The DPAA Beat

  • 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

  • 2021 Annual Report

    Thank you to all those DP Alumni who generously gave in 2020-2021!

  • DP Wins Pacemaker

    The DP won the 2020-2021 Pacemaker Award, the highest award given by the ACP/CMA! We are one of 15 four-year campus newspapers across the nation to win the award. It’s a terrific honor and it speaks to the dedication, skill and passion of every single student on staff. A fantastic honor well-earned. Congratulations!Read More:

  • DPAA Leaders Needed

    As The Daily Pennsylvanian continues to transform from a printed student newspaper sustained by ad revenue to an educational nonprofit supported by philanthropy, the need for new DPAA leaders to step forward has grown. We are a tradition that links every Penn student past and present. While 140 years old, The DP is also still blossoming

  • DP Investigative Journalism Award Established By Steve Stecklow ‘76, Philip Lentz, and John Daniszewski ‘79

    We are excited to announce that through their generosity, DP alumni Steve Stecklow ‘76 and John Daniszewski ‘79, along with friend and colleague Philip Lentz, have established the Stecklow/Lentz/Daniszewski Prize for Investigative Journalism. This new student prize will be awarded annually to a DP journalist for their outstanding work in the area of investigative journalism

  • Philanthropy will assure the DP’s success in big year ahead…

    The students are back, another fall semester is underway, and almost 500 students have shown interest in joining the DP through recruitment already. We are gearing up for a big year and we cannot do it without you and your philanthropic support. Through your giving each year, you amplify the voices of our students and upgrade

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