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Goodwin College of Professional Studies

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Watch the recording of the ceremony that occurred on June 8, 2021 at 5 p.m.

Individual Recognition of Graduates

Watch the Individual Recognition of Graduates before, during, or after the virtual commencement ceremony. This special recognition of each 2021 graduate within Goodwin College of Professional Studies will also play at the end of each livestreamed virtual commencement ceremony. Graduates’ names are organized alphabetically by degree level, beginning with the highest degree the college or school offers.

Additional Recognition of Graduates

Additional graduates’ names are organized alphabetically by degree level, beginning with the highest degree the college or school offers.

University-wide Commencement Video Recording

Drexel’s University-wide Commencement ceremony at Citizens Bank Park was a momentous occasion! The ceremony featured Sterling Professor of Sociology and of African American Studies at Yale University Elijah Anderson as our keynote speaker. A recording of the ceremony is available on the Commencement homepage.

Keynote Speaker Marilou E. Watson, RPH, JD

Co-chair of the Life Sciences Practice at the national law firm of Fox Rothschild LLP, Marilou Watson is an accomplished intellectual property attorney who leverages degrees in pharmacy and biology to help major chemical, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical industry clients capitalize on and protect their most valuable assets – their ideas.

Through her work on the Drexel University Goodwin College Advisory Board and the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders via the U.S. State Department, Marilou invests time, legal knowledge, and resources in supporting projects aimed at improving the lives of others, particularly people in Sub-Saharan Africa. Her work has included supporting a drive to provide food aid to struggling villages and an internship program for young girls in South Sudan and the launch of a pre- and post-natal clinic in a remote area of Ghana.

Marilou E. Watson

A Message from Executive Director Brian Ellis, PhD

Dear Goodwin Graduates,

Congratulations on your upcoming graduation! On behalf of everyone at the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, I want to acknowledge all that you’ve achieved as well as the path you’ve taken to get here. The dream of a college degree, or of advancing your career, has stayed with you throughout the years, and today, you have reached that long-sought goal. While I wish that we were able to gather in person to celebrate this milestone, you have the entire Goodwin community behind you, and I know that you will go on to make a positive difference in your chosen field and in the world.

With pride and best wishes,

Dr. Brian Ellis,
Executive Director, Goodwin College of Professional Studies and Associate Dean of Program Administration, Lebow College of Business

Brian Ellis

Celebrate the Class of 2021!

From Zoom backgrounds and lawn signs to homemade videos and custom messages, share your Drexel Goodwin pride and celebrate our graduates.

University-wide Commencement Video Recording

Drexel’s University-wide Commencement ceremony at Citizens Bank Park was a momentous occasion! The ceremony featured Sterling Professor of Sociology and of African American Studies at Yale University Elijah Anderson as our keynote speaker. A recording of the ceremony is available on the Commencement homepage.