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Professional Affinity Groups

Professional-Affinity Groups

These volunteer-led groups, which are formed around particular industries or professions, allow alumni to meet one another, make valuable connections and stay up-to-date on the latest news and trends in a particular field.

Fill out this form if you would like to be added to the email distribution list for a particular group to stay up-to-date on their upcoming events and offerings.

Contact Lauren Karch at Lmk324@drexel.edu if you have any questions.

CURRENT GROUPS

Real Estate Alumni Network

Volunteer Steering Committee Leaders:

Philadelphia, PA: Garett Shiner '06, Meghan Klauder '03, Jamie McDonald '10, '15, Ken May '06

Mission & Goals

This network aims to connect alumni from a wide range of industries, including but not limited to: residential and commercial real estate companies, government, resorts/leisure centers, law firms, and consulting companies covering areas such as commercial/residential transactions, properties, development, construction, and other growing areas of current industry trends.

Drexel Marketing Alumni Group (DMAG)

Volunteer Steering Committee Leaders:

Philadelphia, PA: Rich Blumberg '84, Rachel Semigran '10, Mirela Hima '19

Mission & Goals

Drexel Marketing Alumni Group (DMAG) connects alumni, students, faculty, and staff with shared interests in career and professional development. This network includes alumni from a wide range of backgrounds including, but not limited to: agencies, private firms, consulting companies, and non-profit companies covering areas such as public relations, graphic design, photography, design, and other growing areas of current industry trends.

Join us on Facebook!

Check out our speed networking event photos!

Alumni in Food and Hospitality

Volunteer Steering Committee Leaders:

Philadelphia, PA: Layla El Tannir '15, Fred Kaplan '83

Mission & Goals

The Alumni in Food and Hospitality group offers social, networking, and educational opportunities to alumni who work in food or hospitality industries or have interest in them. The purpose of this group is to cultivate a network of alumni with the latest in industry developments, professional connections and career opportunities. We welcome you to join us.

Drexel Architecture Alumni Association

Volunteer Steering Committee Leaders:

Philadelphia, PA: Brian Nunziato '14, Caitlin Youngster '14, Sam Emory '15

Mission & Goals

The DU-AAA’s purpose is to provide a framework for Drexel alumni associated with Drexel University's Department of Architecture that will foster the empowerment of Drexel University architects and architecture students, and facilitate collaboration on issues that are important to its members and its associated community.

This purpose will be obtained through the following initiatives:

  • Create a community among the Drexel architecture alumni through ongoing educational, social, service and professional networking opportunities.
  • Utilize the experience and resources of alumni to provide counseling, scholarships, and professional insight for undergraduate students.
  • Organize community outreach initiatives to engage Drexel alumni in public service projects.
  • Provide an avenue for alumni to remain interested, informed and involved in Drexel’s Department of Architecture and the larger University. 

Join our Facebook Group!

Check out photos from our firm-entation event!

Want to contact us? Email du.archalumni@gmail.com

Alumni in Academia

Volunteer Steering Committee Leaders:

Philadelphia, PA: Jennifer Kebea '16, Ana Mossey '18, Liana Nathan '16, Lauren Letko '16

New York, NY: Shawn Brown '09

Washington, D.C.: Lesley McBain '09

Mission & Goals

The purpose of the Alumni in Academia Group is to create and strengthen connections between Drexel University alumni working across all sectors of higher education in order to spur innovation and collaboration, support professional development and lifelong learning, and provide networking and career development opportunities by leveraging the collective knowledge and experience of the network. 

Entrepreneurship Alumni Network (EAN)

Volunteer Steering Committee Leaders:

Philadelphia, PA: Christina Flory '09, '10, John Kang '94

Northern California: Billy Brandreth '93, Joshua Amrani '11, KJ Dhaliwal '13, Mare Lucas '88, Dipak Patel '96, Joe Philip '01, Stefan Seltz-Axmacher '12, Tony Stolis '87

Southern California: Joe Dillon '91

Austin, TX: Bob Knorr ’83, Michael Baselice ‘83

Mission & Goals

The Entrepreneurship Alumni Network seeks to provide alumni with the resources available to current undergraduate and graduate students in collaboration with the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship. We aim to prosper and continue the entrepreneurial spirit among existing entrepreneurs and those new to the start-up world. We welcome all diverse and innovative individuals as well as ventures, agnostic of discipline or industry. 

Check out our EAN Philadelphia event photos and Northern California event photos!

 

Learn more about ways to get involved, mentoring opportunities, sponsorship opportunities, and other exciting happenings through the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship.

Alumni in Health Sciences

Volunteer Steering Committee Leaders:

Philadelphia, PA: Val Tutwiler '13, '17, Patty Giordano '88, Alejandro Quinonez '19

Mission & Goals

The mission of Alumni in Health Sciences is to facilitate a network between alumni and students who work, or aspire to work, in the multi-disciplinary landscape of healthcare delivery and healthcare products. Our goal is to provide valuable experiences that support the needs and future of healthcare and build connections with our vast community of partners.

This network includes alumni from a wide range of institutions and backgrounds including, but not limited to: hospitals, government, the private sector, healthcare consulting, and management covering areas such as medicine, health policy, global health, health and wellness, health research, and other growing areas of current industry trends. As a member of this network, you will be connected to fellow career professionals involved in this multifaceted industry.

Check out our panel event photos!

Groups currently in the process of forming include: Alumni in Technology and Alumni in Financial Services.