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Awards and Accolades

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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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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Adjunct Professor to Paint Old City Mural

A mural painted by Rashidah Salam, an adjunct professor in the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, will be on display in September in Old City. The Interfaith Center and Mural Arts Program of Philadelphia selected Salam to paint …

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Architecture Alumna Receives Advocacy Award from National Hispanic Business Group

Architecture alumna Linda Foggie ’01 has received the Corporate Advocacy Award from the National Hispanic Business Group. Foggie is vice president, project management leader, Northeast U.S., for Wells Fargo. Her team leads the design and construction of Wells Fargo office …

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Faculty Member Stuart Lehrman’s Winning Photo on Display in NYC

A photograph by adjunct faculty member Stuart Lehrman will be on display at SohoPhotoGallery in New York City until July 21. The TriBeCa gallery named Lehrman’s “Road Rage #117” one of the winners of its 2018 National Photography Competition. He …

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Professor Sztandera Discusses the Jefferson Nexus Design Factory in Poland

Les Sztandera, professor of computer information systems, attended the opening of the Warsaw Design Factory at the Warsaw University of Technology last month. He presented on the University’s industry-sponsored projects, such as the recent Product Design Gala, and the Jefferson Nexus …

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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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