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All In The News tagged "community"

Philadelphia Area Campus Threat Deadline Passes Without Incident

Drexel was included in local and national news stories on Oct. 5 about an FBI-reported threat to Philadelphia-area universities. Several faculty and students were quoted.

Philadelphia On High Alert After ‘Threat of Violence’ at Area University

Drexel was mentioned in several local and national news stories about an FBI notification to all Philadelphia area colleges and universities about a recent social media posting threatening violence at a Philadelphia area college or university. The story was featured in articles on, the Washington Post and several other publications.

14-Year-Old Boy Charged in 15 Robberies Near Drexel University

Drexel was mentioned in an Oct. 3 Philly Voice story, among numerous other outlets, about a 14-year-old boy charged in robberies near campus.

Philly Superintendent Wants More Closures, Conversions, New Schools

Drexel was mentioned in an Oct. 1 Philadelphia Inquirer story about new public schools being built in the city. Lucy Kerman, PhD, vice provost for university and community partnerships, was quoted in an Oct. 1 “Campus Inq post about Drexel’s involvement in opening a middle school on the former site of University City High School.

New Drake Theater Space Stalled by Demolition

Drexel was named in a Sept. 29 Philadelphia Inquirer story about the stalled demolition of the Drake building, which is being turned into a theater. Drexel will be hosting several of PlayPenn’s workshops that were originally scheduled to take place in the newly remodeled Drake building.

National Guard Assisting With Extra Security During Papal Visit

Drexel was mentioned in a Sept. 25 WPVI-TV (6-abc) story about the National Guard helping to provide security during the Pope’s visit to Philadelphia. The National Guard was stationed at the Armory during the Papal visit.

The Science Center’s billion-dollar development hopes to buck the trend of gentrification

Drexel was noted in a Technically Philly story about the Science Center’s new project with Wexford Science + Technology that will be located on the University City High School site purchased in 2014 by Drexel University City Development, LLC, the joint venture between Drexel and Wexford.

White-Collar, Black-Collar: Philly's Public-Sector Divide

Drexel was mentioned in a Sept. 14 Philadelphia Inquirer article as one of Philadelphia’s largest employers.

Business News in Brief

Drexel was mentioned in a Sept. 11 “News Brief” section for teaming with Philo, a startup TV service.

Building Philadelphia's Start-Up Generation

Drexel was mentioned in a Sept. 2 WHYY-FM/ story about its high-tech incubator.

City Council Rethinks Drexel University Food Truck Bill After Backlash

Follow-up stories about the legislation concerning food trucks on Drexel’s campus were reported in several local media outlets, including Aug. 28 stories in the Philadelphia Business Journal and Philadelphia magazine’s “Foobooz” blog.

The 50 Most Caffeinated Colleges

Drexel was ranked the number five most caffeinated university in the country in an Aug. 27 Time Labs blog story.