The DPAA Beat:

  • Incredibly Grateful

    Dear DPAA, From all of us: Thank you.  Thanks to the support of 85 alumni, we raised $33,000 in 25 days. See the results here: Masthead Madness. We also won the College Media Madness competition,finishing #1 in the country. We are so excited to add to the DP’s trophy case of journalism, advertising and marketing awards, and bring home our first national title

  • This is our moment!

    Dear DP Alumni, We are only a week away from the final buzzer for our giving competitions and on our way to hitting our goals and winning awards. We are incredibly grateful to the entire DPAA community for keeping up with our Masthead Madness updates, sharing stories, making shoutouts and giving to The Daily Pennsylvanian and our

  • An important message from the Commissioner…
  • Masthead Madness is Back and BIGGER!

    BECOME A CAPTAIN TODAY! Dear DPAA, Yamin from the DP Development team here. I am one of this year’s Masthead Madness student project managers. Being at the DP has truly been one of the best experiences I have ever had and I am sure it was the same for you. We are reaching out to

  • NEW Alumni speaker series for Business Side begins this week

    A top priority of the DP’s Business Department for this coming year is to foster a deeper connection with our business side and business centric alumni. In order to do this, we have created a new DPAA speaker series called Biz Matters where alumni will share their story, experiences and expertise directly with our students. 

  • New DP Mentors Program Looking for Alumni

    The DPAA is thrilled to announce DP Mentors, a new program that will tap into the DP’s deep and dedicated alumni network to offer DP board members sustained, one-on-one support and counsel. We are looking for DP alumni to match with students based on the specific needs and priorities of DP board members. Each student-mentor

  • BREAKING: M. Elizabeth Magill to become Penn’s ninth president, succeeding Amy Gutmann


  • An End of Year Message from Molly Cohen ’25

    Dear DP Alumni Community, We sincerely hope this email finds you well!  My name is Molly Cohen, I am in my first year at Penn and I am a member of the DP’s Development team. Believe it or not, another great year at the Daily Pennsylvanian is coming to a close. Thanks to gifts from DP

  • DP Alumni Giving with Bryan Harris ’83

    The DP Development team sat down with DP alum Bryan Harris ’83, to discuss his increased giving in 2021. Bryan gave over $40,000 to the DP and has just pledged another $50,000 towards the DP’s Campaign for a New Home. What ways are you involved in the Penn alumni community?  Bryan: I’ve always been very active

  • A note from the DP Diversity Chairs

    Dear Daily Pennsylvanian Alumni Association Members: At the DP, we’ve become accustomed to constantly turning our investigative lens outwards–at students and student organizations, the school administration, and members of the Philadelphia community. It’s time for us to take a critical look inwards and reflect upon our own biases, limitations, and areas for improvement. We need

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