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All In The News tagged "President Fry"

Wharton Teams Imagine What it Would Take to Lure Amazon

President John Fry was mentioned in an Oct. 13 Philadelphia Inquirer story about Wharton holding a case contest where students offered proposals intended to lure Amazon's next headquarters to Philadelphia. Fry has been a vocal advocate for the city as a site for the headquarters, both as a university president and as chair of the Chamber of Commerce.

Build Here, Amazon - Philly's Your City, Drexel President Says

President John Fry authored an article about Amazon’s plans to invest $5 billion to build a second North American headquarters, explaining why Philadelphia is a prime location. The article was published in the Philadelphia Inquirer on Sept. 18.

Eagles Partner With CHOP, Drexel, Jefferson to Raise Funds for Autism Research

The A.J. Drexel Autism Institute was named in multiple stories following the announcement of its partnership with the Philadelphia Eagles for their inaugural Eagles Autism Challenge bike ride and 5k. The new fundraiser and the Institute’s involvement was covered in the Philadelphia InquirerPhiladelphia magazine, the Philadelphia Business JournalBleeding Green Nation and on KYW-TV (CBS-3) Sept. 15, and on PennLive Sept. 16. President John Fry was quoted in the Philadelphia and Bleeding Green Nation articles.

Drexel's Enrollment Spikes to Five-Year High. Here's Why.

President John Fry and Randall C. Deike, senior vice president for Enrollment Management and Student Success, were quoted in a Sept. 13 Philadelphia Business Journal story about the success of Drexel's new admissions strategy.

Vote for the 41 Philly Talks Vying for a Spot on SXSW’s PanelPicker

President John Fry, and a number of faculty and students were mentioned in Aug. 16 Generocity and Technically Philly stories about local submissions for panels at the South by Southwest tech conference.

Colleges can Help Bridge the Political Divide

An opinion piece authored by President John Fry for Inside Sources on the need for face-to-face, respectful and thoughtful dialogue was picked up May 28 through May 30 by The Philadelphia Inquirer, Las Vegas Sun, Duluth News Tribune and the Idaho Falls Post Register.

Face-to-Face, Respectful and Thoughtful Dialogue Key to Repairing Divided Nation

President John Fry authored an opinion piece that was published in Inside Sources on May 24 about the importance of face-to-face, respectful and thoughtful dialogue in repairing a divided nation.

Brookings Report Calls for More Local Investment to Unleash 'Innovation District' Potential

Drexel and John Fry were mentioned in a May 22 Plan Philly story about a Brookings Institute study on how an "innovation district" could emerge in Philadelphia by connecting Center City and University City.

Study Calls for University City, W. Center City 'Innovation District' 

Drexel and its development partnerships with Brandywine Realty Trust and the University City Science Center were mentioned in May 18 Philadelphia Inquirer, Philly Voice, Technically Philly, Curbed Philadelphia, Plan Philly, Philadelphia magazine, Philadelphia Business Journal and Billy Penn stories about a new study by the Brookings Institute about how Philadelphia can create an “innovation district” that links Center City and University City.

Philadelphia Visionaries are Speaking at This Networking Event

President John A. Fry and Lynn Yeakel, director of the College of Medicine’s Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership, were mentioned in a March 24 Philly Voice story about an upcoming professional networking event at the Union League, where they both will be speaking.

Drexel Program Gets $1.2 Million Grant to Tackle City’s ‘Desperate’ Need for STEM Teachers

President John A. Fry was quoted in a March 23 Philly regarding Drexel’s School of Education receiving a $1.2 million grant from the Philadelphia School Partnership to establish its Dragons Teach Middle Years program, which will help certify science and math teachers and prepare them for positions in urban schools.

Trump's Visa Ban Not Sitting Well With Local College Leaders

Feb. 2 Philadelphia Tribune and Billy Penn stories about how local universities are responding to the targeted immigration ban imposed by President Trump quoted a message from President John Fry to the Drexel community.