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Company Overview of Drexel University
Drexel University is an educational institution that provides undergraduate, graduate, and professional degree programs in architecture, science, chemical engineering, civil engineering, construction management, culinary science, nutrition and food, information systems, and sports management. The schools of the university include School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, School of Education, and School of Public Health. The university has eight colleges including College of Arts and Sciences, College of Bennett S. LeBow College of Business, College of Engineering, Goodwin College of Professional Studies, College of Medicine, College of Nursing and Health Professions, Coll...
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
Founded in 1891
Key Executives for Drexel University
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Director of Community Projects
Chair of Health Management and Policy at School of Public Health
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Drexel University Key Developments
Drexel University Announces Opening of New Gerri C. Lebow Hall
Oct 2 13
On October 3, 2013, Drexel University will officially mark the opening of the 12-story, 177,500-square-foot Gerri C. LeBow Hallthe new home of the Universitys LeBow College of Business. Gov. Tom Corbett and benefactor Bennett S. LeBow will join Drexel President John A. Fry and LeBow College Interim Dean Frank Linnehan at 11 a.m. for the dedication of the new building at 32nd Market Streets. The opening of the $92-million building named for Bennett LeBows late wife will also mark the announcement of LeBow Colleges new School of Economics. The elevated status for economics at Drexel will include growth of the doctoral program in economics, the launch of a masters degree in economics, recruitment of additional high-quality research faculty and deeper collaborative research efforts with other schools and colleges at Drexel and around the world. LeBow, a native of West Philadelphia, described his gift of $45 million to Drexel in 2010 the 12th-largest single gift ever awarded to a U.S. business school as a ringing endorsement of the business school and its accomplishments. He made his first gift of $10 million in 1999; since then LeBow Colleges stature has risen steadily nationally and internationally. His gift supported the construction of the Gerri C. LeBow Hall that replaced an outdated Matheson Hall built in 1965. The new building is designed by Philadelphia's Voith and Mactavish Architects, LLP. and New Yorks Robert A. M. Stern Architects, LLP. Its exterior features approximately 67,000 square-feet of limestone combined with glass. Gerri C. LeBow Halls interior features undergraduate and graduate classrooms organized around a dramatic central atrium that is accessible from entrances at the building's three corners. An open stair within this atrium leads to a 300-seat auditorium, a 100-seat lecture hall and a conference center. On the buildings upper floors, faculty offices are interspersed with seminar rooms and group study roomsa deliberate mix of uses fostering the collegial interaction between students and faculty that is essential to the best in business education. The building also includes a green roof and is Green Globe certifiable. The new building will house LeBow Colleges five centers: the Center for Corporate Governance, the Dana and David Dornsife Office for Experiential Learning, the Center for Corporate Reputation Management, the Center for Research Excellence, the Center for Teaching Excellence and an Institute of Strategic Leadership. The Baiada Institute for Entrepreneurship, which is affiliated with Drexels Charles D. Close School of Entrepreneurship, will also move to the third floor of the new facility. The Baiada Institute focuses on entrepreneurship in action, offering mentoring programs, business incubation, student clubs and unique opportunities that advance entrepreneurs.
Drexel University Announces Launch of New Center for Hospitality and Sport Management; Appoints Jonathan Deutsch as Head of Hospitality and Sport Management
Oct 1 13
Drexel University announced the launch of a new Center for Hospitality and Sport Management, reporting directly to the provost. Formerly in the Goodwin College of Professional Studies, the freestanding Center will include programs in sport management, hospitality management, culinary arts and food science. The Center for Hospitality and Sport Management offers undergraduate degrees in culinary arts, culinary science, hospitality management and sport management as well as minors in coaching leadership, culinary arts, food science, gaming and casino operations. Graduate degrees are offered in sport management (both online and on-campus), food science and hospitality management (online only). A certificate is offered in gaming and casino management. Accelerated degree programs, such as a combined Bachelor of Science and Master of Business Administration, are available in culinary arts, culinary science and hospitality management. Through a focus on experiential learning and co-op opportunities, the program is positioned to fulfill distinct market needs. It provides experiences in sport ticketing, restaurant management, arena management, food product development, recipe development, coaching, tour guiding, commercial kitchen design and layout, kitchen gardening and hotel front desk operations.
The Center will be headed up by Dr. Jonathan Deutsch, who previously directed Drexel's hospitality, culinary and food science programs.
Drexel University Announces Appointment of Dr. Susan C. Aldridge as Senior Vice President for Online Learning and President of Drexel E-Learning, Effective October 15, 2013
Sep 3 13
Drexel University announced that Dr. Susan C. Aldridge, a senior fellow at the American Association of State Colleges and Universities and former president of the University of Maryland University College, will join Drexel in the new position of senior vice president for Online Learning and president of Drexel e-Learning, effective October 15, 2013. Aldridge will be responsible for building an administrative division that provides comprehensive services focused on the unique needs of online students and pursues new approaches to online curricula, teaching and student tracking that improve retention and learning outcomes.
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