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Food and Hospitality Management

Smiling female, Mia Ormes, with dark wavy hair and a light-colored shirt sitting in front of a metal rack full of cooking items.

Alumna Mia Ormes creates company specializing in prenatal and postpartum foods

Food and Hospitality Management alumna, Mia Ormes, created a business, how many other enterprises begin, out of a need in the market. Coming from her own experience, she launched Tribu, a meal service company specializing in prenatal and postpartum foods with an emphasis on the traditional flavors of the African Diaspora.

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Chef Tonii Hicks, a Black female, is wearing a white chef's coat and baseball cap, pouring steaming contents of a large pot.

Alumna and James Beard Fellow Tonii Hicks Looks Ahead: A Commissary Kitchen

Chef Tonii Hicks, who received a BS culinary arts ’21, was raised in Philadelphia and embodies a devotion to food and community. She chose Drexel because she was drawn to the program's combination of culinary skills and science background.

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CNHP Graduation Highlights and Awards

On June 9, 2022, the College of Nursing and Health Professions held their college graduation ceremony at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts before the University's commencement ceremony at Citizen's Bank Park. Speakers and award winners are highlighted.

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African American history is American history

Member of the Board of Diversity, Equity and Inclusion, Marcia Penn, MEd, provides her thoughts on African American Freedom Day, Juneteenth.

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This Year's People of Purpose Announced

Including students, professional staff, faculty, alumni and community partners, this year's People of Purpose have remarkable stories to share.

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(PA SNAP-Ed) / EAT RIGHT PHILLY Team Has Another Banner Year

Drexel’s team is one of six partners to the School District of Philadelphia (SDP) EAT RIGHT PHILLY Program, the official nutrition education program of the School District of Philadelphia.

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Drexel University Transgender flag at half mast. Courtesy of DrexelNOW

Transgender Day of Remembrance

On this Transgender Day of Remembrance, we reflect on our mission for health equity and social justice and how we respond to the healthcare needs of transgender individuals.

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What is the Macy Program?

The Macy Undergraduate Leadership Fellows program provides students at Drexel University's College of Nursing and Health Professions and Dornsife School of Public Health an opportunity to exponentially boost their leadership potential and learn how to collaborate with and work on interprofessional teams.

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Culinary Arts and Science junior, Zac Cohen (second from right) helping out local Philly chefs at Everybody Eats pop-up

A COVID-19 Hero Called to Serve Philadelphia

Zac Cohen is a fine example of a CNHP COVID-19 Hero, though something he likely wouldn't call himself. This Culinary Arts and Science junior answered a call when help was needed.

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Small group of the 2020 People of Purpose

CNHP Honors 2020 People of Purpose

Two years ago, Dean Gitlin launched a project that would celebrate and showcase people who represented the a deep-seated sense of purpose. In February, the College, along with 80 attendees, celebrated the 2020 People of Purpose at an event much like the inaugural of 2019. 

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