Monthly Archives: August 2018

Jefferson Community and Trauma Counseling Program Gives Students Real-World Experience: Metro

Jefferson’s Community and Trauma Counseling Program provides students with “real life experience with helping members of their community through intensive internships,” Metro reported in an Aug. 13 story about the rising demand for properly trained professionals in trauma counseling.

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Sustainability Program Director Fleming Says Programs Need to Adapt to Climate Changes: Grid

Rob Fleming, director of Jefferson’s M.S. in Sustainable Design, told Grid magazine that university programs in sustainability need to focus on adaptation and resilience because of the effects of climate change.

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Jefferson Welcomes Class of 2022 at Convocation

Hailing from 25 states and 16 countries, some 700 students became part of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) family at Convocation on Aug. 16. At the first official gathering of the Class of 2022 and—for five-year architecture …

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Jefferson Seeking Entrepreneurs in Medical Marijuana and Hemp for CannaVATION Pitch Challenge: Technically Philly

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) is looking for aspiring medicinal cannabis or industrial hemp entrepreneurs to join a cannabis-themed pitch competition called JAZ Tank: CannaVATION, Technically Philly reported Aug. 16. “The CannaVATION competition is about creating a platform for emerging …

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Architecture and the Built Environment Lecture Series Starts Aug. 27 with Karim Rashid

With more than 4,000 designs in production, nearly 300 awards to his name and client work in over 40 countries, Karim Rashid will kick off the College of Architecture and the Built Environment’s Fall 2018 Lecture Series on Aug. 27. …

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Physician Assistant Students Recognized by Atlantic City Rescue Mission for Volunteer Efforts

The physician assistant studies students from the New Jersey Campus of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will be honored by the Atlantic City Rescue Mission for their service at the organization’s annual gala on Aug. 15. Along with raising over $2,100, …

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Accounting Student Awarded $3,000 PSTAP Scholarship

Accounting senior Sonia Saini has received the $3,000 Howard Matter Scholarship from the Buxmont Chapter of the Pennsylvania Society of Tax & Accounting Professionals (PSTAP). Scholarships are based on GPA, volunteer work, involvement in clubs and internship experience. Saini, president …

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Chief Innovation Officer Ritts Talks About CannaVATION Pitch Event: NBC10, KYW, Cannabis Industry Journal

Rose Ritts, executive vice president and chief innovation officer, discussed the upcoming CannaVation business pitch competition and the open call for submissions Aug. 12 on the public affair show NBC10 @ Issue. Ritts also was interviewed about the competition aimed …

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Dean Klinkhammer to Chair National Leadership Committee of ACSA

Barbara Klinkhammer, dean of the College of Architecture and the Built Environment, has been selected to chair the national Leadership Committee of the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture (ACSA) starting August 2018 for a one-year commitment. The national organization …

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Former Ram Abraham Almonte In First Full Season With Diamondbacks Single-A Team: KYW Newsradio

Former Jefferson Ram Abraham Almonte is pitching his first full season for the Single-A County Cougars in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization, KYW Newsradio reported Aug. 8.

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