Public Relations

In the Media - Fall 2017

  • Channel 69 News
    • The sixth-annual 'Woofstock' held at Cedar Beach Park on Sat from noon to 5pm will feature the Muhlenberg College pep band. Read More
    • Muhlenberg Football, the treatment of Coach Donnelly and the challenges the team is facing head-on are featured. Read More
    • The research of Dan Klem, Sarkis Acopian Professor of Ornithology & Conservation, is featured in an article on bird-window collisions. Read More
  • The Morning Call
    • Wescoe student and DACA recipient Armando Jimenez discusses his path to Muhlenberg and his future plans to become a lawyer. Read More
    • The work of Doug Ovens - 'Bertoia Sound Sculptures' - is featured in a preview of must-see fall art exhibits in the Lehigh Valley. Read More
    • The story of Wescoe student Armando Jimenez was featured in a Morning Call article about DACA. Read More
    • Muhlenberg football's 62-19 win over Wilkes and the 351 all-purpose yards record set by Nick Savant '18 are featured. Read More
    • The 'Dig in for Duke' campaign and yesterday's marrow registry and blood donation drive are featured. Softball player Hayley Peterson '18 and football player Declan Mandeville '20 share their personal stories for why these drives matter to them. Read More
    • The town hall with Senator Pat Toomey, which had questions submitted by an audience in advance and sel ected by PBS39, The Morning Call and Muhlenberg College, is featured. Read More
    • Muhlenberg's football team - and the rushing prowess of Nick Savant '18 - are featured in a preseason analysis of the squad. Read More
  • Muhlenberg Web Sports
    • The Muhlenberg field hockey team is heading into Centennial Conference play on a high note. Senior Alexandria DeAngelo scored two goals and freshman Marlee Siegel and junior Stephi Rydgren added one each as the Mules toppled King's, 4-1, for their first win of the season. Read More
    • Women's Soccer Takes No. 20 Arcadia to Last Minute. The Muhlenberg women's soccer team gave nationally ranked Arcadia all it could handle before falling, 3-2, on a last-minute goal. Read More
    • Senior Robert Borkow shot a 76 to finish seventh and lead the Muhlenberg men's golf team to a fourth-place showing at the Swarthmore/Neumann Invitational, its first tournament of the 2017-18 season. Read More
    • Sophomore Mark Riggio rushed for two touchdowns and the defense allowed only 234 total yards as the Muhlenberg football team defeated Dickinson, 25-6, in its Centennial Conference opener. Read More
    • The Muhlenberg women's soccer team rolled up a 35-4 advantage in shots and defeated Delaware Valley, 3-0, in the first round of the Arcadia Invitational. The Mules (2-1) will play host Arcadia, ranked 20th in the Division III preseason poll, in the second round. Read More
    • The Muhlenberg volleyball team closed out its 20th annual Buttermaker Tournament with a 3-1 victory over Virginia Wesleyan. After falling in its first match to Cabrini 3-0, the Mules (7-2) came back in the afternoon with victories in the first, second and fourth sets. Read More
    • The Muhlenberg men's soccer team fought its way to a 0-0 draw with Centenary (N.J.) in a game filled with close opportunities. The Mules (2-0-1) led the Cyclones (0-3-1) in shot opportunities, 24-19, including eight different chances in the overtime periods. Read More
    • The Muhlenberg field hockey team played its third straight one-goal game to start the season, coming up short at Elizabethtown, 2-1. Read More
    • The Muhlenberg volleyball team won its first match and came close to beating a tough second opponent in day one of its annual Buttermaker Tournament, improving to 6-0 by defeating SUNY Cortland in its first match. They then battled Stevenson, a NCAA tournament qualifier last year, to five sets. Read More
    • Wrestlers honor fallen heroes: The Muhlenberg wrestling team ran in the Travis Manion 9/11 Heroes Run at Parkland High School. Read More
    • Junior Jordan Schreer of the Muhlenberg men's soccer team was named defensive player of the week by the Centennial Conference. Schreer did not allow a goal in 188 minutes in a 1-0-1 week for the M ules. Read More
    • Kat Hodges started her sophomore season with the Muhlenberg women's golf team by winning a tournament, capturing medalist honors at the Swarthmore/Neumann Invitational. Read More
    • The Muhlenberg men's soccer team poured in three goals in each half on its way to a 6-1 victory over Immaculata. The six goals for the Mules (2-0) were the most in a home opener since 2004 (6-0 vs. Hunter) and the most in any game since 2014's 8-2 win over DeSales. Read More
    • The top plays in Muhlenberg College athletics for the week ending September 4, 2017 included achievements in the sports of men's cross country, field hockey, football, men's soccer, women's soccer and volleyball. Read More
    • Two Muhlenberg athletes were honored by the Centennial Conference for their performances in the opening weekend of the year. Junior Corey Mullins was named men's cross country athlete of the week, and junior Kelly Tornetta was co-player of the week in volleyball. Read More
    • The Muhlenberg womens soccer team conceded a pair of first-half goals and got only half of them back in the second half, falling 2-1 at Wilkes to suffer its first loss of the season. Read More
    • For the second time in his career, running back Nick Savant ’18 was named Centennial Conference offensive player of the week. Savant rushed 18 times for 271 yards and four touchdowns while catching two passes for 80 yards and another score in the Mules' season-opening 62-19 win against Wilkes. Read More
    • The Muhlenberg volleyball team opened the 2017 season with a perfect weekend, winning all four of its matches at Gettysburg's Battlefield Classic. Sweeps of Penn State Altoona and Hood and four-set victories over St. Mary's and Bethany gave the Mules their first 4-0 start since 1994. Read More
    • Senior Nick Savant broke one school record and tied two others as the Muhlenberg football team opened the 2017 season with a 62-19 win against Wilkes. Read More
