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The Upcoming Programs page lists information on a variety of programs taking place at Jefferson.  Programs are added to this page at the request of the sponsoring Jefferson entity. If you would like your event added, please complete the Request for Inclusion Form.

PLEASE NOTE: In line with our mission, all Office of Student Life and Engagement programs are only open to matriculated Jefferson students unless otherwise noted.  For ticketed programs, please note that it is one ticket per matriculated Jefferson student.  For ticketed programs where the student cancels the ticket after the posted deadline or is a no show at the event, a $25 cancellation fee will be assessed.

For more information on any events sponsored by our office, please feel free to contact us at StudentLife@jefferson.edu or 215-503-7743 or visit us in Jefferson Alumni Hall, Suite 105.

Denim Day

April 27th

Denim Day is a campaign to bring awareness to sexual assault. Wear your denim on April 27 th to bring awareness to sexual assault.


MARCH

Wednesday, March 22, 2017
Location: Irish Pub - 12th & Walnut Street

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and Engagement (StudentLife@jefferson.edu).

With the help of our teaching artist, you'll create your own unique masterpiece. Everything you need is provided: canvas, paints, and brushes.

PLEASE NOTE WE HAVE TWO DIFFERENT SESSIONS BASED UPON YOUR SKILL LEVEL.  PLEASE SIGN UP FOR THE APPROPRIATE SESSION.

Session 1: 4:00pm - 5:30pm (BEGINNER - GUIDED PAINTING) - The 4:00pm session is for students new to painting.  Our teaching artist will guide you through the steps to create your own version of the inspiration painting.

Session 2: 7:00pm - 8:30pm (ADVANCED - FREE PAINT) - The 7:00pm session is for students that have some prior experience with painting, and who want to bring their own inspiration picture.  Our teaching artist will walk around the room answering individual questions and providing direction for advanced techniques specific to the inspiration picture you have brought.

Pre-Registration Required Via EventBrite.  In order to accommodate the high demand for this semesterly event, first preference will be given to those students who did NOT already participate in the fall semester.  

Beginning 2/22, event registrations will be accepted only from matriculated students that did not participate in the fall semester Paint Nite.  Beginning 2/29 event registrations will be accepted from all matriculated students.

Click here to register for the 4:00pm - BEGINNER - GUIDED PAINTING
Click here to register for the 7:00pm - ADVANCED - GUIDED PAINTING

 

Event: TRI for an hour Indoor Triathlon
Date: Wednesday, March 22
Time: 7:30pm-8:30pm
Location: Jefferson Alumni Hall Gym - meet at the pool deck

Sponsoring Jefferson Organization: Jefferson Triathlon Club

Contact: Becca Lach for more information

Description: Join the Triathlon Club for TRI for an hour in the JAH gym. Come out and TRI swimming, biking, and/or running. The event includes 500 meter swim, 6 mile bike (on spin bikes), and 2 mile treadmill run, followed by refreshments and snacks. Don't want to do all 3 events? Just show up for one!

Event name: The Innovation Engagement Speaker Series - Cities as Incubators of Innovation

Date: Thursday, March 23rd
Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm
Location: 901 Walnut Street - Main Lobby
Sponsoring Jefferson Organization: Innovation Jefferson

Jefferson Contact Person and Email: Jennifer Garcia, Project Coordinator Innovation (innovation@jefferson.edu/series). For more information, visithttp://innovation.jefferson.edu/series.

Description: Presenter: Archna Sahay, Director, Entrepreneurial Investment, City of Philadelphia

The Innovation Engagement Speaker Series at Jefferson is aimed at uncovering several aspects of innovation as it is developing at Jefferson and beyond. The focus will include local, regional and national perspectives, with topics ranging from start-up challenges, innovation across healthcare, venture capital, and prototype generation. The series will also expose participants to opportunities that are emerging in their respective areas. Whether a clinician, researcher, nascent inventor, entrepreneur or just a curious mind, attendees will walk away with something of value. Lunch will be served. All presentations will be live streamed here: http://library.jefferson.edu/videos/live. Afterwards, presentations will be available for viewing on the Jefferson Innovation You Tube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcotpNEJGIB-DOcwctzjZra.

