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In the Media

Drexel University Sacramento continues to attract regional and national headlines. Drexel, a recognized name in private education and a global leader in co-op, online course delivery and the application of technology generally, serves as a highly respected source of knowledge and opinion among the media and general public. Check back regularly for news updates.

Sacramento Today, January 22, 2015

Young Professionals to Play Major Role in Shaping Sacramento Region

Sacramento Today

Op-ed by Michael Marion

News10 TV, Sacramento, January 20, 2015

Businesses expected to Increase wages

News10 TV, Sacramento

Professor John Carvana on career advice

Sacramento Today, January 19, 2015

Drexel to Host Discussion on Sacramento's Building Renaissance

Sacramento Today

Drexel hosting forum on Sacramento’s growth

Sacramento Business Journal, January 13, 2015

Michael Marion: Drexel chief focuses on partnerships

Sacramento Business Journal

Associate Vice Provost Michael Marion interview

Sacramento Bee, January 13, 2015

New crop of young leaders emerges in Sacramento

Sacramento Bee

Associate Vice Provost Michael Marion discusses the region's new era.

Sacramento Bee, December 22, 2014

Cathie Anderson: Veteran clears career pathway for fellow military vets at Sacramento State

Sacramento Bee

Drexel EdD student Jeff Weston

Sacramento Business Journal, December 17, 2014

How will falling gas prices affect Sacramento businesses?

Sacramento Business Journal

Professor Sally Hamilton on holiday gas prices

Sacramento Today, December 17, 2014

Drexel Undergraduates Eligible for Cal Grants

Sacramento Today

Press release on Cal Grants program

Sacramento Business Journal, November 26, 2014

Your guide to five days of shopping and giving

Sacramento Business Journal

Professor Keisha Ligget-Nichols on "Small Business Saturday"

Fox40 TV Sacramento, November 25, 2014

College Internships Waning in Popularity

Fox40 TV Sacramento

Michael Marion on Drexel’s Co-op program/internships

Sacramento Bee, November 18, 2014

Sacramento, national retail sales expected to strengthen this holiday, economists say

Sacramento Bee

Drexel Professor Dr. Sally Hamilton quoted on holiday shopping

KFBK radio, November 13, 2014

Young Professionals in Sacramento and How They Stack Up

KFBK radio

Michael Marion live interview on afternoon news

Comstock's Magazine, November 10, 2014

Lessons In Education

Comstock's Magazine

Michael Marion piece on Sacramento Metro Chamber of Commerce's 2014 Study Mission to Nashville

Placer County Online, November 3, 2014

Six Drexel Graduates Make Sacramento Business Journal's 40-40 List

Placer County Online

The Sacramento Business Journal’s annual 40 Under 40 list came out this week and included six graduates of Drexel University Sacramento.

Sacramento Observer, October 20, 2014

Sacramento MBA Students Pave the Way for Professional Success [PDF]

Sacramento Observer

Local Asian Chamber Awards Drexel Graduate a Scholarship for Leadership Program

Sacramento Today, October 21, 2014

Michael Marion named to Student Aid Commission

Sacramento Today

Michael Marion, Executive Director and Associate Vice Provost of Drexel University Sacramento, was recently appointed to the California Student Aid Commission

Sacramento Business Journal, August 15, 2014

Drexel University wants to help students become more creative

Sacramento Today

This fall, Drexel University will help students fine-tune a skill rarely associated with lectures and quizzes: creativity.

Sacramento Business Journal, June 18, 2014

Drexel University prepares for Sacramento Commencement Ceremony [PDF]

A minority owner of the Sacramento Kings and a Sacramento Area Commerce & Trade Organization executive will receive honorary degrees at Drexel University’s commencement ceremony Saturday in Sacramento.

Placer County Online, June 18, 2014

SACTO Senior Vice President Robert Burris to deliver commencement address at Drexel University in Sacramento [PDF]

Robert Burris, Senior Vice President of the Sacramento Area Commerce and Trade Organization (SACTO), will deliver the keynote address at Drexel University’s fourth commencement in Sacramento on Saturday, June 21 at the Crocker Art Museum.

