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Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins Unveils New Mural at West Philadelphia Playground

The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation’s Young Dragons Summer STEAM Camp at the ExCITe Center was mentioned in a Nov. 5 WTFX-TV (FOX-29) story about a Eagles’ Malcolm Jenkins unveiling a new mural in West Philadelphia.

Malcolm Jenkins and Drexel Are Full ‘STEAM’ Ahead

A June 28 Philadelphia Inquirer story mentioned the six-week summer STEAM camp hosted by the ExCITe Center and the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation. This is the fourth year that the groups have teamed up to provide the camp for children in West Philadelphia’s Promise Zone.

The Malcolm Jenkins Foundation Partners with Drexel University to Sponsor Free Summer Camp for Kids

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 22 Philadelphia Tribune story about ExCITe hosting a summer camp for local students with the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation. The six-week summer program will include activities focused on science, technology, engineering, athletics, arts and math.

Skyscraper Games

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 20 TIME for Kids feature about his Skyscraper Games for Kids project that enabled local middle school students to create video games and play them on the 29-story LED array of Brandywine Realty Trust’s Cira Centre office building.

Skyscraper-sized video games — with a twist — will set new record

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 7 Philadelphia Business Journal story about his Skyscraper Games by Kids project that will turn the 29-story Cira Centre office building into the world’s largest video game display on Monday, June 10.

Video games are coming to the Cira Centre — this time, designed by teens

Frank Lee, PhD, a professor in Westphal College and director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio in the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 4 Technically Philly story about his skyscraper games educational outreach project in which EGS students and staff worked with local middle school students and their teachers to create video games that will be played on LED array of the Cira Centre office building as part of the opening celebration for Drexel Square park on June 10. The project was also mentioned in a June 4 Curbed Philadelphia post about the opening of Drexel Square.

Youngmoo Kim on breaking the 'monoculture' of tech: 'What the hell are you waiting for?'

A May 16 Technically Philly story featured Youngmoo Kim, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, who was a presenter at the recent TEDxPhiladelphia event.

K-12 Makerspaces Lack Inclusive Culture, Drexel Study Says

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 19 Technically Philly story about the Center's recently released study on the culture of K-12 educational maker spaces. 

Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins Expands STEAM Camp Partnership with Drexel University

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a June 14 Philly Voice story about a partnership involving the ExCITe Center, the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement and the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation that will offer a summer STEAM camp to local middle school students.

Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins Aiming to Inspire, Teach Philly-Area Students with Summer Program

A partnership between the ExCITe Center, the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement and the Malcolm Jenkins Foundation that will offer a summer STEAM camp to local middle school students was featured in a June 14 NJ.com story.

Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins Finds Voice Through Social Movements After Leading by Example

Youngmoo Kim, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Engineering and director of the ExCITe Center, was quoted in a Feb. 1 USA Today article on the community outreach efforts by the Philadelphia Eagles' Malcolm Jenkins. Jenkins is funding a summer STEM program at Drexel.

Tchaikovsky’s Fifth? There’s an App for That — and a Pennsylvania Orchestra is Using it

LiveNote, an app developed by Youngmoo Kim, PhD, a professor in the College of Engineering, in collaboration with the ExCITe Center and The Philadelphia Orchestra to give audiences real-time information on mobile devices during performances, was mentioned in a Jan. 11 Morning Call (Allentown, Pennsylvania) story about the Reading Symphony Orchestra using a similar app for its performances.