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

Headshot of Michael Mittelman Drexel-Salus 101: A Q&A With Salus University’s President
Salus University President Michael H. Mittelman, OD, shared his thoughts on all that has happened so far with the merger between the two institutions, and what he hopes for the future.
Three people move a tower of boxes. Drexel Continues Longstanding Charitable Traditions to Brighten the Holiday Season
The University continued three of its traditional and annual ways of giving back to the community during the holiday — including one that has been providing holiday meals for community members for 50 years.
Students listening to keynote speaker, Assata Thomas at the THRIVE Students of Color Empowerment Retreat Opening Dinner on September 14, 2023. Photo Credit: Rox Scott Drexel Recognized for its Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
The University received the 2023 Higher Education Excellence in Diversity (HEED) Award.
4 new endowed positions Four Endowed Positions Created at Drexel
Three different colleges and the Office of University Collections and Exhibitions received financial support to create new positions bolstering Drexel’s excellence and expertise in a variety of fields.
2023 Top DrexelNOW Stories of 2023
What were some of the biggest stories read by Drexel University students, faculty, professional staff and parents and families in a University-wide e-newsletter?
The bikeshare station at Drexel Park How — and Why — to Join Drexel’s Climate Action Plan Subcommittees
Members of the University-wide initiative shared what students, faculty, professional staff, alumni and community members can expect if they want to get involved.
A person interviewing for a job shakes hands with an interviewer. Financial Support from Drexel is Available for Unpaid Co-ops
Drexel undergraduate students can apply to receive up to $6,000 for a six-month co-op and up to $3,000 for a three-month co-op through the Steinbright Partners Program.
Photo collage of Drexel's Dragon statue, Dragon mascot and new and old pictures of its Main Building. How Well Do You Know Drexel University?
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All In Most Engaged Campus for College Student Voting graphic 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.
Poster for Can We Talk? event on Nov. 17 at Bentley Hall from 7-9 p.m. Pennoni Honors College Introduces "Can We Talk?" Events
Students from any university can learn to have a more civil discussion with people whose views differ from theirs — just in time for Thanksgiving.
Wooden blocks that spell Resilience Resiliency Tips to Help You Make it Through the Term
College of Medicine student Megan Bradley, a trained resiliency coach, offered tips for bouncing back and through hurdles in academia.
Andrew DeLuca on Drexel's Campus Drexel University First-Year Building New Rover
Andrew DeLuca, an electrical engineering major, is working on a first-of-its-kind rover that could aid in landmine detection.
Blue and yellow graphic reading Dragon Votes Make a Difference 2022 Voting Information for the Drexel University Community
Dragons can register to vote in Pennsylvania until Oct. 24 and learn about this year's elections through events and resources on campus.
Lancaster Walk Alumna vs. Newbie: Drexel Staff Members Offer Campus and Philadelphia Recommendations
Alissa Falcone and Nat Kaemmerer have different points of view on campus and its surrounding city and came up with recommendations for students for both.
Zac Cohen cooks a trial dish. Drexel University Students and Longwood Gardens Tackle Food Sustainability and Innovation
Over the course of a term, students in the "Garden to Table Cooking" class learned how to cook and present dishes made from scratch.
STAR Showcase STAR Scholars Shine in 20th Anniversary of Undergraduate Research Program
More than 120 Drexel University students tackled advanced research and shared their findings at the STAR Showcase on Aug. 25.