Mary Ellen Alu

Manager, Editorial Services
Managing Editor, Lehigh Bulletin
Editor, Lehigh Business and Theory to Practice
Office of Communications and Public Affairs
(610) 758-6391
maa614@lehigh.edu

Mary Ellen Alu is a manager of editorial services in the Office of Communications and Public Affairs. She plays a key role in several publications: the Lehigh Alumni Bulletin, published three times a year; the College of Education’s annual Theory to Practice magazine and Lehigh Business, the annual magazine of the College of Business and Economics. She also writes and edits for Lehigh’s online news sites.

Alu joined Lehigh’s communications office in 2014 after a lengthy career in journalism. She worked as an editor for AOL’s online news service, Patch; as an editor and reporter for The Morning Call daily newspaper in Allentown, Pa.; and as a reporter for The Times Leader in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. She holds a Masters of Liberal Arts from the University of Pennsylvania and a B.A. from Wilkes University. She is the recipient of numerous writing and reporting awards.

Alu is a former co-president and board member of Families with Children from China – Lehigh Valley Chapter. She also serves as an assistant troop leader for Girl Scout Troop 6008 based at St. Thomas More in Salisbury Township, Pa. 

Lehigh Community Gathers Virtually to Reflect on Martin Luther King’s Teachings

Participants reflected on King’s book, published in 1967, ‘Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?’

Four Questions With Terry-Ann Jones, Director of the African Studies Program

The new director of the Africana Studies program in the College of Arts and Sciences shares her vision for the program and her hopes for the future.

A New Partnership

A New Partnership

Alumni Involvement

Alumni Involvement

Student Experience

Student Experience

Hatching LehighSiliconValley

Hatching LehighSiliconValley

Fostering an Entrepreneurial Mindset at LehighSiliconValley

Innovative program steeps Lehigh students in the ways of entrepreneurship.

Portraits of the Brain: Teaching Students About Neuroanatomy

Art and science come together in unique textbook project supported by Lehigh Humanities Lab.

'Doing Democracy'

Lehigh University Art Galleries puts democracy, in all its forms, on display.

A Gift of Japanese Porcelain

Robert G. Wheeler ’50 donates collection to Lehigh University Art Galleries to serve as teaching tool.

Lehigh Announces Partnership with Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

New agreement, signed Dec. 17, will facilitate academic and student exchanges.

Poets&Quants Names Liuba Belkin and Parveen Gupta to Top 50 List

Belkin and Gupta are recognized as top undergraduate business professors. 

Poets&Quants ‘Best and Brightest’

Poets&Quants news website recognizes four Lehigh students who stood out in the nation’s Class of 2020 for their academic excellence.

The Roads Best Traveled

Arthur C. Tauck Jr. ’53 ’79P is an innovator who changed the travel industry.

Q&A: Oliver Yao on Lehigh's MBA Programs

A conversation with Associate Dean of Graduate Programs Oliver Yao, the George N. Beckwith ’32 Professor in Decision and Technology Analytics (DATA).

Going Remote: A Pivot to Online Learning

Faculty moved with lightning speed when the pandemic hit.

Beam Signing for Health, Science & Technology Building Draws 4,400 Digital Signatures

A video of the beam being hoisted into place is shared during Lehigh’s Founder’s Day celebration Oct. 2.

Lehigh Virtually Celebrates Founder’s Day, Family Week

The university honors the legacy of founder Asa Packer in video tribute and virtual events.

Hire-a-Grad Initiative Helps Grad Students Land Jobs, Experience

Lehigh develops creative approach to COVID-19-related problem.

Remembering Clifton 'Tip' Mowrer: Dedicated Volunteer, Public Servant

‘Tip’ was the Bulletin’s Class of 1953 correspondent for 55 years