Welcome

The Daytonian, the University of Dayton yearbook, chronicles the activities and highlights of the school year through words and pictures. Published annually since 1923, 2014 marks the Daytonian's 91st issue.  Students who serve on the Daytonian staff develop their talents for editing, photography, writing, and publication production.  The Daytonian Yearbook is mailed to every graduating undergraduate student in the fall after their graduation year.

The 2013 Daytonian Yearbook is nearing completion and should be mailed to all 2013 graduates in October/November of 2013.

Get in the Book

There are many opportunities for students to get in the Daytonian Yearbook!

  • Senior Portraits
    • We offer senior portraits in October and February each year.  Visit ouryear.com and use school code 509 to schedule your portrait today!
    • Note: Senior portraits offered at the graduation fair are not put in the Daytonian Yearbook.  You must schedule your appointment using the above website to be in the yearbook.
  • Senior Features
    • Do you want your experience at UD to be featured?  Contact us, and we'll set up an interview!
  • Organization Features
    • Organization photos are taken in February of each year.  Student Leaders: watch your email for more information!
    • Are you a member of a student organization?  Contact us, and we'll help your organization become featured in the book!
  • Submit a Picture (or 10!)
    • We love taking pictures, but sometimes we miss your most exciting college moments.  Submit your high-res photos to us and we'll try and include them!
    • Note: Pictures centered around the consumption of alcohol will not be included in the book. 

Staff Positions

Editor-in-Chief

The Editor-in-Chief of the Daytonian yearbook is responsible for the creation and publication of a quality yearbook.

The Editor-in-Chief should:

  • Oversee the content of the yearbook, making certain all aspects of campus life are included.
  • Determine and enforce deadlines.
  • Give final student approval of pages before submission.
  • Assist in planning weekly staff meetings.
  • Meet weekly with adviser and assistant editor to assess progress and plans.
  • Meet bi-weekly with each section editor to assess progress and plans.
  • Create a positive atmosphere for the staff by developing ongoing team-building activities.
  • Serve as the official spokesperson for the yearbook staff.
  • Work office and deadline hours as required.
  • Report to the adviser.

Student Life Editor

The Student Life Editor is responsible for the quality creation of the student life section of the Daytonian yearbook.

The Student Life Editor should:

  • Collect feature story ideas for their section.
  • Assign photos needed to Managing Photographer.
  • Maintain a schedule of all student events on campus
  • Attend and cover (or send a delegate) all major student events on campus
  • Create effective layouts utilizing a wide variety of pictures and stories.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Meet bi-weekly with Editor-in-Chief.
  • Work office and deadline hours as required.
  • Report to the Editor-in-Chief
  • Meet deadlines set by the Editor-in-Chief.

Organizations Editor

The Organizations Editor is responsible for the quality creation of the organizations section of the Daytonian yearbook.

The Organizations Editor should:

  • Collect feature story ideas for their section.
  • Assign photos needed to Managing Photographer.
  • Schedule and conduct student organization photos
  • Attend and cover (or send a delegate) all major student organization events on campus
  • Create effective layouts utilizing a wide variety of pictures and stories.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Meet bi-weekly with Editor-in-Chief.
  • Work office and deadline hours as required.
  • Report to the Editor-in-Chief
  • Meet deadlines set by the Editor-in-Chief.

Residence Life Editor

The Residence Life Editor is responsible for the quality creation of the residence life section of the Daytonian yearbook.

The Residence Life Editors should:

  • Collect feature story ideas for their section.
  • Assign photos needed to Managing Photographer.
  • Schedule and conduct photography sessions in all residential areas.
  • Attend and cover (or send a delegate)  all major neighborhood / residence hall events.
  • Create effective layouts utilizing a wide variety of pictures and stories.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Meet bi-weekly with Editor-in-Chief.
  • Work office and deadline hours as required.
  • Report to the Editor-in-Chief.
  • Meet deadlines set by the Editor-in-Chief.

Senior Section Editor

The Senior Section Editor is responsible for the quality creation of the senior section of the Daytonian yearbook and the editing of all stories included in the yearbook.

The senior section / story editor shall have the following duties:

  • Contact the parents of and e-mail all seniors announcing when senior pictures will be taken
  • Oversee appointment making and picture taking
  • Create the Senior section of the Daytonian yearbook, following proper layout
  • Read and edit the content of every story included in the book
  • Attending staff meetings and development programs
  • Report to the Editor-in-Chief

Athletics Editor

The Athletics Editor is responsible for the quality creation of the athletics section of the Daytonian yearbook.

The Athletics Editors should:

  • Collect feature story ideas for their section.
  • Assign photos needed to Managing Photographer.
  • Cover all intercollegiate and intramural sports and the University of Dayton
  • Collect all season records.
  • Create effective layouts utilizing a wide variety of pictures and stories.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Meet bi-weekly with Editor-in-Chief.
  • Work office and deadline hours as required.
  • Report to the Editor-in-Chief.
  • Meet deadlines set by the Editor-in-Chief.

Design & Copy Editor

The Design & Copy Editor is developing creative designs for sections in the book, and ensuring quality of both design and text.

The Design & Copy Editor should:

  • Work with editors to develop layouts for the various sections in the book.
  • Know design principles and when it is appropriate to bend those principles.
  • Have a good understanding of how to use typography and graphics to enhance a yearbook spread.
  • Know how to enhance images using Photoshop.
  • Edit all copy for the book to ensure text is consistent and grammatically correct.

Photographer

The Photographers are responsible for taking quality pictures to be utilized in the Daytonian yearbook.

The Photographers should:

  • Shoot assigned events before, during, or after classes.
  • Sort through all photos taken and submit all high quality photos to section editors.
  • Meet all photography deadlines as assigned.
  • Attend weekly staff meetings.
  • Meet weekly with Section Editor.
  • Meet bi-weekly with Assistant Editor.
  • Work office and deadline hours as required.
  • Report to the Managing Photographer.

2012-2013 Staff

Editor-in-Chief: Sondra Wozniak

Student Life Editors: Jill Pajka, Katie Lorentz

Student Organizations Editors: Alexis Niekamp, Madeline Schoen

Residential Life Editors: Stephanie Arambula, Emily Keane

Athletics Editors: Hannah Overman, Kaitlin Kenny

Senior Editor: Annie Leibold

Photography Staff: Krista Walker (Student Life), Miracle Reason (Student Orgs), Valerie Rozzo (Residential Life), Andrew Yedlick & Ashleigh Libs (Athletics), Chris Santucci & Ametra Harris (Staff Photographers)

Staff Adviser: Chris Johnson

Trying to Reach Us?

Daytonian Yearbook
300 College Park
Dayton, OH 45469-0620

Kennedy Union, room 305

Phone: 937-229-3333

Email: daytonianud@gmail.com