The Triangle: What’s your full name and where are you from? President John A. Fry: John Fry and I’m from Haverford, Pa. TT: If you were a superhero, what superpowers would you have and what would your name be? JF: You know in “Harry Potter” where Hermione is able to do two things at once? […]
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Drexel trustees, faculty, students and partners gathered Nov. 1 to celebrate the ceremonial groundbreaking of the largest building project in Drexel history. The upcoming mixed-use development at 34th Street and Lancaster Avenue is a $170 million investment that will feature student housing, retail locations and a dining center. James Tucker, senior vice president of Student […]
Drexel University’s LeBow College of Business presented a fireside chat Oct. 28 featuring alumnus Dominic J. Caruso, class of 1980, corporate vice president of finance and chief financial officer of Johnson & Johnson, along with Drexel President John A. Fry. Caruso graduated from Drexel with a bachelor’s degree in business administration and now earns a […]
2010 was a pivotal year for the future of Drexel University. President John A. Fry was elected to his position, and it seemed like the construction began almost immediately and the building blocks were put in place to become a world-leading modern university. Little did we know at the time that there were more plans […]
After two years of construction, more than 1.5 acres of limestone, and the demolition of the fondly remembered Matheson Hall, Drexel University celebrated the opening of Gerri C. LeBow Hall with a dedication Oct. 3 attended by Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett, Drexel President John A. Fry, and a crowd of dignitaries and students. The $92 […]
President John A. Fry announced July 1 the launch of Drexel Ventures, an innovation fund, incubator and technology transfer within the University. The program will provide support for faculty, students and alumni to create new businesses while fostering economic growth and development in the Greater Philadelphia region. “How do we take all the talent that […]
Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Corbett invited Drexel University faculty and administrators to join a delegation that traveled to Brazil and Chile April 6-16 to complement the commonwealth’s trade mission. The delegation included Drexel President John A. Fry, Vice President of Government and Community Relations David Wilson, Vice Provost of Global Initiatives Julie Mostov, associate professor of […]
Our University helps flow $2.4 billion into the Pennsylvania economy, as detailed in President Fry’s report, “Drexel Growth and Solutions: Drexel’s Economic Impact, a 2012 Report.” The assessment, released Nov. 12, explains the impact of Drexel’s spending, capital investment, student and visitor spending, and alumni and community involvement on the economy of our state. The […]
The following is an email from Drexel President John A. Fry reprinted in The Triangle’s 2012 Welcome Back Week issue: It is with great pleasure that I welcome you back to another academic year here at Drexel. As our students return to campus and our faculty and professional staff prepare for the busy weeks and […]
After winning the Greater Philadelphia Chamber of Commerce 2012 Edward Powell Award Feb. 6, the CEO of Urban Outfitters Inc. announced that he will donate $200,000 to the Laurence A. Baiada Center for Entrepreneurship. Mayor Michael Nutter presented Richard Hayne, founder, president and CEO of Urban Outfitters, the award for his work as a Philadelphia […]
President John A. Fry led a delegation to Jerusalem to attend a symposium Jan. 29 sponsored by Hebrew University’s Institute for Drug Research and Drexel University to reaffirm the commitment to a partnership between the two universities. The gathering, which was attended by about 40 researchers and faculty members from both universities, was the second […]
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