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Beth Ann Downey

Beth Ann Downey

Staff Writer, University Communications

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.

Contact:

ead332@drexel.edu

215.895.0379

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Campus Digest — March 2019

Kick off spring term at Drexel with activities, announcements and a look toward commencement.
9 Empowerment Tips for Drexel Students

9 Empowerment Tips for Drexel Students

Female deans from Drexel University will soon gather to discuss professional and emotional empowerment at the Dean’s Panel during the Women’s Empowerment Summit hosted by the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship March 7–8. In advance, DrexelNow asked them each to share their one key empowerment tip for students.
Drexel University’s Liberty Scholars program has awarded more than $76 million in full-tuition scholarships to more than 400 low-income graduates from Philadelphia high schools.

The Life of a Liberty Scholar

Since 2010, Drexel University’s Liberty Scholars program has awarded more than $76 million in full-tuition scholarships to more than 400 low-income graduates from Philadelphia high schools. But supporting these students through graduation takes more — and means more — than what money can buy. 
Study Abroad Photo Contest First Place

Students Share Moments to Remember in Annual Study Abroad Photo Contest

The winners of the Office of Global Engagement and Education Abroad annual photo contest have been revealed. See these Dragons’ experiences to remember from around the world.

Justus Martin Stillman College

A Tale of Two Colleges: Drexel and Stillman Act on Memorandum of Understanding

Drexel University and Stillman College, a historically black university based in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, signed a Memorandum of Understanding in May 2018 which created unique opportunities for students from both schools — and expansion plans are already underway.
5 Little Known Facts Drexel Counseling Center

Five Little Known Facts: Drexel Campus Dining

Drexel students who live on campus will rely on Drexel Campus Dining at some point during their college experience. Here are the new, innovative things they’re doing and ways they’re aiming to maximize your meal plan that you may not be aware of.
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Campus Digest — February 2019

Here's what you need to know as winter term winds down, and it's time to prepare for spring!

The Triangle staff.

Triangle in Trouble: Drexel’s Independent Newspaper Calls on Students in Fundraising Campaign

Drexel University’s student newspaper, The Triangle, announced that it no longer could afford printing costs, and is looking to students and the Drexel community for support.
Nathan Chan and Mark Rao of Chengdu Famous Foods.

Chengdu Famous Food: Story of a Student-Run Restaurant

Here’s how two Drexel University students created, launched and sold a still-popular Sichuan restaurant, Chengdu Famous Food, and how the experience shaped their studies and their friendship.
The team won $1,500 in Dragon Dollars for their efforts, as well as bragging rights.

Recapping Drexel Homecoming 2019

Drexel’s weeklong Homecoming celebration saw more student involvement this year than ever before — and was more about showcasing school spirit and a strong community than about the outcomes.
Campus Digest

Campus Digest — January 2019

Find out what’s going on around campus in the new year, including USGA happenings and construction updates.
Drexel student section 2019

Top 10 Reasons to Watch Drexel Basketball This Season

Show your school spirit this Homecoming week and beyond! Follow the men’s basketball team this season for a great study break, free swag and celebrity sightings.