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All In The News tagged "Civic Engagement"

Philly high school fair to be Nov. 16

Drexel was mentioned in a Nov. 7 Philadelphia Daily News article for hosting the Philly High School Fair.

Art Attack launches on Philly.com

President John A. Fry was quoted in an article in the Philadelphia Daily News about Art Attack, a partnership between Drexel University's Center for Cultural Outreach and the Daily News to expand arts coverage in Philadelphia.

Nonprofit Helping Latino youngsters with Academic, Cultural and Social needs

Drexel students were mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer article for volunteering with an organization that helps young Latino students with academics and social needs.

Drexel Hires BLT for Center Where Community, Students Meet

The Philadelphia Business Journal announced on its blog that Drexel has hired BLT Architects to rehabilitate three structures into the future Dornsife Center.

This Week in Poverty: Smiley Calls for White House Conference on US Poverty

Dr. Mariana Chilton, an associate professor and director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities in the School of Public Health was featured in a story on TheNation.com and BillMoyers.com about her upcoming participation in a nationally televised panel about poverty in America, hosted by broadcaster Tavis Smiley.

Phila. Plans More than 1,500 Projects for MLK Day of Service

KEYSPOT, a partnership funded by federal stimulus grants and led by the City Urban Affairs Coalition and Drexel University, was mentioned in a Philadelphia Inquirer article about over 1,500 community service projects planned for the 18th annual Greater Philadelphia Martin Luther King Day of Service.

Philly Tech Scene 2012: 5 Biggest Stories

KEYSPOT, a partnership funded by federal stimulus grants and led by the City Urban Affairs Coalition and Drexel University, was featured in Technically Philly as one of the top 5 tech stories of 2012.

Alternative Spring Break

Students participating in Drexel’s Alternative Spring Break, a weeklong volunteer experience, in Albany, Ga. were mentioned on WALB-TV (news-10).

LIFT Philadelphia

Cyndi Rickards, a professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was quoted in an article in the Philadelphia Metro about Drexel students volunteering at the non-profit organization LIFT Philadelphia.

Nearly 20 Companies Recruiting at MLK Jr. Job Fair

The Philadelphia Business Journal mentioned the virtual job fair held on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day and led by Drexel University, a member of the Freedom Rings Partnership.

Drexel Students Volunteer Computer Skills To The Poor

Cyndi Reed-Rickards, an instructor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed on KYW Newsradio (1060-AM) about her involvement with nonprofit organization LIFT Philadelphia.