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Awards and Accolades

Faculty, Staff and Students Present Research at EDUCAUSE Conference

Faculty, staff and students from Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) – East Falls Campus presented their research at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference in Philadelphia earlier this month. The event hosted some 8,000 professionals and technology providers from around …

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University Inducts 47 Students Into Alpha Lambda Delta Honor Society

On Oct. 29, 47 students were inducted into the University’s eighth cohort of the Alpha Lambda Delta (ALD) national honor society. ALD recognizes superior academic achievement in a student’s first year at a university, either as a freshman or transfer …

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Alumnus Wins Distinguished Physician Assistant Award from Mass General

Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) honored physician assistant alumnus Josh Caplin ’02 with the Distinguished Physician Assistant Award during National PA Week in October. “[The awards] recognize physician assistants who continually demonstrate outstanding character, leadership and clinical performance,” the hospital stated. “These …

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International Relations Professor to Discuss Policy and Regulatory Issues at Global Conference

Raju Parakkal, Ph.D., associate professor of international relations at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) will speak in November in Jaipur, India, at the Competition, Regulation and Development Conference of Consumer Unity and Trust Society (CUTS) International, one of the …

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Doctor of Management in Strategic Leadership Student Earns CEFP Credential

Derek Hunsberger, Doctor of Management in Strategic Leadership student at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), has received the Certified Educational Facilities Professional (CEFP) credential from APPA, the association dedicated to leadership in educational facilities. The CEFP validates the …

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Dave Thomas Named 2017 CACC Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year

Ahead of this Sunday’s Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Championship at Delaware’s White Clay Creek Park, Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) head coach Dave Thomas was named the 2017 CACC Women’s Cross Country Coach of the Year. It marks …

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Jefferson’s Tom Shirley Earns Gallery of Success Award from Temple University

Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) Assistant Vice President for Athletics and Head Women’s Basketball Coach Tom Shirley has received a 2017 Gallery of Success award from Temple University. Each fall Temple honors alumni for each of its 17 …

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iMBA Students Achieve Top Ranking in Global Business Simulation Competition

A team of Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) iMBA students recently achieved one of the highest scores worldwide in the Business Strategy Simulation (BSG), a web-based competition that offers students hands-on experience with the global marketplace. Jefferson’s virtually …

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Real Estate Development Student Becomes Etkin Johnson Student Scholar

M.S. in Real Estate Development student Aminat Temitope Akanji has been accepted into the competitive Etkin Johnson Student Scholar Program, which immerses its participants in the land use industry in Philadelphia. During this academic year, Akanji and the other awardees of …

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Jefferson Faculty Present Research at Start Talking Science

Three faculty members from Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University) – East Falls Campus shared their research at the Start Talking Science (STS) event Sept. 28 at the Chemical Heritage Foundation in Philadelphia. Megan Fuller, Ph.D., assistant professor of …

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