September

Drexel's 2020 Convocation was held virtually and filmed in a socially distant way. During a Historic Time, Drexel’s Virtual Convocation Looks Ahead
Looking and sounding different than past years, the 2020 ceremony outlined how Drexel will be working to improve educational, working and living environments on and off campus.
Drexel student activist Tianna Williams posing outside of the Rush Building, which will soon be the home of the University's Center for Black Culture. Face of Change: Tianna Williams and the Undergraduate Student Push for an Anti-Racist Drexel

As the sole undergraduate student co-chair of Drexel University’s Anti-Racism Task Force established in June, fourth-year engineering student Tianna Williams is making her voice heard and creating the change she wants to see on campus.

Beating the Heat — Safely and Sustainably — During the Pandemic
When public pools and many cooling centers closed this summer due to COVID-19, Drexel University researchers teamed up with the William Penn foundation and members of the Hunting Park community to come up with strategies to safely and sustainably beat the heat.
Drexel’s Office of University and Community Partnerships. Fall 2020 Volunteer Opportunities for Drexel Dragons
Drexel’s Office of University and Community Partnerships shared ways for students, faculty and professional staff to get involved with the community through its programs and centers.
Jazmean Williams, a 2020 graduate with a BS in biomedical engineering, in the lab during her six-month co-op in Wellington, New Zealand funded partially by Drexel-LSAMP. Changing STEM Representation Trends Through the Philadelphia AMP Alliance
The Greater Philadelphia Region Alliance for Minority Participation (Philadelphia AMP) was started in 1994 through National Science Foundation funding and a Drexel alum's efforts. As host institution for the alliance for over 20 years, Drexel continues to support Dragons and spearhead regional STEM representation change through programming, funding, opportunities and mentorship.