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Campus & Community

A work from home desk set-up.

Drexel Pilots Expanded Flexible-Work Arrangements

Five academic and four administrative units are participating in a pilot project to test the viability of widening the University’s existing Flexible Work Arrangement Policy.
Student cheers and raises arm at ballpark.

Bringing Tradition Back at Drexel’s 2021 Commencement

On June 11, the University returned to the Citizens Bank Park to honor the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 graduates with an in-person ceremony that was livestreamed.
The commencement set-up in Mandell Theater where non-semester-based college and school ceremonies were livestreamed from June 7–10.

Drexel Virtually Celebrates 2021 Graduates of Colleges, Schools, Heritage Groups

Before the University-wide ceremony at Citizen’s Bank Park on June 11, commencement for Drexel’s colleges, schools and students of the African diaspora were held virtually though celebrated wholeheartedly.

A commencement cap with the phrase "That's All She Wrote" and a seated woman on a chair.

Capping Off the Return of Drexel’s Commencement Cap Contest

The top three designs from the Class of 2020 and Class of 2021 showed the Philly skyline, the future’s possibilities and recognizing achievements of the past.
Sheena Coleman, 40, of Powelton Village, received her first dose of the Pfizer vaccine at a walk-up clinic at the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships on May 27.

Dragons Unite to Bring Vaccines, Resources to the Surrounding West Philadelphia Community

Drexel University faculty, staff, students and community partners, along with Sunray Pharmacy, have come together to put on weekly COVID-19 vaccination clinics at the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships in Powelton Village.

 

 

New Drexel University Public Safety & U image.

Public Safety & U — June

Read about Vice President for Public Safety and Drexel University Police Department Chief Eileen Behr’s pledge to work with the Drexel community to re-envision public safety, the accomplishments of Drexel EMS’ graduating class, and how to stay safe during your summer travels.
A June 3 communication from the Return Oversight Committee communication conveys further guidance concerning the COVID-19 immunization requirement for Drexel students.

Take Steps to Prepare for Fall

A June 3 communication from the Return Oversight Committee conveys further guidance concerning the COVID-19 immunization requirement for Drexel students.
Renowned urban ethnographer Elijah Anderson, PhD, who has focused much of his work in Philadelphia, shared in this Q&A a preview of his June 11 commencement speech, career advice and his favorite local memories and eatery.

10 Questions with University-wide Commencement Speaker Elijah Anderson, PhD

The renowned urban ethnographer who has focused much of his work in Philadelphia shared in this Q&A a preview of his June 11 commencement speech, career advice and his favorite local memories and eatery.

Interior of the Main Building with the words faculty/staff update May 28

Drexel Moves to Phase 3: Allowing Limited University-Related Travel

A message on allowing limited University-related travel was sent to the Drexel community.

The University will kick off and close out Pride Month 2021 with online events exploring and celebrating the wide spectrum of history, experiences and issues within the LGBTQIA+ community.

Drexel Celebrates Pride Month 2021

The University will kick off and close out Pride Month 2021 with online events exploring and celebrating the wide spectrum of history, experiences and issues within the LGBTQIA+ community.

Jake Baron on a recent trip to California, where he will move and take a job with a major electronics company following graduation next month.

Advance Your Career (AYC) Helps Pandemic Co-op Students Take Professional Control

Created by the Steinbright Career Development Center and launched in June 2020, the AYC module’s focus on professional development and meaningful networking helped students turn lost or delayed co-ops due to the pandemic into both credit and opportunity.

Dr. Marla Gold Named Vice Provost for Community Health Care Innovation

New Post Created to Nurture a Culture of Wellness at Drexel

Marla J. Gold, MD, currently vice provost for community health, has been appointed to the new position of senior vice provost for Community Health and Chief Wellness Officer.
Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — May

The end of FY21 is fast approaching, as is summer. Make sure you’re aware of important deadlines and upcoming events — plus two new garden spaces on campus!