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Welcome home, CoAS alumni!

College of Arts and Sciences alumni attend 'The Creative Brain' lecture held at the Flying Fish Brewery in 2018

As a College of Arts and Sciences (CoAS) graduate, you are part of a powerful global network that links more than 12,000 fellow alumni across 13 different disciplines in the natural sciences, social sciences and humanities. Here you’ll find information and resources to stay connected, get involved and grow your career. As a lifelong member of the CoAS community, you are an essential part of our future, and we are proud to be a continued part of your success.

Emily Urban, Associate Director of Alumni Engagement and Development, Drexel University College of Arts and Sciences

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Alumni Spotlight

CoAS alumni have forged a distinguished history of making a difference by applying their knowledge and working to improve the common good. We are proud to share your unique stories that help to transform the experience of our current and prospective students.

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Biological Sciences Alum Mallika Kodavatiganti ’21 Combines Passions for Co-op Success

Jul 12, 2021

Mallika KodavatigantiBiological sciences alum Mallika Kodavatiganti '21 shares how her extracurricular activities, creative experiences and coursework inspired the work she did during co-ops at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and Temple University's Center for Obesity Research and Education. She was recently honored with a 2021 Cooperative Education Award.

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Creativity Can’t Wait: CoAS Graduates First Class of Creative Writing MFA Students

Jun 30, 2021

A collage of portraits of the students in the MFA Class of 2021Last month, the College of Arts and Sciences graduated its first class of Creative Writing MFA students. The low-residency program launched in the fall of 2019 and has quickly become known as a program with a strong community where the students’ support of one another and their creative reach is inspiring and uplifting. Meet the thirteen members of the Class of 2021.

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Meet Undergraduate Student Commencement Speaker Tim Hanlon

Jun 07, 2021

Tim HanlonTim Hanlon is an honors biology major with a concentration in organismal biology and physiology, a minor in neuroscience, certificates in creative writing and in publishing, and is also the outgoing Student Body President. Hanlon recently took the time to reflect on his time at Drexel and share what’s in store for him after graduation.

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Meet Graduate Student Commencement Speaker Angel Hogan

Jun 04, 2021

Angel HoganAngel Hogan is a member of Drexel’s first graduating Creative Writing MFA class. She is an activist, poet and filmmaker. Hogan recently took time from her very busy schedule to tell us a little about herself, the MFA program and her artistic pursuits.

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Two Students, Alum Named 2021 NSF Graduate Research Fellows 

May 20, 2021

Maxwell Franklin, Johannes Wagner, and Elizabeth EspinalTwo CoAS graduate students and one recent alumni have received 2021 National Science Foundation Graduate Research Fellowships to promote research efforts in physics and clinical psychology. The NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program aims to encourage innovation and creativity in STEM fields by investing in outstanding graduate students through a five-year fellowship program. The fellowship includes three years’ worth of financial support, with an annual stipend of $34,000 and a cost of education allowance of $12,000 awarded to the researcher and their institution.

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The Future is Bright for CoAS Alum Shahmar Beasley ’19, JD ’22

Mar 31, 2021

drexel alum shahmar beasley

In a short time, College of Arts and Sciences alumnus Shahmar Beasley ’19 has accomplished a lot. From being named a Forbes 30 Under 30 Scholar to campaigning for various politicians and attending Drexel’s Kline School of Law, Beasley keeps a full calendar.  

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