Event: The Bacon Brothers Featuring Michael & Kevin Bacon
Date: Friday, March 24th
Time: 7:30pm-11:30pm
Location: Jeff Alumni Hall

Sponsoring Jefferson Organization: Innovation & Physician Executive Leadership (PEL)
For more information please contact innovation@jefferson.edu

Description: Join us for a rockin night out with The Bacon Brothers, featuring Michael & Kevin Bacon, to support the best and the brightest medical students pursuing an innovative agenda here at Jefferson. The concert includes a dance party, tasty snacks, and a front row seat to see The Bacon Brothers! The medical student garage band Chuck Buffalo will be opening. More information and tickets here: http://innovation.jefferson.edu/bacon

Event: JAZ Tank Competition Submissions
Date: Submissions close on Friday, March 24th by 11:59pm
Event itself is on April 18th.

Sponsoring Jefferson Organization: Jefferson Innovation Pillar
For more information, please contact innovation@jefferson.edu

The JAZ Tank Competition is a healthcare startup challenge that we're hosting to foster entrepreneurship at Jefferson. The competition has two tracks-the Business Plan Track and the Opportunity Track. The Business Plan Track is for those entrepreneurs with fully-fledged business plans and a legal entity surrounding their health-care related solution. This is the classic "business plan competition". The Opportunity Track is for those future entrepreneurs who have an idea for a solution to a health-care related problem, but don't know how to go about transforming that idea into a tangible product. Both tracks include cash prizes, patent investment, business development, and more!

For more information on the competition and the prizes for each track visit innovation.jefferson.edu/jaztank

 

Listen Up & Talk Back: Collaboration in the Multi-Generational Workplace (1LC)

Presenter: Chris Miciek, MA 

Leadership Curriculum:  Diversity, Teamwork

  • Monday, March 27th  – 12:00pm-1:00pm - Jefferson Alumni Hall, Atrium
  • Tuesday, March 28th - 5:30pm-6:30pm - Jefferson Alumni Hall, Solis-Cohen Auditorium

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and Engagement (StudentLife@jefferson.edu).

The odds are that you will find yourself working alongside members of three or even four different generational cohorts.  Having an understanding of some of the defining experiences of each generation and the corresponding general tendencies of that cohort can aid you in effectively navigating the range of expectations and communication styles you will encounter. Through intentionally shaping your own communication, you can enhance your effectiveness as a leader by creating clarity and fostering a more collaborative work environment.

Event name: The Innovation Engagement Speaker Series - From Cancer Vaccines to Spidersilk Jeans: How Extreme Collaborations Drive Invention@MEDstudioJEFF

Date: Thursday, March 30th
Time: 12:00pm-2:00pm
Location: 901 Walnut Street - Main Lobby
Sponsoring Jefferson Organization: Innovation Jefferson

Jefferson Contact Person and Email: Jennifer Garcia, Project Coordinator Innovation (innovation@jefferson.edu/series). For more information, visit http://innovation.jefferson.edu/series.

Description: Presenter: Peter Lloyd Jones, Associate Dean of Emergent Design in Medicine, Sidney Kimmel Medical College

The Innovation Engagement Speaker Series at Jefferson is aimed at uncovering several aspects of innovation as it is developing at Jefferson and beyond. The focus will include local, regional and national perspectives, with topics ranging from start-up challenges, innovation across healthcare, venture capital, and prototype generation. The series will also expose participants to opportunities that are emerging in their respective areas. Whether a clinician, researcher, nascent inventor, entrepreneur or just a curious mind, attendees will walk away with something of value. Lunch will be served. All presentations will be live streamed here: http://library.jefferson.edu/videos/live. Afterwards, presentations will be available for viewing on the Jefferson Innovation You Tube channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCcotpNEJGIB-DOcwctzjZra.

Event: Relay For Life
Date: Friday, March 31
Time: 6:00am-12:00pm
Location: Philadelphia University Gallagher Center

Sponsoring Jefferson Organization: Cancer Awareness, Prevention, Education (CAPE)
Contact: Mai Nguyen for more information

Description: Please join us for this rally to support the first ever student-run event collaboration between TJU and PhilaU! This year, Cancer Awareness, Prevention, Education (C.A.P.E) at TJU is collaborating with Colleges Against Cancer at PhilaU for the annual Relay For Life. Relay For Life is the signature fundraiser for the American Cancer Society that is staffed and coordinated by volunteers in more than 5,200 communities and 20 countries.

The theme this year is Superheroes so expect tons of fun(bouncy castles, non-stop music, face painting,etc. 

