Penn State University RUF International

Join us Tuesdays @ 6:30 PM in Pasquerilla Center Room 118

This ministry began in 2015. We exist to WELCOME Penn State scholars from all nations, help them EXPLORE the Gospel of Jesus Christ, and EQUIP Christian internationals to be servant-leaders for God's Kingdom.

If you have any questions, don't hesitate to email me at or call me at 229.894.9167. We are excited about ministering to the international students at Penn State.

Join Us

"International Cafe" Dinner & Discussion

Tuesdays 6:30-8:00 PM
Pasquerilla Center Room 118


Meet Our Team

Richard Smith

Richard Smith

Campus Minister

Richard Smith is the RUF-International campus minister at Penn State University. He is a graduate of both Winthrop University in Rock Hill, South Carolina and Reformed Theological Seminary in Jackson, Mississippi. He is an ordained minister in the Presbyterian Church in America (PCA). His wife of 29 years, Lynne, was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia. They have one son, Richard III (26), one daughter, Evelyn (24), and one grandchild, Isabella (2). Richard and Lynne are excited to be working with the many international students at Penn State University.