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 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.


A mix of Drexel, Wexford and Ventas personnel cutting a ribbon. With Ribbon Cutting Ceremony, Drexel’s New Health Sciences Building Officially Opens
The 12-story, 460,000-square-foot building located at 36th and Filbert Streets has already been occupied by the College of Nursing and Health Professions this fall, with the College of Medicine and the Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences and Professional Studies preparing to move in next year.
Woman sits in field with mountain in background. One Alumna’s Life-changing and Career-building Work at Drexel and in Lesotho
After conducting research abroad as a Dornsife Global Development Scholar and iSTAR student, College of Engineering graduate J’Anna-Mare Lue changed her major, started a student organization, and joined a research group — with impacts felt at the World Vision International NGO and on the ground in Lesotho.
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.
President John Fry stands onstage at Drexel's 2022 Convocation ceremony. Drexel Convocation 2022 Recap: Thinking and Doing for the Common Good
At the University’s annual ceremony, Drexel leaders along with faculty and alumnae keynote speakers conveyed the power of working together for creative and inclusive problem-solving.
A banner within Main Building reads "Welcome New Dragons" What's It Like Being a New Dragon This Fall?
Three incoming Drexel students shared what they’re looking forward to doing at the University and what brought them to campus in the first place.
View of campus looking east on Market Street from JFK. Feeling Lost? Resources for Finding Your Way On and Off Campus
Whether you're just starting out at Drexel or returning after time away from campus, these are helpful ways for finding out where you can go, what you can do and where you can eat on campus and around Philadelphia.
Image of a destroyed Russian vehicle under the Ukrainian flag outside. Q&A: Military Psychology and Russian Atrocities in Ukraine
Eric Zillmer, PsyD, Carl R. Pacifico Professor of Neuropsychology in the College of Arts and Sciences, offered his insight as a neuropsychologist whose third edition of the “Military Psychology” book he co-edited was published five days after the six-month anniversary of Russia’s invasion.
Starting clockwise from standing dog: Espresso (standing), Chai, Mocha Latte and Java (lying down). Photo courtesy Janine Erato. Fourth Therapy Dog Begins Training to Be a Drexel Dragon
The University’s family of Cane Corso therapy dogs is getting bigger, with another pup preparing for certification to work alongside cousin Java, aunt Espresso and grandmother Chai.