Sacramento Today, June 18, 2014

Bob Burris to Deliver Commencement Address [PDF]

Robert Burris, Senior Vice President of the Sacramento Area Commerce and Trade Organization (SACTO), will deliver the keynote address at Drexel University's fourth commencement in Sacramento on Saturday, June 21 at the Crocker Art Museum., June 18, 2014

Paralyzed Man Walks Across Graduation Stage

Fox40 News

Rina Nakano reports on a man who relearned how to walk after a horrible accident, and was able to walk across the stage when receiving his masters degree., June 18, 2014

Man learns to walk again after freak accident

Matt Metcalf shares his 10-month recovery from a spinal cord injury at Cub Scout Camp.

The Sacramento Bee, February 23, 2014

Job Front: Training offers pathway to IT careers [PDF]

Where there’s demand, there is opportunity, and today there’s opportunity in information technology. So says Darby Patterson, whose Sacramento Stride Center provides computer career training to low-income job-seekers facing barriers to employment., February 3, 2014

Sacramento Kings honor Drexel Sacramento Alumn Darrell Teat

On February 3, 2014 at the Kings vs. Bulls game, the Sacramento Kings & Wells Fargo honored Darrell Teat, Managing Director, Emerging Markets at Nehemiah Corporation of America, as their Dream Big All-Star!

Auburn Journal, September 27, 2013

Former ‘Carrier of the Year’ Becky Johnson receives Civic Engagement Scholarship [PDF]

Auburn Journal

Drexel-Sacramento student Beck Johnson, one of Civic Engagement Scholarship recipients.

Blog - Sacramento Area Regional Technology Alliance, September 26, 2013

A Little Tech with that Philly Cheesesteak Sandwich? [PDF]

Blog - Sacramento Area Regional Technology Alliance

Praises the Sacramento study mission visit to Philadelphia and references Drexel.

Marysville Appeal-Democrat, September 20, 2013

Education Briefs: Yuba City woman wins $15,000 scholarship [PDF]

Marysville Appeal-Democrat

Drexel-Sacramento Kristine Cassidy, one of Civic Engagement Scholarship recipients

Central Valley Business Times, September 19, 2013

People In The News [PDF]

Central Valley Business Times

Civic Engagement recipients Becky Johnson, Stephanie Landrum, Kristine Cassidy

Times Herald Online, September 19, 2013

Vallejo's Kaiser Permanente starts family medicine residency program [PDF]

Rachel Raskin-Zrihen

Vallejo's ethnic diversity is a big plus in recruiting for the new family medicine residency program Kaiser Permanente's putting together.

Sacramento Today, September 13, 2013

Local Women Awarded Civic Engagement Scholarship [PDF]

Press Release

Drexel University Sacramento announced that three Sacramento area women have been awarded the Civic Engagement Scholarship.

The Sacramento Business Journal, September 6, 2013

College programs can help firms build for the future [PDF]

Larry Mandelberg

Finding ways to anticipate the future is one of the most valuable things a business can do.

The Roseville and Granite Bay Press Tribune , July 24, 2013

The doctors are in [PDF]

Sena Christian

Sixteen students have come from Philadelphia as third-year medical students at Drexel University’s College of Medicine to begin a six-month or year of clinical rotations at four Kaiser Permanente medical centers in Roseville, Sacramento and Vallejo.

The Sacramento Business Journal, July 24, 2013

A young woman with a big mission [PDF]

Ed Goldman

Braye Jombo plans to make several trips back to her home in Nigeria over the next five years. Her travel companion: everything she learned while earning her MBA here.

The Territorial Dispatch, July 10, 2013

New MBA Will Assist Darin Gale [PDF]

Special To The Dispatch

Darin Gale's educational journey concluded on June 22 when the Economic Development
Manager for Yuba City picked up his diploma at the commencement ceremony for Drexel University Sacramento.

