The Daily Pennsylvanian Alumni Association (DPAA) is an organization of alumni of the University of Pennsylvania’s student newspaper, The Daily Pennsylvanian. The DPAA has a dual mission of serving both its alumni members and the current student staff of the DP.

DPAA News

  • All-star panels announced for 135th Anniversary

    The DP Alumni Association has announced the first wave of a great lineup of sessions taking place on Saturday, October 19 as part of the DP 135th Anniversary Reunion. Political Journalism Today: The Good, The Bad, The UglyModerator Peter Canellos ’84, Editor-at-Large at Politico, will moderate a panel discussion with a number of DP alumni who […]

  • Register for the DP 135th Anniversary reunion weekend

    It’s the event that took 135 years to create. (Or at least 10 years, since the last one.) “It” is a celebration of The Daily Pennsylvanian, its students and its alumni to celebrate the newspaper’s 135th anniversary this fall. The DP Alumni Association is excited to invite alumni back to campus for the 135th Anniversary […]

  • Announcing the inaugural DPAA honorees

    The DP Alumni Association is proud to announce the inaugural members of the Daily Pennsylvanian Alumni Hall of Fame: Jean Chatzky ’86, Bob Frost ’60, Eric Jacobs ’80, Lee Levine ’76 and Michael Silver ’75. They will be formally inducted into the Hall of Fame on October 19, 2019 during the DP’s 135th anniversary celebration. […]

  • DPAA Summer Happy Hours are back!

    For the first time in several years, the DPAA has organized summer alumni happy hours in six cities this year. These are informal get-togethers: no speakers, cash bar, and simply a nice opportunity to meet fellow alumni and catch up with old friends. If you live or work in or near New York City, Philadelphia, Washington D.C., Boston, […]

  • DPAA issues 2018 Annual Report

    The DPAA Board of Directors in December published its Annual Report on the activities of the Alumni Association in 2018. The report was sent via postal mail to all DP alumni who have mailing addresses on file with the DP; a PDF version of the report is available by clicking here. The DPAA regularly posts […]

  • Support the DP every time you shop on Amazon

    If you shop on Amazon — occasionally or frequently — you can support the DP at the same time! Amazon has a charitable giving program called AmazonSmile which gives half of one percent of every purchase to a supported non-profit organization. Half of one percent may not sound like a lot, but if every DP alum did this every time they shopped at Amazon, it would add up to a significant gift to the DP each year. With Amazon’s popular shopping holiday, Prime Day, coming up on July 16, this seemed like a good time to ask every DP alum who purchases from Amazon to register the DP as your supported charitable organization. For those who have already been doing this, thank you! For those who haven’t, it’s very simple. […]

  • About the new DPAA website

    If you’ve visited the DP Alumni Association website in the past, you’ll likely notice we’ve done some cleanup and given the site a new look and improved functionality. The DPAA moved the website and alumni database to new platforms to better support the organization’s efforts moving forward. Our previous website, built on a system designed […]

  • Happy 50th Birthday, 34th Street!

    The October 10, 2018 issue of 34th Street Magazine is a nostalgic, fun look back at the 50 years the magazine has been in existence on its golden anniversary. The issue features articles by 13 former 34th Street Editors-in-Chief, starting with founding editor Bill Mandel ’69 explaining how and why the magazine got launched. Many, […]

  • DPAA Hosts 33rd Marquez Journalism Conference

    Eighteen Daily Pennsylvanian alumni came together at Penn on a rainy late-September Sunday afternoon to lead the 33rd annual Steve A. Marquez Journalism Conference. This annual conference organized by the Daily Pennsylvanian Alumni Association brings DP alumni currently working in journalism to campus to speak with current Penn students in a low-key, interactive environment. The […]

  • DPAA issues 2017 Annual Report

    The DPAA Board of Directors in December published its Annual Report on the activities of the Alumni Association in 2016. The report was sent via postal mail to all DP alumni who have mailing addresses on file with the DP; a PDF version of the report is available by clicking here. The DPAA regularly posts […]

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