Life at Jefferson

Student Voices: Volunteering Broadens Academic Experience
Architecture major helped with Jefferson’s Plunge program for first-year students.
Ready for Launch
Jefferson adds new platform to help students set their careers.
Part of the Family
Jefferson’s Class of 2023 and 2024 celebrated at Convocation.
The Boy from Brooklyn
Noted alumnus Harold Ronson leaves his mark at the university through his philanthropic contributions, including a brand new state-of-the-art science facility.
Jefferson Students Honored at 195th Commencement
Nearly 1,600 students received their degrees on May 21-22.
Jefferson Class of 2019 Celebrated at Undergraduate Commencement
Over 750 students received their degrees at the May 10 ceremony.
Arlen Specter’s Senatorial Papers Open to the Public, Available for Research
Jefferson and the University of Pittsburgh have opened Arlen Specter’s senatorial papers to the public. The notable collection documents major legislation and political activities during his 30-year tenure as Pennsylvania’s longest-serving senator.
How Students Can RISE to the Demands of the Changing Workplace
As part of the lifelong learning initiative at Jefferson, the University now offers Jefferson RISE—a unique program in which high-achieving undergraduate students advance their knowledge by pursuing distinctive graduate programs at Jefferson.
Above the Rim
AVP of Athletics Tom Shirley looks back at 30 years on campus.
With New Company, Industrial Design Seniors Help Propel Business Ecosystem
Industrial Design students Adam Hecht and Alex Tholl founded DiveDesign last year. They now have clients across the country.
Creating Hope
for Inner-City Youth
As part of her senior capstone, Attiah Brockington developed Project Community, a neighborhood organization aimed at stemming the tide of youth violence in Philadelphia.