Remembering Joan Deppa


Retired longtime faculty member Joan Deppa, who joined the Newhouse School after a groundbreaking career in international journalism, died Nov. 17 at her home near Syracuse. She was 82.

In three decades teaching journalism at Newhouse, Deppa left her mark on he school and touched the lives of countless students who, in turn, went on to pursue their own successful careers in the field. She retired in 2015.

To learn more about Deppa’s extraordinary life and career, read the profile written by alumnus Sam Fortier ’18 for The Daily Orange when she retired, and read her obituary.