The Sacramento Bee, July 8, 2013

Viewpoints: 'Co-­‐op' plan can help students enter the workforce [PDF]

Sandra Kirschenmann

Dr. Kirschenmann, special to The Sacramento Bee, discusses 'co-op' and how cooperative work experience can help be the connection between a bachelor's degree and a good job.

The Marysville Appeal Democrat, July 6, 2013

Professionals Go Back To School [PDF]

Jeff Nicholson

Working professionals return to Graduate school in the hopes of turning a degree into a brighter future.

Sacramento Today, July 1, 2013

Homeless Advocate Dr. Addie Ellis presented Leadership Award [PDF]

Sacramento Today

Addie Ellis was presented with the Carl "Tobey" Oxholm III Leadership Award at Drexel's University's recent commencement in Sacramento.

News 10, June 18, 2013

Scott Syphax To Deliver Commencement Address [PDF]

Halldin PR

Scott Syphax, the President and CEO of Nehemiah Corporation of America, will deliver the keynote address at Drexel University’s third commencement in Sacramento on Saturday, June 22 at the Crocker Art Museum.

Sacramento Business Journal, May 20, 2013

How do you build up a city's brand? [PDF]

Kelly Johnson

Drexel University has organized a free public event at which five top marketing experts will discuss ways that Sacramento’s brand will need to be rebuilt for the city to continue thriving.

KTXL-SAC (FOX), May 13, 2013

Breakroom Deal Breakers

Dr. Sal Falletta, an associate professor and Director for the Human Resource Development Program at Drexel University Sacramento, was interviewed in a May 13KTXL-SAC (FOX) segment on breakroom deal breakers.

Sacramento Business Journal , May 13, 2013

Drexel launches pathology program [PDF]

Kathy Robertson

Drexel University was mentioned in a May 13 Sacramento Business Journal for its new pathology program at the Sacramento campus. Drexel Sacramento director and associate vice provost Dr. Sandra Kirschenmann was quoted.

Roseville & Granite Bay Press Tribune, April 15, 2013

Distracted driving: Multi-tasking behind wheel too dangerous [PDF]

Marcella Gonsalves, Guest opinion

Drexel University’s psychology department recently did a study that suggests texting while driving is a psychological distraction with measurable effects, even under the simplest (simulated) road conditions.

All My Faves Blog, March 3, 2013

Get Going Today: A New Approach to Attract Students

Uri Halevi

Get Going Today is Drexel University’s new campaign, designed to inspire and recruit new students. The site was created by BKWLD who pushed the standard static inspirational quote to the next level through the use of HTML5 video and sound design, ultimately creating a highly sharable sensory experience.

The Sacramento Bee, March 9, 2013

Viewpoints: Time to Rethink Roles of College [PDF]

It's easy to name what we believe is wrong with American higher education today – a bachelor's degree costs too much, takes too long to complete, encourages students to take on too much debt and doesn't guarantee a job on completion.

The Sacramento Bee, February 26, 2013

An Aggie is sold on Drexel as it Expands to Undergraduates [PDF]

As associate vice provost at Drexel University, Sandra Kirschenmann is telling the Philadelphia-based institution's story with a Sacramento voice.

The Sacramento Bee, February 12, 2013

Drexel Med Students Will Train Here with Kaiser [PDF]

Kaiser Permanente is partnering with Drexel University's Philadelphia-based medical school to bring as many as 16 third-year medical students to work and train in the Sacramento region.

Folsom Telegraph, February 6, 2013

College students are finding new options [PDF]

By Margaret Snider

Beginning in the fall of 2013, Drexel University Sacramento is adding an undergraduate transfer program to their operations. Drexel opened its graduate school in Sacramento in 2009, and has had a presence in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, since 1891.

Sacramento Bee, January 14, 2013

Many workers surprised by hike in payroll taxes [PDF]

By Dale Kasler

The first paycheck of 2013 contained a nasty surprise for many workers: a tax hike that shrank their take-home earnings by 2 percent or more. While the "fiscal cliff" compromise spared most Americans an increase in their income taxes, Congress allowed a temporary cut in payroll taxes for Social Security and Medicare to expire.

