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Upcoming Programs

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.

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.

PLEASE NOTE:
In line with our mission, all Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) programs are only open to matriculated Jefferson students unless otherwise noted. Individuals attending OSLE events must present a valid Jefferson STUDENT ID.

For ticketed programs, please note that it is ONE ticket per matriculated Jefferson student. Tickets may not be transferred.  For ticketed programs where the student cancels after the posted deadline, does not pick up their ticket, 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.


Please be sure to also check out our Upcoming Humanities & Health Programs

Time: 11:30am-1:30pm
Location:
 Lubert Plaza, (Rain Location: JAH NE Common Area)
Sponsored by:
 SOTA - Student Occupational Therapy Association

Come to SOTA's Check out (OT) her Professions event to learn about how OTs work with a diverse clientele. You'll get a chance to roll the dice and see what fun activities OT has in store for you, and how we enable clients to do the things they do everyday! Get there early enough and you might just get a soft pretzel!

For more information contact Rebecca Schuck.   

The Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) is hard at work planning out some great programs for our students for the 2018-19 academic year.  As program details get confirmed, we'll be posting them on this page so be sure to check back often! 

September

A limited number of free tickets are available to current matriculated Jefferson students for the Wilma Theater Performance of "Kill Move Paradise" and may be claimed during Ticket Distribution (for more details on the actual event, please reference the 9/13 listing on this webpage).

Time: Beginning at 12:00pm (noon) and running until all tickets have been given out
Location:
Office of Student Life and Engagement - Jefferson Alumni Hall, Suite 105
Sponsored by: 
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)

Ticket Distribution Important Information

  • Please note that there is a max of ONE ticket per matriculated Jefferson student. 
  • There will be NO pre-registration.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come first-serve basis beginning Tuesday, September 4th at 12:00pm (noon) in JAH 105 and will continue until tickets are sold out.  Students must present their Jefferson STUDENT ID when claiming a ticket and their status as a current matriculated Jefferson student must be verified in the system.  Individuals for which we are unable to verify student status will not be issued a ticket.
  • If you want to be seated with other students that you know, please ensure that you come as a group to the Ticket Distribution so we can give you seats next to each other.  We are unable to hold specific seats or accommodate other requests.
  • If you are unable to attend the Ticket Distribution you may designate another student to pick up a ticket for you (please note tickets are NOT guaranteed).  To designate another student to pick up a ticket for you, please email that student directly from your Jefferson email account and indicate that you give them permission to pick up a ticket for you for the Wilma Theater performance ("Kill Move Paradise") event.  You must include your full name AND campus key in the email.   Please note that we will NOT accept emails that do not follow the instructions noted nor will we accept emails sent directly to our office. 
  • Students attending the Ticket Distribution may pick up one ticket for themselves and a maximum of an additional one ticket for a matriculated Jefferson student that cannot attend the Ticket Distribution provided they show OSLE an email from that student giving them permission to do so (email must be sent from the Jefferson email account and follow the instructions noted above).   Students attending the Ticket Distribution may NOT pick up a ticket for more than one other student.

A limited number of free tickets are available to current matriculated Jefferson students for Jefferson Day at the Phillies and may be claimed during Ticket Distribution (for more details on the actual event, please reference the 9/16 listing on this webpage).

Time: Beginning at 7:30am and running until all tickets have been given out
Location:
Office of Student Life and Engagement - Jefferson Alumni Hall, Suite 105
Sponsored by: 
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)

Ticket Distribution Important Information

  • Please note that there is a max of ONE ticket per matriculated Jefferson student. 
  • There will be NO pre-registration.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come first-serve basis beginning Wednesday, September 5th at 7:30am in JAH 105 and will continue until tickets are sold out.  Students must present their Jefferson student ID when claiming a ticket and their status as a current matriculated Jefferson student must be verified in the system.  Individuals for which we are unable to verify student status will not be issued a ticket.
  • If you want to be seated with other students that you know, please ensure that you come as a group to the Ticket Distribution so we can give you seats next to each other.  We are unable to hold specific seats or accommodate other requests.
  • If you are unable to attend the Ticket Distribution you may designate another student to pick up a ticket for you (please note tickets are NOT guaranteed).  To designate another student to pick up a ticket for you, please email that student directly from your Jefferson email account and indicate that you give them permission to pick up a ticket for you for the Jefferson Day at the Phillies event.  You must include your full name AND campus key in the email.   Please note that we will NOT accept emails that do not follow the instructions noted nor will we accept emails sent directly to our office. 
  • Students attending the Ticket Distribution may pick up one ticket for themselves and a maximum of an additional one ticket for a matriculated Jefferson student that cannot attend the Ticket Distribution provided they show OSLE an email from that student giving them permission to do so (email must be sent from the Jefferson email account and follow the instructions noted above).   Students attending the Ticket Distribution may NOT pick up a ticket for more than one other student.

Time: 7:00pm 
Location:
 JAH Eakins Lounge
Sponsored by:
 TJU Choir

Contact David Keenan for more information.

Come and Join The Thomas Jefferson University Choir on Wednesday, September 5th at 7:00pm in Eakins Lounge as we prepare for our 42nd season of joyful music making. The choir is open to all members of the Jefferson Community including students, physicians, nurses, patients, spouses and all other employees as well as your friends!

Pizza to follow the rehearsal.

A limited number of free tickets are available to current matriculated Jefferson students for Jefferson Day at the Philadelphia Union and may be claimed during Ticket Distribution (for more details on the actual event, please reference the 9/23 listing on this webpage).

Time: Beginning at 7:30am and running until all tickets have been given out
Location:
Office of Student Life and Engagement - Jefferson Alumni Hall, Suite 105
Sponsored by:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)

Ticket Distribution Important Information

  • Please note that there is a max of ONE ticket per matriculated Jefferson student.
  • There will be NO pre-registration.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come first-serve basis beginning Monday, September 10th at 7:30am in JAH 105 and will continue until tickets are sold out.  Students must present their Jefferson student ID when claiming a ticket and their status as a current matriculated Jefferson student must be verified in the system.  Individuals for which we are unable to verify student status will not be issued a ticket.
  • If you want to be seated with other students that you know, please ensure that you come as a group to the Ticket Distribution so we can give you seats next to each other.  We are unable to hold specific seats or accommodate other requests.
  • If you are unable to attend the Ticket Distribution you may designate another student to pick up a ticket for you (please note tickets are NOT guaranteed).  To designate another student to pick up a ticket for you, please email that student directly from your Jefferson email account and indicate that you give them permission to pick up a ticket for you for the Jefferson Day at the Philadelphia Union event.  You must include your full name AND campus key in the email.   Please note that we will NOT accept emails that do not follow the instructions noted nor will we accept emails sent directly to our office. 
  • Students attending the Ticket Distribution may pick up one ticket for themselves and a maximum of an additional one ticket for a matriculated Jefferson student that cannot attend the Ticket Distribution provided they show OSLE an email from that student giving them permission to do so (email must be sent from the Jefferson email account and follow the instructions noted above).   Students attending the Ticket Distribution may NOT pick up a ticket for more than one other student.

