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Awards and Accolades

MSSI Alumna’s Design Wins Best of NeoCon Award

A design created by M.S. in surface imaging alumna Kaijie Chen ’16 upholstered on Steelcase’s new Silq chair won a Best of NeoCon Innovation Award this year at NeoCon. Chen developed the design, “Unusual Beauty,” in summer 2015 as part of an …

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Adjunct Professor’s Art on Display on the Barnes

A painting by Rashidah Salam, an adjunct professor in the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, is part of the exhibition “Let’s Connect: Philly’s Artists Take on the Barnes.” The Barnes challenged the city’s artists to create a work …

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Landscape Architecture Program Director Wins Sustainable Business Network Award

Kimberlee Douglas, director of the University’s landscape architecture program, earned first place at the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia’s Excellence in GSI Awards on May 17. Her Studio Gaea was part of the planning/design team that won in the …

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Community and Trauma Counseling Students Inducted Into Delta Sigma Mu Honor Society

Delta Sigma Mu, the Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) chapter of the national counseling honor society Chi Sigma Iota, held its annual induction ceremony on May 8 in Downs Auditorium. Delta Sigma Mu inducted 34 graduate students from …

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Business Students Inducted Into Delta Mu Delta Honor Society

The Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) Chapter of the International Business Honor Society, Delta Mu Delta, held its annual induction ceremony at the Germantown Cricket Club on April 27. Forty-two new undergraduate and graduate students were inducted into …

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Faculty Member Stuart Lehrman Exhibiting Painting at Texas Show

The painting “Reckless Assault” by adjunct faculty member Stuart Lehrman will be on display at the Brownsville Museum of Fine Art in Brownsville, Texas, as part of its 46th International Art Exhibition. The show runs April 25-May 26. “My practice …

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Jefferson Named One of the Healthiest Organizations in America

Interactive Health has named Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) — East Falls Campus one of the 2017 Healthiest Companies in America, an award given based on the overall health of a company’s employees and its commitment to investing …

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User Experience and Interaction Design Program Ranked Among Best in Nation

The M.S. in user experience and interaction design program at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) has been ranked No. 25 in the Top 50 Best Value Interaction Design/UX/HCI Graduate Degrees for 2018, according to Value Colleges, an independent online …

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Student Honored for Helping Save NY Trooper’s Life

The New York State Police honored B.S. in health sciences/M.S. in physician assistant studies student Kelsey LaBella on March 19 for her work in helping to save a trooper’s life. A volunteer emergency medical technician for the Commack Volunteer Ambulance …

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Midwifery Alumna Speaks on Capitol Hill About Improving Access to Maternity Care

Hear Ebony Marcelle speak in support of the Improving Access to Maternity Care Act. Alumna Ebony Marcelle ’07 spoke on March 8—International Women’s Day—at a U.S. Senate briefing on Capitol Hill to raise awareness for the Improving Access to Maternity Care …

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