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All News tagged "entrepreneurship"

Donna DeCarolis

What I'm Reading: Donna M. DeCarolis

Donna DeCarolis is the founding dean of the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship at Drexel University. Her leisure reading typically strays far from her field of expertise, as she is drawn to suspense in the summer’s hazy days.

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Student-Designed App Simplifies Scholarship Search

Labeled the “Million Dollar Scholar,” business student Christopher Gray secured $1.3 million in scholarships after months of going through database after database to find those he was eligible to apply for. He's come up with a way to make it easier for other students.

Chris Young

Drexel Professor, Former Student Aims to Make his Unknown Business Known

Drexel business professor and alum Christopher Young was recently nominated for a "Best Unknown Business" award for his company, Async Interview. Now, he wants to make his unknown business known.

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Drexel Seniors Work to Alleviate Parking Headache in Major Cities

Jonathan Davis graduates this June with a bachelor’s in engineering, a minor in business and a start-up that’s already got investors excited. Davis and some classmates created Hot Spot Parking, a new effort to alleviate the troubles caused by parking in cities around the country.

Donna DeCarolis

Q&A with Donna DeCarolis: Vision for Drexel's Close School of Entrepreneurship

Donna DeCarolis speaks to DrexelNow about her role as founding dean of Drexel's Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship, Drexel’s 14th and newest school.

Drexel Offers Free Workshops to Help Female Veterans Rejoin the Workforce

Women represent the fastest growing segment of the veteran population, yet programs on educational opportunities and employment issues specifically for female veterans are severely lacking. Drexel University’s Goodwin College of Professional Studies has created a program to help this underserved and growing veteran population successfully reintegrate into the workforce.

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Drexel to Establish Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship

Thanks to recent gifts from the Charles and Barbara Close Foundation, Drexel will establish the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship that will be one of a very small number of freestanding schools of entrepreneurship in the nation and the only one in Philadelphia.
Girish Balakrishnan

Adding a New Dimension to Storytelling

Digital media grad student Girish Balakrishnan says there’s a way to encourage reading among young people in the digital age.