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Director of Drexel's Department of Industrial Relations Cecil A. Kapp, seated, outlines the new five-year co-op plan to a prospective co-op employer in 1940. Photo courtesy University Archives.

How Drexel’s Co-op Got Made

The University’s co-operative education system was the brainchild of Drexel’s second president, and it was carried out by its third president and its first co-op director.
SPAN 440 class.

Students Find ‘Sanctuaries’ of Cultural Experience, Learning through Spanish-language Global Studies Class 

SPAN 440 — a Spanish-language course aimed at introducing students to the meaning of “sanctuaries” — was built to offer unique experiences and context to one of today’s most-pressing controversies surrounding immigration.

Rosalind Remer, founding executive director of the Lenfest Center for Cultural Partnerships.

With $3 Million Gift to Drexel, Lenfest Foundation to Fund Student Co-op Jobs in Cultural Nonprofits

With a $3 million gift to Drexel University, the Lenfest Foundation will fund paid cooperative education jobs for students in the nonprofit cultural sector. In recognition of this generous gift, the University will name its Center for Cultural Partnerships in honor of Gerry and Marguerite Lenfest. The Center was established in 2015 to fortify cultural institutions like museums, libraries and historical societies and make their offerings and experiences more accessible to Drexel students.

Drexel's Academic Opportunities Fair.

Academic Opportunities Fair Lets Students Explore Their Options

Hundreds of Drexel students took the chance to learn about the programs, resources and experiences available to them throughout their time on campus during an event Feb. 22 in Behrakis Grand Hall.

MD Curriculum

Drexel College of Medicine Transforms MD Program

The College is doing away with its two-track system and introducing a single curriculum designed to train more well-rounded, thoughtful physicians. 

A view of Philadelphia's skyline. Photo by Alexandra Atiyeh, BS environmental science '16.

In Photos: #CoASDayintheLife

From the remarkable, to the beautiful to the breathtaking, the College of Arts and Sciences community did its best to documented just another day as part of its third annual photo contest.
Lorraine Smallwood, a staff nurse at Hahnemann University Hospital, serves as an adjunct professor at Drexel passing along knowledge she's gained on the job.

Experiential Learning at Drexel Boosted by Adjuncts

Many of Drexel’s adjunct faculty members bring active industry experience to the classroom to help give a leg up to University students in developing the skills and know-how for their prospective careers.
Kiki Liu (left) and Zachary Perera (right) inside their AKA Hotel in Rittenhouse Square.

Hospitality Students Help Bring New Hotel to University City

Two hospitality students at Drexel are using the latter half of their career at the University to help bring a new hotel experience to 30th and Walnut streets.
The 2015 Cooperative Education Award student winners, from left, Edmund Lynn, Pepco Holdings, Inc.; Lia Arakelian, Bimbo Bakeries; Hailey Smith, Steinbright Career Development Center; Danielle Cole, Children's Hospital of Philadelphia; Nicole Dykstra, Philadelphia Zoo; Colleen Blaho, recipient of the Bentley Systems Career Networking Award; Alexandra Zeitz, High Street on Market; Casey Sneider, The Math Forum; Alexander Koszycki, Sanofi; and Rishon Benjamin, Inolex, Inc.

How to be Awesome at Co-op

Nine students — one from each college and school involved in co-op — were honored Tuesday for doing the most “quintessentially Drexel thing possible” — excelling in cooperative education.
Drexel's Tobie Hoffman, center, with re-enactors playing the Union's General George Meade, left, and the Confederacy's Robert E. Lee, right.

150 Years Later, Following In Civil War Footsteps

The Drexel English Language Center’s Tobie Hoffman will follow the path of the retreating Army of Northern Virginia to cap two years of dedicated personal learning about one of the most tumultuous times in U.S. history.
Masked man holding an assault rifle with social media icons nearby.

Drexel Students Join Anti-Extremism Cyber Fight

To fight the spread of extremism on social media, a class of Drexel students is consulting with the U.S. State Department on new, online anti-radical strategies.
Drexel students will help launch TV chef Carla Hall's casual, Nashville-inspired restaurants. Photo credit: Tristan Mosser.

TV Chef Carla Hall Teams up with Drexel Students to Develop New Nashville-Inspired Restaurant in New York City

Chef and TV personality Carla Hall plans to open a number of casual, Nashville-inspired restaurants called Carla Hall’s Southern Kitchen, with the help of students from Drexel University’s Center for Hospitality and Sport Management. In a unique partnership, culinary and hospitality students at Drexel will work alongside Hall and her team to learn every aspect of opening a new restaurant and help develop the first location in New York City.