Jefferson University

Jefferson is 29-2 after winning the CACC title on Sunday.
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Matt Leon
March 11, 2019 - 4:37 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A phenomenal season for the Division II Jefferson University women's basketball team will continue this weekend in the NCAA Tournament. The 29-2 Rams are the #3 seed in East Regional and they will open up against the #6 seed Stonehill College on Friday at noon at...
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Dreamstime
Jay Scott Smith
March 05, 2019 - 8:18 pm
DELAWARE COUNTY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — Cheney University made a pair of major announcements Tuesday including one about its once-massive budget deficit. The historically black college announced that it has expanded a pair of partnerships with Thomas Jefferson University and the Epcot Crenshaw Corp...
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Junior forward DeVaughn Mallory
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Matt Leon
February 15, 2019 - 12:21 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Division II Jefferson University men's basketball team is red hot. The Rams won their 12th in a row on Wednesday night, beating visiting Goldey-Beacom at the Gallagher Center, 85-69 to improve to 17-6 overall and they lead the Central Atlantic Collegiate...
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Jefferson red-shirt sophomore guard Caitlyn Cunningham
Tom Weishaar
Matt Leon
November 29, 2018 - 1:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The Division II Thomas Jefferson University women's basketball team improved to 7-0 Wednesday night with an impressive 82-56 win over West Chester at the Gallagher Center. Jefferson red-shirt sophomore guard Caitlyn Cunningham led the way in the win with a huge...
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About 100 Jefferson University Students opened up a pop up fashion boutique on it's East Falls Campus to help raise money to support cancer patients.
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John McDevitt
November 28, 2018 - 2:57 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — About 100 Jefferson University students opened up a pop-up fashion boutique on it's East Falls Campus to help raise money to support cancer patients. The students in the Fashion Merchandising and Management Program were divided into groups, with each representing a...
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Jefferson head coach Tom Shirley now has 750 wins in his career.
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Matt Leon
November 12, 2018 - 3:20 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — It was quite a weekend for Tom Shirley. The Division II Jefferson University women's basketball coach saw his team open the season with two wins, beating Molloy on Saturday, 61-56 and then hammering Queens on Sunday, 90-62. Each win represented an impressive milestone...
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Abraham Almonte had a 2.41 ERA during his career at Division II Jefferson University (then known as Philadelphia University).
Kane County Cougars
Matt Leon
August 08, 2018 - 2:46 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Abraham Almonte is having fun. The Division II Jefferson University — formerly Philadelphia University — product is pitching out of the bullpen this season for the Single-A Kane County Cougars in the Arizona Diamondbacks organization. This is Almonte's first full...
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Marijuana
Kim Glovas
August 05, 2018 - 12:34 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Jefferson University is holding its first ever competition for entrepreneurs in the medical marijuana and industrial hemp business called JAZ Tank: CannaVation. JAZ stands for Jefferson Accelerator Zone, and CannaVation is a mash up of cannabis and innovation...
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medical marijuana
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Pat Loeb
July 12, 2018 - 4:33 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Medical marijuana has become a multibillion-dollar industry, but there's no university program providing advanced training for professionals in the field. That's about to change — and Thomas Jefferson University is stepping in to fill the void. Jefferson plans to...
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A crew team rows on the Schuylkill River.
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Pat Loeb
July 03, 2018 - 7:13 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Philadelphia's rowing association and local elected officials have been working for several years to get the Army Corps of Engineers to dredge the Schuylkill River, but in a final decision, the Corps has issued a resounding "no" to funding for the project. The...
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