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Justin Best '19 competing at the Olympics this year. Photo courtesy of Justin Best.

Recent Alums Represent Drexel Rowing Tradition at 2020 Olympics

Justin Best ’19 and Reilly Dampeer ’21 are two Drexel alumni that have competed or coached in rowing events in this year’s Olympic Games and cite Drexel athletics and academics as pivotal elements in their rise to success.
Drexel professional staff distributing food on Dec. 19 for the Alumni Turkey Project.

Alumni Turkey Project Provides More Holiday Meals During a Year That Needed It the Most

The longstanding tradition transformed to safely donate more than 2,400 turkey dinners to local families.
Victor Milbourne, BS general studies ’15, credits the Close School’s Launch It! course with helping him learn the skills to lead his construction management firm, Military Construction LLC.

Drexel’s Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship Moves the Needle in Entrepreneurship Education

Seven years after disrupting the landscape by becoming the first entrepreneurship school in the nation to reside outside of a business school, the Charles D. Close School has moved to number 12 in the nation in the 2021 Princeton Review rankings, while simultaneously being recognized for its innovative and high-quality programs through first-time inclusion in Drexel’s business education accreditation.

Executive chef Brian Lofink ’03 and Drexel University fifth-year and co-op student Anna Wilson plate a panzanella salad in the kitchen of terrain’s garden café in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania.

Drexel Culinary Partnership Touts Upcycled Food, Waste Reduction Down to the Core

Drexel Food Lab and terrain’s garden café in Glen Mills, Pennsylvania executed a creative partnership in September in which full menus revolved around a single produce item and all of its parts.

Current students can now easily explore, connect and network with thousands of Drexel alumni through this new offering. Find out how to set up a profile, explore ways to connect, and learn tips for using Dragon Network.

Introducing Dragon Network: Your One-Stop Shop to Build Your Network

Current students can now easily explore, connect and network with thousands of Drexel alumni through this new offering. Find out how to set up a profile, explore ways to connect, and learn tips for using Dragon Network.

Taylor Andrews' winning entry to the "Paws"itive Art Contest. Photo courtesy Taylor Andrews.

‘Paws’itive Art Contest Digs Up Art by Drexel Dragons

Drexel’s therapy dogs recently announced the winners of their springtime competition — and the entries were really “fetch”ing.
A simulation layout of the rendered project. Image credit: Emergency Information Systems, LLC.

Dragons Stick Together to Make Social Distancing Decals

Alumni, adjunct faculty and a student co-op are creating labels illustrating spaces six feet apart. And, they’re donating them to life-sustaining businesses.
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.
Andrea Walls, a writer and multi-media artist as well as lifelong Philadelphia currently residing in Overbrook, giving a presentation about her work while in residence at The Study hotel.

Become a Writer-in-Residence at The Study This Summer

A week away to just … write? It’s in reach this summer through The Study x WR Writer-in-Residence program, which is accepting applications through March 1.
At a panel on Feb. 12 sponsored by the Steinbright Career Development Center and the College of Engineering, four students and one alumna discussed how they landed co-ops or jobs at Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft and Google and what it was like to work there.

10 Things Your Fellow Dragons Want You to Know About Working in Big Tech

At a panel on Feb. 12 sponsored by the Steinbright Career Development Center and the College of Engineering, four students and one alumna discussed how they landed co-ops or jobs at Amazon, Facebook, Microsoft and Google and what it was like to work there.
Bob Quaglia (BS electrical and computer engineering ‘86) is a big believer in fate, and he’s been helping to shape the fate of Drexel co-op students, like he once was, as a manager at Woodward McCoach Inc. since 1994.

Questions With a 20-Year Co-op Manager: Bob Quaglia

Bob Quaglia (BS electrical and computer engineering ‘86) is a big believer in fate, and he’s been helping to shape the fate of Drexel co-op students, like he once was, as a manager at Woodward McCoach Inc. since 1994.
Campus Activities Board (CAB) clinched the first-place Spirit Week team title this year, as well as the $1,000 in Dragon Dollars and the bragging rights that come along with it.

Students Spearhead Record Participation for Drexel Homecoming 2020

Fourteen student teams and more than 1,100 individual students participated in Drexel’s weeklong winter tradition this year.