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Dean Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD speaks about the unique combination of resources and advanced learning opportunities available to students within Drexel’s Pennoni Honors College and how our innovative program is preparing our Dragons to succeed within their field and beyond.

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Dean Paula Marantz Cohen, PhD describes the amazing qualities displayed by students within Drexel’s Pennoni Honors College and how they can leverage these traits to find success.

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The Civil Discourse, hosted by Paula Marantz Cohen, welcomes influential thought leaders to engage in meaningful discussion and explore the pressing issues of our times. Continuing the 15-year legacy and tradition established by The Drexel InterView, this series encourages conversations that challenge conceptions and supports Drexel University’s ongoing commitment to positive, respectful civil discourse.

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Honors Program

The program recruits and accepts students looking for an opportunity to supplement their Drexel experience by engaging with and learning from faculty representing various disciplines across the University. Learn more about the Honors Program.

Custom-Designed Major

This major empowers students to design individualized, interdisciplinary courses of study at Drexel University not readily available through an existing major.  Learn more about the Custom-Designed Major.

STAR Scholars

The STAR (Students Tackling Advanced Research) Scholars Program is an opportunity for highly motivated first-year students to engage in an early faculty-mentored undergraduate research, scholarship, or creative experience during the summer after their first year. Learn more about STAR Scholars.

Aspire Scholars

The Aspire Scholars program is designed to provide promising, curious, and motivated Drexel sophomores an opportunity to further develop and clarify their goals within a small community of peers and with guidance from faculty, staff, and alumni. Learn more about Aspire Scholars.