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Powelton Village

One of the three buildings at Drexel Community Outreach Center. (credit: KYW's Paul Kurtz)

Drexel Receives $10 Million Gift For Local Outreach In Philadelphia

Drexel University has received a $10 million gift to create a community outreach center near its campus in Philadelphia.

10/04/2012

(The Red Cross House, 4000 Powelton Ave., in Philadelphia.  Photos by Karin Phillips)

Red Cross Celebrates 3,000 Days Of Housing For Philadelphia Area Victims

Since it opened in April of 2003, the Red Cross House has housed more then 8,600 people in more than 2,700 families, who were victims of disaster.

07/12/2011

(Drexel University president John Fry accepts thank-you card from kids at the Powel Elementary School as principal Kimberly Ellerbee, left, looks on.  Photo by Mike DeNardo)

Drexel, Peco Give Million-Dollar Boost To Science Education in West Philadelphia Schools

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.

05/31/2011