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A Q&A With School of Education Dean Nancy Songer

Apr 24, 2015 • DrexelNow
A second attraction was that the University had partnered with the School District of Philadelphia to look at the potential of building a new kindergarten-through-eighth-grade elementary and middle school on the site of the former University City High ... More

Germantown Nonprofit Brings Ballet to the Philadelphia Public Schools

Apr 8, 2015 • The Dance Journal (blog)
... Northeast High School, Girls high, University City High School, Anna Pratt Elementary, Kenderton Elementary, Leeds Middle School, and Hill Elementary School. “We are fortunate to have support from the Philadelphia Cultural Fund, Pennsylvania ... More

Roulhac returns to coach Cheyney

Apr 3, 2015 • Daily Local News
THORNBURY >> Conventional wisdom is that the last thing Cheyney's struggling football program needs is yet another interim head football coach. But the discussion takes a whole new turn when you find out that Chris Roulhac is the man taking over. More

Drexel and Wexford Purchase University City High School Site

Jun 16, 2014 • DrexelNow
Drexel University City Development, LLC, the joint venture between Drexel and Wexford Science & Technology, LLC, officially closed today on the purchase of a 14-acre site from the School District of Philadelphia that formerly housed the University City ... More

Drexel plans $1 billion development at ex-high school site

Jun 16, 2014 • Philly.com (blog)
Drexel University says it plans to attract around $1 billion in financing to build housing, stores, labs, offices, parking and maybe a public school on 2.7 million square feet (more than double the size of Philadelphia's tallest building, the Comcast ... More

Deal struck on rezoning University City High School site

Jun 12, 2014 • Philly.com
Drexel University reached a deal with Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell's office and several community groups over the zoning of the 14-acre parcel housing the former University City High School Thursday morning. The parties were negotiating in the hallway ... More

Councilwoman Blackwell Blasts Drexel's Plan To Buy University City High School

Jun 4, 2014 • CBS Local
PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – Attorneys for Drexel University got a tongue lashing Tuesday from a city council member over the school's plans to buy the shuttered University City High School. Drexel wants to buy the University City High School site from the ... More

Zoning changes proposed for University City High School site

May 15, 2014 • Philly.com
Councilwoman Jannie Blackwell introduced a bill Thursday that would allow Drexel University to build a new mixed-use development on a property at 38th Street and Powelton Avenue that currently houses the empty University City High School, Charles Drew ... More

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