The DPAA Beat:

  • An Introduction from the DP’s New Development Assistant, Allie Fehr

    Dear DP Alumni Community, Nice to meet you! My name is Allie Fehr, and I am a second-year transfer student at Penn and the new DP Development Assistant. I am extremely excited to be working with the DP Development team to create and enhance efforts to generate DP alumni philanthropic support.  When I decided to

  • Set the DP Up for Success This Year

    Dear DP Alumni Community, September is here and at the DP that means first editions are out and we are in the midst of recruiting the next generation of DPers. We have planned for an impactful year ahead and we cannot do it without your philanthropic support! Each year, your gift to the DP Advances

  • Alumni Wanted for Marquez Conference

    We are seeking DP alums across all fields and backgrounds (journalism and otherwise) to participate in the annual Marquez Conference on campus on Saturday, September 24th. The Marquez Conference is an opportunity for the new board and DP staff to learn both important journalistic practices and gain a deeper understanding of how they can leverage their DP experience in their future careers of choice. We are planning a wide array of sessions that we aim to be relevant to students across the organization. To that end, we are especially looking for alums with any of the following expertise, though we welcome all who are interested to reach out: -Design-Photo/video-Social media-Management-Internship/entry-level job hiring-And of course, reporting across all topics and media Interested […]

  • 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

    READ MORE FROM THE DP HERE: https://www.thedp.com/article/2022/01/m-elizabeth-magill-penn-new-president-announcement-replaces-amy-gutmann-ambassador

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