The Student Resource Center and the Office of Financial Aid merged into one unit keeping academic and financial issues under one office July 1. The primary reason for this move occurred due to University administrators noticing a parallel associated with students' academic and financial issues, according to John DiNardo who served as one of the organizers behind this move.
The Student Activity Fee Allocation Committee released the student organizations' appeals requests for annual allocation, which totaled approximately $18,000, June 30. Out of the 73 organizations that were allocated money May 18, only 21 of them filled out the appeals allocation application.
The University unveiled a combined master of science/master of business administration in Television Management through the Paul F. Harron Television Management Program June 28 at the Living Arts Lounge. This dual degree program lasts seven terms and takes advantage of the services offered in the College of Media Arts and Design and the LeBow College of Business.
Spotlight on Volunteering is a weekly look at opportunities on campus for those looking to make a difference in the Drexel community. Public servants interested in participating in these events should visit http://www.drexel.edu/cce. Any organizations planning a volunteer event should call The Triangle at 215-895-2585, extension 3, or e-mail news@thetriangle.
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Dragonfire, a new online publication sponsored by the University that aspires to break boundaries in the world of journalism and pioneer online media, was released for public viewing July 5. The publication will be headed by Amy Webb, through the Pennoni Honors College.
This weekly feature delves into the extensive Triangle archive to reminis of days gone by at Drexel University. This is not current news, but rather news articles that students last year, five years, and ten years ago this week read on the front page of The Triangle.
College can be a stressful time. Balancing friends, family, and school-work can be a very challenging adjustment. Many students are living on their own for their first time and are adapting to new and potentially overwhelming environments. For most, these changes produce feelings such as loneliness and stress to anxiety, depression and other health problems.
In the nation's fifth largest city crime is a major problem that exists even on a University campus. The Department of Public Safety exists to ensure that students feel safe on the University's urban campus. The trick to staying safe on this campus is a combination of knowing what areas are safe and how to use Public Safety to their advantage.