Monthly Archives: February 2018

Alumna Named Philadelphia Fashion Incubator Designer-in-Residence

The Philadelphia Fashion Incubator at Macy’s Center City has named fashion industry management alumna Channelle Halsey ’12 a 2018 designer-in-residence. “Being selected is a huge accomplishment,” said Halsey, who launched her childrenswear brand in 2016. “The program will give me …

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“Shot Doc” Coach Magee Talks to Deadspin about the 76ers’ Markelle Fultz

Hall of Fame men’s basketball coach Herb Magee talked to Deadspin about the 76ers’ Markelle Fultz and his shooting problems. Magee is known as the “shot doc” for his legendary shooting and success working with NBA players to improve their …

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Specter Center Hosting Training Event to Encourage Women to Run for Political Office

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will host Ready to Run Pennsylvania, which provides bipartisan political training to encourage women to run for government leadership positions. The daylong program on Saturday, Feb. 17, targets women considering or recently deciding …

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Fashion Students Evoke the Imagination and Present Bold Looks at NYFW

Click through the album above to see all the sights from the Designers’ Premier show. Two fashion design students presented their work at the Designers’ Premier show at New York Fashion Week on Feb. 10. Kelsey Fickes ’18 and Kaelin Wilcher …

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Former Student Pitches Organic Coffee Drink on ‘Shark Tank’

While former student-athlete Jordan DeCicco didn’t secure a deal Sunday night on “Shark Tank,” the appearance on the hit ABC show gave his company Sunniva Super Coffee national exposure and valuable insight into how to improve the product. DeCicco developed …

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Former Student-Athlete Competes on ABC’s “Shark Tank” With Super Coffee Drink: Philadelphia Inquirer

Former student-athlete Jordan DeCicco will compete with his two brothers on ABC’s “Shark Tank” tonight to try to lure investors for their Sunniva Super Coffee drink company, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Feb. 9. DeCicco developed the all-natural, low-sugar energy drink …

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Jefferson Students and Faculty Participate in Epson Digital Couture Event: Printing Impressions

Jefferson students and faculty members shared their designs and expertise at Epson’s  Digital Couture Event on Feb. 6, leading into New York Fashion Week, Printing Impressions reported Feb. 9. Fashion design student Patricia Franklin discussed the vibrant collection she and …

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Jefferson’s New University Brand Campaign Focuses on Redefining Humanly Possible

The Jefferson advertising campaign debuted during the Winter Olympics on the local NBC10 station. Watch it above. After Thomas Jefferson University and Philadelphia University combined in July 2017, the work began to take stock of the strengths and develop messaging …

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Students Bring Striking Styles to Epson New York Fashion Week Event

Click through the album above to see all the sights from the Epson Digital Couture Project. A transdisciplinary team of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) students had their work on display at the Epson Digital Couture Project, which kicked off …

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Fashion Students Earn National Retail Federation Scholarships

Fashion merchandising and management students Kishanna Lebrew ’20 and Mykalia Wolfe ’20 each received $1,500 scholarships to attend the National Retail Federation (NRF) Conference in New York City last month. Along with six other Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) …

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