Sacramento Observer, January 3, 2013

Drexel Appoints Carvana [PDF]

Drexel University Sacramento has named John Carvana as Manager of Career Services, a newly created position. Carvana will play a key role when the university launches its full-time undergraduate program in business for students who have finished at least the first two years of their undergraduate education.

Sacramento Observer, November 8, 2012

Civic Scholarship Awarded [DOC]

Drexel University Sacramento announced that LaWanda Wesley of Sacramento was one of three Sacramento area women awarded the Civic Engagement Scholarship.

KFBK NewsTalk 92.5 FM, September 27, 2012

KFBK NewsTalk 92.5 FM Interviews Frank Linnehan [MP3 Audio]

Interim Dean of Business at Drexel University, Frank Linnehan, is interviewed about Sacramento-area businesses closing and laying off employees and the impact it has on the community.

Sacramento Business Journal, September 28, 2012

Newsmaker: Sandra Kirschenmann [PDF]

By Bob Schmidt

Sandra Kirschenmann is a professional educator who thinks the cost of education in California is “just tragic.” Born and educated in Sacramento, Kirschenman is the chief administrator at the Drexel University Center for Graduate Studies in downtown Sacramento.

Auburn Journal, July 8, 2012

Tough economic times leads to big changes for the unemployed

By Amber Marra

When Charles Davidson got a layoff notice from his job in education, he didn't look at it as a door closing, but rather a chance to reinvent himself.

Roseville Press Tribune, July 4, 2012

School bulletin: PRIDE employee earns MBA from Drexel University

By Sena Christian

Matt Fritsch received his master's of business administration from Drexel University during a commencement ceremony at Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento on June 23. Fritsch, 29, works for PRIDE Industries in Roseville.

Folsom Telegraph, July 4, 2012

Folsom's Fido Field co-founder hits books to earn college degree

By Margaret Snider

Barbara Bernardin, Folsom resident for 12 years, and one of the founders of Fido Field, just graduated from Drexel University Center for Graduate Studies with a master of science degree at the age of 52.

Sacramento Business Journal, July 2, 2012

Drexel's über commuter

By Ed Goldman

Daniel O’Meara is the first student to earn a doctorate degree at the Sacramento campus of Drexel University. And I do mean earn. He flew here from his home in Bisbee, Arizona, about eight miles north of the U.S./Mexico border, every five weeks on a Saturday to take an all-day class.

Sacramento Business Journal, April 13, 2012

Drexel To Offer Unusual Health Care MBA [PDF]

Drexel University’s Sacramento center is rolling out the region’s first health care Master of Business Administration program, helping to supply Sacramento’s huge health care industry with managers who understand accounting and leadership — not just the clinical specialty in which they work.

Sacramento Business Journal, January 31, 2012

When Drexel Met Sally [PDF]

Meet a Valley Vision dynamo -- Sally Phonthachack, who is working on her masters at the Center for Graduate Studies, has landed an eight-month fellowship from Valley Vision, the regional economic development group dedicated to job and wealth creation.

Sacramento Magazine, June 1, 2011

Drexel Excels [PDF]

Sacramentans love to tout how long they've lived in the area, but sometimes it's the outsider with fresh eyes who can envision solutions to our age-old problems. Case in point: Tobey Oxholm, dean and CEO of Drexel University in Sacramento.

Sacramento Business Journal, June 17, 2011

Ceremony Marks End of the Beginning for Drexel [PDF]

Next week Drexel University's Sacramento center will graduate some 100 students in its first commencement ceremony. The June 25 ceremony at Crocker Art Museum in Sacramento also marks a graduation of sorts for the center, which launched in January 2009.

The Sacramento Bee, April 28, 2011

2011 SWEL Awards (Sacramento Workplace Excellence Leader): Drexel University [PDF]

Drexel University recently introduced a 12-module employee-development series to assist in the individual growth and professional development of its professional staff members, including the dedicated faculty and staff in Sacramento.

The Triangle, April 22, 2011

Graduate School Leaders Visit Philly [PDF]

Representatives from Drexel’s graduate school in Sacramento, Calif. visited the University City Campus this week to gain perspective on how to promote unity at their developing campus in California.

