Making the Online GradeDecember 6, 2013 - U.S. News and World ReportU.S. News and World Report's Devon Haynie isn't just an education reporter. She's also a student who has taken the plunge into online education. Since trading a campus classroom for an online program can be a big change for students, she's blogging about her experience. Find out what advice she gives to those entering the online learning field.
Drexel Offers New Online Master's Degree in Legal StudiesNovember 26, 2013Increasingly, employers demand professionals who can help them comply with an ever-growing maze of laws and regulations that apply to intercollegiate athletics, health care, insurance, education and more. That's why we've launched an online Master of Legal Studies and certificate programs to help increase your value to employers, creating opportunities to move into management-level positions.
Drexel Ranked No. 12 on U.S. News Best Colleges for Veterans ListNovember 22, 2013Drexel University has been ranked No. 12 nationally out of 234 schools listed on U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges for Veterans Rankings, which were unveiled last week in honor of Veterans Day. Drexel’s student body currently includes about 600 veterans and 140 dependents of service members using veterans benefits.
From the Warzone to the ClassroomNovember 11, 2013 - USA TODAY/Media PlanetDrexel student Ashley Parker-Roman was featured in a USA TODAY special military edition, "From the Warzone to the Classroom." Parker-Roman describes her unique point of view on being a veteran transitioning back into civilian life and hitting the books after deployment.
Drexel University Online Celebrates National Distance Learning WeekNovember 7, 2013Drexel University Online will celebrate National Distance Learning Week with its seventh annual awards ceremony, honoring exceptional leaders, faculty and staff for their accomplishments and dedication to online learning, on Tuesday, November 12, 2013 at the Academy of Natural Sciences of Drexel University.
Help Veterans Transition to Civilian Life - Donate A Business SuitOctober 30, 2013As a Yellow Ribbon school, Drexel University is always interested in finding new ways to help our veterans. This year, Drexel’s MBA students are teaming up with Wharton’s MBA students to support Penn’s Veterans Upward Bound program to collect business clothing.
Asia Weekly: Online Learning Clicks Into PlaceOctober 29, 2013 - China Daily AsiaIn countries as diverse as India, China, Turkey and New Zealand, the online learning trend is developing apace. Rebecca Clothey, a professor of online programs with the School of Education at Drexel, says Asia has the largest number of adult online and distance learners through 70 open universities worldwide. Read about how Drexel is participating in global education and the benefits online education is giving to students worldwide.
A Taste of Online Learning: Apps & AppsOctober 29, 2013We're hosting a series of workshops in the Northeast where you can receive personal one-on-one guidance on how to apply to one of Drexel’s online master’s, bachelor’s, doctorate, and certificate programs. Please join us for this unique learning and networking series!
National Cyber Security Awareness MonthOctober 18, 2013October is National Cyber Security Awareness Month! It’s an opportunity to spread the word to create a safe, secure, and resilient cyber environment. The U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation reports that over 90 percent of the world’s data has been created within the past two years, and, according to a recent Cisco report, that percentage will only increase as the number of connected devices is expected to exceed the world’s population on earth by 2016.
Live Discussion: Global Competency in U.S. EducationOctober 17, 2013We’re hosting a lively discussion on “Global Competency in U.S. Education” and networking event in D.C. with the Drexel School of Education! The discussion will be led by Dr. Stephanie McKissic, Ed.D., program officer at the U.S. Department of Education and a Drexel alumna.