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Dana and David Dornsife together with Drexel representatives and the Lindy family cut the ribbon.

Drexel Purchases West Philadelphia Community Center to Expand Community Partnerships and Programming

Four years after the Dana and David Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships opened its doors to the Powelton and Mantua communities, Drexel University announced plans to expand the programming offered to the community with the purchase in June 2018 of the West Philadelphia Community Center.

Drexel Admissions professional staff volunteering at Arts Sphere, Inc.

This Month, Use Your Civic Engagement Leave Benefit to Volunteer at Our Closet

In the month of August, the Lindy Center for Civic Engagement is offering several opportunities for benefit-eligible employees to donate to or volunteer at several local community organizations.
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Check out the New Public Safety Website Refresh

Drexel’s Department of Public Safety recently completed a website redesign to make it easier for find information related to safety and communication outreach.
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Writers Room Creates Community Through Stories, Photos With Canon Project

Drexel University’s Writers Room celebrated the release of the program’s fourth collective work, “Anthology,” and the culmination of its year-long, writer-in-residence program, TRIPOD.

The Forum for Inclusive Culture (I-Forum) was able to comfortably fit 24 people in the Center’s Ida Chen Room for a recent meeting, thanks to a collapsible glass window wall that was pushed aside to allow for more space. This handy feature will be especially useful when the center is used to host other meetings, events, guest speakers and movie nights.

Drexel Community Unpacks Difficult Topics at Regular iForum Meetings

Drexel University regularly hosts the Forum for Inclusive Culture, also known as the iForum, as a means for faculty, staff and students to come together and discuss issues of diversity and inclusion.
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Drexel Joins Local Community in Honoring Fallen Heroes at Memorial Day Primer

At the eight annual Memorial Day Primer on Drexel’s University City Campus, contributions from both the local academic and Powelton Village community helped honor servicemen and women as well as celebrate town-and-gown relations.

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President Fry’s Contract Extended to Lead Drexel Into the Next Decade

At a recent meeting, the Board of Trustees extended President John Fry’s contract through 2023.
The new Frozen Horchata from Saxbys was created for Drexel's Class of 2018 and will be available at the two Saxbys locations on the University City Campus. Photo courtesy Saxbys.

Saxbys Creates One-of-a-Kind Drink for Drexel Seniors

In honor of the Drexel University Class of 2018’s upcoming graduation, Saxbys designed a special iced beverage for the graduating seniors.
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Drexel’s Department of Public Safety Celebrates Employees of the Year

At its annual Commendation Ceremony earlier this month, all facets of the Drexel University Department of Public Safety came together to recognize departmental achievements and individual valor.
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As Drexel’s Co-op Centennial Approaches, Check Out What Dragons Are Working on Today


The Steinbright Career Development Center recently released the winning photos from its annual Co-op Photo Contest.
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Vanguard and William Penn Foundation Award $2.6 Million in Grants to Drexel’s Early Learning Initiative

Two grants totaling $2.6 million will help support Drexel University’s efforts to improve early childhood education in West Philadelphia. They are the first significant grants to benefit early education in the West Philadelphia Promise Neighborhood. The grants will support Drexel’s West Philadelphia Action for Early Learning Initiative during the next three years.
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Briefly Noted: Campus News From Winter 2018

Here’s a list of important dates and deadlines that Drexel faculty and professional staff should be aware of going forward.