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All In The News tagged "co-op"

College Should Produce Triple-Threat Graduates

Drexel's success in cooperative education was included in an April 27 Forbes story about how to best prepare college students for the workplace.

‘Employer U,’ Higher Ed Can Work Together To Deliver What Consumers Want

Drexel’s co-op program was mentioned in a Feb. 11 Forbes story about how employers and higher ed can work together to deliver what consumers want.

Thinking of a College Co-op Program? Here’s What You Need to Know

Drexel was mentioned in a Feb. 9 Wall Street Journal story about universities that have co-op programs and what students should know when considering attending one.

Why College Will Soon Be About Credegrees and Co-ops

Drexel's cooperative education program was mentioned in a March 11 Forbes story about why colleges will soon be shifting their focus to "credegrees" — traditional degrees that also include industry-recognized certifications — and co-ops.


Ian Sladen, vice president for cooperative education and career development, was quoted in a March 8 Philadelphia Inquirer story about how college career centers work with students and alumni. 

Co-ops Put College Students to Work

Randall C. Deike, PhD, senior vice president of Enrollment Management and Student Success, was quoted in an Aug. 30 Kiplinger story about the value of co-op for college students.

Co-Ops Offer Work Experience Students Need

An opinion piece by Drexel President John Fry was published June 8 in Inside Sources. The piece focused on the need for colleges and universities to prepare students for meaningful careers by incorporating professional work experience into academic programs.

Foundation Pledges $3 Million For Drexel Students Eyeing Non-Profit Careers

Rosalind Remer, PhD, vice provost and executive director for the Lenfest Foundation Center for Cultural Partnerships, was interviewed for a Sept. 22 segment on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) about a $3 million gift from the Lenfest Foundation that will find co-op positions in the cultural sector.

Drexel Gets $3 Million from Lenfests for Co-op Salaries

Drexel was mentioned in a Sept. 20 story about a $3 million gift from the Lenfest Foundation that will fund co-op positions in the cultural sector. The story ran in the Sept. 21 print editions of The Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.

Hey, Mom--I'm Majoring in Coffee Shop

The co-op experience at the Saxbys Cafe on campus was mentioned in a May 23 Inc story about the company's student-run cafes. President John Fry and several students were quoted in the story.

Colleges Take Steps to Prepare Students for Careers

Drexel's co-op program was mentioned in a Sept 13 U.S. News & World Report story about colleges that are taking steps to better prepare students for careers.

College Isn’t Always the Answer

Drexel’s cooperative education program was praised in a May 26 Wall Street Journal opinion piece about how to better prepare young people to enter the workforce.