Sacramento Business Journal, March 29, 2011

Kaiser, Drexel Announce Doctor Shadowing Partnership

Kaiser Permanente has launched a new academic enrichment program with Drexel University’s Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento that offers students in Drexel’s interdepartmental medical science program an opportunity to shadow Kaiser physicians in South Sacramento to see what it’s like to be a doctor.

Sacramento Business Journal, March 4, 2011

Drexel, UC Davis Looking at Graduate Programs in Finance [PDF]

Drexel University's Sacramento center plans to begin offering in the fall a master's degree in finance - a program that is growing in popularity. The finance degree will provide a deeper focus on finance than the master's in business administration degree offers.

Placer Herald, February 24, 2011

Rocklin Doctors Balance Schoolbooks, Baby and Business [PDF]

The Applebaum family of Rocklin often accomplishes more in one morning than most people do all day. Sam Applebaum is an adult primary care physician with Kaiser Permanente. His wife, Laura, is a family physician with Sutter.

El Dorado Hills Telegraph, January 26, 2011

Drexel University Fetes First Graduating Class [DOC]

Thirty-four students were honored recently at a celebration that precedes a formal graduation in June. They have earned an MBA, MS-Library & Information Science, or MS-Information Systems.

Central Valley Business Times, January 7, 2011

First Students Set to Graduate from Drexel’s Sacramento Campus [PDF]

Two years after opening its Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento, Drexel University is celebrating the graduation of its first class of students – five months before the actual graduation ceremonies.

Sacramento Business Journal, January 7, 2011

Drexel's First Master's Students Graduate Saturday [PDF]

Drexel University’s Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento will recognize its first graduating class
on Saturday. The center, whose first students began classes in January 2009, has 35 students who have completed degrees in master’s in business administration, library and information science, or information systems.

The Giving Connection,

The Community Foundation Salutes Our Partner In Service To The Region [PDF]

A major sponsor of our annual meetings since arriving in 2009, Drexel University has donated its state-of-the-art Graduate Center to over 50 government agencies and nonprofit organizations, including the Foundation and many of its grantees. And it provides significant tuition assistance to those who work in public service.

The Sacramento Observer, November 18, 2010

Gandy Receives Grant [DOC]

Brittney Gandy has set the tone for the Nehemiah Community Foundation and Drexel University's "Community Public Health Master's Grant."


ULI Young Leaders, Drexel Announce Second Scholarship Winner: Brian King [PDF]

Drexel University and the Urban Land Institute Sacramento Young Leaders Group today announced
that they have awarded the second Drexel-ULI Young Leaders Scholarship. The grant provides a 10,000 scholarship to help a working professional pursue a master’s degree at Drexel’s Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento.

Lincoln News Messenger, November 11, 2010

Who's Who In Lincoln: Karla Marquez [DOC]

Karla Marquez received the Hispanic Leadership Master's Grant from the Hispanic Chamber of Commerce. She is currently enrolled in Drexel University's executive master of public health curriculum. Marquez moved to Lincoln as a baby and is the first-born child of Latino immigrants.

Roseville Press Tribune, November 10, 2010

Local Veterans Remember, Regroup In Life After Wartime [DOC]

Mike O'Docharty is now settling into a quiet life in "beloved Roseville," a complete about-face compared to his Navy career after 9/11, when everything was "go, go, go!" As part of the Post-9/ll GI Bill, the Yellow Ribbon program picks up the tab for veterans to go back to school and receive a free education.

The Sacramento Bee, September 30, 2010

PG&E Makes Way For Science Center [PDF]

Drexel is one of the original Founding Sponsors of the Powerhouse Science Center project. Dean Tobey Oxholm was the master of ceremonies on October 30 when dozens of dignitaries marked a major step towards realization.

Central Valley Business Times, September 23, 2010

People in the News: Brittney Gandy

Brittney Gandy has been named the inaugural recipient of the Community Public Health Master's Grant, a $10,000 scholarship funded by the Nehemiah Community Foundation of Sacramento.

