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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 NewsPhilly.com 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.

Contact:

acf57@drexel.edu

215.571.4319

Academic Bistro.

Order Up! Drexel’s Academic Bistro Receives New Refresh

Drexel University’s full-service restaurant and bar is ready for the new academic year after a receiving a summer makeover.
Briefly noted

Briefly Noted: Campus News From Summer 2018

Drexel faculty and staff should be aware of certain new developments and updates that could affect them at the University.
“Together We Flow” by Lindsey Browning, an adjunct assistant professor of dance in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design. Abstract art using resin, acrylic and wood.

Hidden Treasures: Faculty, Staff and Student Art Now Displayed in the Office of the Provost

Earlier this term, the Office of the Provost debuted a new look featuring artwork on loan from Drexel faculty and students.
Musical Chairs

Employee Spotlight: Drexel Musical Chairs Edition

Several leadership positions have been filled by Dragons that were already part of the Drexel community.
Faculty Highlights

Faculty Highlights: Grants and Awards From Spring and Summer 2018

Over the past two terms, there has been a lot of research funding, commercialization activity and faculty honors at Drexel University.
Amy Spiller

Here’s How Drexel’s Victim Services Coordinator Can Help You Rebuild After a Crime

Drexel’s Victims Services Coordinator works out of the Department of Public Safety and is ready to support and provide services for Dragons who are victims of crime.
Campaign

The Campaign for Drexel Passes $500 Million Milestone

Using “The Future Is a Place We Make” as its theme, Drexel’s comprehensive campaign has raised well over half of its $750 million goal.
DARE

Lights, Camera, DARE: New Video Series Celebrates Drexel’s Interdisciplinary Research Initiatives

The Office of the Provost and the Office of Research are highlighting interdisciplinary research initiatives through a new video series.
Drexel President John Fry speaking at the University's 2018 Convocation.

Speakers Celebrate the Power of Scientific and Artistic Wonder at 2018 Convocation

A powerful children’s’ story and a personal tale were among the messages conveyed to the Drexel community at the annual Convocation celebrating the beginning of the new academic year.
The newly painted doorway of the Chestnut Street entrance of Main Building in 2018.

What’s New With Drexel’s Main Building?

Drexel University’s Main Building recently received a summer makeover.

Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — September

Now that the new academic year has started, there is a whole slew of news and information that Drexel faculty and staff should know about.
Evan Ehlers, center, a senior the Close School of Entrepreneurship, stands with members of his Sharing Excess startup.

The Civically Engaged Startup Created — Where Else? — at Drexel

Evan Ehlers, a senior entrepreneurship and innovation major, founded a startup dedicated to live up to its name by “sharing excess.”