Sonja Sherwood

Executive Director of Publications, University Communications

Sonja Sherwood is the editor in chief of Drexel Magazine and EXEL magazine, and oversees a team of writers responsible for telling the story of one of the country's few Universities wholly organized around an experiential, co-op model of education. The Publications Group within Drexel's Office of University Communications manages the University's main internal communications platform and produces digital and print publications for faculty, staff, students, parents and alumni and peer institutions, in addition to the University's annual report, commencement books and special publications. 


Dawn Medley Q&A: Dawn Medley on How Drexel is Tackling the FAFSA Delay
Drexel’s new senior vice president for enrollment management shares her approach to smoothing the way for admitted students in the midst of a federal financial aid delay.
Reopening of I-95 with fire truck and U.S. flag Drexel Dragons at the Heart of I-95’s Swift Rebuild
Amid the sounds of celebratory car horns and a parade of Philadelphia's beloved sports mascots, the Interstate 95 highway triumphantly reopened on Friday, restoring flow to the East Coast’s most critical artery just 12 days after a devastating tanker fire collapsed a section in Northeast Philadelphia. At the forefront of this engineering challenge has been Buckley & Co., a Philadelphia-based company run for decades by Drexel alumnus Bob Buckley.
Aerial view of University Crossings building with the text "Drexel University/2022 President's Report. Drexel's Civic Footprint." The President's Report on the State of the University
It was a year of major milestones that mark Drexel’s progress toward its mission of civic engagement.
An image of Angela Val in white blazer standing with her arms crossed. Top 5 Quintessentially Philly Experiences
Philly native and president and CEO of Visit Philadelphia Angela Val (BS hotel and restaurant management ’94) really knows the city — and knows what you should do, eat and experience now that you're here.
Mario the Magnificent statue. Photo credit: Jeff Fusco. A Deep Dive into Drexel’s 2030 Strategic Plan
Members of the strategic plan Executive Planning Committee explain how “Drexel 2030: Designing the Future” will help the University reach its full potential as an academic model uniquely suited to the work of the future.
The members of the Executive Planning Committee attended a day-long retreat before winter break. Where Do We Want Drexel To Be in 10 Years?
Starting this month, the committee working on Drexel’s new 10-Year Strategic Plan will begin meeting with colleges and schools to seek input on how Drexel should navigate the upcoming crucial decade.
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children. FAQ: An Update on the St. Christopher’s Hospital Acquisition
Drexel and Tower Health recently purchased St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children from bankruptcy in a $50 million deal.
Earlier this year Drexel announced a 20-year academic affiliation with Tower Health, a six-hospital system with locations in the Philadelphia area, to educate Drexel medical students at a new regional location being built in Reading, Pennsylvania. FAQ: How Hahnemann’s Closing Impacts Drexel
How does Hahnemann University Hospital’s closing relate to the University? Here’s what you need to know going forward.

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Squash players competing in the U.S. Open Women's Final inside the Arlen Specter US Squash Center in 2023. Olympic Squash Contenders to Train on Campus
Last year’s decision by the International Olympic Committee to elevate squash to Olympic sport status will bring visitors and visibility to Drexel’s University City Campus, which is home to the US Squash National Headquarters.