Office of Campus Activities
The Office of Campus Activities (OCA) provides opportunities for meaningful co-curricular engagement that develop self-awareness, interpersonal skills and citizenship, that connect with and to academic, co-op and professional experiences.
We accomplish our mission through:
- Championing over 300 student-run organizations
- Providing support for event planning, financial management and organizational development
- Coordinating meaningful service trips during spring break
- Providing general advisement to student leaders
- Facilitating opportunities for students to engage outside the classroom
Through getting involved, we believe students learn new skills, build diverse networks and friendships, add valuable experiences to their resumes, maintain a positive connection to Drexel University and have fun.
What students learn through engagement is transferable to academic, co-op and professional settings. We invite you take advantage of numerous opportunities offered at Drexel that will impact your life, as well as the lives of your peers, Drexel, the local community and our world. We look forward to collaborating with you through your evolving, lifelong leadership journey.
Office Location and Contact
University City Campus
3210 Chestnut Street
Creese Student Center
Lower Level, Student Organization Resource Center (SORC)
Tashina Henry, Administrative Assistant (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Tashina provides front line customer service for individuals and student organizations that enter the Student Organization Resource Center (SORC) and provides administrative support for Office of Campus Activities staff, the SAFAC Office, and Office of Campus Engagement colleagues. She is also responsible for management of the daily functions of the SORC, including but not limited to aesthetics, supplies, bulletin boards and resource rentals.
As a Drexel University graduate, Tashina earned a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration with a dual concentration in Economics and International Business and a minor in Communications. During her undergraduate experience, Tashina was very engaged on campus serving as the President for Disciples InDeed, the Vice President of the Drexel University Choir, and also obtaining two certificates from CEO LEAD. These experiences have proven to be of tremendous value in her role.
Sarah Olsen, Assistant Director of Campus Engagement (email@example.com)
Sarah began working with Drexel Campus Activities in July 2014. Prior to Drexel, Sarah attended Rowan University, where she received her master's degree in higher education and administration. During her time at Rowan, she served as a Graduate Coordinator for the Office of Student Activities and the Rowan After Hours program, assisting in the execution of all late night programming. In Sarah’s undergraduate years at Seton Hall University she served on the executive board of both the Student Activities Board and the Public Relations Student Society of America. Her love of being an active member of the Seton Hall community lead her to pursue higher education as a career. She hopes to spark a similar passion for involvement in extracurricular activities and the Drexel community with the students she works with in her new role.
Benjamin Oser, Assistant Director of Campus Engagement, Community Development (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Benjamin attended Quinnipiac University where he was involved in new student orientation, student government and his fraternity, Sigma Phi Epsilon. Upon graduation he entered the corporate world, but soon realized his passion for student development and went on to pursue a graduate degree in higher education administration from New York University (NYU). While at NYU, he worked closely with the Office of Multicultural Education and CUNY’s Brooklyn College of Technology Student Programs Office, assisting with programming initiatives and leadership development. After graduation in 2009, he accepted an offer to teach English abroad and engage in an opportunity to learn about higher education from a global perspective. After his return in 2012, he sought out an internship opportunity at Philadelphia University as a program assistant supporting the International Students Office and Library Education and Outreach Services.