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Location:
 Lubert Plaza
Sponsored by:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)

Kick off the Welcome Week festivities with our annual Welcome to Philly Involvement Fair!

New to Philly? Already know the city and just really love it? Join us for the Welcome to Philly Involvement Fair! From 11:00am to 1:00pm on Lubert Plaza we'll have an event dedicated to all things great about the city of brotherly love PLUS a ton of information on how to get involved as a student at Jefferson.  

Experience all the great tastes of Philly - from cheesesteaks, hoagies, and pulled pork sandwiches, to Federal Donuts, soft pretzels, water ice, and more!  After you've had your fill of food, take some time to our many student organizations that we have at Jefferson and hear about some involvement opportunities from our campus partners and community partners. 

Don't miss our special surprise guests - last year Thomas Jefferson himself showed up and Rocky was seen making his way through the crowds! Plus, be on the lookout for OSLE's famous PRIZE WHEEL!   If you follow us on social media you can spin our prize wheel for a chance to win some great prizes - every spin is a win!

Time: 7:30pm
Location: Wilma Theater located on Broad & Spruce Streets (address: 265 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107)
Sponsored by: 
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)
Ticket Distribution:
Tuesday, September 4, 2018 - 12:00pm (noon) - JAH 105 (see 9/4 Ticket Distribution listing)

Join your fellow Jefferson students for a night out on Philly's "Avenue of the Arts" with a powerful performance at the Wilma Theater.

Isa, Daz, Grif, and Tiny find themselves in an afterlife and together they confront the police brutality and violent power structure that has placed them there.

"Kill Move Paradise is an expressionistic buzz saw through the contemporary myth that 'all lives matter' and a portrait of the slain, not as degenerates that deserved death but as heroes who demand that we see them for the splendid being they are." - James Ijames, Playwright  

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Location:
 Lubert Plaza
Sponsored by:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)

Come on out to the Plaza for a fun Friday afternoon break between classes.  Visit our OSLE tents for a yummy cupcake, summer beverage, and a prize.  Take some time to relax on our picnic blankets on the plaza and enjoy the music. 

Meet Jefferson's mascot, Phil the Ram, as he hangs with us at the event.  Get in the spririt and take a picture with Phil to be eligible to enter our Chill with Phil Raffle where you can win mascot themed prizes. 

Time: Registration: 7:30am / Race Begins: 9:00am
Location:
 Philadelphia Naval Yard / 4747 S. Broad Street / PA Marine Parade Grounds
Sponsored by: 
Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience - Brain Aneurysm/AVM Support Group 

Registration Fee: $25.00 though 8/31/18; after 9/31/18 fee will be $30.00. Register by 8/31/18 to be guarenteed a t-shirt!

Jefferson Hospital for Neuroscience and the Brain Aneurysm Foundation are joining forces to raise awareness to Brain Aneurysms and the impact this disease has on patients and their families. The Brain Aneurysm/AVM Support Group has been an intricate part of the recovery process for our patients and their caretakers. We not only educate them about the disease but also provide them with a support system.

100% of the proceeds go toward Brain aneurysm research, education, and awareness.

Please see the attached flyer for more information.

Contact Jill Galvao for more information

Volunteers are needed day of the Race!

Time: First Pitch - 1:35pm
Location:
 Citizens Bank Park
Sponsored by: 
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)
Ticket Distribution:
Wednesday, September 5, 2018 - 7:30am - JAH 105 (see 9/5 Ticket Distribution listing)

Join OSLE for a day at the ballpark as our Phillies take on the Miami Marlins! Free tickets are available to current matriculated Jefferson students. Please note that there is a max of ONE ticket per matriculated Jefferson student.   

Please note the following important information

  • There will be NO pre-registration.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come first-serve basis beginning Wednesday, September 5th at 7:30am in JAH 105 and will continue until tickets are sold out.  Students must present their Jefferson student ID when claiming a ticket and their status as a current matriculated Jefferson student must be verified in the system.  Individuals for which we are unable to verify student status will not be issued a ticket.
  • If you want to be seated with other students that you know, please ensure that you come as a group to the Ticket Distribution so we can give you seats next to each other.  We are unable to hold specific seats or accommodate other requests.
  • If you are unable to attend the Ticket Distribution you may designate another student to pick up a ticket for you (please note tickets are NOT guaranteed).  To designate another student to pick up a ticket for you, please email that student directly from your Jefferson email account and indicate that you give them permission to pick up a ticket for you for the Jefferson Day at the Phillies event.  You must include your full name AND campus key in the email.   Please note that we will NOT accept emails that do not follow the instructions noted.
  • Students attending the Ticket Distribution may pick up one ticket for themselves and a maximum of an additional one ticket for a matriculated Jefferson student that cannot attend the Ticket Distribution provided they show OSLE an email from that student giving them permission to do so (email must be sent from the Jefferson email account).   Students attending the Ticket Distribution may NOT pick up a ticket for more than one other student.

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Location: 
JAH, Atrium
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)

Join OSLE in our home building - Jefferson Alumni Hall - for a good old fashioned Courtyard Cookout to start the week off right!  

There's probably a lot you don't know about the Office of Student Life and Engagement.  For example, did you know OSLE is pronounced "oh-sole"?  Did you know we have three divisions in our office - Programming, Jefferson Recreation and Fitness Center, and Humanities?  Did you know that you can find out what's going on every week by reading the Wednesday Word email and checking our Upcoming Programs website (www.jefferson.edu/programs)? 

Come by the event and meet our staff, find out about all of the programs and services we have for students, and if you follow us on social media you can SPIN OUR PRIZE WHEEL for a chance to win some great prizes!  Be sure to stop by the check-in table for your food ticket with choice of a tasty hamburger or black bean burger with chips.  Don't miss getting a delicious Famous 4th Street cookie at the event either.

And it case you didn't know...it's Constitution Day!  Be sure to stop by the table sponsored by the Financial Aid office for information and giveaways to recognize the occassion. 

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Location
: Lubert Plaza
Sponsored by:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) - Jefferson Recreation and Fitness Center

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!

Time: 7:45am-9:30am
Location: 
Hamilton, First Floor Lobby
Sponsored by: 
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)

Join OSLE for a free “Cup of Joe” before class to start your day off right!

Time: 12:00pm-1:00pm
Location
: Hamilton Building, Room 505
Sponsored by:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) - Humanities Division

Documentary Film Screening - "Signs of Humanity" (2016, dir. Willie Baronet and Tim Chumley, 63 min.) 

Willie Baronet is an award-winning graphic designer and Stan Richards Professor in Creative Advertising at Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts. Since 1993, Baronet has been buying and collecting signs from people soliciting support on the street, in response to his own discomfort witnessing poverty. In 2014, Baronet and three filmmakers drove across the U.S., interviewing more than 100 people on the streets and purchasing over 280 signs while producing the documentary film, Signs of Humanity. Lunch provided; first-come, first-served.

