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Heard Around Campus

Heard Around Campus: November 2015

It’s been a full month. We dealt with a citywide security scare aimed at local universities, elected a new mayor, honored our nation’s heroes in the city’s first annual Veterans Day parade and enjoyed an unseasonably warm Halloween.
Chestnut Square

Drexel and American Campus Communities Partnership Yields Numerous Honors for Chestnut Square

American Campus Communities, Inc. (NYSE:ACC), the largest owner, manager and developer of high-quality student housing properties in the U.S., was recently presented with two awards from the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) for Chestnut Square, its mixed-use student housing development located on Drexel’s campus. 

The new wing of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center. Photo credit: Halkin/Mason Photography.

Drexel's 11th Street Health Center Doubles in Size with Sheller Gift to Improve and Expand Community ServiceS

A ribbon-cutting ceremony on Nov. 11 will celebrate the new, fully equipped facilities thanks to a major expansion of the Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center of Drexel University’s College of Nursing and Health Professions, a community-based, nurse-managed health center in North Philadelphia, which provides a holistic approach to health care.
Paul Peck Alumni Center during the construction of Disque Hall, viewed from above / circa 1967

Travel Through Time With These Photos of Drexel’s Campus

Ever wondered what Drexel’s campus looked like in the ‘60s? How about the ‘80s? Spot the differences between the University campus of yesterday and today in these photos from the Drexel University Archives.
Group photo of groundbreaking for study hotel

Study Hotel Breaks Ground on Drexel’s Campus

Hospitality 3, a hotel development company with an impressive resume of hotel projects worldwide, held its official groundbreaking ceremony today on The Study at University City, a 212-key hotel rising on the campus of Drexel University in Philadelphia’s dynamic University City district. Slated to open in fall, 2016, the new hotel expands the innovative Study Hotels concept developed by Paul McGowan of Hospitality 3 to deliver high-quality, full-service lodging to university markets and cultural centers.

Rendering of glass facade of Korman Center

$8 Million Gift to Renovate Korman Center, Create New Campus Green

With a generous commitment of $8 million from the Hyman Korman Family Foundation the Korman Center will soon get a complete makeover.
Innovation neighborhood

Innovation Neighborhood Gets $5 Million Grant From Commonwealth

Lieutenant Governor of Pennsylvania Jim Cawley visited Drexel University’s campus on Oct. 10 and announced a $5 million Economic Growth Initiative Grant to assist in the development of the University’s Innovation Neighborhood development project.
In perhaps the most dramatic change to the Drexel skyline, American Campus Communities’ 580,000 square foot student housing, dining and retail complex has risen 24 stories out of the ground at the corner of Lancaster Avenue and 34th Street.

Construction at Drexel: What's New on Campus?

Find out what the cranes and construction crews that have become a part of the Drexel horizon have been up to all summer.
Rendering of Jewish Center

Raymond G. Perelman to Name Center for Jewish Life at Drexel

Renowned Philadelphia area philanthropist Raymond G. Perelman has pledged $6 million for the construction of a Center for Jewish Life at Drexel. The new facility, which is expected to open in the fall of 2016, will be named the Raymond G. Perelman Center for Jewish Life and will be located on N. 34th Street.
Dana and David Dornsife together with Drexel representatives and the Lindy family cut the ribbon.

Drexel Celebrates Grand Opening of Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships

Drexel University celebrated the grand opening of the Dana and David Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships on Thursday, June 12, with a ribbon-cutting ceremony, the dedication of the Lindy House and tours of the site for the community.

Rendering of the expanded Stephen and Sandra Sheller 11th Street Family Health Services Center (new wing on left)

Drexel Breaks Ground for Expansion of 11th Street Family Health Services, Renaming Building for Shellers

Drexel has broken ground for a major expansion of its nurse-managed health center in North Philadelphia. Philadelphia City Council President Darrell L. Clarke was on hand for the ceremonial event with Drexel President John A. Fry, benefactors Stephen and Sandra Sheller and others.

Rendering of The Study Hotel in University City

New Hotel Coming to Drexel Campus

The Study at University City, to be built on the corner of 33rd and Chestnut Streets, will feature 212 rooms, approximately 7,000 square feet of banquet and meeting space and a 105-seat corner restaurant and bar.