For more information and to sign up for Relay For Life go to: http://main.acsevents.org/site/TR/RelayForLife/RFLCY17EC?pg=entry&fr_id=79866

APRIL

Event: From Rx to Heroin
Date: Tuesday, April 4th
Time: 6:00pm-8:30pm
Location: Connelly Auditorium

Sponsoring Jefferson Organization: Jefferson College of Pharmacy; Generation Rx
Contact: Kaitlin Sassa for more information

Join us for a discussion on an important and prevalent topic of substance misuse and dependence. You will engage in an active group discussion with a variety of panel members ranging from those in recovery to a support system. You will learn about the difference between the disease state of substance misuse and behavioral choices through real life scenarios.

RSVP: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/from-rx-to-heroin-2017-know-the-risks-as-health-care-providers-consumers-registration-31127442017

Event name: JeffHELP SERV Snack Chat!

Date: Every 1st & 3rd Wednesday of the month
Location: Library Café
Sponsoring Jefferson Organization: JeffHELP

Join us for free coffee & snacks, and stay to chat with a JeffHELP SERV peer listener.
For more information, please contact rose.milani@jefferson.edu

Stress Rx: The N Crowd Improv Comedy Show
Friday, April 7th - 8pm (doors open at 7:30pm) - 257 N. 3rd Street

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and Engagement (StudentLife@jefferson.edu).

Join OSLE for a stress busting night of laughter at an exclusive Jefferson-only show!

More than 10 years, 600 shows and 50+ cast members later, The N Crowd performs every Friday night. They have also appeared at comedy festivals in Philadelphia and throughout the country, as well as performed for local colleges and corporate clients. 

Cast members of The N Crowd have performed all over the world and have trained in Chicago, Canada, New York, and Philadelphia. The combined talents of the cast are multifaceted. Collectively, they have trained in theater, dance, clown, film, music, art, science, and law – to name a few. In addition to performing in The N Crowd, other projects include everything from professional theater productions and renaissance fairs to grunge parody bands and stand-up acts.

FREE Tickets.  Preregistration Required via EventBrite here starting March 22nd.

Event: Metamorphosis: Dance club's end-of-the year Showcase
Date: Friday, April 7th
Time: 8:00pm
Location: JAH Center Atrium

Sponsoring Jefferson Organization: In Vivo Dance Club
Contact Person: jeffdance@jefferson.edu

Description: Jefferson's dance club, In Vivo invites you to their end-of-the year concert, Metamorphosis. Come support your fellow students and enjoy a free concert!

 

Monday, April 17th AND Tuesday, April 18th
11:00am - 1:00pm - Lubert Plaza

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and Engagement (StudentLife@jefferson.edu).

To kick off Spring Fling, OSLE Prize Patrol will be set up with a tent on Lubert Plaza on the lookout for anyone wearing their Jefferson Spirit Gear!  Show your pride and wear your Jefferson branded t-shirt, sweatshirt, hat, or other Jefferson clothing item and come visit our table for a prize!*

(Sorry, required attired such as scrubs and uniforms don't count!)

*while supplies last

 

Pamela Frank, violin and Christian Tetzlaff, violin
Tuesday, April 18, 8 p.m.

Program of works by de Beriot, Bartok, Leclair and Ysaye.

Ticketing information available soon - please check back!

Event: JAZ Tank Competition
Date: Tuesday, April 18th
Time: Begins at 4:00pm
Location: Jefferson Alumni Hall
Sponsored by: Jefferson Innovation Pillar
For more information contact innovation @jefferson.edu

Description: The JAZ Tank Competition is a healthcare startup challenge that we're hosting to foster entrepreneurship at Jefferson. The competition has two tracks-the Business Plan Track and the Opportunity Track. The Business Plan Track is for those entrepreneurs with fully-fledged business plans and a legal entity surrounding their health-care related solution. This is the classic "business plan competition". The Opportunity Track is for those future entrepreneurs who have an idea for a solution to a health-care related problem, but don't know how to go about transforming that idea into a tangible product. Both tracks include cash prizes, patent investment, business development, and more!

For more information on the competition and the prizes for each track visit innovation.jefferson.edu/jaztank

Wednesday, April 19th - 11:00am - 1:00pm - Lubert Plaza

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and Engagement (StudentLife@jefferson.edu).

Don't miss the biggest Spring Fling event - our Carnival!  This annual tradition brings you a variety delicious carnival food to satisfy your sweet tooth and your salty tooth too.  Enjoy corn dogs and hot dogs, water ice, pretzels, popcorn, corn on a stick, falafel, watermelon slices, fresh fruit, french fries, and more!

And be sure to visit all of carnival games - many of which will offer you the chance to win a prize...such as the coveted I Heart Jefferson t-shirt.  Don't miss games such as Basketball Toss, Plinko, Fish Bowl, What Would Jefferson Say?, Bean Bag Toss, Giant Jenga and Giant Connect Four, and Hole in One Mini Golf.

