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Student & Alumni Achievements

Drexel Student Wins National #PayMyTuition Challenge

Ms. Kathleen Ross, a graduate student in the Epidemiology Department in the School of Public Health, won the top prize in a #PayMyTuition contents held by Blackboard Inc., an education software developer used by Drexel for its primary web-based course management system. Ms. Ross’ winning response, which earned her $15,000 to help cover college tuition costs, discussed how her studies helped her develop a health education curriculum to promote healthy lifestyles at an alternative school system for pregnant teenagers and young mothers. She hopes to fight disease in third-world countries and conduct epidemiological research following graduation.  http://www.drexel.edu/now/archive/2014/September/Pay%20My%20Tuition/