Drexel alumni open ‘Legendary Coffee’ business

Two Drexel University alumni, Matt Campana and Ron Connolly, have teamed up to form Legendary Coffee, a company focused on developing the best possible coffee by using science to help the roasting process bring out the natural flavor of every bean. Campana, 2011 Drexel graduate with a degree in music… Continued

Designer Profile: Black Wednesday

Everyone looks good in black. The shade is slimming, chic and glamorous — all in one color. As Coco Chanel once said, “Black has it all. [Its] beauty is absolute. It is the perfect harmony.” Monochrome has the world scrambling to piece together minimalist outfits and the brand Black Wednesday… Continued

DU alums compete in Philly Cycling Classic

Not many names have more clout in the sport of cycling than Lance Armstrong. Regardless of his performance-enhancing drug usage, he was one of the world’s most dominant athletes for nearly two decades. This past Sunday, June 2, three Drexel University alumni raced in the Philly Cycling Classic, the same… Continued

Alumni named in “40 Under 40” review

Two LeBow College of Business alumni were named in the Philadelphia Business Journal’s list of “40 under 40.”  AmyLynn Flood (’01) and Steve Ward (’03) were selected from over 250 nominees. Philadelphia Business Journal’s 40 Under 40 award is now in its 22nd year. The award recognizes local young professionals… Continued

Celebrate the Year of the Dragon

Donna Downes-Matreale and Lara Geragi   As many of you know, 2012 marks the beginning of the Chinese Year of the Dragon, and as one of few universities in the U.S. to have a dragon as its mascot, it is fitting for the Drexel University Alumni Association to mark the… Continued

Astronaut alumni receive honor

Astronauts and Drexel alumni Chris Ferguson (’84) and Paul Richards (’87) participated in a panel discussion and were honored at a gala Oct. 26 at the University, during which they reflected on their careers, the end of the space shuttle program and what the future holds for NASA. Both studied… Continued

While you were away…

Click the above image to view the full PDF of this week’s feature The last two terms have brought an extraordinary series of changes at Drexel University. With new buildings, new discoveries, and Drexel grads flying higher and riding longer, the last few months have kept all of us busy… Continued

Drexel graduate bikes across the country

Doug Markgraf, a 2010 Drexel graduate, biked more than 3,400 miles across the country this summer to promote traumatic brain injury recovery and awareness after recovering from a TBI himself. It took Markgraf 56 days and over 3,200 miles to bike through 11 states from San Francisco, Calif., June 27… Continued

Students watch shuttle lanuch

Hundreds of students from around the University turned out to watch the July 8 morning launch of the U.S. Space Shuttle Atlantis. The craft, which took flight at 11:29 a.m. July 8, was a bittersweet one as it would be the last flight of the U.S. space shuttle program. Mission… Continued

Students design patch for final shuttle crew

Very few objects have ever been launched into space, but a few Drexel students will have the distinct experience of having their creations carried into orbit. A team of graphic design students has given the crew on the final space shuttle mission something that the astronauts will hold close to… Continued