Join us for a day of fun in the sun to celebrate the coming of the warm season!

(Rain Location: Jefferson Alumni Hall Atrium)

 

Thursday, April 20th - 7:45am - 9:30am - Hamilton Lobby

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and Engagement (StudentLife@jefferson.edu).
Join OSLE for a free cup of joe before class to to start your day off right!
For more information, please contact StudentLife@jefferson.edu

 

Thursday, April 20th - 5:00pm - Time Restaurant (1315 Sansom Street)

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and Engagement (StudentLife@jefferson.edu).

Join OSLE for a high energy, all request, sing along, clap along, rock n roll, comedy piano show where the audience is just as much a part of the show as the entertainers.  Hear live musicians battle it out for a night of off-campus fun.  Check out the fun at duelingpianoshows.com!

A variety of yummy appetizers will be provided.

 

Friday, April 21, 2017 - 11:30am - 1:00pm - Lubert Plaza

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and Engagement (StudentLife@jefferson.edu).

Identity Day is a celebration of the people that make Jefferson diverse.  We hope to bring the Jefferson community together with our student based identity groups, the institutional counterparts that support diversity at Jefferson, and our community partners who represent the population of Philadelphia.

Participants can increase their understanding of various identities, the resources that exist, and ways to get involved.  Food and entertainment will be inspired by the diverse cultures represented here at Jefferson.

Friday, April 21st - 7:05pm first pitch - Citizens Bank Park

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and Engagement (StudentLife@jefferson.edu).
Join OSLE for a night at the ballpark as the Fightin' Phils take on the Atlanta Braves!

Free Tickets - Pre-Registration Required via EventBrite here starting 3/29/17.  Ticket pickup information will be sent in advance of the event.

 

Monday, April 24th - 11:30am - 1:00pm
Jefferson Alumni Hall, Atrium

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and Engagement (StudentLife@jefferson.edu).

Join OSLE in Jefferson Alumni Hall for a good old fashioned Courtyard Cookout to start the week off right!  Make sure to stop by the check-in table for your food ticket with choice of a tasty hamburger or black bean burger, with chips and a cookie. 

 

Tuesday, April 25th - 11:00am - 1:00pm - Lubert Plaza

Join OSLE & the JRFC for a Field Day as a part of our annual Spring Fling programming.  We'll have tailgate games like Ladder Golf and Can Jam, our Volleyball Net up, and Bocce Ball all on the Plaza.  Release some endorphins and get your blood pumping with a day of outdoor activity!

For more information, please contact StudentLife@jefferson.edu

 

Wednesday, 4/26/17
11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Lubert Plaza

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and Engagement (StudentLife@jefferson.edu).

Take some time to focus on your wellness and join us for a healthy start to the summer season! We'll have a cooking demonstration and a variety of food stations where you'll be able to sample some delicious (yet healthy) quick and easy meals AND take away the corresponding recipe card so you can replicate it at home.  We'll also have an easy Make Your Own Herb Garden station, where you can choose from parsley, chive, and basil.

Jump into an abbreviated outdoor circuit class or take a moment for mindfulness by learning some new breathing exercises to reduce stress.  Sign up for cooking classes, play some games to identify which foods to add to your shopping list and which to avoid, and more!

(Rain Location: Jefferson Alumni Hall, Atrium)

MAY

Monday, May 1st - 5:00pm-7:00pm - Jefferson Alumni Hall, Atrium

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and Engagement (StudentLife@jefferson.edu).

OSLE knows how hard our student organizations work to enhance the student experience at Jefferson and to impact the community and we want to celebrate those efforts!  Student organizations officers will be invited to attend this event which will recognize our student leaders and all of the wonderful things accomplished by our student organizations. 

The program will include highlights from this academic year, a dinner, and the presentation of the following awards

  • Student Organization of the Year
  • Event of the Year
  • Collaborative Effort of the Year
  • Community Service Award

Information on the application process for awards will be posted shortly.

For more information, please contact StudentLife@jefferson.edu

Wednesday, May 3rd - 11:00am - 1:00pm - Jefferson Alumni Hall, Atrium

Sponsored by the Office of Student Life and Engagement (StudentLife@jefferson.edu).

OSLE is taking time to THANK YOU for being a huge part of the Jefferson community!  Join us for a Student Appreciation Ice Cream Social! Make your own sundaes with all the fixings!