Monthly Archives: January 2018

Jefferson Celebrates Black History Month

Jefferson’s East Falls Campus has a full slate of programming planned to celebrate Black History Month, including panel discussions, movie screenings, spoken word, trips and more. See here for more details on each event.

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Interior Designer Ghislaine Viñas to Deliver CABE Alumni Lecture

Ghislaine Viñas ’91 will present the annual alumni lecture in the College of Architecture and the Built Environment’s Spring 2018 Lecture Series on Monday, Feb. 5. The owner of Ghislaine Viñas Interior Design is driven by her passion for design, …

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Call for Jefferson Student Artists in “Who Are We?” Exhibit

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) is now accepting submissions for “Who Are We?”—a new art exhibit that aims to illustrate the story of a Jefferson student. “Share your story with us—your hopes, passions and fears,” said Kevin Tang, …

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Jefferson Design Team to Present at Epson New York Fashion Week Event

A transdisciplinary team of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) students will have their work on display at the Epson Digital Couture Project, which kicks off the world-renowned Fashion Week in New York City. The University team will be …

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Chancellor Spinelli’s Son and Jefferson Singers Director Part of Grammy-Winning Chorus

Jefferson Chancellor Stephen Spinelli’s son, Stephen Spinelli, assistant director of choral programs at Cornell University, and John Grecia, Jefferson Singers director, won Best Choral Performance at the Grammys on Jan. 28 for their work with The Crossing on composer Gavin …

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What Are Top Business Leaders Reading This Year? Drs. Spinelli and Klasko Share Their Lists with Philadelphia Magazine

Chancellor Stephen Spinelli Jr. and President and CEO Steve Klasko share what’s on their 2018 reading lists in a Philadelphia magazine story on this year’s must-read books of top business leaders.  

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Adjunct Professor’s Award-Winning Art on Display

Rashidah Salam, an adjunct professor in the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, has received the Richard Nexon Memorial Award for an Emerging Artist from the Cheltenham Center for the Arts for her newest painting, “Terrence.” This marks the second …

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Jefferson Health and Magee Rehabilitation Combine, Strengthening Patients’ Path to Independence

Jefferson Health and Magee Rehabilitation announced Jan. 23 that they are embarking on the next chapter of their decades-long clinical partnership by combining their organizations. The integration will enable two of Philadelphia’s nationally ranked hospitals to provide an even higher level of …

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Community and Trauma Counseling Director Discusses Impact of Trauma on Education

Jeanne Felter, director of the M.S. in Community and Trauma Counseling Program at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), spoke at a panel discussion about the impact of trauma on education. Presented by the Mayor’s Office of Education and School District …

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Cheer on the Rams During Alumni Basketball Day

On Saturday, Feb. 10, join fellow University alumni for an afternoon of seeing old friends, watching former classmates as they take the court and cheering on the Rams as they play Bloomfield University. In addition, cap off the day by …

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