will advance "A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence," a focused campaign that seeks to elevate Penn State’s position as a leading public university in a world defined by rapid change and global connections. With the support of alumni and friends, “A Greater Penn State” seeks to fulfill the three key imperatives of a 21st-century public university: keeping the doors to higher education open to hardworking students regardless of financial well-being; creating transformative experiences that go beyond the classroom; and impacting the world by serving communities and fueling discovery, innovation and entrepreneurship. To learn more about “A Greater Penn State for 21st Century Excellence,” visit