Bassler, Irvin-Stellabotte to advise Collegiate Review

Allan Bassler, publisher and editor of the Morrison's Cove Herald, and Marty Jo Irvin-Stellabotte, director of mission advancement for Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries, have agreed to serve as faculty advisers of Penn State Altoona's student newspaper, Collegiate Review, in fall 2013. Bassler has worked in a variety of capacities with The Altoona Mirror and The Harrisburg Patriot News, as well as the Penn State Cooperative Extension and Allegheny Lutheran Social Ministries. Prior to her current postion, Irvin-Stellabotte served as assistant director of development and she held a variety of posts within University Relations while at Penn State Altoona.

The new advisers will look to increase the digital presence of the newspaper while mentoring students in how to take advantage of opportunities within the publishing industry. Interested students are encouraged to register for COMM 002, a hands-on course in newspaper production. Individuals from all majors may participate. Students with questions related to the Collegiate Review are advised to contact Allan Bassler at

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Last Updated June 26, 2013