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University Marketing & Communications

Tracy Powell

Tracy Powell

Senior Vice President, University Marketing & Communications
Main Building
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Division of Marketing & Communications

The Office of University Communications is merging with Marketing and Communications in the Office of Enrollment Management and Student Success and Marketing in Drexel University Online to create the Division of University Marketing & Communications.

Tracy Powell is leading this Division as Drexel’s first senior vice president of University Marketing & Communications. Powell comes to Drexel from Penn State where she collaborated with key leaders to help brand and promote academic initiatives and position Penn State as a modern land-grant university focused on research, education and service.

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Publications

Exel Magazine
An award-winning annual magazine overviewing the University’s fast-growing research enterprise.
Drexel Magazine
A magazine for alumni and friends of the University published three times a year.
Drexel News Blog
The blog offers expert perspectives on timely topics and a look behind the stories and research making news at Drexel. 
Drexel Now
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Our Work

From marketing brochures to news articles, the division of University Marketing & Communications handles it all.
Forever Dragons: The Future Is Now in Your Hands

At Drexel University, we want to celebrate our graduating Forever Dragons. We know you have worked hard, made meaningful memories, and pushed beyond the limits of what’s expected to reach this important milestone. And wherever you go in life, personally or professionally, Drexel will always be your home. As our Class of 2023 Dragons take this next step, we know that they will continue to make an impact on the world and move forward as if failure was not an option. The future is now in the hands of our Forever Dragons, and we can't wait to see what they will do!

Drexel News

Alyssa Kemp Alyssa Kemp Named as 2024 Truman Scholar
Kemp, BS/MS environmental engineering ’25, plans to use the funding from the highly competitive national scholarship to pursue a JD degree in environmental and energy law.
No Link Between Acetaminophen Use During Pregnancy and Children’s Risk of Autism, ADHD, and Intellectual Disability, Says Large Sibling Study from Drexel University and Sweden’s Karolinska Institutet
In the largest study to date on the subject, researchers found no evidence to support a causal link between acetaminophen use during pregnancy and increased risk of autism, ADHD and intellectual disability in children. The findings, using data from a nationwide cohort of over 2.4 million children born in Sweden, including siblings not exposed to the drug before birth, were published today in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) from researchers at Drexel’s Dornsife School of Public Health and Karolinska Institutet of Sweden.
People in white lab coats looking into microscopes. Faculty Highlights: Recent Awards and Grants
Faculty members were awarded sponsored research grants and major gifts, honors and recognition.

In the News

Can Air Pollution Cause Inflammation? Scientists Are Starting To Unravel the Connection.
Jane Clougherty, ScD, a professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April National Geographic article about how scientists are unraveling the link between air pollution and inflammation in the body.
Superfund Tax Shortfall: Trouble for Cleanups, EPA Budget
Mathy Stanislaus, vice provost and executive director of Drexel's Environmental Collaboratory, was quoted in an April 15 E&E News article about the EPA’s Superfund program and an unexpected shortfall for “polluter pays” taxes that may jeopardize the toxic waste site cleanup program.
Acetaminophen Use in Pregnancy Does Not Increase Risk of Autism or ADHD, Study Finds
Brian Lee, PhD, an associate professor in the Dornsife School of Public Health, was quoted in an April 15 Parents magazine article about Lee’s recently published study finding no link between acetaminophen use in pregnancy and increased risk of autism or ADHD.
50 Years Later, Drexel Commemorates the First Graduate Program for Creative Arts Therapy Worldwide With an Exhibit
Girija Kaimal, EdD, an associate professor in the College of Nursing and Health Professions, was quoted in an April 11 Billy Penn story about the 50th anniversary of the Creative Arts Therapy department and the commemorative art exhibit at the Leonard Pearlstein Gallery.