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Drexel University President John Fry speaking at the 2018 University-wide commencement ceremony.

Drexel University Announces 2019 Commencement Speakers and Honorary Degree Recipients

The full lineup of speakers for this year’s commencement ceremonies contains a multitude of men and women from different industries with great accomplishments in their fields.
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Briefly Noted: Campus News From Winter 2019

This round-up contains news and updates for faculty and staff from the past term.
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Merck Chairman and CEO Kenneth Frazier to Speak at Drexel’s 2019 Commencement

Merck & Co., Inc. Chairman and CEO Kenneth C. Frazier will address the class of 2019 at Drexel’s University-wide commencement ceremony on June 14. In what has become a Drexel tradition, the University will once again hold its University-wide ceremony at Citizens Bank Park. Frazier’s contributions in the business, legal and humanitarian fields are especially notable.

9 Empowerment Tips for Drexel Students

9 Empowerment Tips for Drexel Students

Female deans from Drexel University will soon gather to discuss professional and emotional empowerment at the Dean’s Panel during the Women’s Empowerment Summit hosted by the Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship March 7–8. In advance, DrexelNow asked them each to share their one key empowerment tip for students.
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Briefly Noted: Campus News From Fall 2018

Faculty and staff can catch up on campus news and personnel stories from last term.
South Eleveation of Bentley Hall that includes Calhoun Hall and the new, two-story edition.

$5 Million Gift to Drexel Will Establish Bentley Hall for Honors Students

With the help of a $5 million gift from Greg S. Bentley, CEO of Bentley Systems, and his wife Caroline, Drexel University will create a new epicenter on its campus for honors students. The gift comes at a time when construction is already underway at Calhoun Hall, an existing student residence hall, that will be fully renovated as part of Greg and Caroline Bentley Hall, a new complex that will house a true “living/learning” community for honors college students. In addition to the renovated student residence, Bentley Hall will also include a new, two-story glass and stone addition of about 10,800 square feet that will house the Pennoni Honors College offices and seminar rooms.

Dave B. Jones

Sad News on the Passing of Former Dean Dave Jones

David B. Jones, the former Dean of the Pennoni Honors College and member of the Drexel faculty for over 40 years, passed away on Oct. 26.
STAR Scholar Summer Showcase 2018

STAR Scholars Shine at Summer Showcase

The STAR Scholars program — which provides first year-students with opportunities to participate in faculty-mentored research or creative work — celebrated the culmination of its summer-long events with its biggest cohort yet.

From left to right: Elisabeth Van Bockstaele, PhD, who was recently appointed vice provost for graduate education; Koren A. Bedeau, PhD, who will serve as interim vice provost for global engagement; and Shivanthi Annandan, PhD, who will serve as interim vice provost for undergraduate education.

Graduate College, Global Initiatives, Undergraduate Education Moves Announced

Drexel University's Provost announced updates on leadership positions in the Graduate College, Office of International Programs and on his staff.
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Drexel President John Fry Discusses His ‘Civic Pathway’ in Community-Based Learning Class

Drexel President John Fry recently stopped by a classroom with student and community learners, as well as visiting Mandela Fellows, to discuss his views and efforts with civic engagement.
Roz Chast, left, and Dean Paula Marantz Cohen during the filming of an episode for "The Drexel InterView."

Cartoonist for The New Yorker Visits Campus and Appears on "The Drexel InterView"

Last fall, acclaimed cartoonist Roz Chast visited Drexel University to appear on the Pennoni Honors College’s “The Drexel InterView.”
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Drexel Student Finds Perfect Fit for Volcano Research Through Gates Cambridge Scholarship

Nicholas Barber, a geoscience student from the College of Arts and Sciences, has become the second Drexel student to be awarded the prestigious Gates Cambridge Scholarship, making his PhD program at the University of Cambridge cost-free.