Apr. 7, 2017
Alumnus, host of “The Gong Show” dies at 87
Drexel University alumnus, Chuck Barris, a former Triangle columnist and the host of “The Gong Show,” died March 18 at age 87 in Palisades, New York.
May. 30, 2014
Biology junior found deceased
Junior biology student Kirsten Vannix was found deceased in her off-campus apartment May 22. The cause of death has yet to be confirmed.
Mar. 7, 2014
Sport Management Director Passes Away
Dave O’Brien, former director of athletics, sports law scholar and director of the sport management program in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies at Drexel University, passed away March 1 at the age of 57 after a long battle with cancer.
Feb. 7, 2014
Graphic design prof. passes away
Eric Zempol, a published author, award-winning designer and adjunct professor in the Antoinette Westphal College of Media Arts & Design, died Jan. 25 from complications due to pneumonia. He was 43.
May. 18, 2012
Retired professor and political activist dies at 94
Harriet Fleisher Berger, a retired Drexel political science professor and an avid political supporter, died May 4 at the age of 94 from Parkinson’s disease.
Jul. 29, 2011
English professor DeLancey dies
Abioseh Porter, head of the Department of English and Philosophy, expressed his respect for DeLancey as a colleague and educator.