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How Drexel's Public School Experiment Could Change West Philadelphia

Lucy Kerman, PhD, senior vice provost for University and Community Partnerships, was interviewed in a July 31 segment on WHYY.org's "The WHY" podcast about Drexel's plan to build a new public school building in West Philadelphia.

As Drexel Transforms University City, Nearby Communities Prepare for Gentrification

Drexel President John Fry and Lucy Kerman, PhD, senior vice provost for University and Community Partnerships, were quoted in a July 13 Plan Philly story about Schuylkill Yards and how its development will impact the surrounding neighborhoods. The story was picked up by the Phildelphia Business Journal and WHYY.

Wellness Center Seeks to Meet Community Needs

Loretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, vice president for health and health equity in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an April 17 Philadelphia Tribune story about the opening of the Community Wellness HUB at the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships.

Drexel University Opens New Wellness Hub

Loretta Sweet Jemmott, PhD, vice president of health and health equity in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an April 8 KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) story about the new Health and Wellness HUB that is opening at the Dornsife Center this week, which was celebrated with a health fair on Saturday.

Philadelphia Hosts National Association of Black Journalists Conference

Lucy Kerman, PhD, senior vice provost for University and Community Partnerships, was included in a April 4 Huffington Post story as one of the speakers at the National Association of Black Journalists conference in Philadelphia.

Drexel Gets $6 Million to Help Seven Philly Schools

Lucy Kerman, PhD, senior vice provost for University and Community Partnerships, was quoted in a Dec. 20 Diverse Issues in Higher Education story about Drexel and Philadelphia receiving a $6 million Promise Neighborhood grant from the U.S. Department of Education. The grant provides up to $30 million over five years per locality. The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philly Voice, WCAU-TV (NBC-10), WTXF-TV (FOX-29) and numerous outlets covered the story.

Drexel Launches Initiative to Aid Neighbors

UConnent, a new initiative from Lindy Center for Civic Engagement and College of Arts and Sciences, was covered by the Philadelphia Tribune on Jan. 5. Cicely Peterson-Mangum, executive director of the Dornsife Center, and Cyndi Rickards, EdD, senior assistant dean for community engagement and assistant teaching professor in the Department of Criminology and Justice Studies, were quoted.

Anthology Reading at Drexel Dornsife Center

The Dornsife Center was featured in a June 2 WPHL-TV (PHL-17) segment for hosting a literature reading for an anthology released by the Writers Room at Dornsife.

Drexel Sets Up iPad Lending Machines at Mantua Community Center

Drexel Announces iPad Vending Machine

Drexel Libraries Dean Danuta A. Nitecki was quoted in an April 3 Philadelphia magazine post about the new iPad vending machine at the Dana and David Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships. The story was also written about by Cult of Mac and picked up by numerous blogs.

University Re-Imagines Town And Gown Relationship In Philadelphia

The Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships was profiled in a Jan. 29 National Public Radio (NPR) story about its involvement in the Mantua community. Lucy Kerman, PhD, vice provost for university and community partnerships, and Rose Samuel-Evans, association director of community partnerships, were quoted in the story, which also mentioned President John A. Fry.

Drexel University Creates the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships

Jennifer Britton, associate director of the Lindy Institute, authored a December Planning for Higher Education Journal article about the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships. President John A. Fry and Lucy Kerman, PhD, vice provost for university and community partnerships, were mentioned.