    • The Mules, who open the 2017 season versus Wilkes at Scotty Wood Stadium today at 1:00, head into the season ranked second in the Centennial Conference preseason poll and received votes in the D3football.com preseason poll as well. Read More
    • The Muhlenberg men's soccer team came back from a 1-0 deficit by scoring twice in a four-minute span of the second half to defeat a strong Lebanon Valley squad, 2-1, in its 2017 season opener. Read More
    • Field hockey drops their season opener. The 16th-ranked Muhlenberg field hockey team started the 2017 season with a 2-1 defeat at Scranton. Read More
    • Junior Corey Mullins and senior Jamie Pacilio opened the 2017 campaign in fine form at the Lehigh Invitational. Mullins finished first among non-Division I runners and 10th overall, while Pacilio came in second among non-Division I runners and seventh overall. Read More
    • The Muhlenberg women's soccer team dominated in their opening match of the season with a 1-0 win at Gwynedd Mercy. The Mules racked up a 22-2 advantage in shots and did not permit a shot on goal until the final minute. Read More
    • "Muhlenberg Gives" is part of the #DigInForDuke campaign, which began after Muhlenberg head football coach Mike Donnelly was diagnosed with acute monocytic leukemia in the spring of 2017 and chose to use his condition as an opportunity to raise awareness about cancer. Read More
    • Volleyball Season Preview: The Mules who start their season Friday at Gettysburg’s Battlefield Classic, field a roster of 10 underclassmen. The team returns all but one starter from a 2016 team that won 20 games for the 10th time in program history & advanced to the Centennial Conference semifinals. Read More
    • Men's Soccer Season Preview: The men's soccer team heads into the 2017 season looking to make it back to the Centennial Conference playoffs and battle for a conference title. The season opens Friday at Lebanon Valley before returning to Varsity Field for the home opener Sep 6 against Immaculata. Read More
    • Men's Basketball returns to The Palestra: The Muhlenberg men's basketball team will play in the most storied gymnasium in the history of collegiate athletics when it faces McDaniel at The Palestra on Jan 14. Read More
    • The Muhlenberg field hockey team is ranked 16th in the 2017 National Field Hockey Coaches Association preseason poll. The Mules are coming off a season in which they finished 18-3, breaking by four the 27-year-old school record for wins in a season. Read More
    • "Muhlenberg Gives" is part of the #DigInForDuke campaign, which began after Muhlenberg head football coach Mike Donnelly was diagnosed with acute monocytic leukemia in the spring of 2017 and chose to use his condition as an opportunity to raise awareness about cancer. Read More
  • Other News
    • Everything Band Podcast
      • Andrew Ardizzoia, assistant professor of music, shares his educational and performance background and inspiration for teaching. Read More
    • Hakol Lehigh Valley
      • Muhlenberg College Hillel is featured for their work to create over 100 Rosh Hashanah gift bags for older adults living in the Lehigh Valley. Read More
    • Muhlenberg College
      • Coursework to police work: Muhlenberg seminar prepares Ashley Kemper '18 for NYPD internship. The insights Ashley Kemper ‘18 developed in a Muhlenberg seminar helped her contribute to the team at the NYPD police commissioner’s office. Read More
      • The “Muhlenberg Gives” event, part of the #DigInForDuke campaign, resulted in 377 new marrow-registry signups and approximately 59 blood donations. Read More
      • Gillian Irwin ‘13 Receives Second Fulbright Award. The Muhlenberg alumna will travel to Indonesia to research the effects of its music education program. Read More
      • Muhlenberg College announces agreement with American University’s Kogod School of Business. The partnership with American provides outstanding Muhlenberg economics and finance students with preferential access to a highly competitive master’s program in finance. Read More
    • News Talk
      • Susan Falciani, special collections & archives librarian, shares a story of the book thief thwarted by Muhlenberg College librarians in the 1980s. Read More
    • Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
      • Senator Pat Toomey's town hall, with audience questions selected by PBS39, The Morning Call and Muhlenberg College, is featured. Read More
    • Reading Eagle
      • Muhlenberg alumnus and Sarkis Acopian director of conservation science at Hawk Mountain Sanctuary Keith Bildstein has his latest book, 'Raptors: The Curious Nature of Diurnal Birds of Prey' featured. Read More
      • Football alumnus Tony Concordia '18 is featured as a future inductee for the Berks Catholic Hall of Fame. Concordia caught 102 passes and scored 15 touchdowns in his career with the Mules. Read More
    • Staten Island Live
      • Track & field alumnus Joseph Brancale is featured in an article on the upcoming 41st annual Celic Brothers 4-mile race, the last event in the Long Island Triple Crown race series. Brancale has become a recurring star in the metropolitan running scene. Read More
    • The Algemeiner
      • Peter A. Pettit, IJCU and Religion Studies, was cited for his recent Christian Century cover essay and broader work on Christian engagement with Israel. Read More
    • The Garden City News
      • Alumnus Mike Kern is featured as a top finisher in the 2017 CrossFit Games. Kern served as a wide receiver on Muhlenberg's football team in the 1990s. Read More
    • The Ithacan
      • Muhlenberg alumnus Jeremy Menard is featured in a Q&A for the Ithaca College newspaper. Menard is the new manager of TV and Radio Operations for Ithaca. Read More
    • The Jewish Chronicle
      • Peter A. Pettit (IJCU & Religion Studies) is quoted in a story about the impact of a recent study trip in Israel and Palestine for Protestant seminary faculty. Read More
    • The University of Michigan Press
      • Francesca Coppa, professor of English, is interviewed about her new book, 'The Fanfiction Reader: Folk Tales for the Digital Age.' Read More