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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