Learn more about the documentary and find clips here: http://signsofhumanity.org/

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Time: 5:00pm-7:00pm
Location
: Hamilton Building, 4th Floor Lobby
Sponsored by:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) - Humanities Division

Join us for a reception celebrating the exhibition Signs of Humanity, featuring a panel discussion with artist Willie Baronet and JCPH associate professor Rosemary Frasso.

Willie Baronet is an award-winning graphic designer and Stan Richards Professor in Creative Advertising at Southern Methodist University’s Meadows School of the Arts. Since 1993, Baronet has been buying and collecting signs from people soliciting support on the street, in response to his own discomfort witnessing poverty. In 2014, Baronet and three filmmakers drove across the U.S., interviewing more than 100 people on the streets and purchasing over 280 signs while producing the documentary film, Signs of Humanity. In July 2018, Baronet completed a residency in Philadelphia, collecting signs and interviews with JCPH associate professor Rosemary Frasso. The exhibition Signs of Humanity includes signs from Philadelphia as well as signs previously collected by Baronet.

*Students may earn credit for the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate by attending this event.

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Location:
Jefferson Alumni Hall, Atrium
Sponsored by:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 

We know that Labor Day is widely considered the unofficial end of summer, but according to the calendar Fall doesn’t actually start until Saturday, September 22nd.  Join us as we throw a farewell party to the summer and enjoy the things we love about summer one last time.  Stop by to grab some of your favorite summer eats, play some lawn games, relax in the sun on our picnic blankets in the Courtyards, enjoy the tunes from our DJ, and take your chance at winning some larger prizes throughout the event. 

We'll have hot dogs, corn dogs, pizza, watermelon slices, popcorn, fresh fruit, lemonade, ice cream treats, and more!  Come together with your classmates or find some new friends at the event - either way we hope you'll have a blast as we wrap up Welcome Week and celebrate our favorite things about summer.

Time: 1:00pm
Location:
 Talen Energy Stadium
Sponsored by: 
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)
Ticket Distribution:
Monday, September 10, 2018 - 7:30am - JAH 105 (see 9/10 Ticket Distribution listing)

Spend an afternoon enjoying the excitement of a live sports match.  Come cheer on Philly's own professional soccer team, the Philadelphia Union as they face off against the Sporting Kansas City.  The Union competes in Major League Soccer as a member club of the league's Eastern Conference and plays their home matches at Talen Energy Stadium on the banks of the Delaware River.  Enjoy a day outside and get in the spirit by cheering on the home team!

Free tickets are available to current matriculated Jefferson students.   Please note that there is a max of ONE ticket per matriculated Jefferson student.   

Please note the following important information

  • There will be NO pre-registration.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come first-serve basis beginning Monday, September 10th at 7:30am in JAH 105 and will continue until tickets are sold out.  Students must present their Jefferson student ID when claiming a ticket and their status as a current matriculated Jefferson student must be verified in the system.  Individuals for which we are unable to verify student status will not be issued a ticket.
  • If you want to be seated with other students that you know, please ensure that you come as a group to the Ticket Distribution so we can give you seats next to each other.  We are unable to hold specific seats or accommodate other requests.
  • If you are unable to attend the Ticket Distribution you may designate another student to pick up a ticket for you (please note tickets are NOT guaranteed).  To designate another student to pick up a ticket for you, please email that student directly from your Jefferson email account and indicate that you give them permission to pick up a ticket for you for the Jefferson Day at the Phillies event.  You must include your full name AND campus key in the email.   Please note that we will NOT accept emails that do not follow the instructions noted. 
  • Students attending the Ticket Distribution may pick up one ticket for themselves and a maximum of an additional one ticket for a matriculated Jefferson student that cannot attend the Ticket Distribution provided they show OSLE an email from that student giving them permission to do so (email must be sent from the Jefferson email account). 
  • Students attending the Ticket Distribution may NOT pick up a ticket for more than one other student.

Getting Started: Beginning Your Leadership Journey (1 LC)
Presenters: 
Jennifer M. Gronsky, MA and Rebecca LeFevre, MSL
Date:
Monday, September 24th
Time:
 12:00pm-1:00pm
Location:
JAH, Brent Auditorium
Sponsored by:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

In this first session, we will provide an overview of the Leadership LIVE program and engage in a discussion on the many definitions and philosophies of leadership. From there we will transition into a conversation on values and self-awareness, a foundational topic in leadership. Self-awareness is essential for leaders, and one way to increase your self-awareness is through knowing your values and reflecting upon how they influence your beliefs and actions. We'll briefly discuss the principles of values-based leadership and lead participants through an activity to identify their core values. 

NOTE: Some content for this session will be similar to last year, so you may not wish to repeat this session if you previously attended. 

Getting Started: Beginning Your Leadership Journey (1 LC)
Presenters: 
Jennifer M. Gronsky, MA and Rebecca LeFevre, MSL
Dates:
Tuesday, September 25th
Time:
 5:30pm-6:30pm
Location:
JAH, Brent Auditorium
Sponsored by:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

In this first session, we will provide an overview of the Leadership LIVE program and engage in a discussion on the many definitions and philosophies of leadership. From there we will transition into a conversation on values and self-awareness, a foundational topic in leadership. Self-awareness is essential for leaders, and one way to increase your self-awareness is through knowing your values and reflecting upon how they influence your beliefs and actions. We'll briefly discuss the principles of values-based leadership and lead participants through an activity to identify their core values. 

NOTE: Some content for this session will be similar to last year, so you may not wish to repeat this session if you previously attended. 

Getting Started: Beginning Your Leadership Journey (1 LC)
Presenters: 
Jennifer M. Gronsky, MA and Rebecca LeFevre, MSL
Date:
Wednesday, September 26th
Time:
12:00pm-1:00pm
Location:
Hamilton, Connelly Auditorium
Sponsored by:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

In this first session, we will provide an overview of the Leadership LIVE program and engage in a discussion on the many definitions and philosophies of leadership. From there we will transition into a conversation on values and self-awareness, a foundational topic in leadership. Self-awareness is essential for leaders, and one way to increase your self-awareness is through knowing your values and reflecting upon how they influence your beliefs and actions. We'll briefly discuss the principles of values-based leadership and lead participants through an activity to identify their core values. 

NOTE: Some content for this session will be similar to last year, so you may not wish to repeat this session if you previously attended. 

October

Time: 11:00am-6:00pm
Location:
Jefferson Alumni Hall, Atrium
Co-Sponsored by:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) and Jefferson Occupational Health Network

STUDENTS - Don’t miss your chance to get your annual required flu vaccination! Jefferson Occupational Health Network (formerly University Health Services) will be onsite coordinating flu vaccinations.  In order to get your vaccination, you must have your Jefferson Student ID with you. 

