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Drexel Continues Annual Military Care Package Drive in 2020

Drexel Continues Annual Military Care Package Drive in 2020

Drop off and donate homemade care packages, food and supplies for active duty and retired veterans in the community.
The Dragons who volunteered at Drexel's 46th Alumni Turkey Project.

Drexel’s Annual Holiday Charity Drives Benefit Communities Near and Far

To close out the holiday season of 2019, several departments and offices within the University held food, toy and goods drives to benefit local communities and military members overseas.
Drexel Dragons participating in the Philadelphia Veterans Parade in 2018.

Drexel Celebrates a Decade in the Yellow-Ribbon Program

The University was one of the first colleges to participate in the government’s tuition program for post-9/11 veterans since 2009 — and it’s still one of the few to offer unlimited spaces to student-veterans every year.
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Photo Recap: Ribbon-Cutting Ceremony for Drexel’s New Veterans Lounge

The space in the Creese Student Center officially opened with a dedication and ribbon cutting ceremony last month. Tom Masci '68, an Army vet, made a generous gift to help with the improvements to the area, which boasts a business center, study tables and a small meeting area.
Drexel faculty and staff posed with members from community organizations at the Holiday Toy Drive's ceremony on Dec. 19.

Drexel Ends 2018 With Annual Holiday Charity Drives

Drexel University continued its holiday traditions of organizing charity drives to spread cheer to active military and community children.
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Drexel Honors 872 Student Veterans With Annual Flag Display

For the second year in a row, Drexel University recognized its student veterans during Veterans Awareness Week with a large display of American flags.
Paul Gabby running the TrasRockies Run

Drexel Student Takes a Solo Run to Stop Soldier Suicide

Paul Gabby, a graduating nursing student who is also actively serving in the Navy, recently ran an ultramarathon to bring attention to veterans’ mental health issues.

Lt. Col. Camacho retirement ceremony

Drexel Sends Professor Lt. Col. Lawrence Camacho off in Style Following Army Retirement

Lt. Col. Lawrence Camacho will leave his post after serving as a Professor of Military Science and the head of the Military Science department at Drexel University since 2015.

Memorial Day Primer bagpipers

Drexel Joins Local Community in Honoring Fallen Heroes at Memorial Day Primer

At the eight annual Memorial Day Primer on Drexel’s University City Campus, contributions from both the local academic and Powelton Village community helped honor servicemen and women as well as celebrate town-and-gown relations.

Santa Claus and Office of Government and Community Relations Senior Vice President Brian Keech met with a very excited member of the community at the Dec. 11 toy distribution ceremony.

Turkeys, Toys and Military Care Packages: Drexel Continues Holiday Charity Drive Traditions in 2017

This year, Drexel University hosted charity drives to spread cheer to active military stationed overseas as well as children and family in the local community.
The view of the flag installation from outside of the Gerri C. LeBow Hall.

Drexel Honors 907 Student Veterans With Flag Display

In honor of Veterans and Military Family Appreciation Week at Drexel University, 907 American flags were placed on the University City Campus to recognize the 907 student-veterans currently enrolled at the University.
A moment during last year's Veterans Week at Drexel University. Photo credit Liz Moyer.

Drexel to Host Veterans and Military Family Appreciation Week Nov. 5–11

In honor of Veterans Day on Nov. 11, Drexel University is hosting Veterans and Military Family Appreciation Week to fully honor and thank veterans and military families.