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Sydney Arroyo, a Westphal undergraduate student who completed a co-op at "Saturday Night Live."

Drexel Co-ops by College

These statistics, facts and stories highlight the best that the co-op program has to offer for students in each and every school and college at Drexel.
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Exelon, PECO Continue Support of West Philly Education Partnership

A program spearheaded by PECO and Drexel University to improve public school options for families in West Philadelphia will receive new life thanks to a $500,000 grant from the Exelon Foundation and PECO.
The teen summer job outlook of 2015 is expected to be a slight improvement over the previous five summers.

Teen Summer Jobs Growing Slowly According to New Drexel Report

Summer employment opportunities for teenagers is stagnant despite the nation's job growth, as revealed in a new study from Drexel University’s Center for Labor Markets and Policy.

Nancy Songer, PhD, dean of the Drexel School of Education.

A Q&A With School of Education Dean Nancy Songer

Nancy Songer has big plans for the newly independent School of Education. Drawing on extensive experience helping Detroit improve its public schools, Songer hopes to establish new education initiatives in the Philly community.
Drexel’s School of Education will host an interactive event to explore the strategy of "collective impact" for change in urban education.

How to Make a Collective Impact on Urban Education

Drexel University’s School of Education will host an interactive event to explore the emerging strategy of "collective impact" for change in urban education on Thursday, May 7, from 5 – 7:30 p.m. The discussion is part of the Schools’ Critical Conversations in Urban Education Series.
The Math Forum-CueThink partnership brings together nationally recognized math education resources with an engaging new social learning platform for math education.

CueThink and The Math Forum Partner to Emphasize Social Interaction in Math

The Math Forum, the leading online math education community and a unit of Drexel University’s School of Education, and CueThink, a peer-to-peer iPad application for math problem solving, announced a partnership that will integrate the Math Forum’s award-winning problem-solving programs with CueThink’s social math learning platform. The partners aim to create new opportunities for teachers to address standards for developing mathematical thinking and to use technology strategically to enhance learning.
Nancy Songer, PhD, is the dean of Drexel's School of Education

Drexel Urban Education Series to Discuss Potential of West Philadelphia Promise Zone and Beyond

A diverse group of educators, organizations, parents, students and researchers who are interested in education in Philadelphia will come together at Drexel University on Monday, Nov. 17 from 6 – 8 p.m. Attendees will collaboratively define “urban education” and determine how that shared understanding informs the promise, potential and possibilities in the West Philadelphia Promise Zone neighborhood bordering Drexel and beyond. The discussion is part of the Critical Conversations in Urban Education series hosted by Drexel’s School of Education.

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Drexel's D.C. Office Opening New Worlds for University

Late last May, Drexel opened a new office in the middle of Washington, D.C. More than a year later, the office’s strategy is still evolving. But one thing is clear: It has opened up new worlds for Drexel. 

"Keys to the Collection" launches a game environment of the Barnes' beloved, world-renowned art collection

Jump Inside Virtual Paintings at the Barnes and Explore with a New App Created by Drexel

Drexel University’s School of Education created a new, interactive mobile application for young visitors of the Barnes Foundation. Using 3-D immersive graphics, the touch-screen app, entitled “Keys to the Collection,” launches a game environment of the Barnes’ beloved, world-renowned art collection. The app turns a visit to the Barnes into a game or can be used to explore the Barnes virtually from anywhere.
Jamie Callahan dancing

Double Lives: Education Prof Jamie Callahan Dances to the Music

It takes a certain type of dancer to compete in West Coast Swing dance. It's a competition where you can't prepare for what you'll be judged on, but Jamie Callahan, a clinical professor in the School of Education, thrives on the surprise.
Local students attend PECO-Drexel STEM Camp

Local Middle Schoolers Build a Bridge, Blow up a Watermelon and More at PECO-Drexel STEM Camp

Nearly 25 local rising fifth graders interested in the fields of science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) built a bridge, blew up a watermelon and made ice cream, as part of a Summer STEM Camp from July 28 – August 1, the third and final week of the camp this summer. The camp is hosted by Drexel University's School of Education and funded by a grant from PECO.
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Studying Schools Abroad for Deeper Understanding at Home: School of Education Makes Connections in China

Drexel’s connections with China include institutional partnerships, a summer trip for the men’s basketball team and a Drexel alumnus in the president’s chair at a new university in Shanghai. And you can add another to that list: A growing set of School of Education professors is studying, collaborating, and sharing research with educators in China.