After getting vaccinated, take some time to enjoy the fun wellness related activities sponsored by the SPCC and JeffHELP and enjoy a complimentary “to go” meal courtesy of OSLE.

Please note that only current matriculated students may get their flu vaccination at this event.  Faculty and staff should visit the Jefferson Occupational Health Network Influenza Vaccination Program website for information about when the vaccine will be made available.

Influenza References

 

Time: 5:00pm - 8:00pm 
Location:
 Hamilton 
Sponsored by:
JeffCompass program advised by Student Affairs 

Contact Taylor Paskey or Jessica Smith for more information.

On October 2, 2018 JeffCompass will be holding the First Annual Career Fling for SKMC students! The overall format of the event will include a "career fair" setup for specialties that will allow students to pass through each of the specialty tables (stopping to speak with the specialty organizations that pique their interest) and interact with physicians in each of the fields. They will then enjoy a catered meal and conversations with student activity leaders, and be funneled into the auditorium where a few selected student organizations (JeffHOPE, NODA, JeffYES, etc.) will give brief presentations on how to get involved at Jefferson! We hope to see you there!

Time: 7:00am-1:00pm
Location:
Jefferson Alumni Hall, Atrium
Co-Sponsored by:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) and Jefferson Occupational Health Network

STUDENTS - Don’t miss your chance to get your annual required flu vaccination! Jefferson Occupational Health Network (formerly University Health Services) will be onsite coordinating flu vaccinations.  In order to get your vaccination, you must have your Jefferson Student ID with you. 

After getting vaccinated, take some time to enjoy the fun wellness related activities sponsored by the SPCC and JeffHELP and enjoy a complimentary “to go” meal courtesy of OSLE.

Please note that only current matriculated students may get their flu vaccination at this event.  Faculty and staff should visit the Jefferson Occupational Health Network Influenza Vaccination Program website for information about when the vaccine will be made available.

Influenza References

Defining Moments: Reflect to Discover Your Strengths (1 LC)
Guest Presenter: 
Katie D. Scheuer, MSEd
Date: 
Monday, October 8th 
Time:
 5:30pm-6:30pm
Location:
 JAH, Eakins Lounge 
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

Description: How do our past experiences prepare us for the future? In this session we’ll explore that question by having participants create a journey line to pinpoint their defining moments, and identify their strengths by reflecting on personal and career experiences. By recognizing your leadership qualities, you’ll learn how to boost your confidence at work, lead great teams, and prepare for interviews…all through the power of reflection. As philosopher and educator John Dewey said, “We do not learn from experience; we learn from reflecting on experience.”

 

Defining Moments: Reflect to Discover Your Strengths (1 LC)
Guest Presenter: 
Katie D. Scheuer, MSEd
Date: 
Tuesday, October 9th 
Time:
 12:00pm-1:00pm
Location:
 JAH, Eakins Lounge 
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

Description: How do our past experiences prepare us for the future? In this session we’ll explore that question by having participants create a journey line to pinpoint their defining moments, and identify their strengths by reflecting on personal and career experiences. By recognizing your leadership qualities, you’ll learn how to boost your confidence at work, lead great teams, and prepare for interviews…all through the power of reflection. As philosopher and educator John Dewey said, “We do not learn from experience; we learn from reflecting on experience.”

 

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Location:
JAH, Lobby
Sponsored by:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)

Thursday, October 11, 2018 will mark the 30th anniversary of National Coming Out Day.  As the Human Rights Campaign notes, "The day is observed as a reminder that one of the most basic tools is the power of coming out.  Coming out - whether it is as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or allied - STILL MATTERS. When people know someone who is LGBTQ, they are far more likely to support equality under the law." 

To create a safe and welcoming environment we will be celebrating National Coming Out Day with some activities and resources in the Lobby.  We'll have banners for LGBTQ community members and allies to sign in a show of solidarity, as well as some other fun takeaways and snacks to celebrate the day.

Time: 1:00pm
Location: Mutter Museum (address: 19 S. 22nd Street, Philadelphia, PA 19103)
Sponsored by: Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)
Ticketed Event (Registration Required via Eventbrite):
Event Registration will open on Tuesday, September 25th.   

Join us for an afternoon at the Mutter Museum.  We'll meet as a group at 1:00pm for entry to the museum, then you are welcome to explore the museum at your own pace through closing time at 5:00pm.

"The Mütter Museum has an extensive archive of past and permanent exhibitions. We invite you to explore our world and become Disturbingly Informed...

America’s finest museum of medical history, the Mütter Museum displays its beautifully preserved collections of anatomical specimens, models, and medical instruments in a 19th-century “cabinet museum” setting. The museum helps the public understand the mysteries and beauty of the human body and to appreciate the history of diagnosis and treatment of disease."

NOTE: Please review the Mutter Museum policies before your visit. 

 

Time: See session options below
Location:
Hamilton, 1st Floor Lobby
Sponsored by:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)
Ticketed Event (Registration Required via Eventbrite):
Event Registration will open on Monday, October 8th.  To register, click on the corresponding link below for the session you want to attend.

With the help of our teaching artist, you'll create your own unique masterpiece. Everything you need is provided: canvas, paints, and brushes.  Complimentary appetizers and snacks will also be provided at the start of the session.

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 (GUIDED PAINTING) - The 4:00pm session is for students who are new to painting or who just prefer a guided painting experience.  Our teaching artist will guide you through the steps to create your own version of the inspiration painting.  Register for the 4:00pm BEGINNER Session.

Session 2: 6:30pm - 8:00pm (FREESTYLE PAINTING) - The 6:30pm session is for students that have some prior experience with painting, and who want to bring their own inspiration picture to paint.  Our teaching artist will walk around the room answering individual questions and providing direction for more advanced techniques specific to the inspiration picture you have brought. Register for the 6:30pm ADVANCED Session.

Time: 7:30pm
Location: Perelman Theatre, Kimmel Center (300 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102)
Co-Sponsored by: 
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) and Philadelphia Chamber Music Society (PCMS)
Ticketed Event (Registration Required via Eventbrite):
Registration will open approximately ten days prior to event date - link will be posted here at that time

Students are invited to claim a complimentary ticket to this Philadelphia Chamber Music Society concert featuring the Belcea Quartet.

As stated on the PCMS Concerts website:

"Over 20 years ago, a group of young string players at London’s Royal College of Music came together around a collective passion for the quartet repertoire. A few years later, they won the Gramophone Award for Best Debut Recording, and the rest is history. Late works by Mozart, Bartók, and Mendelssohn are highlighted in the Belcea’s PCMS return. Of particular note is Mendelssohn’s final completed work—a piece of unprecedented intensity and perhaps his most tragic and impassioned work.

