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.


View of Philadelphia from the Philadelphia Museum of Art steps, artists in the foreground. One of Gimbel's One Percent for Art Program paintings. What You Can Find in the Atwater Kent Collection's New Online Portal
There's everything from a mid-18th century stone distance marker to a mid-19th century coverlet given to an abolitionist imprisoned for helping to free slaves to a mid-20th century sieve originally used by Drexel's chemical and biological engineering departments.
A man in a chef coat and black apron holds a piece of mozzarella up as a group of students in white coats observe. A Day in the Class: 'Cheesemaking' for All
In a first-of-its-kind course, Drexel students are learning about the science of making cheddar, mozzarella, chèvre, mascarpone and ricotta — and making and eating their own cheeses in the Department of Food & Hospitality Management.
A man in a blue shirt seated at a table looking at a large book in a library. Thinking of Applying for a Fulbright? Five Things You Need to Know
One faculty member, who was a Fulbright-Nehru Scholar in India, shared tips and advice for interested Drexel faculty and professional staff.
Students discussing African small businesses in West Philly with AFRICOM President and Chief Operating Officer, Eric Edi, PhD, and Youma Bah, a Senegalese entrepreneur, at Bah's Kilimandjaro restaurant at 45th Street and Baltimore Avenue. Photo credit: Parfait Kouacou, PhD. '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.
Expand Your Capabilities with Drexel Leaders: Advancing Dragon Leadership
A Drexel Human Resources program supports faculty and professional staff with at least five years of management experience (with people and/or projects) looking to take the next steps as leaders.
A panoramic view of the Philadelphia skyline at sunset showing buildings and objects lit up in green, from the green towers of South Street Bridge to Center City skyscrapers. Fly, Dragons, Fly: Drexel University Faculty Chime in with Super Bowl Excitement
Four new faculty members talked about how they will be celebrating — and, for one music industry assistant teaching professor, working at — this year's big game.
Image of a hand putting a puzle piece showing a map of growth in a puzzle with other iconography  related to career success, like an email and a lightbulb and a handshake and a magnifying glass. Work With Drexel Students? Consider Becoming Their 'Career Champion'
Over 230 faculty and professional staff members registered for programming last year to better connect with students and University resources. After that success, a new year of programming is starting up this term.
The entrance to the City View Lounge, with a sign announcing the space and a doorway showing the entrance to the dining area. What’s It Like in Drexel’s New City View Lounge?
The City View Lounge on the sixth floor of MacAlister Hall is now open for faculty and professional staff to eat food and relax in a special, scenic space.