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Awards and Accolades

SKMC Alumna Named ASRA’s Resident/Fellow of the Year

The American Society of Regional Anesthesia and Pain Medicine (ASRA) has named Kellie Jaremko, MD, PhD, the 2018 Resident/Fellow of the Year. Dr. Jaremko received her PhD in neuroscience and MD from Sidney Kimmel Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University …

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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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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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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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PA Alumna Earns Certificate of Added Qualifications

Physician assistant studies alumna Kristi Collins M’13 has earned the specialty credential Certificate of Added Qualifications (CAQ) from the National Commission on Certification of Physician Assistants. Collins received the CAQ in Orthopaedic Surgery, a distinction earned by meeting licensure, education …

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Rams Jump in Latest Women’s Basketball Rankings

The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) women’s basketball team (12-1, 5-0 CACC) moved up in the most recent D2SIDA Women’s Basketball Rankings. On Monday, the Rams went from No. 3 to No. 2 in the East Region Poll, …

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Associate VP of Operations Honored by APPA

Tom Becker, associate vice president of operations at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), was honored on Dec. 2 by members of APPA’s certification board and executive committee. He served as the chair of the board from 2014-2016 and …

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Five Rams Named to CACC Volleyball All-Academic Team

Five members of the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) volleyball team were named to the 2017 CACC Volleyball All-Academic Team. They include sophomore Mariah Cadzow and juniors Daniela Cintrón, Alexandra Harrington, Becca Lutterschmidt and Emily Pilla. This marks …

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16 Rams Named to CACC Soccer All-Academic Teams

Thirteen members of the women’s soccer team were named to the 2017 CACC Women’s Soccer All-Academic Team—the most in the conference. In addition, three members of the men’s soccer team were named to the 2017 CACC Men’s Soccer All-Academic Team. …

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International Education Week Photo Contest Winners Announced

As part of International Education Week, Nov. 13-17, the University announced the winners of a photo contest that highlights the international experiences of its students. The competition was sponsored by the Offices of Study Away Programs, International and Exchange Student Programs …

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