Articles by Alissa Falcone
Feb. 22, 2013
‘Red paperclip guy’ shares his story
Canadian blogger, author and self-proclaimed “red paperclip guy” Kyle McDonald spoke Feb. 18 about how he bartered his way from a red paperclip to a house at a public speaking event hosted by the Drexel Entrepreneur Association in the Paul Peck Alumni Center.
Feb. 15, 2013
Area at 32nd St. will get a makeover
Drexel University will continue to renovate its University City campus thanks to a $5 million donation from the Raymond and Ruth Perelman Education Foundation, a University news release announced Feb. 6.
Jan. 25, 2013
Freshman chosen for Phillies honor
The Philadelphia Phillies hit it out of the park when they selected freshman sport management major Madeline Scepansky Jan. 15 as one of the 17 Phillies Ballgirls for the 2013 season.
Aug. 17, 2012
McGraw-Hill awards prof. for teaching excellence
Drexel professor Mira Olson recently learned she won an Outstanding Teaching in Environmental Engineering and Science award from McGraw-Hill and the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors for her efforts in teaching environmental engineering. She will accept the award Oct. 1 at a ceremony in New Orleans.
Aug. 3, 2012
Drexel ranked 525 out of 650 on list of top colleges
A Forbes article released Aug. 1 compiling a list of America’s top colleges placed Drexel University at No. 525 out of 650.
Jul. 6, 2012
Missing freshman’s body found in Schuylkill
The standard elation of completing finals week was shattered when the body of Drexel freshman Stevens Glemaud was found June 18 in the Schuylkill River.
Jul. 6, 2012
Engineering Leader of the Year chosen
“Aerospace defined the 20th century,” James F. Albaugh, the president and CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, said June 27 after receiving the 2012 Engineering Leader of the Year Award from Drexel University’s College of Engineering.
Jun. 7, 2012
Annual fashion show flaunts Westphal seniors’ talent
Thirty-two senior and graduate students from the fashion design program showed off their own collections June 2 during two runway shows at the annual fashion show, which was put on by the fashion and design & merchandising programs at Drexel University’s Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design.
Jun. 1, 2012
CoAS office mourns its ‘heart and soul’
Whatever your reason for visiting the College of Arts and Sciences’ Dean’s Office of the fourth floor of MacAlister, Vanessa Bailey Adams, 28, was usually the first smiling face you saw. The Drexel community will mourn her passing after she died May 22 of a pulmonary embolism.
May. 25, 2012
Fry reveals more upcoming Strategic Plan details
Drexel President John A. Fry gave the second of four presentations planned to inform the University community about future renovations and expectations from the “Drexel University Strategic Plan 2012-2017” on May 21 in Behrakis Grand Hall.