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Experiential Learning

Connor White, co-founder, left, and Mohamed Zerban, right, founder, of Tern, a company incubated in the Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship.

Baiada-Incubated Company Gets Boost

A Drexel student and a recent graduate got a boost from for their company looking to help provide sustainable technology for water.
Emerging Scholars logo.

Finding a Major That Fits

Emerging Scholars, a brand-new program in the College of Arts and Sciences, features the unique benefits of a Drexel education while allowing humanities and social science students to explore their interests before declaring a major.  
Erin Sheridan catching up with Drexel faculty member Nyree Dardarian at the Men’s Basketball Semifinals at the World University Games. Photo credit: Drexel Athletics.

Dispatch from Drexel’s Delegation to the World University Games

After a successful two weeks abroad, Drexel’s students and faculty report back on their international sporting experience.
Lorraine Smallwood, a staff nurse at Hahnemann University Hospital, serves as an adjunct professor at Drexel passing along knowledge she's gained on the job.

Experiential Learning at Drexel Boosted by Adjuncts

Many of Drexel’s adjunct faculty members bring active industry experience to the classroom to help give a leg up to University students in developing the skills and know-how for their prospective careers.
Kiki Liu (left) and Zachary Perera (right) inside their AKA Hotel in Rittenhouse Square.

Hospitality Students Help Bring New Hotel to University City

Two hospitality students at Drexel are using the latter half of their career at the University to help bring a new hotel experience to 30th and Walnut streets.
The 2015 Cooperative Education Award student winners, from left, Edmund Lynn, Pepco Holdings, Inc.; Lia Arakelian, Bimbo Bakeries; Hailey Smith, Steinbright Career Development Center; Danielle Cole, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Nicole Dykstra, Philadelphia Zoo; Colleen Blaho, recipient of the Bentley Systems Career Networking Award; Alexandra Zeitz, High Street on Market; Casey Sneider, The Math Forum; Alexander Koszycki, Sanofi; and Rishon Benjamin, Inolex, Inc.

How to be Awesome at Co-op

Nine students — one from each college and school involved in co-op — were honored Tuesday for doing the most “quintessentially Drexel thing possible” — excelling in cooperative education.
Kelsey Goslin and Meghan Regan with Nick Bayer, CEO and founder of Saxbys Coffee, on the opening day of Drexel's Saxbys.

Co-Ops With a Coffee

Two LeBow students had the opportunity to do a co-op unlike anything that's ever been done at Drexel: start and manage a student-run Saxbys coffee shop.
Drexel's Tobie Hoffman, center, with re-enactors playing the Union's General George Meade, left, and the Confederacy's Robert E. Lee, right.

150 Years Later, Following In Civil War Footsteps

The Drexel English Language Center’s Tobie Hoffman will follow the path of the retreating Army of Northern Virginia to cap two years of dedicated personal learning about one of the most tumultuous times in U.S. history.
Peter Grice.

Co-op Experience Set Course for Drexel Grad’s 45-Year Career

Fifty years ago, Pete Grice was sure he knew exactly what he wanted to do, but with the help of a co-op through Drexel, he discovered his perfect career.
Philly Groove

Drexel Students to Help Music Publisher Find Its 'Philly Groove'

Students from Drexel University’s music industry program are breathing life into music tracks that have been silent for more than 40 years. Through a partnership between the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and Reservoir, an independent music publisher based in New York City, a set of unfinished songs recorded on the Philly Groove Records label in the 1970s could find their way onto your playlist this summer.
Concept art by Drexel students of the main station for their Imagineering competition idea, "Woollahra." Photo by Gary Krueger, copyright Disney.

Imagineering Competition is a Dream Come True for Drexel Students

A team of Drexel students went on the trip of their dreams to California to compete in the finals of the annual Walt Disney Imagineering Imaginations design competition.
The largely vacant Delaware Power Station dominates more than 1,000 feet of the Delaware River waterfront.

Urban Design and Planning Students Reimagine the Delaware River Waterfront

A select handful of Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design students interested in urban design will have the opportunity to generate fresh ideas and create a vision for the future of the Lehigh Viaduct, Delaware Power Station and surrounding Port Richmond area. Along with 15 students and two faculty members from Germany’s TU Dortmund University, which researches and teaches the global intersection between man, nature and technology, the students will participate in an intensive urban infrastructure planning and design process to develop concepts for repurposing this post-industrial infrastructure.