Mary Kay Paterno Hort

Mary Kay Paterno Hort
Director of Advancement Operations
Pronouns: she/her/hers
013 Sparks Building

Professional Bio

Mary Kay provides oversight for alumni relations, donor relations, donor stewardship, and event operations; she also works closely with the senior director of development and alumni relations and other college leaders to develop strategic plans, manage philanthropic and engagement priorities, and shepherd key alumni relationships. Additionally, Mary Kay collaborates with various student-facing offices, including the Chaiken Center for Student Success, the Career Enrichment Network, and the Office of the Associate Dean for Undergraduate Studies; and critical college research centers and institutes, notably the McCourtney Institute for Democracy and the Rock Ethics Institute.


’86 B.A. English, Penn State
Mary Kay Hort
Future Students
CURRENT Students
Graduate Students
Get Funding