What the Belcea Quartet writes in the preface to its recording of the complete Beethoven String Quartets could also be described as their artistic creed. These musicians are not confined by traditional boundaries. It is perhaps the very fact of their diverse cultural backgrounds that is behind their dynamic and free interpretative style. Founded at the Royal College of Music in London in 1994, the quartet is based in Great Britain. However, the Romanian violinist Corina Belcea and the Polish violist Krzysztof Chorzelski, the two founding members, bring a very different artistic provenance to the ensemble while drawing from the best traditions of string quartet playing received from the quartet’s mentors: the members of the Alban Berg and Amadeus Quartets. This spectrum is extended by the French musicians Axel Schacher (violin) and Antoine Lederlin (violoncello). The Belcea Quartet blends its diverse influences into a common musical language."

The Program

Mozart: Quartet in B-flat Major, K. 589

Bartók: Quartet No. 6

Mendelssohn: Quartet in F Minor, Op. 80

 

Managing Ethical Dilemmas in Healthcare (1LC)
Presenter: 
Jennifer Fogerty, MSEd
Date: 
Monday, October 22nd
Time:
 12:00pm-1:00pm
Location:
 JAH, Eakins Lounge 
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

As healthcare professionals you will face ethical dilemmas during your career.  Are you ready to face those dilemmas?  It is important that you know the steps you will take before something occurs so you can respond quickly and appropriately. In this session we will use ethical frameworks and organizational guidelines to help develop an action plan for ethical dilemmas.  Real life scenarios, such as the case of Dr. Larry Nassar and the US gymnastics team, will be explored to determine where the many ethical breakdowns occurred.   

Managing Ethical Dilemmas in Healthcare (1LC)
Presenter: 
Jennifer Fogerty, MSEd
Date: 
Tuesday, October 23rd
Time:
 5:30pm-6:30pm
Location:
 JAH, Eakins Lounge 
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

As healthcare professionals you will face ethical dilemmas during your career.  Are you ready to face those dilemmas?  It is important that you know the steps you will take before something occurs so you can respond quickly and appropriately. In this session we will use ethical frameworks and organizational guidelines to help develop an action plan for ethical dilemmas.  Real life scenarios, such as the case of Dr. Larry Nassar and the US gymnastics team, will be explored to determine where the many ethical breakdowns occurred.   

Time: 9:00am-3:00pm
Location:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (JAH, Suite 105)
Sponsored by:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)

Stop by the OSLE office in JAH 105 for a Halloween Celebration with lots of treats for our students! Walk through our Halloween decorated office for a spooktacular break and to see the fabulous (or at least entertaining) costumes our OSLE staff will be wearing.  Our office will be decked out in full Halloween decor and our jambox will be playing tunes in the spirit of the day. But don't worry, there's no tricks, just treats for you!

As you walk through the office, stop at each station to get your treats (we'll have both healthy and not-so-healthy snacks) and enter a raffle for some great prizes.  And if you come in wearing a costume you can get an extra prize - a fun Halloween themed tote bag!

We hope you have a very bewitching time!

November

Time: 11:00am-2:00pm
Location: Penn Museum
Sponsored by: Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)
Ticketed Event (Registration Required via Eventbrite):
Event Registration will open on Wednesday, October 17th. 

"Today’s Native American leaders are speaking. Come and listen. Remarkable objects and contemporary voices combine to offer visitors a new understanding of the first inhabitants of this land, as told through Native American perspectives."

Join us for a special Jefferson group event at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.   The program will include:

  • Special Presentation: "Native Nations and Tribes - Stories from Native American Voices: The People - Here and Now"
  • Docent led Tour of "Native American Voices" exhibit
  • Group Lunch at the Peppermill Cafe

We will be meeting as a group at the museum and entering through a special group entrance - additional details will be sent out via email in advance of the event.  After the program, you may choose to stay and explore the rest of the museum as your admission is included with the event.

The Special Presentation, "Stories from Native American Voices: The People – Here and Now" will include the following content: "Did you know that there are more than 500 federally recognized Native tribes in the United States? Explore the diversity of Native cultures in this workshop, which focuses on the histories and cultures of two very different North American tribes: one being the speaker’s own Native nation, the Navajo, and the second being the Lenni Lenape, who have lived in the Philadelphia region since immemorial time. Find out how objects speak for their creators, as the tangible aspects of cultural meaning and memory. Then explore the objects on display in Native American Voices: The People—Here and Now with fresh eyes and the knowledge that these objects have unique histories that say something special about the individuals who created and used them, and the cultures from which they come."

NOTE: This event will also count towards the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate.  Students attending this program may earn dual credit towards both the Leadership LIVE Certificate and the Humanities & Health Certificate.

Special Event - Be the Change: The Road to Equality (2 LC) 
Guest Presenter: 
Amanda Owens, Executive Director of the Justice Bell Foundation
Date: 
Wednesday, November 7th
Time:
 5:00pm-7:30pm
Location:
 JAH, Brent Auditorium 
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

NOTE:  All attendees must be registered for the Leadership LIVE program.  If you are not already registered, please take a moment to register before the event.

The current political climate has individuals paying special attention to issues that affect individuals at personal, national, and global levels.  Featuring the Executive Director of the Justice Bell Foundation, this program will examine gender inequality and what it means for all of us, particularly as future healthcare and industry leaders. Participants will be asked to engage in introspection on their current perceptions and knowledge of the landscape of equal rights.

This interactive discussion will be followed by a screening of the documentary film Equal Means Equal, which presents “an unflinching look at how women are treated in the United States today. Examining both real-life stories and precedent-setting legal cases, director Kamala Lopez uncovers how outdated and discriminatory attitudes inform and influence seemingly disparate issues…”  Following the film, participants will be asked to consider their reaction to what they saw, reflect on how their perspective may have changed, and discuss how they can become further engaged.  

Teamwork and Wellness 
Presenter:
 Jennifer Ravelli, MPH and Guest Presenter: Elena Umland, PharmD
Date: 
Tuesday, November 13th 
Time:
 12:00pm-1:00pm 
Location:
 JAH, Eakins Lounge 
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

A highly functioning team benefits patients, providers, and administrators through increased communication and the merging of expertise. Much research has been developed to show that people who work in teams have lower stress, less burnout, and a more fulfilling work environment. This session will review the social ecology of both poorly functioning and highly functioning teams. The presenters will help future leaders develop a culture of wellness in teams they are part of and those they may lead.

 

Teamwork and Wellness 
Presenter:
 Jennifer Ravelli, MPH and Guest Presenter: Elena Umland, PharmD
Date: 
Wednesday, November 14th 
Time:
 12:00pm-1:00pm 
Location:
 JAH, Eakins Lounge 
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

A highly functioning team benefits patients, providers, and administrators through increased communication and the merging of expertise. Much research has been developed to show that people who work in teams have lower stress, less burnout, and a more fulfilling work environment. This session will review the social ecology of both poorly functioning and highly functioning teams. The presenters will help future leaders develop a culture of wellness in teams they are part of and those they may lead.

