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. 


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.
The Dornsife Center's Thanksgiving celebration Dornsife Community Dinner Welcomes All for Special Thanksgiving Meal
The feast brought together a standing-room-only crowd of community members in a packed tent to share in the holiday spirit.
Drexel Plays Secret Santa to Active-Duty Military
Drexel’s Veterans Task Force concluded its Military Care Package Drive with a human chain and GoPro video of volunteers mailing holiday cheer to active-duty service military on Tuesday.
Drexel Square rendering Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Schuylkill Yards
The announcement of a landmark partnership between Drexel and Brandywine Realty Trust to develop a 14-acre district called Schuylkill Yards on long-underutilized land adjacent to 30th Street Station inspired headlines, conversation, pride — and also questions. DrexelNow spoke with Keith Orris, Drexel’s senior vice president for corporate relations and economic development, about what this long-term project means for the Drexel community right now.
2016 Provost Fellows:  Cameron Abrams,  Ulrike Altenmüller-Lewis, Bret Asbury, Aroutis Foster, Timothy Kurzweg, Jason Silverman and Mitra Taheri Meet Seven Faculty Helping to Run the University This Year
The Provost Fellows program is back and bigger than before with seven fellows selected this year to assist with a packed agenda of University initiatives.