Monthly Archives: September 2007

Ceremony Held to Dedicate and Name Athletic Center for Former President Gallagher

As a tribute to former President James P. Gallagher’s tenure of 23 years and distinguished record of accomplishments that moved Philadelphia University into the forefront of higher education in the Delaware Valley and beyond, the Athletic and Recreation Center was …

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Philadelphia University to Establish Institute for Textile and Apparel Product Safety to Help Ensure Safety of Imported Clothing

Amid growing government and public concerns about the safety of imported items, Philadelphia University is planning to establish the Institute for Textile and Apparel Product Safety to help ensure the safety of clothing made overseas. As part of its mission, …

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Networking Reception Connects Students with Employers

The Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space was packed with hundreds of students who turned out to meet with employment recruiters from 40 companies as part of the Career Services Center’s Fall Corporate Connections Sept. 27. Dressed in industry-appropriate attire with …

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CEO of Leading Female Retail Apparel Company Offers Advice to MBA Students

Dorrit Bern, chief executive officer of Charming Shoppes, the nation’s third-largest, specialty, retail-apparel holding company for women, which includes Fashion Bug and Lane Bryant stores, presented to one-year MBA students as part of the School of Business Administration’s Leadership Luncheon …

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Student Development Opens a Window on the World

Philadelphia University’s Office of Student Development Programs presents the second annual Window on the World, a series of international cultural events and activities for students, faculty and staff to enjoy. The South American portion of the series kicks off this …

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President Spinelli Addresses Ways to Expand Entrepreneurship Opportunities for Low-Income Youths at National Meeting

President Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., will speak about ways to expand youth entrepreneurship opportunities today at a meeting of national business, education, public policy, media and philanthropy leaders. The meeting will focus on a new policy initiative, the Youth Entrepreneurship …

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Gov. Rendell to speak at Gallagher Center DedicationSinger/Songwriter Jeffrey Gaines to Perform at Campuswide Celebration

Philadelphia University faculty, students, staff, alumni and trustees on Friday, Sept. 28 will celebrate the naming of The Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center in honor of James P. Gallagher, Ph.D., who retired as president on Aug. 31 after serving …

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Fashion Designer Amanda Yates ’07 Cited as Top Young Designer

Fashion Design graduate Amanda Yates (’07) was highlighted as one of Philadelphia’s top young designers in the Sept. 6 issue of The Jewish Exponent.  At Philadelphia University’s May 3 Fashion Show, Yates “stunned the audience with her gorgeous evening gown,” …

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Rob Fleming, associate professor of architecture, on green parenting

Rob Fleming, associate professor of architecture and director of the M.S. in Sustainable Design program, was featured in a story on green parenting – teaching kids to be environmentally aware – in the Sept. 23 Philadelphia Inquirer.  “Sustainability or green …

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School of Business Administration Celebrates Outstanding University Members

Philadelphia University’s School of Business Administration (SBA) announces the first annual Philip Elkin Outstanding Business Leadership Award presented by SBA faculty to Trustee Drew Morrisroe ’96, M’99 (pictured right) in recognition of his business acumen and entrepreneurial vision.  The presentation …

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