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Lindy Center In The News

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Convocation 2023: Personal Stories of Impact “Only Possible at Drexel”
At Drexel’s annual ceremony marking the start the academic year, speakers shared their personal encounters with the power of partnerships and collaboration.

Drexel University AmeriCorps Program Celebrates a Year of Growth and Service
So far, the program has gone from supporting two to 18 Drexel students on co-op at nonprofits in an increasing number of fields and neighborhoods across Philadelphia. Learn more about the AmeriCorps program on our website

Lindy Center for Civic Engagement Funding Second Cohort of Anti-Racism Projects
Since the 2021–22 school year, the Lindy Center has offered Anti-Racism Mini Grants to students working in areas focused on dialogue, education, arts and culture, economic mobility and global perspectives. Learn more about the Anti-Racism mini grant on our website

Drexel President Meets Mandela Fellows and Discusses the Role of Anchor Institutions
President John Fry spoke with the young African leaders who spent six weeks on campus during their leadership fellowship.

Civic Influencers at Drexel Don't Take a Year off in Democracy
The next Philadelphia election is May 16, and these tips and resources recommended by civically engaged and politically knowledgeable people at Drexel can help you get prepared.

'West Africa to West Philly' Course Connects Language With Community
A French course has brought together students and West Philadelphia's native French-speaking West African community, both in and out of the classroom. Learn more about Community-Based and Community-Engaged Learning on our website

Drexel Receives Inaugural Mellon Foundation Grant in Support of Humanities Approach to Social Justice
Learn more about the UnMapping project on the Writers Room website

Why, and How, Drexel’s Lindy Center is Honoring Black Feminist Leaders of the Civil Rights Movement
This year, the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement has planned social media outreach and in-person events themed around activists including Rosa Parks, Coretta Scott King and more.


Dragons Demonstrate Fiery Voter Turnout
The university was recognized for efforts to increase voter turnout and was named an All In Most Engaged Campus for College Student Voting.

Drexel University AmeriCorps Program to Offer Nonprofit Co-ops to Civic-minded Students
The unique co-op opportunity will financially support a cohort of Drexel students gaining professional experience at nonprofits in Philadelphia. Learn more about our AmeriCorps Nonprofit Coop program on our website

Drexel Course Lends a Hand to the Mütter Museum
An interdisciplinary course developed in partnership with the historic museum combined ethics, history and social justice in a real-world setting. Learn more about Community-Based and Engaged Learning on our website