Kurren Parida


Kurren is a senior studying Life Sciences with a Neuroscience concentration. He was born in Pittsburgh, PA and grew up in Lancaster, PA. Kurren plans on attending medical school and eventually completing a surgical residency with a neurosurgical or cardiothoracic focus. Kurren has spent years working as a swim coach, camp counselor, k-12 school tutor, and absolutely loves working with kids in both an extracurricular and academic environment. He founded an organization on campus to volunteer in the local State College School District, as well as volunteered in a 1st grade classroom every week. This year, he will be doing some personal training for Penn State. In his free time, Kurren likes to competitively swim, hike, and play tennis with friends.