Comstock's Magazine, August 1, 2010

A Day on the Edge [PDF]

Drexel grad students entered Team Dragon in the recent Metro EDGE dodgeball fundraiser to benefit the CSU Sacramento Educational Opportunity Program, which serves California residents from low-income households seeking their bachelor’s degree.

Sacramento Business Journal, August 8, 2010

Creating a path for the next leaders [PDF]

Kyle Glankler, first President of Drexel’s Graduate Student Association in Sacramento, writes about the ways that the region’s organizations - with the active support of Drexel University – are preparing their next generation of leaders.

The Sacramento Bee, August 1, 2010

Online Education Will Be A Necessity [PDF]

Providing access to top-tier online courses for those students whose location, work or family commitments make it difficult to come to campus is not only good teaching pedagogy, but good public policy, especially for a state needing to do more with less, writes Sacramento Dean Tobey Oxholm in a recent Sacramento Bee op ed.

Roseville Press Tribune, July 28, 2010

Drexel Offers Scholarships To Leadership Roseville Grads [DOC]

Graduates of the Roseville Chamber of Commerce-sponsored Leadership Roseville program will be able to continue their education with substantial tuition assistance for those interested in earning a master's degree at Drexel's Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento.

Sacramento Business Journal, June 24, 2010

Drexel discounts employees' tuition [PDF]

Drexel University’s Sacramento Center for Graduate Studies will slash its tuition by 40 percent for all full- and part-time employees of the California Community Colleges System who enroll in any of the Sacramento center’s master’s programs.

The Sacramento Bee, May 26, 2010

Drexel Students Lauded For Volunteer Work [DOC]

Students at Drexel University's Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento were commended for volunteer work in the community; including work performed for, the Great American River Clean Up, the Run to Feed the Hungry, the Komen Race for the Cure, and more.

Central Valley Business Times, May 25, 2010

Drexel MBA Students Capturing First Place In International Business Competition [PDF]

Classmates for merely a week, when this group of five first-year MBA students from Drexel
University’s Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento came together to compete in an
international tournament as a team they barely knew each other.

KOVR-CBS13, April 22, 2010

Drexel Adds Pre-Med Program [WMV]

Starts in August at Sacramento Location

Channel 13 reports on Drexel's Center for Graduate Studies' new Interdepartmental Medical Science program.

Central Valley Business Times, April 21, 2010

Drexel Adds Pre-Med Program In Sacramento

A post-baccalaureate program to better prepare students for medical school is to be offered by Drexel University at its Sacramento campus beginning in August.

Newsletter of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation,

Focused on the Future of Philanthropy: Drexel University [PDF]

In Sacramento for less than two years, Drexel has already made a significant place for itself as a leader in local higher education and philanthropy.” So notes the Spring 2010 newsletter of the Sacramento Region Community Foundation and its president Fred Teichert, highlighting Drexel’s “focus on issues critical to our region’s future, such as leadership and philanthropy.

Folsom Telegraph, April 15, 2010

Drexel Student/Theatre Manager Making a Difference For Taxpayers

By Eric Laughlin

An initial encounter with theater production specialist Charles Davidson will pretty much reveal an average guy who loves the arts. As theater manager for Folsom Cordova Unified School District, the Redding man tackles everything from lighting and sound to scheduling but this “Average Joe” really isn’t so average once he starts talking about taxes and the Internal Revenue Service.

The Daily Democrat, March 24, 2010

MS-LIS Faculty Member Honored As Yolo County Woman Of The Year [PDF]

Patty Wong, Yolo County Librarian and Chief Archivist, is a 26-year veteran in the field of library
services who has dedicated her life to improving library access. She’s also a member of Drexel’ faculty, teaching in the Library & Information Sciences Program in Sacramento.

Sacramento Business Journal, March 19, 2010

Drexel Grad Student Finishes First In His Class By Finishing First [DOC]

Kevin Lewin, a Lincoln resident who works as a systems engineer for Op-Source Inc., is the first graduate of Drexel University's Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento. The 28-year-old finished last Saturday, earning a master's degree in information systems.

