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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.
Group photo of students in early learning programs

Vanguard and William Penn Foundation Award $2.6 Million in Grants to Drexel’s Early Learning Initiative

Two grants totaling $2.6 million will help support Drexel University’s efforts to improve early childhood education in West Philadelphia. They are the first significant grants to benefit early education in the West Philadelphia Promise Neighborhood. The grants will support Drexel’s West Philadelphia Action for Early Learning Initiative during the next three years.
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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.
ImpactView Philadelphia

A Tool to Help Nonprofits Find Each Other, Pursue Funding and Collaborate

There are more than 2,300 nonprofit organizations in the City of Brotherly Love and Sisterly Affection, and Philadelphians know – regardless of the world’s opinions of our character – that our city pride is an integral part of our community fabric. Neville Vakharia, an assistant professor and research director in Drexel's graduate Arts Administration program in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, created ImpactView Philadelphia, an online tool and resource that uses the publicly available data on nonprofit organizations to present an easy-to-access snapshot of Philadelphia’s nonprofit ecosystem.

Vue32

Vue32 and Summer12 Project Named “Deal of the Year” by Philadelphia Business Journal

Location and partnership between Drexel University and Radnor Property Group were cited as major factors for distinction.
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.

Sci Fest

Science for the Community

Drexel students join with other university students and industry professionals to help promote science among the youth of the Philadelphia area.

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.

Work is currently being done to create Drexel Square, the first development in the Schuylkill Yards project. Photo credit Jordan Stein.

Street Improvements and Closures Around Drexel’s University City Campus

What’s going on with all of the construction around Drexel’s University City Campus? Here’s what you need to know about what’s being done to improve the area and the neighborhood.
Logo for the ASPPH Harrison C. Spencer Award

Dornsife School of Public Health Wins Inaugural Harrison Spencer Community Service Award

The award recognizes the Dornsife School of Public Health for its extensive work in Philadelphia.
Three females at a career training session.

Drexel and Partners Receive $5 Million Lenfest Foundation Grant to Accelerate Career Training for Local Residents

The Lenfest Foundation has awarded a three-year $5 million grant to University City District, the University City Science Center and Drexel University to accelerate career opportunities for local residents. The grant will benefit a partnership between the three organization that leverages University City's explosive economic growth to train and place unemployed West Philadelphia residents in family-sustaining jobs today, while equipping the community's workforce with the skills and certifications needed to connect to the jobs of the future.

A pair of donuts on a white plate.

Donuts to Go from the EAT Café for Fat Tuesday

The EAT Café is offering two traditional Fat Tuesday donuts, fasnachts and calas, as a fundraiser to support its mission.