According to officials, the money will go to help the University City District find students from West Philadelphia to participate in a certificate program to become a physician’s assistant.
Officials said in a statement Monday that the Earle Mack School of Law will now be known as the Drexel University School of Law.
Six young and successful men got together in 1812 in a cake shop near 3rd and Market Streets to launch their endeavor.
Peco is giving $1 million over five years to boost the Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (“STEM”) program in the Mantua and Powelton Village communities. Drexel University will provide the academics.
The CEO of the Academy says Drexel students will be able to reap the benefits of increased access to the Academy’s huge collections of specimens and the Academy’s staff of Ph.Ds in the study of environmental science.