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Campus & Community

Two Drexel University undergraduate students share their hardship with remote learning last term brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, and how they overcame them with help from University resources.

Drexel Student Struggles, Triumph With Remote Learning

Two Drexel University undergraduate students share their hardship with remote learning last term brought about by the COVID-19 pandemic, and how they overcame them with help from University resources.
Exterior of Drexel's Main Building

Drexel Stands in Support With Our International Students

I am writing to express my strong and unequivocal support for international students at Drexel University and to assure the University community that we will work closely with every international student to protect their Drexel education.

Philadelphia Business Journal Names Drexel a ‘Healthiest Employer’ Winner

Philadelphia Business Journal Names Drexel a ‘Healthiest Employer’ Winner

The University was included in the publication’s annual list celebrating Philly workplaces that excel in and emphasize employee wellness.
New Drexel University Public Safety & U image.

PUBLIC SAFETY & U — July

The Department of Public Safety shared tips for staying safe during times of hot weather, barbecues and home-use fireworks.
Jason S. Schupbach, director of The Design School at Arizona State University, has been named to succeed Allen Sabinson as dean of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.

ASU Design School Director Jason S. Schupbach Named Dean of Westphal College

Jason S. Schupbach, director of The Design School at Arizona State University, has been named to succeed Allen Sabinson as dean of the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.
A Drexel Facilities employee at the Mario statue on 33rd and Market streets.

Student Takeaways from Drexel’s Virtual Forum on Returning to Campus in the Fall

On June 17, members of the Fall 2020 COVID-19 Task Force highlighted how Drexel’s academics, student life, research, human resources, facilities and health measures are adapting for the fall quarter.
Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — June

Learn more about events, resources and opportunities related to the Drexel 403(b) plan, voluntarily retirement and wellness offerings from HR, as well as the new Drexel Communications Playbook for Faculty and Professional Staff and a list of what merchants are reopening around campus.
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ExCITe Center to Help Community Members Navigate Technology Access Challenges of Working and Learning From Home as Part of City's Digital Literacy Initiative

Drexel University’s Expressive and Creative Interaction Technologies (ExCITe) Center will join a network of organizations across the city to help ensure all Philadelphians have access to the devices and internet connections they need to learn and work remotely amid the coronavirus pandemic. With support from a Philadelphia Digital Literacy Alliance initiative, Drexel will be one of three partners to provide support on accessing low cost Internet options, connecting wireless devices, and providing computers to ensure access to internet service for community members in need.
A Drexel Facilities employee at the Mario statue on 33rd and Market streets.

Virtual Forum Outlines Next Steps for New Academic Year

On June 17, members of the Fall 2020 COVID-19 Task Force highlighted how Drexel’s academics, student life, research, human resources, real estate and facilities and campus health are adapting for the fall quarter.
Dragon statue with Campus Update: June 18

Fall Forum Highlights Planning for New Academic Year

One week ago, we lit up the Main Building, Boathouse Row and other Philadelphia landmarks in blue and gold in a city-wide tribute to the Class of 2020. That evening, June 11, we broadcast a University-wide virtual graduation celebration to honor our newest, history-making Drexel alumni. To our graduates, I know that you were disappointed not to be able to attend your Commencement, but we will honor you next June when we gather at Citizens Bank Park. Between now and then, we have a great deal of work to do.

A mosaic created by the Drexel University College of Computing & Informatics featuring their 2020 graduates.

Drexel’s College-level Commencement Ceremonies Go Virtual

Though forced to celebrate from afar this year, the University’s colleges and schools created diverse, robust and meaningful virtual celebrations for their 2020 graduates.

Main Building.

A Historic Celebration for a Historic Group: Drexel Virtually Honors the Class of 2020

Last week, Dragons came together — online — to recognize the achievements of this year’s graduates through videos, photos, social media posts and even a special song.