Thomas Knoetgen

Staff Writer
Thomas Knoetgen is the editorial associate for the DrexelNow publications team for spring/summer 2021.


Justin Best '19 competing at the Olympics this year. Photo courtesy of Justin Best. Recent Alums Represent Drexel Rowing Tradition at 2020 Olympics
Justin Best ’19 and Reilly Dampeer ’21 are two Drexel alumni that have competed or coached in rowing events in this year’s Olympic Games and cite Drexel athletics and academics as pivotal elements in their rise to success.
Bearded Ladies Cabaret is one of the organizations which received the 2021 Art Works grant, and which Drexel co-op students could have the opportunity to work with starting next year. New Grant Program to Support Paid Nonprofit Co-op Opportunities for Dragons
Forman Arts Initiative and Philadelphia Foundation have launched Arts Works, a $3 million grant program for local community-based organizations and emerging artists, with additional funds to support co-op positions at recipient organizations starting next year.
Drexel student Charmaine Patterson cooks food in the kitchen at the University. Drexel Student Wins $25,000 Scholarship from Guy Fieri's ‘Restaurant Reboot’
Fourth-year culinary arts student Charmaine Patterson received a $25,000 scholarship live on Guy Fieri’s “Restaurant Reboot” on June 12. In this Q&A with DrexelNow, she reveals her hopes for fall term and the future as well as the hardships she and the food industry endured during the pandemic.