Monthly Archives: August 2017

Rahming Signed to Play Soccer for Jefferson Rams: Bahamas Local

Christopher Rahming, Jr. has signed to play college soccer with Thomas Jefferson University (formerly Philadelphia University), in Philadelphia, a DII power house, this fall, Bahamas Local reported Aug. 10.

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University Holds Convocation Ceremony to Welcome Students: 6ABC

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University)-East Falls Campus marked the start of academic year with a Convocation ceremony to welcome new students to campus, 6ABC reported Aug. 17 at 6 p.m.  

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University Welcomes the Class of 2021 at Convocation Ceremony

Welcome to the Ramily! Faculty and staff greeted some 600 new students and their families as they streamed down the walkway to the Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center Aug. 17 for Convocation. They are the first freshman class of …

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University Completes Phase I of Rebranding Effort

In a massive undertaking, phase I of the campus-wide rebranding effort has just wrapped up. As students return for the fall semester, they will see new Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) signage throughout the Jefferson – East Falls …

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University’s Girl Scout STEM Camp Featured on 6ABC, CBS3, Fox29, NBC10 and KYW Newsradio

The University’s Girl Scout STEM camp, which encourages girls to pursue studies and careers in science, technology, engineering and math, was featured Aug. 16 on 6ABC, CBS3, NBC10, Fox29 and KYW Newsradio. Read more about the camp here.

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Executive Dean Barbara Klinkhammer to Serve on ACSA Leadership Committee

Barbara Klinkhammer, executive dean of the College of Architecture and the Built Environment at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), will serve on the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Leadership Committee for 2017-2018. The committee leads the association’s efforts to …

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Physician Assistant Studies Class of 2017 Celebrates Commencement

In front of family, friends and faculty members, 68 physician assistant studies students from the East Falls and New Jersey Campuses at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) celebrated their commencement Aug. 11, reciting an oath to carry out …

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Fashion Design Alumnus Jay McCarroll in “Project Runway” Update: Inquisitr

University fashion design alumnus and first-season “Project Runway” winner Jay McCarroll was featured in an Inquisitr update on the hit Bravo show’s winners. McCarroll, who also taught fashion design courses at his alma mater, was considered by many fans to …

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University Camp Engages Girl Scouts in STEM Programs

Thirty-six Girl Scouts in grades 7 to 9 are on the East Falls Campus for a two-week STEM summer camp, and the timing couldn’t be better. Just last month, the Girl Scouts announced 23 new badges, including those in science, …

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University Purchases Area Home Designed by Architecture Icon Richard Neutra

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has purchased a mid-20th-century house designed by Richard Neutra, an international icon of modern architecture known for his role in introducing the International Style into American architecture. Set on over two acres adjacent …

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