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University Marketing & Communications

Senior Vice President, University Marketing & Communications
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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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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

Cynthia Germanotta and Vivek Murthy on stage U.S. Surgeon General’s ‘We Are Made to Connect’ Tour Stops at Drexel University
Students attended a talk by United States Surgeon General Vivek Murthy, MD, and Cynthia Germanotta to learn about the loneliness epidemic and how to combat it in small, impactful ways every day.
View of Drexel Main Building Main Court Heard Around Campus — November 2023
Learn more about faculty and professional staff perks in campus dining and at the Drexel Barnes & Noble bookstore as well as ways to give, learn and share your thoughts in the next couple of weeks.
The bikeshare station at Drexel Park How — and Why — to Join Drexel’s Climate Action Plan Subcommittees
Members of the University-wide initiative shared what students, faculty, professional staff, alumni and community members can expect if they want to get involved.
Photo of Dawn Medley Dawn Medley to Join Drexel as Senior Vice President for Enrollment Management
After a nationwide search, I am pleased to announce that Dawn Medley, EdD, will join Drexel University as senior vice president for Enrollment Management effective January 2, 2024.

In the News

Opinion: Happy 1st Birthday, ChatGPT: OpenAI’s Viral Chatbot Reveals Humans’ Potential — And Our Fears
Tim Gorichanaz, PhD, an assistant teaching professor in the College of Computing & Informatics, authored a Nov. 29 piece for The Conversation reflecting on the social and cultural impact of chatGPT on the first anniversary of its release. It was also republished by a number of outlets, including Yahoo! UK, MarketWatch and MSN Israel.
Capital Health Officials Say Network Outages May Be Caused by Cybersecurity Incident
Robert D'Ovidio, PhD, an associate professor in the College of Arts and Sciences, was interviewed during a Nov. 29 WPVI-TV (6-abc) segment about a suspected cyberattack on Capital Health medical systems.
Philly Parents Worry About Kids’ Digital Media Use but See Some Benefits, Too
A piece about parents’ reaction to youth digital media use, authored by Denise Agosto, PhD, a professor in the College of Computing & Informatics, that was published in The Conversation on Nov. 28 was picked up by a number of outlets on Nov. 29, including Yahoo! News and Technical.ly Philly.
Philly Parents Worry About Kids’ Digital Media Use but See Some Benefits, Too
Denise Agosto, PhD, a professor in the College of Computing & Informatics, authored a Nov. 28 piece for The Conversation about her research on youth social media use, in light of the recent lawsuit against Meta claiming that intentionally designed addictive social media features.