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Campus & Community

At the November hearings in Jacksonville, Florida, are pictured, left to right: Executive Director Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies, Inc., W. Craig Hartley Jr.; Eileen W. Behr, Vice President and Chief of Police, Drexel Public Safety; Joseph Spera, director of operations; Colin P. Quinn, communication accreditation & training manager; Jane Kelly, law enforcement accreditation manager; Robert Lis, associate director of investigations; and Chairman of the CALEA Commission Richard W. Myers.

Drexel Public Safety Communication Center, Police Department Earn Reaccreditation

The Drexel University Public Safety Communications Center (DUPSCC) and Drexel University Police Department (DUPD) were recently reaccredited by the Commission on the Accreditation of Law Enforcement Agencies (CALEA).
Santa Claus and Office of Government and Community Relations Senior Vice President Brian Keech met with a very excited member of the community at the Dec. 11 toy distribution ceremony.

Turkeys, Toys and Military Care Packages: Drexel Continues Holiday Charity Drive Traditions in 2017

This year, Drexel University hosted charity drives to spread cheer to active military stationed overseas as well as children and family in the local community.
Melissa Martin, left, and Katelyn Comerford stand with the finished Eastern State Penitentiary gingerbread house at the Logan Hotel.

Gingerbread Houses, Philly Style

Four Drexel University culinary students created two Philly-themed gingerbread houses that are now displayed in the Logan Hotel.

The four College of Engineering faculty members with a collective 210 years of working at Drexel. From left to right: Peter Herczfeld, PhD; Joseph Mullin, PhD; Edwin Gerber, PhD; and Eli Fromm, PhD.

Drexel’s 2017 Service Recognition, By the Numbers

Drexel University honored over 700 faculty and professional staff at its annual service recognition luncheon, including some Dragons with noteworthy work anniversaries.
Isaiah Hoffman making one of the winning football throws.

The $100K Halftime Show That Changed One Dragon’s Life

No football team? No problem. Drexel University junior Isaiah Hoffman won a $100,000 tuition scholarship from Dr. Pepper for a successful halftime football toss.
The Eagles Fly for Leukemia scholarship recipients alongside Drexel President John Fry. Photo by Mark Makela

From Cancer to Campus: The Eagles Scholarship Helping Dragons Soar

The Eagles Fly for Leukemia organization offers full-tuition scholarships to Drexel University to outstanding students who have survived pediatric cancer. For the recipients, it’s an unrivaled opportunity.
James Min, a health sciences major in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, says he enjoys the Rec Center because it helps him "release stress in a beneficial manner, which is important to me as a chronically stressed individual."

How the Drexel Rec Center Lined Up ‘The Balanced Project’

To spotlight the wellness and inclusion mission of Drexel University Recreational Athletics, the Drexel Recreation Center has released a new campaign featuring Dragons working on their physical, mental and emotional health.
Porcelain covered cup and saucer from the Meissen Porcelain Factory, c. 1815, Germany. Photo courtesy The Drexel Collection.

The Drinking Vessels of The Drexel Collection

The newest show in the Rincliffe Gallery is a student-curated exhibition dedicated to showing off drinking vessels in The Drexel Collection.
A photo of Nina Henderson Provost M. Brian Blake, PhD, used to promote the Instagram contest in which students submitted photos of their favorite unique study spots on campus.

The Best Non-Study Places to Study on Drexel’s Campus

Nina Henderson Provost M. Brian Blake, PhD, held a contest on Instagram to encourage students to post a photo of the most creative study spaces on Drexel’s campus.
The facade of the new Korman Center addition.

Take Your First Peek at the New Korman Center

The Korman Center addition opened to the public last week with new study spaces available for students studying before finals week.
Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — November

November was a busy month on campus, and even more will happen in the next month. Here’s what faculty and staff need to know as they look ahead.

The Dornsife Center's Thanksgiving celebration

Dornsife Community Dinner Welcomes All for Special Thanksgiving Meal

The feast brought together a standing-room-only crowd of community members in a packed tent to share in the holiday spirit.