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Alissa Falcone

Editor and Staff Writer
Alissa Falcone is the editor of DrexelNow and Drexel Quarterly and a staff writer who has contributed to those Drexel publications as well as Drexel Magazine and EXEL Magazine. She joined University Communications in 2013 as a communications associate and continued working full-time in 2014 after she graduated from Drexel with a bachelor’s degree in English. Alissa received her master's degree in communication from Drexel in 2017. She previously worked for Philadelphia magazine and has written for the Philadelphia Daily NewsPhilly.com and other publications. When she’s not working at her desk, she can usually be found near one of the many food trucks on Drexel’s campus … for work, obviously. She tweets at @AlissaFalcone.

Contact:

acf57@drexel.edu

215.571.4319

Melvin Mathew, a doctoral candidate in the College of Engineering, spoke at the recent Festival of Nations, which he helped put together as president of Drexel's International Graduate Student Association.

A Q&A With the President of Drexel’s International Graduate Student Association

Doctoral candidate Melvin Mathew, the president of the International Graduate Student Association, discussed how the organization welcomes international Dragons to campus.

Co-op

As Drexel’s Co-op Centennial Approaches, Check Out What Dragons Are Working on Today


The Steinbright Career Development Center recently released the winning photos from its annual Co-op Photo Contest.
During the 2017 Welcome Week, Drexel's incoming class visited the Franklin Institute as part of the University's new student orientation experience.

How Drexel is Updating its Academic Experience

During the last couple of years, Drexel University has made a series of changes to improve the academic experiences not just of students, but also of the faculty and professional staff providing guidance and support.
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Q&A: Scott Cooper, President and CEO of the Academy of Natural Sciences

The Academy of Natural Sciences’ new president started in December.

Drexel’s 9th Annual Health & Wellness Fair.

CPR Training, Massages and Blood Pressure Tests: Photo Recap of Drexel’s 9th Annual Health & Wellness Fair

Drexel faculty and staff learned more about the variety of services offered through health and wellness vendors at the University’s annual event.
Faculty Highlights

Faculty Highlights: Grants and Awards From Winter 2018

Check out what Drexel University faculty and staff accomplished during the winter term.
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Briefly Noted: Campus News From Winter 2018

Here’s a list of important dates and deadlines that Drexel faculty and professional staff should be aware of going forward.
Marissa Hill

Communication Major and Eagles Cheerleader Takes on Midterms, Media and the Super Bowl

A student in the College of Arts and Sciences witnessed the Eagles’ Super Bowl season firsthand as an Eagles cheerleader.
Spring

Spring Term: What's on Tap

Spring term on Drexel’s campus is coming up and it’s bursting with fun events, important deadlines and ways to get involved on campus.

Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — March

A lot happened on Drexel’s campus during the last month of winter term. 

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Grad Students Have a Roaring Good Time at Dino Dance Masquerade

The Graduate Student Association recently hosted its annual masquerade at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.
Getting up close and personal with the animal armor of an armadillo with the Academy of Natural Sciences at Philly Materials Day 2018.

Building Connections at Philly Materials Science & Engineering Day

Each year, Drexel University hosts Philly Materials Science & Engineering Day to engage local K-12 students in a day of workshops and hands-on demonstrations related to materials science and engineering.