The Sacramento Bee, March 2, 2010

Local Drexel Team Wins Nationwide Business School Contest [PDF]

There's a cool Sacramento angle to this year's annual competition involving the top business students at seven Philadelphia-area universities.

Comstock's Magazine, August 1, 2010

Comstock’s Magazine Features Interview With Drexel Dean Oxholm [PDF]

His job is bi-coastal - SVP in Philadelphia, Dean in Sacramento. No wonder a “working lunch” with Dean Tobey Oxholm has him multi-tasking. He loves living in Sacramento, praises Drexel’s students for their energy and vision, and exhorts area employers to invest more in their human capital by increasing tuition assistance. Send your boss this link!

The Sacramento Bee, February 11, 2010

Higher Education: Building the Region's Economic Snowpack [PDF]

The economic El Niño this region has been enduring over the past two years is hardly good news, but it too will pass. The question we have to answer is, in what shape will we be when the sunny days of the boom economy return?

KQCA-NBC58, January 5, 2010

Sacramento Television News Notes Grad Center's One Year Anniversary [WMV]

The region's NBC-TV affiliate noted Drexel's "explosive growth" and KQCA, the CBS affiliate, hosted Drexel’s Director of Recruitment Nancy Thompson, celebrating our success on the first anniversary of our arrival in Sacramento.

The Sacramento Bee, January 5, 2010

Sacramento's Drexel campus marks 1 year in area [PDF]

In the year since the Philadelphia-based school opened its
doors in Sacramento, it has boosted enrollment from an initial
60 to 175 students and doubled its master's degree offerings
to eight, including graduate study in business
administration; library and information science; and human
resource development.

The Press-Trubune, December 12, 2009

Drexel’s Sacramento MBA Students Demonstrate Top-Tier Business Savvy In International Competition [PDF]

There is nothing easy about assuming leadership in a company that has no clear direction, is failing to meet customer demands, and is experiencing financial difficulties. Yet that was the theoretical challenge facing four first-year MBA students in Drexel University’s Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento – and their handling of the challenge won them a third-place finish among 185 teams from around the world.

KCRA-NBC3, November 11, 2009

Local Vets Attend College for Free

This day we are honoring those who dedicated thier lives to the military and life after service is not easy for many. KCRA-3 introduces us to two Sacramento area vets who are now safe at home and making the most of the unique opprotunity to go to college for free.

Rocklin Chamber News, November 9, 2009

Education Programs Tailor Made for Veterans [PDF]

Area colleges and institutions of higher learning are discovering that flexibility is the key, and transitioning military personnel from student to soldier and back again presents a unique challenge. Drexel University leads the way.

KOVR-CBS13, November 6, 2009

Drexel MBA’s Top National Ranking Makes CBS TV News [WMV]

Channel 13 shows pictures of our high-tech classrooms while congratulating “Sacramento’s Drexel University” for achieving top national rankings in academic quality and student satisfaction among part-time MBA programs.

The Press-Tribune, November 4, 2009

The new GI Bill: Yellow Ribbons, gold medals for deserving veterans [PDF]

This fall, the "Post-9/11 GI Bill" went into effect, providing the most significant increase in benefits to our veterans in 65 years. Drexel University is among the nation's leaders in providing free tuition to honor our vets.

Auburn Journal, October 29, 2009

Planner has endurance, as rider and grad student [PDF]

By day, Jennifer Dzakowicz works as a senior planner for Placer County in its long-range planning division. In the evening, she is pursuing her own long-range plan by getting her MBA with Drexel., October 12, 2009

Drexel named among top ten universities in improving economic, cultural and social life of their urban communities [PDF]

Drexel was selected for its work in rejuvenating a four-mile corridor on Lancaster Avenue and its partnership with Penn to revitalize University City. It also extended its presence in the city with the acquisition and expansion of the center city campus of Hahnemann Medical school (now Drexel University College of Medice.)

