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.


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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View of Drexel Main Building Main Court Heard Around Campus — September 2023
There are a lot of activities that are popping up on campus now — with some even, gulp, geared towards helping set you up for the holiday season and 2024.
A man in a button-down shirt poses on a roof with a city skyline in the background. Meet This Year’s Convocation Student Speaker, Alex Ashley
The second-year PhD student studying chemical engineering, who is an international student from Jamaica, shared some information about what he’ll discuss at the event, what advice he has to share with Dragons and why students should attend and be a part of a Drexel tradition this year.
A group of students sitting on green couches and chairs in a room. Drexel University AmeriCorps Program Celebrates a Year of Growth and Service
So far, the program has gone from supporting two to 18 Drexel students on co-op at nonprofits in an increasing number of fields and neighborhoods across Philadelphia.
One student takes a picture of a group of students posing in front of the Mario the Magnificent statue. Drexel University Advances in Wall Street Journal and U.S. News Rankings
Drexel was recently recognized among the top private universities in the country, placing at 54th on the former's list and in the top 100 for the latter ranking.
A photo of a man in a grey suit with black tie. Meet Drexel’s New USGA President, Vivek Babu
The leader of the Undergraduate Student Government Association talked about his plans for the next year and what he’s done so far with promoting civic engagement, student voting and student organizations.
Graduate students at orientation in Main Building with blue and gold balloons Advice for Incoming Graduate Students at Drexel
How can you best connect with peers and mentors? What are some good places to eat, study and relax — on or off campus? Current graduate students shared tips for Dragons who are just starting at the University this year.
Five students hang out near the benches outside of Korman Center. Advice for First-Year Undergraduate Students at Drexel
Members of the Drexel community shared recommendations for Dragons who are just starting out on campus.

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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.