 

Time: 3:00pm
Location
: American Philosophical Society, Benjamin Franklin Hall (427 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19106)
Co-Sponsored by: 
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) and Philadelphia Chamber Music Society (PCMS)
Ticketed Event (Registration Required via Eventbrite):
 Registration will open approximately ten days prior to event date - link will be posted here at that time

Students are invited to claim a complimentary ticket to this Philadelphia Chamber Music Society concert featuring the Heath Quartet.

As stated on the PCMS Concerts website:

"The dynamic and charismatic Heath Quartet is fast earning a reputation as one of the most exciting British chamber ensembles of the moment. In May 2013 they became the first ensemble in 15 years to win the prestigious Royal Philharmonic Society’s Young Artists Award. Formed in 2002 at the Royal Northern College of Music they were selected for representation by YCAT, were awarded a Borletti-Buitoni Special Ensemble Scholarship and in 2012 won Ensemble Prize at the Festspiele Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.

For its PCMS debut, the Heath Quartet presents a program linking two of England’s most acclaimed 20th century composers: Benjamin Britten and Michael Tippett. The two composers were good friends, with a high level of mutual respect and much in common. Yet while Britten’s music has been performed almost daily since his death, performances of Tippett are rarer, and his music is ripe for rediscovery."

The Program 

20-25 Minute Introduction to Tippett’s Quartet No. 5
by Thomas Schuttenhelm & Heath Quartet

Tippett: Quartet No. 5

Purcell: Chacony in G Major [Arr. by Britten]

Britten: Quartet No. 2, Op. 36

 

This I believe: Developing Your Personal Mission Statement (1LC)
Presenters:
 James Dyksen, MSEd and Lisa Kozlowski, PhD
Date: 
Tuesday, November 26th 
Time:
 12:00pm-1:00pm 
Location:
 JAH, Eakins Lounge 
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

A mission statement forces you to think deeply about your life, clarify the purpose of your life, and identify what is really important to you. It imprints your values and purposes firmly in your mind so they become a part of you rather than something you only think about occasionally. This session will give participants the opportunity to identify the beliefs that underlie behaviors and to inspire conversations about points of connection. Participants will actively draft a personal mission statement inspired by the This I Believe series, first introduced by acclaimed journalist Edward R. Murrow in a 1950s radio program, notably revived by NPR in recent years, and used by a number of other organizations.

 

 

This I believe: Developing Your Personal Mission Statement (1LC)
Presenters:
 James Dyksen, MSEd and Lisa Kozlowski, PhD
Date: 
Wednesday, November 27th 
Time:
 5:30pm-6:30pm 
Location:
 JAH, Eakins Lounge 
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

A mission statement forces you to think deeply about your life, clarify the purpose of your life, and identify what is really important to you. It imprints your values and purposes firmly in your mind so they become a part of you rather than something you only think about occasionally. This session will give participants the opportunity to identify the beliefs that underlie behaviors and to inspire conversations about points of connection. Participants will actively draft a personal mission statement inspired by the This I Believe series, first introduced by acclaimed journalist Edward R. Murrow in a 1950s radio program, notably revived by NPR in recent years, and used by a number of other organizations.

 

December

Time: 3:00pm
Location
: Perelman Theatre, Kimmel Center (300 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19102)
Co-Sponsored by: 
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) and Philadelphia Chamber Music Society (PCMS)
Ticketed Event (Registration Required via Eventbrite):
 Registration will open approximately ten days prior to event date - link will be posted here at that time

Students are invited to claim a complimentary ticket to this Philadelphia Chamber Music Society concert featuring the Curtis Chamber Orchestra w/ Andrew Grams, Conductor.

As stated on the PCMS Concerts website:

"Part of the renowned Curtis Institute of Music, the Curtis Chamber Orchestra draws its members from the Curtis Symphony Orchestra and has performed under the batons of Christoph Eschenbach, James Levine, Zubin Mehta, Sir Simon Rattle and Wolfgang Sawallisch, among others. Since Curtis on Tour was established in 2008, students, faculty, and alumni have performed.

For over two decades, the Curtis Chamber Orchestra has been appearing with PCMS, spotlighting this esteemed conservatory’s best and brightest talent in large-ensemble repertoire. A program of classical and romantic works offers Mendelssohn’s Midsummer’s Night Dream Overture, Haydn’s singular Drumroll Symphony, and a late, unfinished masterpiece by Schubert."

"With a unique combination of intensity, enthusiasm and technical clarity, American conductor Andrew Grams has steadily built a reputation for his dynamic concerts and long-term orchestra building. Mr. Grams has led orchestras throughout the United States including The Philadelphia Orchestra, Chicago Symphony, Detroit Symphony, National Symphony Orchestra, St. Louis Symphony, Cincinnati Symphony, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra."

The Program 

Mendelssohn: A Midsummers Night's Dream Overture

Schubert: Symphony in B Minor, D. 759, Unfinished Symphony

Haydn: Symphony in E-flat Major, Hob. 1:103, The Drumroll

January

Unconscious Bias (1LC)
Presenters:
 Chris Miciek, MA and La’Verne Webb, MA
Date: 
Monday, January 7th 
Time:
 5:30pm-6:30pm 
Location:
 JAH, Eakins Lounge 
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

Managing unconscious bias is a vital step in building leaders that are innovative, dynamic, and inclusive. Identifying the biases that creep into our thinking, decision-making, communication, and interpersonal engagement helps us assess these perceptions and improve our actions and communications. This leads to clearer leadership. It also assists bridging social gaps by giving us not only awareness, but the tools, to alter how we perceive the actions and speech of others we want or need to engage.

 

Unconscious Bias (1LC)
Presenters:
 Chris Miciek, MA and La’Verne Webb, MA
Date: 
Tuesday, January 8th 
Time:
 12:00pm-1:00pm 
Location:
 JAH, Eakins Lounge 
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

Managing unconscious bias is a vital step in building leaders that are innovative, dynamic, and inclusive. Identifying the biases that creep into our thinking, decision-making, communication, and interpersonal engagement helps us assess these perceptions and improve our actions and communications. This leads to clearer leadership. It also assists bridging social gaps by giving us not only awareness, but the tools, to alter how we perceive the actions and speech of others we want or need to engage.

 

I asked. They said YES! Engaging Your Team Members (1LC)
Presenter:
 Colleen Dempsey, EdD, RT(R)
Date: 
Tuesday, January 22nd 
Time:
 5:30pm-6:30pm 
Location:
 JAH, Eakins Lounge 
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

Members of a team who share the same vision and work together towards achievement of a goal can be highly effective. These are highly engaged individuals of their organization. In addition to being effective at their work, these members may also contribute to high morale and increased performance of their duties. As emerging leaders, one must be able to understand and identify the knowledge and skills needed to be able to lead their organization towards positive goals and outcomes. This session will allow participants to gain a deeper awareness of others and the value of teamwork and employee engagement as related to exhibiting and supporting leadership behaviors.

