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Beth Ann Downey is the staff writer for DrexelNow and also contributes to such publications as Drexel Magazine. She joined the University Communications team in March 2018 bringing a variety of work experience in journalism, public relations and marketing.
Beth Ann received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Penn State University in University Park. She has previously held editorial positions with the Altoona Mirror as a lifestyle reporter and JUMP Philly magazine as a managing editor. In her free time, you can find Beth Ann enjoying the local music scene as well as everything her East Passyunk neighborhood has to offer. Follow Beth Ann at @bethanndowney on Twitter and Instagram.
Welcome to your “Campus Digest,” a new DrexelNow feature aimed at keeping students and their families abreast of campus news, happenings and opportunities.
Drexel University’s School of Education boasts a Field Placement Office which spares no time or expense putting Dragons in student teaching placements all over the country and the world.
Mona Elgohail, a PhD candidate in the clinical psychology program in Drexel University’s College of Arts and Sciences, brought her clinical training to a city in Jordan near the Syrian border in order to make a difference in “the worst humanitarian crisis of our time.”
Drexel students may not know much about the one-month-old club — or even that it exists — but here are some interesting facts that may make it hard not to attend the next general assembly meeting.
The annual WKDU Electronic Music Marathon had a record-breaking year of fundraising for its 15th anniversary, raising over $9,000 in total with half of the proceeds going to three local nonprofit organizations.
The board members of the newly formed Drexel Postdoctoral Association (DPA) are aiming to bring more visibility, resources to Drexel’s postdoctoral community.
HRM 435 is a wine and spirits class open to all Drexel University students of-age, and introduces the wine regions and flavors of the world.
For several years of its 19-year observance history, the Drexel University transgender community and their allies have come together on Nov. 20 to memorialize victims of violence.
The Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship hosted its fifth-annual Startup Fest Nov. 7–8. Students from a variety of majors and background competed to have their business ideas heard and funded.