About Us

The Delta Collegiate is the award-winning, non-profit newspaper for Delta College that has been student run since 1961. The Collegiate runs one print edition every two weeks during the fall and winter semesters. We report on local, campus and national news all while continuously working to keep our online and social media presence as current as our readers.

Awards and recognition

Since first garnering two awards from the Michigan Community College Press Association (MCCPA) in 2014, the Delta Collegiate has since gone on to be recognized for more than 100 additional awards from the MCCPA, including first place for online newspaper and general excellence.

The Delta Collegiate was also recognized for multiple awards at the 2016 Michigan Press Association convention where they competed against universities and community colleges alike.

In March of 2018 and 2019, the Collegiate staff went to New York City for the College Media Association (CMA) spring convention. Members of the staff won second place in the CMA Iron Reporter challenge in 2018. Our online newscast, the Delta Beat, won the first place Apple Award for best online newscast in the nation in 2019.

Our mission statement

The Delta Collegiate’s mission is to provide a voice to the Delta College campus and community through assertive, factual and transparent reporting. A moral imperative to our mission is to ensure the prompt reporting of facts and events as they become available to our staff. Additionally, we pride ourselves on the passion, personality and professionalism our staff possess within their coverage. Our outlet aims to entertain and inform those who indulge themselves with our content while offering unique perspectives as a student-run news organization.

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