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  • December

    • Gerri C. LeBow Hall

      Drexel Ends Fundraising Campaign Early, Surpasses Goal

      December 13, 2013

      Seven months before its scheduled closing date Drexel University President John A. Fry announced the conclusion of the University’s comprehensive fundraising campaign, “Dream It. Do It. Drexel. A Campaign for the Future.” The campaign’s public phase was launched in November 2011 with a goal of reaching $400 million and was expected to conclude in June 2014, but ended early with its goal already exceeded by $55 million.

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  • October

    • Community members help build the garden.

      Drexel Helps Community Garden Spring Up in Mantua

      October 30, 2013

      What was once a vacant lot in West Philadelphia’s Mantua neighborhood is now a vegetable-filled garden, thanks in part to Drexel. And with more help from the University, the site may be transformed even further in the future.

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  • August

    • Time, Talent, Treasure—and the Trenches

      August 12, 2013

      LeBow College of Business alumna Dana Dornsife and her husband David not only have a name that’s well known in the Drexel community—they have a hands-on approach to philanthropy that has guided their roles as catalysts in communities and in individuals’ lives.

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  • July

  • March

    • Drexel explores partnerships in Africa

      Drexel Delegation Travels to Ethiopia and Explores African Partnerships

      March 22, 2013

      Drexel University President John A. Fry and a delegation recently traveled to Ethiopia to explore possible University programs in the country’s urban and rural areas. Fry was joined by Dr. Shannon Marquez, associate dean of Drexel’s School of Public Health, and philanthropists and University benefactors Dana and David Dornsife. A 1983 Drexel alumna, Dana Dornsife together with David helped establish Drexel’s Dana and David Dornsife Center for Community Partnerships with a $10 million gift to the University.

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    • Citizens Bank Foundation Presents Grant to Drexel as Part of Growing Communities

      March 01, 2013

      The Citizens Bank Foundation today announced a partnership with Drexel University to launch Growing Communities, a new initiative that is designed to impact neighborhood revitalization, create jobs, and increase financial literacy in West Philadelphia. The announcement was made during an open house at the University’s Dana and David Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, where Citizens Bank and RBS Citizens President and CEO Daniel K. Fitzpatrick presented a $100,000 check to Drexel University President John A. Fry

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