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All In The News tagged "President Fry"

Philadelphia Fellow Richard Florida on How to Build a More Prosperous City

President John Fry was quoted in an Oct. 17 Philly article about Philadelphia Fellow Richard Florida who on Thursday, identified the ways in which Philadelphia is growing and the issues it needs to address if it will make that prosperity equitable in a new report.

Drexel Opens New Research Centre for Advanced Fabrics

President John Fry was quoted and Genevieve Dion, a professor in Westphal College of Media Arts & Design and director of the Center for Functional Fabrics, was mentioned in a Oct. 4 Knitting Industry post about the opening of a new space for the Center for Functional Fabrics and the Pennsylvania Fabric Discovery Center.

Taking Charge of Philadelphia History Museum Stays True to Drexel’s Mission

President John Fry authored an opinion piece, published Sept. 13 in The Philadelphia Inquirer, about how taking charge of the Philadelphia History Museum's collections stays true to Drexel's mission.

Why Penn, Drexel Are Recruiting Retailers, Not Just Students

A March 7 Philadelphia Inquirer story about universities bringing retail stores and restaurants to their campuses that quoted President John Fry continues to be picked up by various media. The San Fransisco Chronicle published the story on March 23.

Though Expensive, The King of Prussia Rail Line Is Necessary

President John Fry authored a March 15 Philadelphia Inquirer op-ed, along with Brandywine Realty Trust president and CEO Jerry Sweeney and Valerie Arkoosh, chair of Montgomery County Board of Commissioners, about the need for a rail line to connect King of Prussia with Philadelphia.

Drexel's College of Arts and Sciences Is Getting a New Dean

President John Fry was quoted in a March 14 Philadelphia Business Journal story about Norma Bouchard, PhD, being named the new dean of Drexel's College of Arts & Sciences.

Why Penn, Drexel Are Recruiting Retailers, Not Just Students

President John Fry was quoted in a March 7 Philadelphia Inquirer story about universities bringing retail stores and restaurants to their campuses.

ECONOMIC FORECAST: Amazon HQ2 Exposed the Region's Weaknesses

President John Fry was quoted in a Jan. 8 Philadelphia Business Journal story that included highlights from a panel discussion about the process undertaken to respond to Amazon’s search for its second headquarters and some of the lessons learned from that experience. Panelists included: Jerry Sweeney, CEO of Brandywine Realty Trust; John Grady, president of Philadelphia Industrial Development Corp.; and Sylvie Gallier Howard, first deputy commerce director at the Philadelphia Commerce Department.

CEOs Create Berks Alliance to Transform the Community

President John Fry was mentioned in a Dec. 17 Reading Eagle story about CEOs from the largest employers forming an advisory council to promote economic and community development. The group, called the Berks Alliance, is basing its mission partly on Fry's model for revitalizing Lancaster and West Philadelphia.

It’s Time for Philly to Create Its Own Amazon, Says Richard Florida

Harris Steinberg, a professor in Westphal College and executive director of the Lindy Institute for Urban Innovation, was quoted, and President John Fry was mentioned in Nov. 29 stories in Philadelphia magazine, Curbed and the Philadelphia Business Journal about The Philadelphia Fellowship — a collaborative program started by Drexel, Jefferson and the University City Science Center, and its inaugural recipient, Richard Florida, PhD.

Tower Health, Drexel Select Site for West Reading Branch Campus

Drexel President John Fry was quoted in an Oct. 31 Philadelphia Business Journal story about the College of Medicine’s agreement with Tower Health to open a regional branch medical campus in Reading. The announcement of the selection for the new campus’s site was also featured in Oct. 31 stories in the Reading EagleLehigh Valley Business and WFMZ-TV (Reading).

Philly Astronaut to Command Test Capsule in 2019 Launch

Drexel President John Fry was quoted in an Aug. 4 Philadelphia Inquirer story about College of Engineer alumnus Christopher Ferguson being named the commander of the first commercial space shuttle mission.