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Interior of squash courts at the U.S. Open Squash

In Its Final Round at the DAC, U.S. Open Squash Championships Return to Drexel This Fall

The most prestigious squash tournament on American soil will be contested at Drexel University’s Daskalakis Athletic Center one last time this fall. The 2019 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championships will bring the top players in the world to campus from Oct. 5-12. The tournament, which has been held at Drexel’s Kline & Specter Squash Center since 2011 will be moving to its new home, the Arlen Specter Squash Center, in 2020.

"Kerkira, Greece, 2015."

Art That Gives Back: How Photos from Alumnus Exhibition Benefit Drexel Students

The sale of photographs from Drexel alumnus and trustee R. John Chapel ’67’s recent art show will benefit a fund for student-athletes at the University.
Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus — June

With commencement season over, summer term already started and the fiscal year coming to an end, there’s a lot of deadlines and news that faculty and staff should be aware of going into July.
The 2019 Drexel University Paintball Club.

Drexel Paintball Racks Up National Championship Win

The 10-person team of Drexel students beat the University of Central Florida to take home the top prize in the National Collegiate Paintball Association National Championships.
David Florio '06 is surrounded by rowing history in the Button, where he has lived as the caretaker for five years. Photos by Charles Shan Cerrone.

Employee Spotlight: David Florio, the Assistant Crew Coach Living in Boathouse Row History

Assistant Crew Coach David Florio lives in the social club house of the Bachelors Barge Club that Drexel University rows out of.
The students who run Dragons TV are acutely aware of the highs, the lows and what it takes to move from internet streams to a regional NBC Sports TV deal.

Inside the Dragons TV Production Office

Most sports lovers don’t know what really goes into a live sports broadcast. The students who run Dragons TV are acutely aware of the highs, the lows and what it takes to move from internet streams to a regional TV deal.
The team won $1,500 in Dragon Dollars for their efforts, as well as bragging rights.

Recapping Drexel Homecoming 2019

Drexel’s weeklong Homecoming celebration saw more student involvement this year than ever before — and was more about showcasing school spirit and a strong community than about the outcomes.
Drexel student section 2019

Top 10 Reasons to Watch Drexel Basketball This Season

Show your school spirit this Homecoming week and beyond! Follow the men’s basketball team this season for a great study break, free swag and celebrity sightings.
A scene from one of the men's wrestling team's matches in 2018.

Top 'Dragon Moments' for Drexel Athletics in 2018

Drexel University's athletic director offered his top 20 "Dragon Moments" that showcased the best of Drexel Athletics in 2018.
US Open Squash

U.S Open Squash Championships Take Center Court at Drexel This Fall

The top squash players in the world will once again take to the courts at Drexel University this Fall to vie for the most prestigious title contested on American soil — the 2018 FS Investments U.S. Open Squash Championship. The hotly contested tournament, which features a field of world-class players, will be held at Drexel’s Daskalakis Athletic Center from Oct. 6-13. 
Buckley Bubble rendering

Redevelopment of 33rd Street Corridor to Expand Nexus of Athletics Activity for Drexel and Philadelphia

The hub of athletics activity on Drexel’s University City campus will soon have a new look — and even more activity. Announced today, renovation plans for the two-block stretch of 33rd Street adjacent to the University’s indoor varsity and recreational sports complexes, will expand its athletics and events space, and bring in US Squash, the national governing body of the sport of squash, as a new tenant and developer of the Pennsylvania Armory.
Taylor Townsend, who plays with the Philadelphia Freedoms, will compete this weekend at the DAC. She is currently undefeated in singles this year and is at a career high ranking of No. 61 in the world.

Tennis at the DAC? Yes, Get Ready For Another Championship, Philly!

Drexel University will host the World TeamTennis Finals at the Daskalakis Athletic Center on Aug. 5.