MEGA at the Zoo!

Enjoy the perfect day at the zoo, courtesy of MEGA! Did you know that the Philadelphia Zoo is the first zoo in America? Well, now you can enjoy a piece of Philadelphia history along with exotic animals.

Students must RSVP first, before the end of June 30th. Tickets can be used anytime starting June 1st-August 31st 2014. Please register with the link to tickets. Once you register you may pay for your tickets at Bossone 330: 9AM-11AM on Monday, Thursday and Friday.

$2.00 Tickets for graduate students, $3 for guests (Limit 3 guests per reservation).

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Volunteer to be a Graduate Student Orientation Leader!

Now Recruiting Graduate Student Orientation Leaders!

Is there something you wish you knew when you came to Drexel? Did someone reach out and help you find a classroom, get involved in an organization, or make you feel more comfortable?

Volunteer to be a Graduate Student Orientation Leader this fall and help us welcome our new, incoming graduate students to Drexel! Share your Drexel knowledge and show your Drexel pride. Volunteers can help as much or as little as they’d like on one or both days of orientation. Volunteers will get free food during training and on orientation days while they work and also a FREE DREXEL T-SHIRT! Not to mention, a chance to make a difference for one or more incoming graduate students.

Location: University City Or Center City Campus

Date: Friday Sep 12th Or Monday Sep 15th

More info here:

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See pictures from last year’s orientation here:



LIGA Salsa Night 6/5 6pm

It Is A Salsa Night
Thursday, June 5 6pm
Graduate Student Lounge (Main 010A)
Main Building
3141 Chesnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Come and learn more about this traditional dance and have a short lesson.


Event open to all graduate students.


MEGA/EGA: “Eat Meat” Graduate Send-off 5/29

Come out to the MEGA/EGA: “Eat Meat” Graduate Send-off this Thursday, May 29th, at 5:30pm!

Join your fellow grads to celebrate the graduating 2014 class over at a fancy Brazilian Steakhouse, Fogo de Chao!

Enjoy UNLIMITED quality meats and a premium salad bar at this Brazilian Steakhouse!

Students must RSVP.

Food and dessert is included with your reservation but any drinks and transportation will be the students responsibility. Water is free, of course.

Fill out the Google Doc to pre-register here.

Save the Date: Books & Bagels June 26th!

Join us for our next Books & Bagels: Conversations on Interdisciplinary Research!

Thursday, June 26, 2014
Graduate Student Lounge (Main 010A)
Basement of Main Building
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104

Brief introduction to current research by graduate students followed by a moderated discussion.
Audience participation is encouraged.
Lunch will be provided.


Anna Jaworski
PhD Candidate, Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science, College of Arts and Sciences
“Drowned Forests and Buried Salt Marshes: Sea Level Change in the Delaware River Estuary”

Aliki Panagopoulou
PhD Candidate, Biodiversity, Earth and Environmental Science, College of Arts and Sciences
“Sea turtles and small-scale fisheries: Steps towards designing conservation policies for a marine area on the island of Crete, Greece”

Moderated by Dr. Gail Hearn, Research Professor, Biology & Director, Bioko Biodiversity Protection Program

Tune in live:

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CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: GSA Exec Board 2014-2015

Call for Graduate Student Association (GSA) Executive Board Nominations 2014-2015

GSA Executive Board Nominations Now Open
Deadline for submission: Thursday | May 29 | 5:00PM
Get excited about GSA elections…it could change your life!

Nominations must include:

10 supporting signatures from current GSA members on this document: Supporting Signature Nomination Form (ask for a copy)

Electronic picture; one paragraph of personal introduction (less than 400 words); one paragraph of proposed agenda (less than 400 words).

Offices available include:

  • President
  • Vice President of Student Affairs
  • Vice President of Academic Affairs
  • Secretary
  • Treasurer
  • Sports Chair
  • Archivist
  • Webmaster
  • Graphics Designer
  • Online Chair

Nominees may run for more than one office. The nominee will be appointed for the office in which ballot he/she has received the greater number of votes.

Send all final paperwork to:
Justin Mathew

With subject header: 2014 GSA Elections


Barcade: Networking Night

Wednesday | May 14 | Register Now!

Location: 1114 Frankford Ave

Getting there is easy just take the Market Frankford Line to Girard and its a few block down!!!

Join young alumni, the Drexel Graduate Student Association and the Drexel Senior Experience for a night of networking and video games at the trendy Barcade, a combination bar and arcade in Philadelphia. Bring some extra quarters and test your skills with fellow alumni and seniors on classic arcade games like “Joust,” “Donkey Kong” and “Ms. Pac-man!”

Frank J. Lee, associate professor of game art and production at Drexel, will discuss the evolution of the video game and how the video and arcade games of yesteryear influenced the games we love today.  Dr. Lee is an associate professor of Game Design in the Westphal College of Media Arts & Design at Drexel University. He is the co-founder of Drexel’s Game Design Program, ranked as one of the Top Undergraduate and Graduate Video Game Design Programs in United States and Canada by The Princeton Review. He also serves as the the executive director of the Entrepreneurial Game Studio @ TheExCITe Center at Drexel.

Xbox One Raffle Drawing

Drexel alumni, students and guests who have pre-registered by Wednesday, May 7, 2014 will be entered into a raffle drawing sponsored by Academic Properties for the chance to win an Xbox One! The winner will be announced at the event and you must be present to win.

Guests must be 21 years of age or older to attend.

This event is proudly brought to you by the Drexel Alumni Association

For Ticket Information:
Tickets are $15 and includes program and networking reception with appetizers, soft drinks, well drinks, beer and wine.

This event will most likely sell out so it is extremely important that you pre-register at: