Director, Editorial Services
Editor, Lehigh Bulletin
Office of Communications and Public Affairs
Mary Ellen Alu is director of editorial services in the Office of Communications and Public Affairs. She is editor of the Lehigh Alumni Bulletin, published three times a year; and she has played a key role in other publications, including the College of Education’s 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 College (now 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 served as an assistant troop leader for Girl Scout Troop 6008 based at St. Thomas More in Salisbury Township, Pa.
Participants in the inaugural Music Master Mentor Program open for the famed bassist in SteelStacks performance.
Speakers encourage the Classes of 2025 and 2024 to find their passions, be curious and explore concepts beyond their academic cores.
Karen Stuckey ’75 represents Lehigh’s first coed class as it adopts the Class of 2025. It is also the first time that a woman alum presents an incoming class with its official flag.
A letter from the Bulletin Editor
Ana Dueñas addresses a gap in services for Latino children with autism who need early intensive behavioral intervention.
Art and science come together in unique textbook project supported by Lehigh Humanities Lab.
Lehigh holds two in-person Commencement ceremonies Monday for Class of 2021 undergraduates.
The Lehigh mechanical engineering and mechanics professor virtually addresses the Classes of 2020 and 2021.
UPDATE: In-person ceremony is held Saturday morning for undergraduates of the Class of 2020.
In order to safely celebrate graduates, the university will host two sessions for undergraduates in the Class of 2021. Additional, separate ceremonies are planned for the Class of 2020 and doctoral students from both classes.
Formal ceremony marks college expansion and ushers in new era of teaching and learning.
Bailey ’99G was recognized for his exceptional leadership as principal of Liberty High School in Bethlehem, Pa.
Daley will chair the Department of Community and Population Health.
‘It’s better to use the vaccine than to waste it,’ Caplan tells a virtual audience attending Lehigh’s Peter S. Hagerman ’61 Lecture in Ethics.
Hoelscher will help develop tenure and promotion guidelines for the college.
The expansion, originally scheduled to begin in 2020, was delayed due to COVID.
Five veteran journalists to address the increasingly important role of data journalism in communicating important social issues to the public.
The virtual summit, coordinated by the Lehigh Valley Inter-Regional Networking & Connecting Consortium (LINC), was held Thursday.
King, who had a 45-year career at Lehigh, had a gift for explaining 'the beauty' of mathematics.
Participants reflected on King’s book, published in 1967, ‘Where Do We Go From Here: Chaos or Community?’
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.