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The Undergraduate Student Government Association wants every eligible Dragon to make their voice heard this year and vote.

Why Your Student Vote Matters

It sometimes can seem like one vote won’t make a difference, but Drexel’s 2020 Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) fellows make the case that every Dragon should make their vote count for themselves, their loved ones and their community.
Sept. 22 is National Voter Registration Day, and Drexel University would like to take this opportunity to encourage all eligible students, faculty and professional staff to register to vote and verify their registration status.

Reminder: Register to Vote!

Drexel University encourages all eligible students, faculty and professional staff to register to vote and verify their registration status to ensure they are able to cast a ballot in the Nov. 3 general election.
Drexel’s 2020 Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) fellows and your fellow Dragons are only a DM or a Zoom call away if you need help navigating the upcoming election. Here are some of the biggest roadblocks to voting on or before Nov. 3 that they believe face their classmates.

Voting Questions Answered by Drexel’s 2020 CEEP Fellows

Drexel’s 2020 Campus Election Engagement Project (CEEP) fellows and your fellow Dragons are only a DM or a Zoom call away if you need help navigating the upcoming election. Here are some of the biggest roadblocks to voting on or before Nov. 3 that they believe face their classmates.
In its sixth season, the morning radio show on WKDU is tackling interviews and education related to Black Lives Matter while staying true to its root goal of connecting Drexel to the surrounding community.

Wake Up to Information and Change with “Good Morning, Neighbors"

In its sixth season, the morning radio show on WKDU is tackling interviews and education related to Black Lives Matter while staying true to its root goal of connecting Drexel to the surrounding community.

The Undergraduate Student Government Association wants every eligible Dragon to make their voice heard this year and vote.

2020 Voting Information for Dragons

The Undergraduate Student Government Association wants every eligible Dragon to make their voice heard this year and vote. This article relays general information they compiled to guide Dragons voting locally as well as across the country.
Sept. 22 is National Voter Registration Day, and Drexel University would like to take this opportunity to encourage all eligible students, faculty and professional staff to register to vote and verify their registration status.

Drexel Celebrates National Voter Registration Day

Sept. 22 is National Voter Registration Day, and Drexel University would like to take this opportunity to encourage all eligible students, faculty and professional staff to register to vote and verify their registration status.
The Drexel Academic Tower site — a key part of the planned UCity Square — photographed earlier this month. Photo courtesy Wexford and Turner Construction.

President John Fry on the Future of Drexel, Philadelphia and Higher Education

Last week, the University’s leader answered questions about the University’s finances and response to changes in higher education, as well as its role in the local ecosystem going forward.
From left to right: Allen Riddick, Una Massenburg, Charlene Rice and Bo Solomon volunteering to clean the area near 52nd and Market streets on June 13.

In West Philadelphia, Drexel Staff and Programs Help with Cleanup and Commerce

When shops in West Philadelphia were damaged on May 31 in the aftermath of citywide social justice protests, Drexel professional staff tapped into their networks and connections to help with recovery.
Trucks preparing to mail out the New Student Admission Letters as the University was closing on March 20. Photo credit: Mary K. Catalfamo.

At Drexel, Community Comes Together as Dragons Stay Apart

While the COVID-19 pandemic runs its course, Drexel continues to innovate and promote research, scholarship and well-being.
The Drexel student voting rate from 2014 to 2018 surpassed the doubled national average by 4.4 percent, meaning that Drexel’s student voter turnout rate in 2018 was 43.5 percent.

3 Reasons Drexel Students Should Get Out and Vote on Nov. 5

If you’re not sure why it’s important to cast your ballot today in local elections, DrexelNow spoke with Lindy Center for Civic Engagement Executive Director Jennifer Johnson Kebea, EdD, who relayed some compelling reasons.
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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.
Drexel faculty and staff posed with members from community organizations at the Holiday Toy Drive's ceremony on Dec. 19.

Drexel Ends 2018 With Annual Holiday Charity Drives

Drexel University continued its holiday traditions of organizing charity drives to spread cheer to active military and community children.