7 Flexible Degrees To Earn OnlineApril 14, 2014 - Yahoo! EducationIf you think higher education means drudging to campus every day, you may be happy to explore online education. Just keep in mind that while online study does offer flexibility and convenience, that doesn't necessarily mean that it's a walk in the park. Learn more about seven exciting degree programs that are great to pursue online!
Volunteers Clean Up Street, Paint Mural in Honor of Amber LongApril 11, 2014On Saturday, April 5th, Drexel University Online’s Business Development Marketing Manager, Jackie Newall, organized The Northern Liberties Front Street Cleanup in Philadelphia in collaboration with the Northern Liberties Neighbors Association. The event was in honor of Amber Long, a 26-year-old architect who was shot and killed last January while walking to her car with her mother.
Drexel Magazine's 40 Under 40: Online Graduate Dave LanzaApril 8, 2014Drexel University’s Associate Director of Alumni Relations, Dave Lanza, is a 2012 graduate of the online master’s in Higher Education program. Recently featured in Drexel Magazine's 40 Under 40, Lanza cites his greatest accomplishment as creating Campus Philly’s LinkedOUT program, which connects LGBT-identified college students with like-minded students and inclusive employers in Greater Philadelphia.
The Online MBA AdvantageApril 7, 2014As a 20-year veteran of distance education, Dr. Susan Aldridge has had an extraordinary chance to talk with countless MBA graduates over the years who have earned this career-enhancing degree online. Although most of them point to such obvious benefits as convenience and flexibility, many have shared what they considered the “hidden bonuses” of a high-quality online MBA program. Dr. Aldridge, president of Drexel University Online, highlights several of these advantages in her latest post.
Drexel Online Launches Pediatric Primary Care and Pediatric Acute Care NP ProgramsApril 2, 2014Drexel University Online and the Drexel University College of Nursing and Health Professions are pleased to announce the creation of two new programs, the Pediatric Primary Care and Pediatric Acute Care Nurse Practitioner (NP) MSN and the Pediatric Acute Care NP Certificate. The curricula will prepare students for opportunities in advanced nursing roles in the pediatric health and wellness spectrums.
Drexel Online Graduate Featured in Drexel Magazine's 40 Under 40March 28, 2014Erica Deuso, a Drexel University Online MBA graduate, was recently featured in Drexel Magazine's annual Forty Under Forty list. Graduate school. Working for equality in the workplace. Add in transitioning publicly from male to female and Erica Deuso has had a complicated life since college. But in the face of major challenges, Deuso not only survived, but has flourished.
From MOOT to MOOC: Taking Legal Education to a Whole New LevelMarch 25, 2014Most of us would chuckle at the thought of cardiac surgeons perfecting complicated heart procedures by simply reading a textbook or listening to a lecture. In truth, they learn by practicing their skills over and over as an integral part of their medical education, under the expert eye of seasoned surgeons, who provide plenty of professional feedback along the way. So doesn’t it make sense to offer something similar for emerging transactional lawyers to use in developing sophisticated deal-making skills? Drexel University’s Karl Okamoto certainly thinks it does.
Drexel Alumni Unite!March 20, 2014Mark your calendar now for the Drexel University Alumni Association's 4th Annual Alumni Global Night of Networking (GNN) on Wednesday, April 2, 2014. In the four years since its start, the GNN has quickly become one of the biggest, most highly anticipated Alumni Association events of the year.
Dr. Prudence Dalrymple Named 2014 Medical Library Association FellowMarch 19, 2014Drexel's College of Computing and Informatics Professor Dr. Prudence Dalrymple, who teaches on-campus and online, was selected as a 2014 Fellow of the Medical Library Association (MLA). She has been recognized for her sustained and outstanding contributions to health sciences librarianship and to the advancement of the purposes of the Association.
The Real Value of a Drexel DegreeMarch 12, 2014As a new arrival on the Drexel campus, I have spent the past few months getting to know my colleagues, as well as our students. Needless to say, it has not only been a pleasure, it has also given me a unique opportunity to discover some of the many “pockets of genius” among this university’s faculty.