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Drexel's Day of Giving: 24 Hours of Impact

Break the Code on Drexel’s Annual Day of Giving

For the second year in a row, Drexel’s campus will host a day of activities and excitement during the Day of Giving: 24 Hours of Impact event. This year’s race to solve puzzles, unlock codes and break open a time capsule takes place May 24.
Volunteers carry turkeys to their recipients during the Turkey Project.

University’s Turkey Project Helps Feed 1,350 Local Families

The 43rd annual event put on by the Drexel Alumni Association benefited 40 community-based organizations in the West Philadelphia area.
A green bean casserole made with fried onions and sprinkled cheese. Photo courtesy Flickr user Phil King.

The Drexel History Behind a Beloved Thanksgiving Side Dish

The green bean casserole is a staple on Thanksgiving tables across the country, thanks to an enterprising Drexel alumna.
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Drexel Surpasses Fundraising Goal, Raises $120.7 Million for Fiscal Year 2016

Drexel closed fiscal year 2016 by raising $120.7 million in outright gifts and pledges, surpassing the University’s goal by $700,000 and beating FY2015 by $5.3 million. This marks the third year in a row of achieving a record-breaking fundraising total.

Drexel Bday

Happy 190th Birthday, A.J. Drexel

Drexel University celebrated the 190th birthday of its founder, Anthony “Tony” J. Drexel, with an ice cream party on Sept. 13, 2016.
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Drexel Magazine's 40 Under 40: Be a Part of the Fifth Annual Class of Honorees

Now through Sept. 2, 2016, Drexel Magazine is accepting nominations for the fifth annual 40 Under 40.
Drexel President Richard D. Breslin was on hand to test the ice cream sandwich. Photo courtesy Drexel University Alumni Association.

Remembering the Great Drexel Ice Cream Sandwich Food Fight of 1991

It’s the 25-year anniversary of Drexel’s attempt to create the world’s largest ice cream sandwich. Of course, the event ended with a massive food fight.
One of the "Have you seen this dragon?" coffee sleeves being distributed as part of the Day of Giving.

Save Mario With 24 Hours of Impact

Our beloved mascot is missing! Here's how you can be a part of Drexel's first Day of Giving, become an agent of C.I.A. (Central Institutional Advancement), receive secret messages and help rescue Mario.
A logo featuring a compass for the Drexel Global Night of Networking.

5th Global Night of Networking Brings Dragons Closer Across the Map

Between in-person and online gatherings, Drexel alumni came together the world over in the fifth iteration of the annual Drexel University Alumni Association event.
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1 Month Left to Nominate for Drexel Magazine's 40 Under 40

There's just one month left for you to nominate the young Drexel graduates who inspire you for Drexel Magazine's annual 40 Under 40.
Relief workers handing out food in Nepal in the days following devastating earthquakes in April.

After Earthquake, Nepali Drexel Students, Grad Rallying for Their Country

Drexel’s students with connections to Nepal are doing the best to continue helping their home country recover from a devastating series of earthquakes by coordinating aid efforts on the ground and raising money.
"Spring Landscape #5 (Mont Royal, Montreal)" by Gershon Benjamin, 1947, oil on canvas, 29 x 36 inches.

Gershon Benjamin: Modern Master at the Rincliffe Gallery

Celebrated American modernist Gershon Benjamin painted what he loved for seven decades. A Drexel alumnus has now brought those adored works to Drexel for a special exhibition.