Media Relations Staff List

Office of University Communications
Phone: 215.895.1530
Fax: 215.895.6157

Niki Gianakaris

Director, Media Relations
215.895.6741 (office)
215.778.7752 (cell)

  • University Administration
  • Community Initiatives
  • Public Safety
  • Campus architecture, campus construction, campus strategic and master plan
  • Admissions
  • Drexel Libraries
  • LeBow College of Business
  • Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship
  • Drexel University Sacramento

Rachel Ewing

News Officer, Science and Health

  • School of Public Health: environmental and occupational health, community health and prevention, epidemiology, health management and policy
  • College of Nursing and Health Professions, including: physical therapy, couple and family therapy, creative arts therapy, nutrition sciences, simulation in nursing education
  • Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University: scientific research, collections and science experts
  • College of Arts and Sciences: chemistry, physics, biology, mathematics, psychology, BEES (biodiversity, earth and environmental sciences)
  • Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center
  • A.J. Drexel Autism Institute
  • Center for Hunger Free Communities

Britt Faulstick

News Officer, Technology and Engineering

  • College of Engineering: chemical and biological engineering, civil architecture and environmental engineering, computer science, electrical and computer engineering, materials science and engineering, mechanical engineering and mechanics, engineering management, engineering technology
  • School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems
  • College of Computing and Informatics
  • Drexel Cybersecurity Institute
  • Student Life
  • Westphal College: digital media, music industry (MAD Dragon Records), television, web development, graphic design, film and video, screenwriting, Rudman Institute, WKDU, entertainment & arts management
  • ExCITe Center
  • Drexel Institute for Energy and the Environment
  • Innovation Center @3401
  • Office of Research (Technology Transfer)

Alex McKechnie

News Officer, Humanities and Social Sciences

  • College of Arts and Sciences: history and politics, English and philosophy, psychology, culture and communication, mobilities research, public policy
  • Westphal College: fine arts, fashion design, design and merchandising, interior design, performing arts, theater, photography, dance, Fox Historic Costume Collection, architecture, arts administration
  • Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, including: culinary arts and culinary science
  • Goodwin College of Professional Studies
  • Steinbright Career Development Center: cooperative education and career services
  • School of Education
  • School of Law
  • Pennoni Honors College

Rachel Sparrow Quimby

Director, Media and Public Relations, College of Medicine

  • College of Medicine: including all inquiries about College of Medicine faculty, staff and medical students; Departments, Centers and Institutes; medical discoveries; and medical research.

Mike Tuberosa

Assistant Athletic Director, Communications, Athletics

  • Sports information: including student-athletes, coaches and athletics administrators.

Carolyn Belardo

Senior Communications Manager, The Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University

  • Information regarding the exhibits, history, collections and events of the Academy of Natural Sciences.