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New Dragons and Dragon parents during Move-in weekend 2018 at Drexel University.

22 New Dragon Parent Questions, Explained

The Drexel Family Association put their heads together and came up with questions they had when their students first started at Drexel — questions that new Dragon parents this year will undoubtedly have as well.
Here's what incoming Drexel students should do to make sure the transition to living on Drexel University’s campus is as smooth as possible before classes begin.

New Drexel Dragons 2019: You’ve Moved In, Now What?

You’ve got your books bought, your bed made, your posters hung — but what else should you do to make sure your transition to living on Drexel University’s campus is as smooth as possible before classes begin?
Incoming students are invited to join in 10 days and nearly 250 events dedicated to helping them find their home at Drexel during Welcome Week 2019.

What to Expect for Welcome Week 2019

Incoming students are invited to join in 10 days and nearly 250 events dedicated to helping them find their home at Drexel.
Sam Hubner (middle) and Kenneth Tran (far left) are both fourth-year students and hold the positions of vice president and director of communication respectively for the Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) for this academic year.

Why You Should Get Involved Early at Drexel

Leadership of the Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA) explain why first-year students should dive right into on-campus living, even if it’s scary.
Lisa Santore Daughen, chairperson of the Drexel Family Association, with her family at her daughter's graduation from Drexel.

How to Help Your Student Spread Their Wings at Drexel

Lisa Santore Daughen, chairperson of the Drexel Family Association, speaks to how you can let your kids go — but remain a resource — as they successfully navigate their college experience.
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Inspiring Little Dragons to Dream at Drexel

Last week, Drexel University hosted the children and relatives of faculty and staff for its annual Inspire A Child to Dream Day, which is the University’s version of the national “Take Our Daughters And Sons To Work®” program.
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Campus Digest — March 2019

Kick off spring term at Drexel with activities, announcements and a look toward commencement.
One child had the opportunity to touch and feel a real-life dinosaur fossil at the Academy of Natural Sciences during Drexel's Inspire a Child to Dream event.

Little Dragons Inspired to Dream — and Create, and Play — at Annual Event

At 2018’s annual Inspire a Child to Dream Day, the children of Drexel faculty and staff came to campus for a special day of activities.
Public Safety Veterans Family Picnic from Family Weekend 2014.

How to Celebrate This Year’s Family Weekend

Family Weekend is just around the corner. Here’s what you need to know to have the best time at the events held for parents, family members and students.
A young girl looking at some specimens of the Academy of Natural Sciences' bug collection. Photo by Meredith Dolan/ANS.

The Academy’s Staff Talks Bug Fest Favorites

With Bug Fest set for this weekend, the Academy of Natural Sciences’ staff discusses what they’re looking forward to at the annual celebration of bugs.
Teacher naturalist Caitlin Halligan at Academy of Natural Sciences' making a face as she presents on a skunk's scent to a group of children.

Learning from the 'Grossness' of Animals

Let’s face it: Animals can be gross. But what can we learn from some of the things that we find disgusting or weird? A new exhibit at the Academy of Natural Sciences shows us.
A family with two children is one of those featured in the African-American Autism video series.

African-American Families Share Autism Experiences in New Video Series

Drexel students have helped produce new films aiming to help families overcome potential barriers to seeking diagnosis and services for their children on the autism spectrum—particularly in populations that are underserved when it comes to autism awareness, diagnosis and services.