Monthly Archives: August 2007

Philadelphia University Announces New Degree Programs

Philadelphia University announces three new programs in the School of Liberal Arts that will begin Fall 2008.  They are the B.S. in Environmental Sustainability, B.S. in Law and Society and B.S. in Professional Communication.  With training across multiple professional fields, …

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Book on University History Now Available

Just published, the book, A Rich History, has been 123 years in the making. This 110-page chronicle of Philadelphia University — from the very beginnings in 1884 as a textile school with a handful of students to the name change …

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Celebrating the Presidency of James P. Gallagher, Ph.D.

Part five of a five-part series.   In Recognition of Excellence Today, Philadelphia University provides the premier education students need to succeed in a rapidly changing world. Dr. Gallagher’s dedicated leadership, unwavering vision and strong commitment to excellence in all facets …

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Celebrating the Presidency of James P. Gallagher, Ph.D.

Part four of a five-part series.   Special Events/Groups Dr. Gallagher endorsed the addition of co-curricular and extra-curricular programs for students: • 1987: The University began a student leadership seminar with distinguished speakers. • 2000: Philadelphia University’s Annual Fashion Show moved …

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LEHP Awarded Additional $934,000 in Research Funds

The Laboratory for Engineered Human Protection (LEHP) has been awarded a $934,000 contract extension by the U.S. Department of Defense for the year starting August 2007. Now in its fourth year of funding, the research initiative to develop the next …

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Philadelphia University Announces 2007 Athletic Hall of Fame Inductees

The Philadelphia University Athletic Hall of Fame announced the election of four new members today, including current Head Women’s Basketball Coach and Director of Athletics Tom Shirley. Joining Shirley as members of the Class of 2007 are the 1970 Men’s …

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Former Ram Shaun Babula

Former Ram Shaun Babula, a left-handed pitcher playing for the White Sox Triple-A team in Charlotte, N.C.,  was interviewed about his career and time at Philadelphia University by KYW news radio today.

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Dr. Spinelli Appointment reported today in Inside Higher Ed

The appointment of Dr. Stephen Spinelli as president of Philadelphia University was reported today in Inside Higher Ed.

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Celebrating the Presidency of James P. Gallagher, Ph.D.

Part three of a five-part series.  Property Purchases During Dr. Gallagher’s tenure, the campus grew to more than 100 acres of contiguous land and, at one point, 60 buildings. • 1995: White Corners was purchased and renovated. – Philadelphia University …

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Philadelphia University’s student move-in day was featured

Philadelphia University’s student move-in day was featured Aug. 23 on the 5 p.m. news on WPVI-ABC6. 

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