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 news about our alumni on the DPAA Facebook page DPAA Facebook page and emails news about the DP and DPAA several times each year/ But in an effort…

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DPAA issues 2016 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 news about our alumni on the DPAA Facebook page DPAA Facebook page and emails news about the DP and DPAA several times each year/ But in an effort to…

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DPAA issues 2015 Annual Report

The DPAA Board of Directors in December published its fourth Annual Report on the activities of the Alumni Association. 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. In recent years, the DPAA has increased the frequency of online communications with alumni -- via articles on this website, bi-monthly emailed newsletters, and alumni news on the DPAA Facebook page.…

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DPAA issues 2014 Annual Report

The DPAA Board of Directors in December published its third Annual Report on the activities of the Alumni Association. 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. In recent years, the DPAA has increased the frequency of online communications with alumni -- via articles on this website, bi-monthly emailed newsletters, and alumni news on the DPAA Facebook page.…

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Bay area alums run to support the DP

Inspired by several predecessors from the 125th board, former Senior Sports Editors Cal Silcox '12 and Megan Soisson '13 (who served together on the 127th Board) ran the Giant Race half marathon in San Francisco this September, raising more than $2,800 for the DP in the process. The funds will support the paper's Donald Neiman Fund, which pays DP student journalists for summer journalism internships that would otherwise be unpaid. After running San Francisco's classic Bay to Breakers race together in 2013,…

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DP Board implements restructuring plan

The Daily Pennsylvanian's Board of Directors wrapped up a busy first half of 2014 by adopting an integrated three-pronged strategy focused on building a ‘digital-first’ culture while continuing the DP’s century-plus tradition as a printed daily; ensuring the organization’s long-term financial viability, and nurturing student innovation. The goal: make the DP the country’s most respected and innovative college media organization, with the products to match. The Board, which includes five current DP students and four alumni steeped in media and entrepreneurial experience, was created to…

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Taylor Culliver: Restructuring necessary for a strong future

Change really is alive at the DP. We’ve all known for awhile now that our organization was in need of some drastic changes both financially and editorially. My goal from the start of my term as Executive Editor has been to work with everyone across the organization to take the steps necessary to make those thoughts become a reality. With the great leadership we have in our editors and managers, and the implementation of our new Board of Directors, I’m…

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Alums propel 29th annual Marquez Journalism Conference

Twenty-one DP alumni returned to campus on September 6 for the 29th annual Steven A. Marquez Journalism Conference. Reflecting changes to the industry, the event took on a digital-related theme. Rick Dunham '78 delayed a trip to Beijing, where he now teaches journalism, to lead a kick-off session on best practices for conduct in the social-media age. A longtime reporter and columnist for BusinessWeek and the Houston Chronicle, he was a White House Correspondent and president of the National Press…

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