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Co-Ops Offer Work Experience Students Need

An opinion piece by Drexel President John Fry was published June 8 in Inside Sources. The piece focused on the need for colleges and universities to prepare students for meaningful careers by incorporating professional work experience into academic programs.

How Much the Eagles Raised in its First Autism Challenge

Drexel President John Fry was quoted in a June 4 Philadelphia Business Journal story on the fundraising totals of the Eagles Autism Challenge, which will benefit the A.J. Drexel Autism Institute.

Wanted: More Girls in STEM Careers - Opinion

An op-ed by Drexel President John Fry and TechGirlz Founder Tracey Welson-Rossman, on efforts to get more girls and young women interested in science, technology, engineering and math fields, was published May 30 in The Philadelphia Inquirer. Drexel’s LeBow College of Business and TechGirlz recently announced plans to partner on a wide range of initiatives, including workshops and summer camps, designed to build a broad interest in STEM among area students.

The Dire Warning Drexel President John Fry Gave a Congressional Committee

President John Fry was quoted in an April 11 Philadelphia Business Journal story about his testimony on behalf of the Coalition for the Northeast Corridor (CNEC) at a House Appropriations Committee FY 2019 Budget hearing regarding railway safety and infrastructure. Plan Philly, NJ.com and Transportation Today also reported about the testimony.


Kenney's Ambitious Workforce Plan to Tackle Blue-Collar Skills Gap

President John Fry was quoted in Feb. 7 Philadelphia Inquirer and Philadelphia Tribune stories about a new citywide workforce development strategy aimed at addressing employers’ talent needs and building a pipeline of skilled Philadelphia workers.


Universities are Cities’ Most Reliable Assets

An opinion piece by Drexel President John Fry was published in Inside Sources Dec. 27 and picked up Jan. 3 by the Scranton Times-Tribune

 Drexel Tapped to host the Pennsylvania Fabric Discovery Center

President John Fry was mentioned in Nov. 14 WPVI-TV (6-abc)WTXF-TV (Fox-29) and WHYY-Radio (91-FM) stories about Drexel being tapped to host the Pennsylvania Fabric Discovery Center as part of its affiliation with the Department of Defense’s Advanced Functional Fabrics of America initiative.

Philly University Presidents Don’t Talk to Each Other — And That’s a Big Problem

President John Fry was featured in a Nov. 10 Philadelphia magazine story about his participation in a panel for “Thinkfest.” Fry and Stephen Klasko, president and CEO of Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health, spoke about the state of connection in the city.

 Here's Why A $3.5B Project Could Be A Big Reason To Pique Amazon Interest In This City for HQ2

 

Drexel's partnership with Brandywine Realty Trust to develop the Schuylkill Yards innovation neighborhood was mentioned in an Oct. 29 Forbes story about Philadelphia’s bid for Amazon’s HQ2.

Mayor Kenney on Philly’s Amazon HQ2 Bid: We’re Going to Win This

President John Fry was quoted in several stories Oct. 19–20 about a Chamber of Commerce for Greater Philadelphia event that discussed the city’s bid for Amazon’s HQ2. The Philadelphia Inquirer, Bisnow, The Philadelphia Tribune, the Philadelphia Business Journal, CBS Philly, Philly Voice, Technically Philly and the Metro were among the media outlets that covered the event at the Barnes Foundation.

'Excellent’ Transportation Network Driving Force Behind Philly’s Pitch to Amazon

Drexel and Schuylkill Yards were mentioned in an Oct. 18 WHYY story about Philadelphia’s transportation network and whether it could accommodate an extra 50,000 commuters, in the case that Amazon comes to town.

Will Philadelphia Land Amazon HQ2? Moody's Likes City's Chances

President John Fry was mentioned in an Oct. 17 Morning Call (Allentown) story about a Moody’s Analytics report that ranked Philadelphia as the third most-ideal location of 65 it assessed for Amazon’s next headquarters. The story noted that if an additional category—geography—were included in Moody’s data driven analysis, Philadelphia would move to first place and Pittsburgh in second place.