Drexel to Host Democratic Presidential Candidates Debate
Drexel will host a Democratic presidential candidates debate on October 30, 2007. It will be the first presidential candidates debate to be held in Pennsylvania during this cycle and the fourth Democratic presidential candidates debate “sanctioned” by the Democratic National Committee. The debate will be held in the Main Building Auditorium from 9 to 11 p.m. The debate will be broadcast live on MSNBC and streamed on MSNBC.com, NBC News 2 Go and Drexel’s Web site, www.drexel.edu. More
Alumni Reception and USArtists Exhibition on Campus
Join Drexel alumni at the USArtists: American Fine Arts Show on Friday, October 19, 2007, beginning with a 6 p.m. reception in Nesbitt Hall with Jacqueline M. DeGroff, curator of The Drexel Collection, who will discuss her work at Drexel and some of the many works on exhibition. At 6:45 p.m., browse the exhibition at the 33rd Street Armory. In its 16th year, this exhibition offers an extraordinary collection of American art for show and sale. For more information, click here.
"Feel the Fire" at the Drexel Basketball Palestra Series
Cheer on the Dragons as they kick-off the 2007-08 season and face their local rivals at the Palestra. Along with alumni, friends and fans, join us for pregame events and to root on the team. Click on each game below for more information on pregame festivities, game times and tickets.
Drexel vs. Penn Quakers on Friday, November 9, 2007
Drexel vs. Temple Owls on Saturday, December 15, 2007
Drexel vs. Saint Joseph Hawks on Monday, December 31, 2007
LeBow College of Business Ranked Among Top 10 for Entrepreneurship Programs
Drexel’s LeBow College of Business has been named one of the nation’s top 10 schools for entrepreneurs in the latest Entrepreneur-Princeton Review rankings, released October 10, 2007, of graduate and undergraduate entrepreneurship programs. In a survey of 900 schools, LeBow placed third for undergraduate programs and seventh for graduate programs, making it the top choice for programs in the Greater Philadelphia region. More
Drexel, Shanghai Jiao Tong University and Air Products Launch "3-2 Program"
Drexel, Air Products, and Shanghai Jiao Tong University (SJTU) signed a landmark joint cooperation agreement and launched an integrated “3-2 Program.” The partnership is the first among a Chinese university, American university and international corporation. Students will complete concurrently three years of education at SJTU and two additional years at Drexel, including a six-month internship assignment with Air Products. Upon completion, students will receive a bachelor's degree in their engineering major from SJTU and master's degree in global engineering from Drexel. The first two students to participate in the program started their education at Drexel this fall. More
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Annual Alumni Holiday Turkey Project
Through the support of alumni and friends, the Drexel Alumni Association has provided turkeys to area families in need each holiday season for more than 30 years. The need is greater than ever this year and we ask you to consider supporting this cause and helping many families celebrate the upcoming season. Volunteers are also needed to aid with turkey distribution on Thursday, December 20, 2007. For more information, click here
Alumni Networking Happy Hour at the Irish Pub
The Young Alumni Association invites you to meet and network with fellow Drexel alumni at a private happy hour downstairs at the Irish Pub, located at 2007 Walnut Street in Philadelphia, on Thursday, October 18, 2007, from 5 to 8 p.m. Enjoy a variety of appetizers and pub beverage specials. For more information, click here.
Join Alumni After Hours at the Philadelphia Zoo
The College of Arts and Sciences and Drexel Alumni Association invite alumni for an after hours reception at The Philadelphia Zoo on Thursday, October 25, 2007, at 6 p.m. Join the College in welcoming Dr. Gail Hearn, professor in the Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology and co-director of the Bioko Biodiversity Program. At 7 p.m., Dr. Hearn will share and discuss her work in the conservation of endangered primates on Bioko Island in Africa. For more information, click here.
Goodwin and Evening College Alumni Aboard the Battleship New Jersey
Join fellow graduates of the Goodwin College of Professional Studies and the former Evening College aboard America's most decorated battleship, the Battleship New Jersey in Camden, NJ, on Sunday, October 28, 2007, from noon to 3 p.m. Spend the afternoon and enjoy a luncheon and tour of this historic ship. Then cheer with the crowd at the "Red, White & Blue Review" USO-style show. For more information, click here.
Public Health Alumni Reception at APHA Annual Meeting
Dean Marla Gold and the Drexel University School of Public Health invite alumni for a reception at the American Public Health Association 2007 Annual Meeting and Exhibition. The reception will be held on Monday, November 5, 2007, from 6 to 8 p.m. at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC. For more information, click here.
Food4Thought: Influenza Lunch and Lecture
Dean Donna Murasko will present "Influenza: How Worried Should I Be About Avian Flu?" and discuss the theory behind influenza immunization and why avian flu is thought to be a potential public health problem over lunch on Tuesday, November 8, 2007, in Drexel's Faculty Club. For more information, click here.
"Motown Magic" on the Avenue of the Arts
Spend an afternoon on the Avenue of the Arts with fellow alumni and friends on Sunday, November 11, 2007, beginning with a champagne brunch at the Union League of Philadelphia from 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Following brunch, enjoy the magic of Peter Nero and The Philly Pops at a matinee performance of "Motown Magic" at The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts in Philadelphia. Tickets are limited, so register early. For more information, click here.
iSchool Alumni at Drexel Men's Basketball vs. Navy
Join iSchool alumni on Sunday, November 11, 2007, as the Dragons take on Navy at the Daskalakis Athletic Center. Get ready to cheer Drexel on with a pre-game tailgate in the Hazem Maragah Hospitality Suite beginning at noon, with tip-off scheduled for 1 p.m. For more information, click here.
