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 The 14 members of the 2017 class of the Drexel 100 pictured with other Dragons at the ceremony. Top row, left to right: Joseph Grimes; Leonid Hrebien; Richard A. Rose, Jr.; Alfred Altomari; and Thomas Matthews. Middle row: Henri Levit; Clifford Hudis; Craig Sabatino; Michael Baum; and Chair of the Board of Trustees Richard A. Greenawalt. Bottom row: Chair of the Drexel 100 David R. Geltzer; Christine McKendry Andrade; Kathleen Chimicles; Rita K. Adeniran; Lisa Anne Forsyth; Libby Fleisher Wilson; and President John Fry.

The Drexel 100 Celebrates 25 Years

For the past 25 years, the Drexel 100 has recognized the best of the best when it comes to Drexel University’s alumni.
Publicity photo of Chuck Barris promoting the June 14, 1976 premiere of the NBC reality talent show "The Gong Show." Photo courtesy NBC Television.

ABC’s Revived ‘Gong Show’ Pays Tribute to Drexel Alumnus’ Vision

“The Gong Show,” started by Chuck Barris ’53 in 1976, got a reboot this summer with a new incarnation airing on ABC.
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Wanted: the Best and Brightest Dragon Alumni for Drexel Magazine's ‘40 Under 40’

Drexel Magazine is seeking nominations for its annual “40 Under 40” program honoring the personal and professional accomplishments of successful young alumni.
Drexel President John Fry joins a panel to talk about the University's history.

Final 125th Anniversary Lecture Offers a Fond Reflection on Big Drexel University Moments

The last in a year-long series of public lectures celebrating Drexel’s 125th anniversary brought President John Fry together with several generations of students, faculty, staff and alumni to look back at the personal experiences that define the University.

Drexel’s Codebreakers Help Raise Over $800K on Day of Giving

The second Day of Giving was even more successful than the first, pulling in a whopping 3,707 donors to nearly triple the event’s target.
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Break the Code on Drexel’s Annual Day of Giving

For the second year in a row, Drexel’s campus will host a day of activities and excitement during the Day of Giving: 24 Hours of Impact event. This year’s race to solve puzzles, unlock codes and break open a time capsule takes place May 24.
Volunteers carry turkeys to their recipients during the Turkey Project.

University’s Turkey Project Helps Feed 1,350 Local Families

The 43rd annual event put on by the Drexel Alumni Association benefited 40 community-based organizations in the West Philadelphia area.
A green bean casserole made with fried onions and sprinkled cheese. Photo courtesy Flickr user Phil King.

The Drexel History Behind a Beloved Thanksgiving Side Dish

The green bean casserole is a staple on Thanksgiving tables across the country, thanks to an enterprising Drexel alumna.
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Drexel Surpasses Fundraising Goal, Raises $120.7 Million for Fiscal Year 2016

Drexel closed fiscal year 2016 by raising $120.7 million in outright gifts and pledges, surpassing the University’s goal by $700,000 and beating FY2015 by $5.3 million. This marks the third year in a row of achieving a record-breaking fundraising total.

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Happy 190th Birthday, A.J. Drexel

Drexel University celebrated the 190th birthday of its founder, Anthony “Tony” J. Drexel, with an ice cream party on Sept. 13, 2016.
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Drexel Magazine's 40 Under 40: Be a Part of the Fifth Annual Class of Honorees

Now through Sept. 2, 2016, Drexel Magazine is accepting nominations for the fifth annual 40 Under 40.
Drexel President Richard D. Breslin was on hand to test the ice cream sandwich. Photo courtesy Drexel University Alumni Association.

Remembering the Great Drexel Ice Cream Sandwich Food Fight of 1991

It’s the 25-year anniversary of Drexel’s attempt to create the world’s largest ice cream sandwich. Of course, the event ended with a massive food fight.