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All In The News tagged "veterans"

Drexel's MySTEPs Program Connects Vets With Jobs, Education 

Drexel University Online's MySTEPs initiative was featured in the Philly Voice and Rocket News on Feb. 21-22. Susan Aldridge, PhD, president of Drexel University Online and senior vice president of online learning, was quoted. The program helps veterans explore job and career opportunities.

Veterans Let Slip the Masks of War: Can This Art Therapy Ease PTSD?

Girija Kaimal, EdD, assistant professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was interviewed for her work analyzing masks from an art therapy program for military service members at Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in a Jan. 8 Daily Beast story.

Veterans Day

Drexel was featured in a Nov. 8 KYW-TV (CBS-3) segment about participating in the “Green Light a Vet” initiative.

PCN Tours

Tech. Sgt. David Cossaboon, a student in the College of Engineering, was interviewed on Pennsylvania Cable Network on Nov. 11 in a segment about military duty.

Veterans Day 2014

Drexel was mentioned in WPVI-TV (6-abc) and WTXF-TV (FOX-29) segments on Nov. 11 for hosting a special ceremony for its 600+ veteran students on Veterans Day.

Retired USAF Colonel Urges Agencies To See Special Needs of Returning Female Vets

Drexel was mentioned in an Oct. 1 story for hosting retired U.S. Air Force colonel Kim Olson to speak about female veterans.

Penn leading national effort to treat veterans' memory problems

Drexel was mentioned in a July 9 Philadelphia Inquirer story about its part in a DARPA-funded research effort, led by the University of Pennsylvania, to help understand treat veterans’ memory problems.

U.S. News Ranks Best Online Programs for Veterans

Drexel was included in a May 20 U.S. News & World Report ranking of veteran-friendly online programs.

New GI Bill

Ashley Parker-Rowan, an undergraduate student in the College of Arts and Sciences, was featured in a segment on November 12 about veteran students on Al Jazeera America.

The best colleges for veterans

Drexel was mentioned in a Nov. 11 MSN Money story about the U.S. News & World Report rankings for “Best Colleges for Veterans.” Drexel is No. 12 in the inaugural ranking. A related story about Drexel’s Yellow Ribbon program, featuring Lindsey Sin, a graduate student at Drexel Sacramento, ran on KBET-TV (ABC-Sacramento).

LATEST NEWS Drexel Exhibit On Wounds Of War Helps Veterans Heal

On Nov. 11, KYW-TV (CBS-3) featured The Joe Bonham Project, an exhibition of portraits of wounded veterans, which is on display in the Hahnemann Library at Drexel’s College of Medicine as part of a class in the Pennoni Honors College’s Great Works Symposium. Karen Curry, director of the Kal and Lucille Rudman Institute for Entertainment Industry Studies in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was interviewed.

Drexel University's Joe Bonham project highlights human cost of war

The Joe Bonham Project art exhibition, which is taking place as part of a course entitled "Imaging War" in the Great Works Symposium sponsored by the Pennoni Honors College and the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, was featured on the front page of the Philadelphia Inquirer on November 1. Karen Curry, executive director of the Kal and Lucille Rudman Institute for Entertainment Industries Studies, was quoted.