An Evening at Bat Boy: The Musical
Don't miss the Drexel Players production of Bat Boy: The Musical on Friday, November 16, 2007, at 8 p.m. at Mandell Theater. After the performance, join the cast and crew of this comedy-horror musical for a "talk-back" session followed by an alumni reception. For more information, click here.
Drexel University College of Medicine Alumni Receptions
The Drexel University College of Medicine invites its alumni and faculty to receptions at the following locations:
The Henry Rosenberg, M.D. Endowed Lectureship in Anesthesiology
Wednesday, October 24, 2007, from 5 to 6 p.m.
Reception to follow
New College Building, Geary Auditorium, Philadelphia, PA
The American Academy of Pediatrics National Conference and Exhibition
Reception Monday, October 29, 2007, from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
Marriott San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
The Association of American Medical Colleges 2007 Annual Meeting
Reception Monday, November 5, 2007, from 5:30 to 7 p.m.
Marriott Wardman Park, Washington, DC
For more information on the events listed above and to register, call 1.866.DREX.MED, 215.255.7345 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. For a complete calendar, click here.
LeBow College of Business Fall Events
LeBow College of Business has planned an exciting schedule for alumni this fall, including:
Winning at Networking Events & Interviewing Workshops
Monday, October 22, 2007, at 5 p.m.
Pearlstein Business Learning Center, Philadelphia, PA
Industry Perspectives: Investment Banking and its Implications for Career Management
Tuesday, October 23, 2007, at 5 p.m.
Matheson Hall, Philadelphia, PA
Entrepreneurial Breakfast Forum – "The Future for Women Entrepreneurs: Industry and Gender Relationships"
Friday, October 26, 2007, at 7:30 a.m.
Behrakis Grand Hall, Philadelphia, PA
For a complete calendar of LeBow College of Business events, visit www.lebow.drexel.edu/events.
Alumni Weekend Call for Volunteers!
Help spread the word for Blue & Gold Days Alumni Weekend 2008 scheduled for May 2 and 3. We are calling for volunteers from the Classes of 1953, 1958 and 1983; Young Alumni ('97-'07); and Sports Fans of the 50s. If you are not celebrating a reunion this year, we need you, too! Bring back members of your class, student activity or Greek organization. For more information, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at email@example.com.
Pittsburgh Young Alumni at The Warhol Museum
Meet and network with fellow Drexel young alumni for a "Good Friday" at The Andy Warhol Museum on Friday, October 26, 2007. Join graduates from the Pittsburgh area as the museum stays open late with a cash bar and special programs. For more information, click here.
Philadelphia Leadership Luncheon with Brigid O'Neill-LaGier, MBA '05
The Alumni Club of Philadelphia invites you to network with fellow alumni at Estia Restaurant in Philadelphia on Thursday, November 15, 2007, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn about leadership from our special guest speaker, Brigid O'Neill-LaGier, MBA '05, chief executive officer of American Red Cross Blood Services. For more information, click here.
Enjoy "Yuletide at Winterthur" with Drexel
Join fellow Drexel alumni on Saturday, December 1, 2007, at Winterthur Museum and Country Estate in Winterthur, DE, for a guided tour of H.F. du Pont's mansion, decorated for the holidays. Discover seasonal decorating ideas and delight in holiday celebrations from days gone by. For more information, click here.
Drexel offers a wide array of great events for alumni across the country. Visit our events and programs calendar to see the complete schedule or to register online for any number of upcoming events.
Visit our regional programs Web page to find a club near you. If you are interested in getting involved with planning programs and events in your area, contact the Office of Alumni Relations at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alumni Insurance Program: GradMed® Short Term Medical
Changing jobs, a new career or any other major life event – there are many reasons you could be without medical coverage for a short period of time. That’s why GradMed® Short Term Medical is one of our sponsored benefits in our Alumni Insurance Program. It’s affordable short-term coverage that helps you fill the gap. Both accidents and illnesses are covered by GradMed, but pre-existing conditions are excluded. Other benefits such as dependant coverage vary by state. For complete details about GradMed or to apply for next-day coverage, visit www.GradMed.com/drexel/. Or you can call our plan administrator at 1-800-922-1245.
GradMed is not available in all states. It is underwritten and issued by Fidelity Security Life Insurance Company or Time Insurance Company.
Are you a sports enthusiast? If so, you can take pride in your alma mater as the Drexel Dragons travel from state, to state competing against some of the country's toughest teams. For more information on the athletics program, click here.
Register Today for inCircle!
Join our growing online alumni community by building your own network of classmates and friends. Register today for Drexel’s online alumni networking tool, inCircle. Staying in touch has never been so easy!
Register by clicking here and completing the simple registration form using your Alumni ID [:O1/0000123456:] and you’re on your way to making your Drexel connections using inCircle.
For more information or help getting started, call the
Office of Alumni Relations at 1.888.DU.GRADS or e-mail email@example.com.
Search the online alumni directory, post and view class notes and register for permanent e-mail forwarding. Membership is exclusive and free to alumni. Signing up is easy. Click here for more information. Your temporary password can viewed in the inCircle article above.
Your alumni card is your key to campus: access the University libraries, Korman Computing Center or the Daskalakis Athletic Center (membership fees apply) and receive alumni discounts at the Mandell Theater box office. For more information, click here.
Stay in Touch!
Be sure that you receive invitations to upcoming events in your area, the alumni magazine and updates regarding your alma mater. To update your contact information, click here.
Drexel University College of Medicine e-Mentoring Program
College of Medicine e-mentoring connects students and alumnae/i through online resources. It provides a way for students to correspond with alumni about career issues, shadowing experiences and life as scientists and physicians. Questions may be directed to Patty Comey at the Alumni Office, 215.255.7341, or Marie Hartman at the Office of Student Affairs, 215.991.8219.
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