Monthly Archives: October 2007

Students and A Chance to Heal Sponsor Fashion Show to Promote Body Diversity on Nov. 15

Philadelphia University Fashion Design and Merchandising students are presenting a fashion show celebrating bodies of all sizes and shapes in partnership with A Chance to Heal, a regional nonprofit dedicated to preventing eating disorders.  The show, Body Diversity: Everyone We …

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President Spinelli Launches New Blog

Check out Dr. Spinelli’s new blog, accessible from the President’s web page and right here in PhilaU Today by clicking on “President’s Blog.” Dr. Spinelli’s first entry entitled Musings on Creativity and Commerce is available now for viewing. Click here …

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Ghost Hunter Leads Students on Tour of Ravenhill Mansion

In celebration of Halloween, nearly 160 students turned out to learn more about the paranormal at a presentation by ghost hunter John Zaffis Oct. 23. Organized by the Office of Student Activities, Zaffis’s lecture and ghost hunt demonstrated his more …

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Engineering and Design Institute Grant in Philadelphia Business Journal

The Engineering and Design Institute, which was recently awarded a $1.5 million grant from the  state Department of Community and Economic Development to fund the second year of the Pennsylvania Green Growth Partnership, was featured Oct. 29 in the online edition of the Philadelphia …

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Engineering and Design Institute Receives $1.5 Million for Pennsylvania Green Growth Partnership

Philadelphia University’s Engineering and Design Institute and the Green Building Alliance have received a $1.5 million state grant to fund the second year of  the Pennsylvania Green Growth Partnership. “This latest grant allows us to build on the success of …

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President Spinelli’s Presentation to Veteran Business Owners Initiative Stresses Entrepreneurship

President Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., recently presented at the Veteran Business Owners Initiative (VBOI) first annual conference on Innovative Employment Strategies and Successful Community Integration at a meeting held in Wellesley, Mass. The two-day conference, presented by the Veterans Healthcare …

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School of Business Teaches High School Students About Careers in Accounting

Philadelphia University’s School of Business Administration (SBA) welcomed nearly 200 high school students, teachers and guidance counselors from the Philadelphia region to learn more about careers in accounting in The Tuttleman Center Oct. 26. Organized by SBA, the Office of …

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Occupational Therapy Students and Faculty Visit New Amputee Unit at Walter Reed Army Medical Center

A group of Occupational Therapy students and faculty members this week got a first-hand look at the new state-of-the-art amputee unit of the Walter Reed Army Medical Center in Washington, D.C., where many injured Iraqi war soldiers are being treated. …

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Architecture Students Hold Regional Conference on Campus

Philadelphia University’s chapter of the American Institute of Architecture Students (AIAS) will host its Fall Northeast Quad Conference Friday, Nov. 2 through Sunday, Nov. 4 on campus. The conference, which falls during the chapter’s 15th anniversary as a student organization, …

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Physician Assistant Students Raise Awareness for Emergency Health Care

Philadelphia University Physician Assistant (PA) Society members staged a car accident Oct. 9 to inform fellow students about the value of emergency health care. Organized as part of National Physician Assistant Week, the interactive event helped raise awareness for the …

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