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  • November

  • October

  • September

    • 9/11 Ceremony of Remembrance - 20th Anniversary

      September 11, 2021
      In a memorial on the Drexel Korman Quadrangle, President Fry remembered two Drexel graduates who died in the terror attacks and noted the message of hope that arose in the aftermath the tragedy 20 years ago.

  • July

    • Urban Land Institute Keynote

      July 20, 2021
      At the annual sponsors’ ULI breakfast and panel discussion, President Fry thanked the organization for honoring the new Powel Elementary/Science Leadership Academy Middle School is a project and reflected on Drexel’s civic engagement efforts in University City.

  • June

    • American Jewish Committee Keynote

      June 23, 2021
      For the annual meeting of the American Jewish Committee to install new officers and members of the AJC Philadelphia/Southern New Jersey board of directors, followed by the presentation of the AJC Human Relations Award to Joseph Zuritsky, President Fry honored Mr. Zuritsky and spoke on the future of University City and Philadelphia.

    • 2021 Commencement

      June 11, 2021
      At Drexel’s return to an in-person Commencement following the pandemic, President Fry paid tribute to those whose lives were cut short, honored the heroism of health care and frontline workers, and urged graduates to dedicate themselves to facing the modern challenges of climate change, racial injustice, economic inequality, and preserving a democratic society.

  • May

    • Pittman Graduation Ceremony

      May 26, 2021
      At the virtual graduation ceremony for students from the African diaspora, President Fry paid tribute to the first African American male graduate of the Drexel Institute of Technology as a role model for present-day Drexel students.

  • April

    • Woman One Award Event Honoring Jeri Lynne Johnson

      April 26, 2021
      For the virtual event at which the Drexel Institute for Women’s Health and Leadership presented its annual leadership award, President Fry celebrated the work of honoree Jeri Lynne Johnson and the resilience of the Woman One initiative.