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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

Dean Allen Sabinson of the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design appeared on WKDU on May 2 to play some of the songs that have influenced his life.

Westphal Dean Plays the Songs of His Life on the WKDU Airwaves

Dean Allen Sabinson of the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design appeared on WKDU on May 2 to play some of the songs that have influenced his life.
Drexel University President John Fry speaking at the 2018 University-wide commencement ceremony.

Drexel University Announces 2019 Commencement Speakers and Honorary Degree Recipients

The full lineup of speakers for this year’s commencement ceremonies contains a multitude of men and women from different industries with great accomplishments in their fields.
Dragon

Inspiring Little Dragons to Dream at Drexel

Last week, Drexel University hosted the children and relatives of faculty and staff for its annual Inspire A Child to Dream Day, which is the University’s version of the national “Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work®” program.
Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — April

In this roundup of Drexel events and news, you can learn about professional and personal opportunities available through the University, including the inaugural Director of the Teaching and Learning Center and a last call to register for the 2018 Eagles Autism Challenge.
A photograph of a tree from R. John Chapel's 'A Photographic Voyage.'

The Drexel Collection’s New Exhibit is ‘A Photographic Voyage’

A distinguished Drexel alumnus and trustee donated photos took for his personal photography collection for the newest show from The Drexel Collection.
The 2019 Drexel University Paintball Club.

Drexel Paintball Racks Up National Championship Win

The 10-person team of Drexel students beat the University of Central Florida to take home the top prize in the National Collegiate Paintball Association National Championships.
"Dragon's Breath" pints in the freezer at the Franklin Ice Cream Bar. Photo credit: The Franklin Fountain.

Drexel Ice Cream Now Available at Franklin Fountain

The student-designed “Dragon’s Breath” ice cream flavor will now be available for purchase at the Old City ice cream parlor.
An edited photo of the Joseph R. Lynch observatory.

Hidden Treasures: The Drexel Home of Philadelphia’s Largest Telescope

Drexel University’s Joseph R. Lynch Observatory is located on the roof of Curtis Hall and contains Philadelphia’s largest telescope.
David Florio '06 is surrounded by rowing history in the Button, where he has lived as the caretaker for five years. Photos by Charles Shan Cerrone.

Employee Spotlight: David Florio, the Assistant Crew Coach Living in Boathouse Row History

Assistant Crew Coach David Florio lives in the social club house of the Bachelors Barge Club that Drexel University rows out of.
Vice President of Real Estate and Facilities Donald E. Moore.

Q&A: Donald E. Moore, Vice President of Real Estate and Facilities

Vice President of Real Estate and Facilities Donald E. Moore discussed his first few months on campus and why he’s already looking ahead to the next three to five years.
Faculty Highlights

Faculty Highlights: Grants and Awards From Winter 2019

Read all about the sponsored research and major gifts and recognition that were recently received by faculty at Drexel — including a College of Medicine associate professor’s five-year, R01-type individual research grant for $2.8 million.
"Dragon's Breath," which was developed by Drexel student Nora Vaughan, will be distributed by Franklin Fountain in April.

Free Drexel Ice Cream for Dragons on April 10

One student’s winning flavor in a Franklin Fountain University-themed ice cream contest will be distributed for free to 500 Drexel faculty, staff and students.