Sacramento Business Journal, October 2, 2009

Drexel's enrollment on target for second Sacramento term [PDF]

When Drexel University’s Center for Graduate Studies opened 10 months ago, it had a formidable challenge: no name recognition in Sacramento. But the Drexel center has started the fall term with 124 new students to add to the 50 initial students from January.

Sacramento Business Journal, September 4, 2009

Follow Drexel's Eye To The Future [PDF]

As a leading facilitator of economic development, the Sacramento Metro Chamber acknowledges…the commitment shown to our community by a nationally known institution with the long-term vision that only comes with 118 years of experience…Drexel University.

KNTY-FM 101.9 The Wolf, August 24, 2009

Morning Show Hosts Interview Oxholm on Veterans Benefits [MP3 Audio]

Tobey Oxholm, Dean of the Sacramento Graduate Center, did a Paws for the Troops interview this morning to describe Drexel’s “maximum contribution” to post-911 veterans benefits. Qualifying veterans can have all of their tuition paid for by Drexel and the federal government.

The Placer Herald, July 30, 2009

Mom is Back to School for Master's

By Lauren Weber

Rocklin resident Carol Boles, 52, recently returned to school to earn a master’s degree at Drexel University in Sacramento. She had to get back into the school routine while still working part time at the Rocklin branch of the Placer County Library.

The Sacramento Bee, July 15, 2009

Drexel Officials Meet and Greet Sacramento Business Leaders

By Laurel Rosenhall

As leaders of Philadelphia's Drexel University visited Sacramento this week, there was no missing the stylized golden dragon that is the school's mascot. It was on banners hung along Capitol Mall, where Drexel opened a graduate studies center in January.

Metro Business Quarterly, July 1, 2009

Profile of Drexel University Center for Graduate Studies [PDF]

Member Profile of Drexel University Center for Graduate Studies, appearing in the Metro Chamber’s Metro Business Quarterly. The Metro Chamber is the region's leading business organization for promoting economic strength and serving as a unified voice of business throughout the six-county Sacramento region.

College Planning & Management, June 1, 2009

Cutting Edge Technology Revolutionizes Learning

Drexel University's Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento boasts a wealth of technology. Drexel University's Center for Graduate Studies in Sacramento, CA, which opened in January 2009, is a story about the wisdom of careful planning and the role that technology played and will continue to play in fulfilling the Center's educational mission.

Sacramento Today, May 21, 2009

Drexel University commended by Sacramento Hispanic Chamber

The Sacramento Hispanic Chamber of Commerce has commended Drexel University, the Greater Sacramento area's newest university, for its commitment to the community and diversity.

Sacramento Business Journal, May 8, 2009

Drexel gains visibility with sign on Capitol Mall

Drexel University installed a sign Thursday atop the One Capitol Mall building in downtown Sacramento, which houses the university's Center for Graduate Studies. The Philadelphia university opened its Sacramento center Jan. 5. The center offers classes in four master's degree programs. In September Drexel will add five more master's programs. Drexel is expected to invest more than $10 million as it grows in Sacramento, university respresentatives said.

Sacramento Business Journal, April 9, 2009

Drexel University Hires Recruitment Director

Drexel University has named a Granite Bay woman as director of recruitment for Drexel’s new Sacramento Center for Graduate Studies.

Sacramento Business Journal, February 27, 2009

Newsmaker: Carl "Tobey" Oxholm [PDF]

Drexel University may be the largest and most prestigious American university that many Californians have never heard of. That's changing, at least in the Sacramento region.

Rocklin & Roseville Today, September 4, 2008

Rocklin Graduate headed to Drexel-Student Spotlight

Drexel University's plans for the Sacramento area have drawn much attention from community and business leaders as the university recruits students for its first class at the Sacramento Center for Graduate Studies.

Central Valley Business Times, May 22, 2008

Drexel University to launch Sacramento graduate center

Drexel University, which is based in Philadelphia, says it will open a center for graduate studies in Sacramento and establish a $10 million fund for fellowships for students.

Sacramento Business Journal, May 22, 2008

Drexel University announces Sacramento debut

Philadelphia's Drexel University will establish a Sacramento graduate program and will commit $10 million to financially assist students here.