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Dornsife-Center

Drexel has recently launched the Dornsife Center for Neighborhood Partnerships, a neighborhood-based shared learning or “urban extension center,” where community and Drexel expertise can come together for community enrichment and ongoing education, and teams from the University and the community can solve problems and address local needs.  The Dornsife Center is the community centerpiece for Drexel's applied experiential learning approach, where coursework, clinical practice and research can be undertaken, and interdisciplinary collaborations forged.  Located on a 1.3 acre site in Mantua, the Center will offer a range of services and educational programs, with special emphasis on shared problem solving.   A resource for community capacity building and Drexel learning and research, the Center will be staffed with both Drexel and community liaisons who will be tasked — like the "extension agents" of the classic cooperative extension centers — with working closely with local residents to identify complex problems and find shared and collaborative solutions.  The Center will provide a home for the University’s Law Clinic; space for architecture, engineering and biomedical engineering problem solving; digital training and education; health and wellness programming; job training and adult education; after school youth programming; and dance, theater and physical therapy.