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  • October

    • Drexel’s Innovation Neighborhood Receives $5 Million Grant from Commonwealth

      October 14, 2014

      Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania Jim Cawley visited Drexel University’s campus on Oct. 10 and announced a $5 million Economic Growth Initiative Grant to assist in the development of the University’s Innovation Neighborhood development project.

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    • Drexel Opens Perelman Plaza:A Transformed Hub in the Heart of Campus

      October 01, 2014

      Thanks to a $5 million gift from the Raymond and Ruth Perelman Education Foundation, Drexel University transformed the center of its campus along 32nd Street, between Chestnut and Market Streets. The resulting hub, known as the Raymond G. Perelman Plaza, opened to the campus community on Sept. 30. The University marked the occasion with a celebration and dedication ceremony.

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  • September

    • Summer Construction

      September 22, 2014

      Find out what the cranes and construction crews that have become a part of the Drexel horizon have been up to all summer.

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    • Drexel Seeks Master Developer for Innovation Neighborhood

      September 05, 2014

      Drexel has retained JLL to advise in the selection of a master developer for its ambitious Innovation Neighborhood plan for Philadelphia’s University City. The master developer will have exclusive rights to plan and develop approximately 10 acres of urban, transit-oriented real estate. Anchoring University City’s Innovation District, the project has a capacity to exceed more than five million square feet of mixed-use development.

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    • Raymond G. Perelman to Name Center for Jewish Life at Drexel

      September 03, 2014

      Renowned Philadelphia area philanthropist Raymond G. Perelman has pledged $6 million for the construction of a Center for Jewish Life at Drexel. The new facility, which is expected to open in the fall of 2016, will be named the Raymond G. Perelman Center for Jewish Life and will be located on N. 34th Street.

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  • June

    • Drexel and Wexford Purchase University City High School Site

      June 16, 2014

      Drexel University City Development, LLC, the joint venture between Drexel and Wexford Science & Technology, LLC, officially closed June 16 on the purchase of a 14-acre site from the School District of Philadelphia that formerly housed the University City High School, the Charles Drew Elementary School and The Walnut Center.

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    • Dornsife Center Grand Opening

      June 12, 2014

      Drexel University celebrated the grand opening of the Dana and David Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships on Thursday, June 12, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, the dedication of the Lindy House and tours of the site for the community.

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  • May

  • January

    • Drexel-at-MCCC

      January 14, 2014

      Montgomery County Community College and Drexel University have entered into a bold and innovative partnership that will build a pipeline of qualified graduates for high demand jobs in the region.

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