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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.
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Hollywood Legend M. Night Shyamalan to Address Drexel’s Class of 2018

Hollywood legend M. Night Shyamalan will address the class of 2018 at Drexel’s University-wide commencement ceremony on June 15 at Citizens Bank Park. The director, producer, screenwriter and actor — whose breakout hit, “The Sixth Sense,” appeared nearly 20 years ago — is known for filming and setting his movies in and around Philadelphia, hiring locally and utilizing area vendors, and showcasing some of the region’s best-loved attractions and locales.

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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.

President John Fry at Commencement 2017 at Citizens Bank Park.

Friday Night Lights: Drexel Sets Plans for Commencement 2018

Drexel University is headed back to the ballpark for 2018’s universitywide commencement, setting the stage for another sparkling night of celebration complete with a fireworks display.

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The Best Graduation Caps of Drexel's 2017 Commencement

Drexel’s class of 2017 showcased their creativity and passion on the graduation caps they wore to commencement.
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Seeing Stars — and Fireworks — at Drexel’s 2017 Commencement

This year’s Universitywide commencement ceremony was held at Philly’s Citizen Bank Park and featured fireworks, an innovative speaker and so much more.

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A Drexel University PhD Reflects on Five Years in the Lab and on the Board

Katie Van Aken, vice president of the Graduate Student Association, turned her dissertation defense into a celebration earlier this month, and she’s currently preparing to speak at the biggest one of all for students — commencement. 
Sozi Pedro Tulante, the city solicitor for the City of Philadelphia.

Philadelphia’s Chief Legal Officer to Address Drexel’s Kline School of Law Graduates
 

Sozi Pedro Tulante, the city solicitor for the City of Philadelphia, will address the graduates of the Drexel University Thomas R. Kline School of Law at commencement on May 18. 

Drexel University President John Fry speaking at the 2016 Universitywide commencement ceremony.

Drexel University’s 2017 Commencement Speakers and Honorary Degree Recipients

With Drexel University’s commencement just around the corner, the University is announcing its complete list of speakers and honorary degree recipients for the 2017 ceremonies.
Drexel President John A. Fry speaks at last year's commencement.

Drexel Headed Back to the Ballpark for Commencement

After a successful Universitywide ceremony last year, Drexel is returning to Citizens Bank Park for the 2017 event — and this time it will be under the lights.
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Commencement 2016 Gallery

Relive the excitement from Saturday's University-wide Commencement at Citizens Bank Park.

Milton Huston, and his great-grandniece, Elizabeth Peckham

A Legacy of Paying It Forward

Eighty-one years ago, Marjorie Barker Gallagher graduated from Drexel thanks to the generosity of her uncle. His only request was that she promise to send someone else to college instead of paying him back. That legacy continues this year, when Marjorie’s granddaughter Elizabeth became the family’s second Drexel graduate.