Collegian Alumni Tell Stories of Success and Failure

Three Collegian alumni told current Collegian staffers stories of success and failure informed by their experience at the student newspaper in a March Zoom roundtable sponsored by the Collegian Alumni Interest Group. The roundtable focusing on leveraging mentorships and professional networks featured Lee Womer of LinkedIn, Chuck Hall of business coaching firm Read more…

Daily Collegian to Hire News Adviser

The Collegian has announced that it will hire a temporary, part-time news adviser who will be responsible for training student news staff members. The news adviser will focus on improving staff skills in multi-media, digital and social media. The position is for 10 months, beginning this summer. The adviser is Read more…

Collegian Alumni Interest Group mentoring program revamped

Calling all Collegian alums, from news and business: Think about the work you’re doing right now. Now, think about your time at the Collegian. What do you wish you’d known then? Or what did you learn then that helped you — maybe in some unexpected way — once you graduated? Now, hold that thought.

We’re revamping the Collegian Alumni Interest Group mentoring program, and we’d love for you to be a part of it. If you think you might have some wisdom to offer today’s Collegianaires, and if you might be willing to spare a day in State College meeting with those students in a classroom setting back in the James Building, we (and the Collegian) could use your help. The time frame on this is flexible and can be adjusted depending on the demands of your schedule. What we really need right now are volunteers who might be interested in participating. (more…)