Neumann receives $1.3M grant to support low-income, first-generation students
Delco Times

ASTON — The U.S. Department of Education has awarded Neumann University a grant of $1.3 million to fund a Student Support Services program, which will provide academic and other support services to low-income, first-generation students and students with disabilities.

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Jefferson Health unveils plans for $762M Specialty Care Pavilion in Center City
John George, Philadelphia Business Journal

Thomas Jefferson University and Jefferson Health unveiled plans Thursday to build a $762 million, 19-floor medical building in Center City.

The Specialty Care Pavilion at 11th and Chestnut streets will centralize an array of clinical services at one site.

“This spectacular new center is our bridge to the future, where we’ll create the nation’s first model of health assurance,” said Dr. Stephen K. Klasko, president of Thomas Jefferson University and CEO of Jefferson Health. “People want to be supported in staying healthy without health care getting in the way.”

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Aramark partners with Starship Technologies to launch delivery robots on college campus
Philadelphia Business Journal

The future of delivery services is scooting around Arizona State University’s Tempe campus after a partnership between Philadelphia-based food provider Aramark and California-based Starship Technologies brought in a fleet of sidewalk-traveling autonomous delivery robots.

Anyone on the ASU campus can download the Starship app on iOS or Android and have Aramark meals delivered.

Options for food delivery, which began in late August, include Starbucks, Burger King, QDOBA, Pei Wei, Subway, Jamba Juice, Chick-in and Einstein Bros. Bagels. POD Market items are also deliverable — from frozen food to health supplies.

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Almac Group to Support Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia, Laurel House, and St. Jude as part of $300,000 Global Giving Pledge

Employee-driven initiative will benefit 33 health and welfare organizations local to Almac’s 11 global facilities

Souderton, Pa.- 2 September 2020 – Almac Group today announces that the organization will donate to Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP), Laurel House, and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital as part of an over $300,000 total contribution being made to 33 charities globally in the wake of COVID-19.

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