News and Events

Muhlenberg's First Women's Weekend
The College held a successful celebration of 60 years of co-education and the alumnae network.
Illusionist David Caserta '97 to Appear on Hit TV Show
Illusionist David Caserta '97 will perform on CW's Penn & Teller: Fool Us on July 20.
Servants to All Welcomes New Leader
Jeanette Triano Sinn '03 named new leader of homeless center. 
Meet Snug Harbor's New CEO
Aileen Chumard Fuchs '01 was introduced at the Neptune Ball in Staten Island, N.Y.
Commencement 2017
Commencement Speaker Judy Woodruff Challenges Graduates to "Be Good Citizens." 
Brothers' Day with the Muhlenbergs
On May 2, we remembered the first set of brothers to ever serve in the U.S. Congress were Muhlenbergs.
Sam Calagione '92 Wins James Beard Award
Calagione of Dogfish Head Craft Brewery wins for outstanding wine, spirits and beer professional.
Student Reflection: Media & Communication Alumni Week
Alumni Week brought over 100 alumni together with current students for career education and networking.
New Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs Named
After a nationwide search, Dr. Kathy Harring was named next provost and vice president of academic affairs.
New Coach for Men's Basketball
Kevin Hopkins named new men's basketball coach.
Zeta Beta Tau Reinstated
After more than 20 years, ZBT actualized the re-chartering of their fraternity. 
2017 Alumni Achievement Award Winners Named
Muhlenberg's Alumni Board announces eight winners for 2017.
HMMS Members Honored in New York
After 50 years, the Henry Melchior Muhlenberg Society continues to fuel ‘Berg’s greatness.
See You in the Winner's Circle
Michael Esposito '13 pursues his passion for sports behind a keyboard.
George I. Alden Trust provides funding for new professional development suite. 
Agreement with Allentown Art Museum
The College announces a mutually beneficial agreement, citing both organizations' commitments to the visual arts.
The Mule Gets an Official Name
Mule Madness donors voted for their favorite and the results are in.
Playing for a Winner
Muhlenberg Athletics Wins During Mule Madness.
Muhlenberg Love Stories
For Valentine’s Day we gathered a few love stories that began on Muhlenberg's campus.
A Commitment to Social Justice
Trailblazing Trina
Dr. Trina Poretta ’92 was a family innovator when she decided to become a doctor.
T.H.A.W. Heats Up 'Berg Pride
Mules gather far and near to toast Muhlenberg College.
One Last Scholarship
Dr. Arthur Altman’s ’53, P’84, GP’13 Muhlenberg education came down to the wire.
Good Yield Hunting
Doug Peebles '87 is featured in a recent Barron's article about his work with AB Global Bond.
Dr. Tom Zanders '98 Named Medical Director
Dr. Tom Zanders '98 named medical director of the Medical Intensive Care Unit at St. Luke's University Hospital in Bethlehem, Pa.
Thank You for Coming Home!
View the Alumni Weekend slideshow.
 Political Science Professors Reflect on Faculty Seminar in Bangladesh
This summer two Muhlenberg faculty members led their peers on an international expedition in an effort to promote global education back in Allentown, Pa.
Muhlenberg Theatre Program Named #1
The theatre program at Muhlenberg College is the nation's best for undergraduate education, according to The Princeton Review.
Space Travel: A Vision
Daniel Simpson '74 wrote an op-ed for The New York Times that shares his brief meeting with young man in the process of going blind, serving as an ambassador for an experience Dan has known his entire life.
Show Don't Tell
Faculty and Staff show their commitment to Muhlenberg by setting a new giving record.
Five Reasons You Should Come Home for Alumni Weekend
A definitive list of 'Berg's best.
Career Road Trips Give Students Alumni Insider Perspectives
The Career Road Trip program is sponsored by the Career Center and created to provide select students with a glimpse into the professional world through site visits with alumni volunteers.
Afghanistan: Civility and Consciousness vs. Tyranny and Discrimination
Lauren Anderson '79 introduces an essay by her mentee, rising senior Masheed Major '17, for The Huffington Post.
The Poretta Family Gives Back
Trina '92, Jill '93 and April '95 give back to Muhlenberg through volunteering and a newly established scholarship.
Three Alumni Receive Prestigious Awards
Andrea Clearfield ’82, Jacob Glass ’13 and Mel Ferrara '15 receive prestigious awards in a variety of disciplines.
Hall of Fame Weekend March 31 - April 2, 2017
Muhlenberg Athletics 2015-16 Year in Review
Take a look back at this year's team and individual highlights.
Young Alumna to Perform on Broadway This Winter
Madison Ferris '14 will perform alongside Sally Field in Broadway's latest revival of "The Glass Menagerie."
Institute of Public Opinion Earns Top Marks
The Institute earned an A- rating and outscoring other Pennsylvania pollsters.
2009: Muhammad Ali gets honorary doctorate
A look back as Ali accepts an honorary doctorate at commencement on May 17, 2009.
Alumna Launches The Artist Co-Op
Rachel Berger '11 uses Muhlenberg Connections to create her organization.
Meet the Alumna Running This Year's Food Book Fair
Amanda Dell '03 produces this year's Brooklyn Food Book Fair.
The Future of Media and Technology
A conversation with Hulu and Google veteran Brendan Haney '06 by Jason Steinberg '11 and Kate Burdick '14.
Two Alumni Cameos on “The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills”
Courtenay Hall '97 and Steven Grossman '00 appear on this season of Bravo's hit reality show.
Ed Bonekemper ’64 to Appear on C-SPAN
Ed's recently sold-out Smithsonian presentation on "The Myth of the Lost Cause."
Thank you for participating in Mule Madness
Congratulations to the wrestling team, Mule Madness 2016 champions!
Young Alumnus Receives $500K Investment for Biotech Startup
Michael Johnson '11 and his biotech startup, Visikol, Inc., receive investment to support their biological clearing agent. 
The Surprising Inspiration Behind Dogfish Head Beer
Sam Calagione '92, founder of Dogfish Head Brewery, is featured in Fortune magazine.
Running with Hope
Cancer survivor Hope Benson '79 and husband Thomas Benson '79 prepare to run the Boston Marathon.  
Leaders in Law Enforcement
Lauren C. Anderson '79 and Joe Thomas '85 are serving as anchor faculty for the new Law Enforcement Leadership program at University of Maryland's Robert H. Smith School of Business.
Two Alumnae, One Solid Business
Lona Farr '62, P'94 and Marci Moyer Schick '77, P'13 took different paths to become business partners. It all started with Muhlenberg.
Distinguished Honorees
Sheryl LeBlanc Guss '81, P'10, P'13 and Dr. Kathleen Harring were honored by the Association of Fundraising Professionals for their contributions to the Muhlenberg community.
Humanitarian Honors
Dr. Peter Auster '76 wins the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry 2015 Humanitarian of the Year Award.
2015 Alumni Achievement Award Winners
Join us as we honor this year's Alumni Achievement Award winners.
Mysteries from the Archives
The Muhlenberg Archives needs your help to identify students in a series of "mystery photos." More photos will be added each week!
Donor Spotlight: The Much Family
Read about how the Much family is honoring the late Dr. David Much, a beloved professor of biology at Muhlenberg for 33 years.
A Legacy of Great Radio
With the recent passing of George Pappas ’49, founding member and first station manager of WMUH, we look back at the history of The Only Station that Matters.
Muhlenberg Will Double Your Endowment Gift
Muhlenberg has committed $10 million to match, dollar for dollar, your gift to endow a scholarship.