I asked. They said YES! Engaging Your Team Members (1LC)
Presenter:
 Colleen Dempsey, EdD, RT(R)
Date: 
Wednesday, January 23rd 
Time:
 12:00pm-1:00pm 
Location:
 JAH, Eakins Lounge 
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

Members of a team who share the same vision and work together towards achievement of a goal can be highly effective. These are highly engaged individuals of their organization. In addition to being effective at their work, these members may also contribute to high morale and increased performance of their duties. As emerging leaders, one must be able to understand and identify the knowledge and skills needed to be able to lead their organization towards positive goals and outcomes. This session will allow participants to gain a deeper awareness of others and the value of teamwork and employee engagement as related to exhibiting and supporting leadership behaviors.

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Location:
JAH, Atrium
Sponsored by:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)

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 and the institutional counterparts that support diversity at Jefferson. Participants can increase their understanding of various identities, the resource that exist, and the ways to get involved.

Plus, enjoy some delicious food and exciting entertainment inspired by the diverse cultures represented here at Jefferson. Students may also opt to participate in a special immersive activity followed by a dessert-filled reflection area.

 

February

NOTE: This event will also count towards the Asano Humanities & Health Certificate.  Students attending this program may earn dual credit towards both the Leadership LIVE Certificate and the Humanities & Health Certificate.

Special Event-  The Defamation Experience (2LC) 
Presenters:
 The Defamation Experience (http://defamationtheplay.com/
Date: 
Monday, February 4th 
Time:
 5:30pm-7:30pm 
Location:
 Hamilton, Connelly Auditorium
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

NOTE:  All attendees must be registered for the Leadership LIVE program.  If you are not already registered, please take a moment to register before the event. 

As leaders it is essential to be able to communicate respectfully and effectively with others, understand one’s own biases, advocate for others, and effect change.  Take this unique opportunity to further develop and practice those skills through participating in this interactive experience which opens with a courtroom case that participants will not only witness but for which they will also serve as the jury. 

This nationally acclaimed interactive experience explores issues of race, class, religion, gender, and the law.  After witnessing the courtroom drama, participants will engage in a deliberation and facilitated discussion leading to a jury vote.  The Defamation Experience provides an opportunity to “engage in civil discourse about the most pressing issues of our day” and will challenge you to re-examine your perspectives and continue your personal growth and leadership journey.

 

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Location:
JAH, Atrium
Sponsored by:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)

Help us share the love at this self-care and community building event.  Join OSLE for a lunchtime break filled with comfort food and activities to help you de-stress and boost your wellness.

Write a positive message - of joy, support, or gratitude - to share with others and we’ll thank you with an Insomnia Cookie!  Spend some quality time with the K-9 Therapy Dogs, make a Valentine’s Day card to brighten someone’s day, engage in some heart health activities with our student organizations or spread some love by making Boo Boo Bunnies for children in the hospital. 

How to Burn Bright Without Burning Out: Understanding the Connection Between Living and Leading Well (1LC)
Guest Presenter:
  Deanna Nobleza, MD
Date:
Monday, February 18th 
Time:
 12:00pm-1:00pm 
Location:
 JAH, Eakins Lounge 
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

The typical health professional’s lifestyle is demanding and depleting so it’s important for students to be proactive about their emotional health and well-being.  In this session, students will learn to recognize signs and symptoms of burnout and develop effective ways to tackle it (and better yet, prevent it).  Students will be introduced to the PERMA model of wellbeing, a theory of Positive Psychology, and will learn about a variety of self-care/stress management techniques to customize their own “coping toolboxes.”  Students will better understand how failure to attend to one’s own wellness can negatively affect one’s ability to lead, and how taking better care of oneself can allow you to be a more energetic, productive, and inspiring leader.

How to Burn Bright Without Burning Out: Understanding the Connection Between Living and Leading Well (1LC)
Guest Presenter:
  Deanna Nobleza, MD
Date: 
Tuesday, February 19th 
Time:
 5:30pm-6:30pm 
Location:
 JAH, Eakins Lounge 
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

The typical health professional’s lifestyle is demanding and depleting so it’s important for students to be proactive about their emotional health and well-being.  In this session, students will learn to recognize signs and symptoms of burnout and develop effective ways to tackle it (and better yet, prevent it).  Students will be introduced to the PERMA model of wellbeing, a theory of Positive Psychology, and will learn about a variety of self-care/stress management techniques to customize their own “coping toolboxes.”  Students will better understand how failure to attend to one’s own wellness can negatively affect one’s ability to lead, and how taking better care of oneself can allow you to be a more energetic, productive, and inspiring leader.

March

Am I Overreacting? (1LC)
Presenter:
 La’Verne Webb, MA and Guest Presenter: Don Trahan Jr, PhD
Date:
Monday, March 4th 
Time:
 5:30pm-6:30pm 
Location:
 JAH, Eakins Lounge 
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

This session will introduce the concept of microaggressions, which are behaviors or statements that can inflict insult or injury despite our intentions to the contrary. We will engage the students in activities to provide a better understanding of what microaggressions are and discuss how they can impact our work towards inclusion across difference. We will explore the many ways in which microaggressions can show up in daily life, and how we can disrrupt them and disperse their harmful and splintering effects.

 

Am I Overreacting? (1LC)
Presenter:
 La’Verne Webb, MA and Guest Presenter: Don Trahan Jr, PhD
Date: 
Tuesday, March 5th 
Time:
 12:00pm-1:00pm 
Location:
 JAH, Eakins Lounge 
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

This session will introduce the concept of microaggressions, which are behaviors or statements that can inflict insult or injury despite our intentions to the contrary. We will engage the students in activities to provide a better understanding of what microaggressions are and discuss how they can impact our work towards inclusion across difference. We will explore the many ways in which microaggressions can show up in daily life, and how we can disrrupt them and disperse their harmful and splintering effects.

 

Fostering Civility 
Presenter:
 Marybeth Pavlik, MSN, RN and Guest Presenter: Jeannette Kates, PhD, MSN, CRNP, GNP-BC
Date: 
Monday, March 18th 
Time:
 12:00pm-1:00pm 
Location:
 JAH, Eakins Lounge 
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

Treating one another with civility and respect is fundamental to establishing and sustaining healthy workplaces and fostering interpersonal relationships. Civility is essential to the development and ongoing success of highly-functioning teams and highly-effective organizations.  In this session, we will discuss what civility is and how it is reflected in actions.  Engaging in thoughtful self reflection of your behaviors is an important step toward improving your competence as a leader, colleague, and team member. Participants will have the opportunity to evaluate their own levels of civility, strengths, and areas for improvement.

Fostering Civility 
Presenter:
 Marybeth Pavlik, MSN, RN and Guest Presenter: Jeannette Kates, PhD, MSN, CRNP, GNP-BC
Date: 
Tuesday, March 19th 
Time:
 5:30pm-6:30pm 
Location:
 JAH, Eakins Lounge 
Sponsored by:
 Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE) 
RSVP: 
Submit your RSVP

Treating one another with civility and respect is fundamental to establishing and sustaining healthy workplaces and fostering interpersonal relationships. Civility is essential to the development and ongoing success of highly-functioning teams and highly-effective organizations.  In this session, we will discuss what civility is and how it is reflected in actions.  Engaging in thoughtful self reflection of your behaviors is an important step toward improving your competence as a leader, colleague, and team member. Participants will have the opportunity to evaluate their own levels of civility, strengths, and areas for improvement.

