Alvernian Student Newspaper

The Alvernian

The Alvernian student newspaper is published monthly during the academic year. All students with an interest in writing, photography, and/or marketing are encouraged to contribute to the paper.

This Semester's Issues

April/May 2014
March/April 2014
February/March 2014


Fall 2013

September/October 2013
October/November 2013
November/December 2013

Spring 2013

January/February 2013
February/March 2013
March/April 2013
April/May 2013

Fall 2012

August/September 2012
September/October 2012
October/November 2012
November/December 2012

Spring 2012

January 2012
February 2012
March 2012
April/May 2012

Advertising Information

Full Page (10"x16") $150

Half Page (10"x6.75") $75

Quarter Page (5.93"x6.75") $50

Business Card (3.9"x2.9") $25

To advertise, please contact ryan.lange at 

The Alvernian reserves the right to reject any advertisements that may conflict with the mission or values of the University.  

Dr. Ryan Lange is the faculty advisor for The Alvernian.

  • History: Established as a private four-year liberal arts college in 1958, Alvernia celebrated its 50th year by being awarded university status in 2008.
  • Heritage: Founded by the Bernardine Sisters, a Catholic religious order, the university embraces the Franciscan core values of service, humility, collegiality, contemplation and peacemaking.
  • Motto: “To Learn, To Love, To Serve”
  • Campus: The main campus in Reading is 121 acres, with two satellite campuses in Philadelphia and Pottsville (Schuylkill County).
  • Location: Our residential campus is situated three miles from center-city Reading, in the scenic Blue Mountain area of Eastern Pennsylvania.
  • Enrollment: 3,000 students attend Alvernia including 1,500 traditional undergraduates, 600 continuing education students, and 780 graduate students. Over 77% of first-year students live on campus.
  • Faculty: Our professors are accomplished scholars, experts in their fields, and supportive mentors. The student-to-faculty ratio is 14:1. Most classes are 20 students or fewer.
  • Athletics: NCAA Division III, member of the Commonwealth Conference of the Middle Atlantic States Athletic Corporation and member of Eastern College Athletic Conference, 8 men’s and 10 women’s intercollegiate sports.