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In a message to Drexel students on July 31, Senior Vice President for Student Success Subir Sahu provided more information on the mandatory COVID-19 Student Training course and the online Dragon Pledge.

Return to Campus: COVID-19 Student Training and Pledge

In a message to Drexel students on July 31, Senior Vice President for Student Success Subir Sahu provided more information on the mandatory COVID-19 Student Training course and the online Dragon Pledge.

COVID 19 Testing, Training Prior to Campus Return

The following message was sent to the Drexel community from President John Fry: Over the course of the past month, Drexel's Return Oversight Committee has kept a watchful eye on the concerning trends in the coronavirus' trajectory both in our region and across the country.

Main Building lit up in blue and gold for Drexel's virtual celebration for the Class of 2020.

A Virtual Update on Drexel’s 2020–2030 Strategic Plan

On July 28, several members of the Executive Planning Committee provided insight into how they are working to prepare for Drexel’s future in the midst of this year’s unique challenges related to the COVID-19 pandemic and systemic racial injustice.
In a message to Drexel students on July 28, Senior Vice President for Student Success Subir Sahu outlines student guidelines for fall.

As Campus Reopens, Student Safety is Priority

In a message to Drexel students on July 28, Senior Vice President for Student Success Subir Sahu outlines student guidelines for fall, including a new information hub about the return to campus, face covering and social distancing rules, the Drexel Health Tracker app and a mandatory COVID-19 training course.
Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — July

Learn about updates related to the return to campus, including parking updates and local business and Drexel brands on campus that have re-started their operations.
When spring/summer co-op students started to lose positions due to the hardships brought on by COVID-19, several University colleges, schools and departments heeded the call to create new positions and provide funding to support this Drexel rite of passage.

Drexel Rallies Around Co-op Students Affected by the Pandemic

When spring/summer co-op students started to lose positions due to the hardships brought on by COVID-19, several University colleges, schools and departments heeded the call to create new positions and provide funding to support this Drexel rite of passage.

Online Session for Faculty and Professional Staff Shares Campus Return Coping Strategies

Online Session for Faculty and Professional Staff Shares Campus Return Coping Strategies

In the July 23 presentation “When Pandemic Becomes Endemic: Managing Distress While Living With Covid-19,” College of Medicine Vice Chair for Education, and Director of Residency and Professor of psychiatry Donna Sudak, MD, suggested ways in which Dragons can manage their anxiety in these uncertain times.
Dragon statue with text: campus update, July 22

Watchwords for the Fall: Best Practices, Flexibility, Working Together

The following message was sent to the Drexel community from President John Fry: I know that many of you are concerned with how the pandemic’s recent trajectory will impact our plans for September, even questioning whether our hybrid approach of remote and face-to-face teaching, student engagement and research still makes sense. Please know that I hear your concerns.

Provost Paul Jensen standing in the Great Court of the Main Building

Paul E. Jensen, PhD, Named Nina Henderson Provost at Drexel

Following a national search, Paul E. Jensen, PhD, has been named Executive Vice President and Nina Henderson Provost at Drexel University.
dragon statue with the words campus update July 15

Hybrid Learning Model, Best Health Practices Reaffirm Fall Plans

With more than two months until the September 21 start of our fall quarter, we are deep into implementing a hybrid model for the new academic year. Our aim is to combine face-to-face teaching, student engagement and research, while responsibly reducing the risk of COVID-19 transmission and infection utilizing recommended, evidence-based public health measures augmented by testing protocols and individual health monitoring through the Drexel Health Tracker app.

Taylor Andrews' winning entry to the "Paws"itive Art Contest. Photo courtesy Taylor Andrews.

‘Paws’itive Art Contest Digs Up Art by Drexel Dragons

Drexel’s therapy dogs recently announced the winners of their springtime competition — and the entries were really “fetch”ing.
The Steinbright Career Development Center announced the winners of their annual Cooperative Education Awards despite the fact that COVID-19 halted plans for an awards ceremony.

Drexel Recognizes Career-Defining Co-op Experiences, Exemplary Students Amidst Pandemic

The Steinbright Career Development Center announced the winners of their annual Cooperative Education Awards despite the fact that COVID-19 halted plans for an awards ceremony.