Time: See session options below
Location
: Hamilton, 1st Floor Lobby
Sponsored by:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)
Ticketed Event (Registration Required via Eventbrite):
Event Registration will open on Monday, March 11th. To register, click on the corresponding link below for the session you want to attend

With the help of our teaching artist, you'll create your own unique masterpiece. Everything you need is provided: canvas, paints, and brushes.  Complimentary appetizers and snacks will also be provided at the start of the session.

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 (GUIDED PAINTING) - The 4:00pm session is for students who are new to painting or who just prefer a guided painting experience.  Our teaching artist will guide you through the steps to create your own version of the inspiration painting.  Register for the 4:00pm BEGINNER Session.

Session 2: 6:30pm - 8:00pm (FREESTYLE PAINTING) - The 6:30pm session is for students that have some prior experience with painting, and who want to bring their own inspiration picture to paint.  Our teaching artist will walk around the room answering individual questions and providing direction for more advanced techniques specific to the inspiration picture you have brought. Register for the 6:30pm ADVANCED Session.

April

Free tickets are available to current matriculated Jefferson students for the Wilma Theater Performance of "Dionysus Was Such a Nice Man" and may be claimed during Ticket Distribution (for more details on the actual event, please reference the 4/25 listing on this webpage).

Time: Beginning at 12:00pm (noon) and running until all tickets have been given out
Location:
Office of Student Life and Engagement - Jefferson Alumni Hall, Suite 105
Sponsored by: 
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)

Ticket Distribution Important Information

  • Please note that there is a max of ONE ticket per matriculated Jefferson student. 
  • There will be NO pre-registration.  Tickets will be distributed on a first-come first-serve basis beginning Wednesday, April 10th at 12:00pm (noon) in JAH 105 and will continue until tickets are sold out.  Students must present their Jefferson STUDENT ID when claiming a ticket and their status as a current matriculated Jefferson student must be verified in the system.  Individuals for which we are unable to verify student status will not be issued a ticket.
  • If you want to be seated with other students that you know, please ensure that you come as a group to the Ticket Distribution so we can give you seats next to each other.  We are unable to hold specific seats or accommodate other requests.
  • If you are unable to attend the Ticket Distribution you may designate another student to pick up a ticket for you (please note tickets are NOT guaranteed).  To designate another student to pick up a ticket for you, please email that student directly from your Jefferson email account and indicate that you give them permission to pick up a ticket for you for the Jefferson Day at the Phillies event.  You must include your full name AND campus key in the email.   Please note that we will NOT accept emails that do not follow the instructions noted nor will we accept emails sent directly to our office. 
  • Students attending the Ticket Distribution may pick up one ticket for themselves and a maximum of an additional one ticket for a matriculated Jefferson student that cannot attend the Ticket Distribution provided they show OSLE an email from that student giving them permission to do so (email must be sent from the Jefferson email account and follow the instructions noted above).   Students attending the Ticket Distribution may NOT pick up a ticket for more than one other student.

Time: 10:30am-1:00pm
Location:
JAH, Atrium
Sponsored by:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)

It's Jefferson's birthday week - what better way to kick off Spring Fling and celebrate than with an afternoon of cake and ice cream!

Come on over for this good old fashioned ice cream social and create your own ice cream sundae masterpiece.  Start with your choice of flavors among our ice cream, frozen yogurt, and sherbert options.  Then go over to our toppings station to load up on your favorites - cookies, candies, fruits, syrups, and so much more.

And don't forget to enter our raffle to win one of two $20 gift cards to the Franklin Fountain so you can enjoy a future ice cream social of your own.

Come with your classmates for a relaxing break from your studies or just stop by on your way to your next class - either way we hope to see you as we kick off another Spring Fling at Jefferson!   

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Location:
 JAH, Atrium
Sponsored by: 
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)

Take some time to focus on your wellness and join us for a healthy start to the summer season! We'll be serving up black bean burgers and grilled chicken sandwiches for lunch plus some tasty sides. 

After you've grabbed lunch visit our Make Your Own Trail Mix station where you'll create a personalized mix and take away some tips for making the most of your on the go trail mixes.  Stop by our Make Your Own Herb Garden station, where you can take a free mini herb garden starter kit (choose from parsley, chive, or basil) and get some information on how to grow your own fresh herbs to enhance your meals. 

Plus don't miss live demonstrations of one of the latest fitness trends.  Some of our wellness oriented student organizations and campus partners will be onsite to facilitate self-care activities and provide you with some tips to increase your overall wellness. 

And don't forget to enter our raffle to win one of two $50 gift cards to Whole Foods to help you get started on or continue your own Healthy Living journey! 

Time: 7:45am-9:30am
Location: 
Jefferson Alumni Hall, First Floor Lobby
Sponsored by: 
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)

Join OSLE for a free “Cup of Joe” before class to start your day off right!

Time: 11:00am-1:00pm
Location:
Lubert Plaza
Sponsored by:
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)

Don't miss the biggest Spring Fling event of all - our Carnival! This is a great chance to get some fresh air and relax as you enjoy Jefferson's very own carnival on Lubert Plaza, complete with yummy food and fun games.  This annual tradition brings you a variety of delicious carnival food to satisfy your sweet tooth, and your salty tooth too. Enjoy pizza, corn dogs, hot dogs, falafel, mac n' cheese balls, water ice, pretzels, popcorn, watermelon slices, and more! 

And be sure to visit all of our carnival game stations which will offer you the chance to win a prize, such as the coveted "I [Heart] Jefferson" t-shirt, plus sunglasses, water bottles, snack items, and more.   Don't miss games such as Basketball Toss, Plinko, Fish Bowl, What Would Jefferson Say?, Bucket Ball, Bean Bag Toss, Giant Connect Four, and Hole in One Mini Golf.

Come on out and enjoy the Carnival!

Time: 7:30pm
Location: Wilma Theater located on Broad & Spruce Streets (address: 265 S. Broad Street, Philadelphia, PA 19107)
Sponsored by: 
Office of Student Life and Engagement (OSLE)
Ticket Distribution:
Wednesday, April 10, 2019 - 12:00pm - JAH 105 (see 4/10 Ticket Distribution listing)

Join your fellow Jefferson students for a night out on Philly's "Avenue of the Arts" with a powerful performance at the Wilma Theater.

A comedy about your childhood being a Greek tragedy, this world premier by Kate Tarker, commissioned for the HotHouse Company examines the ways in which bad behavior is excused and concealed, using absurdism and traditions of clowning as a lens to tackle the timely subjects of sexual assault, incest, justice, and accountability.