Alissa Falcone

Editor and Staff Writer
Alissa Falcone is the editor of DrexelNow and Drexel Quarterly and a staff writer who has contributed to those Drexel publications as well as Drexel Magazine and EXEL Magazine. She joined University Communications in 2013 as a communications associate and continued working full-time in 2014 after she graduated from Drexel with a bachelor’s degree in English. Alissa received her master's degree in communication from Drexel in 2017. She previously worked for Philadelphia magazine and has written for the Philadelphia Daily NewsPhilly.com and other publications. When she’s not working at her desk, she can usually be found near one of the many food trucks on Drexel’s campus … for work, obviously. She tweets at @AlissaFalcone.

Articles

An image reads "$800 million: The Future Is A Place We Make: The Campaign for Drexel." Drexel Concludes Record-breaking $800 Million Fundraising Campaign
By engaging with over 42,000 alumni, Drexel surpassed several Campaign goals to set the course for its future success and strategic initiatives.
The Wellness Zone furnished with couches, tables, plants, a glowing salt lamp and a tapestry of a mountain scene. Wellness Zone Offers Students a Space to Relax and Recharge
A new multipurpose room operated by Drexel’s Counseling Center recently opened on campus to provide undergraduate and graduate students with a variety of options to take a break.
A "Drexel Dragons" flag pinned to a tree as participants of Employee Olympics gather in the background. Going for the Blue and Gold at Drexel’s 2022 Employee Olympics
At the summer games earlier this month, faculty and professional staff competed in Baggo, dodgeball, sand volleyball and basketball, and participated in a fun walk.
The scene at Citizens Bank Park during Drexel's June 9 Commencement. Drexel Commencement 2022: Embracing Change While Moving Forward
At the University’s June 9 Commencement ceremony at Citizens Bank Park, the Class of 2022 was recognized for their resilience as much as their potential.
Drexel President John Fry on stage at Drexel's 2022 Commencement at Citizens Bank Park. Photo credit: Kelly & Massa Photography. 10 Inspirational Quotes From Drexel’s 2022 University-wide Commencement
On June 9, University leaders, student representatives and a keynote speaker imparted words of hope and recognition while addressing the Class of 2022.
Image of the Drexel dragon logo on top of a circle with black, brown and rainbow stripes. What Does Pride Mean to You?
In honor of Pride Month, Drexel students shared their thoughts, opinions and experiences by answering that question.
The view of the Philadelphia skyline from Drexel Park. Top 5 Commencement Photo Spots on Drexel’s Campus
If you’re a graduating student trying to plan where to take pictures in your regalia, you now have one thing to cross off your commencement list.
Students seated at a table during a class visit to the Mütter Museum that employed historic artifacts and discussions. Photo courtesy Jacqui Bowman. Drexel Course Lends a Hand to the Mütter Museum
An interdisciplinary course developed in partnership with the historic museum highlighted a host of ethical issues that arise in compiling and maintaining medical archives and artifacts.