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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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Accounting Professor James Solano to Receive Dick Vermeil Award

Associate professor of accounting James Solano will receive the Dick Vermeil Award at the Night with the Stars benefit in Philadelphia on Dec. 5. To be presented by the famous NFL coach, the honor signifies the recipient’s dedication to family, team and …

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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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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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