Mary Ellen Alu

Assistant Editor
Office of Communications and Public Affairs
(610) 758-6391
maa614@lehigh.edu

Mary Ellen Alu is an assistant editor 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. 


Geoffrey Canada, in an appearance at Lehigh, touts education reform. 

Lehigh students hold candlelight vigil in tribute to victims of terrorist attacks around the world.

A moving ROTC and Veterans Day ceremony was held Wednesday at Lehigh. 

CBE alumni inspire students during WSC Financial Services Forum

Master of Science in Management Program

A conversation with Georgette Chapman Phillips, dean of the College of Business and Economics

Economics professor Todd A. Watkins succeeds Rich Aronson, who retired.

An assistant professor of marketing examines how colors impact perception.

Glenn DuPaul ’14 is using his analytical skills to help the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets.

Faces of Lehigh

A career conference and cookie conference are among club’s efforts.

We’ll test your business knowledge in each issue of Lehigh Business.

College of Business and Economics hosts impact symposium to foster dialogue on workplace diversity.

The new M2, the Master of Science in Management program, welcomes its inaugural class.

Organization founded by the KPMG Foundation is recognized as a “Bright Spot.” 

Lehigh alum and trustee Joseph R. Perella ’64 ’06H is the documentary’s executive producer.

Pasi Sahlberg delivers the College of Education’s inaugural John Stoops lecture.

In a world that has becoming more connected, Lehigh faculty have become an integral part of the international dialogue surrounding education—particularly in regions where educational reform is undergoing intense scrutiny.

An update on the Centennial School

Recently released data from the National Center for Education Statistics