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  • September

    • Creative Conversations for a Changing World

      September 09, 2020

      Join ExCITe Center Director, Youngmoo Kim, and Play On Philly’s Program Director, Jessica Zweig, in a series of conversations about how Philadelphia is designing and implementing creative and innovative arts education programming in the virtual space. We’ll speak with organizational leaders around Philadelphia who are thinking in out of the box ways about modes of learning (virtual and otherwise), who want to share their best practice and want to have conversations about how their organizations have shifted during social distancing. What are the assumptions that we are testing?

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    • Drexel Joins Virtual B. PHL Citywide Innovation Festival

      September 04, 2020

      With a new virtual format and a focus on supporting COVID-19 recovery efforts in the Philadelphia region, the 2020 B. PHL festival &mdash; a celebration of the city&rsquo;s creative spirit &mdash; will bring together innovators for three days of talks, workshops, meet-ups and curated experiences from the city and around the world. Admission to this year&rsquo;s festival is free, with the option to make a donation to the PHL COVID-19 fund. Drexel University leadership, faculty and professional staff members, including President&nbsp;John Fry, will participate in several events during the festival, which will be held from Sept. 15-17.<br />

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  • August

    • Drexel Professor Wants to Help Us All Have a Big Talk

      August 07, 2020

      <p style="margin: 0in 0in 0.0001pt;">There&rsquo;s a lot to talk about right now and social distancing hasn&rsquo;t made it easy to get it all out. Drexel University Professor Frank Lee, PhD, who is known for visually appealing and nostalgic architectural art installations, is hoping to provide a forum for conversation with some assistance from a seven-story building in Philadelphia.</p>

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  • June

    • ExCITe Center to Help Community Members Navigate Technology Access Challenges of Working and Learning From Home as Part of City's Digital Literacy Initiative

      June 24, 2020

      <span>Drexel University&rsquo;s&nbsp;<span style="color: #000000;">Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center</span>&nbsp;</span><span>will join a network of organizations across the city to help ensure all Philadelphians have access to the devices and internet connections they need to learn and work remotely amid the coronavirus pandemic. With support from a Philadelphia Digital Literacy Alliance initiative, Drexel will be one of three partners to provide support on accessing low cost Internet options, connecting wireless devices, and providing computers to ensure access to internet service for community members in need.</span>

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