Monthly Archives: January 2008

Rob Fleming and Chris Pastore talk about greening your home on Radio Times

Rob Fleming and Chris Pastore, co-directors of the Engineering and Design Institute, spoke about making homes more energy efficient on WHYY’s Radio Times, hosted by Marty Moss-Coane, on Jan. 24. Listen to the mp3 of this broadcast by clicking here …

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Philadelphia University Joins Largest Teach-In in U.S. History

Students, faculty and staff invited to learn more about climate change through Focus The Nation activities. Philadelphia University will join Focus The Nation, a nationwide, teach-in model on global-warming solutions on Jan. 30 and 31 to raise awareness for climate-change …

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Coach Herb Magee to be Honored at Philadelphia Sports Writers Dinner Jan. 28

Men’s Basketball Head Coach Herb Magee and student athlete Brooke Woodland ’08, Psychology, will be honored at the prestigious Philadelphia Sports Writers Association (PSWA) Awards Dinner Jan. 28 at the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Cherry Hill, N.J. Magee, who last …

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Design Students Push Creative Boundaries at Annual Design X Fashion Show Jan. 29

Don’t miss Philadelphia University’s 2008 Design X Fashion Show, scheduled for Tuesday, Jan. 29 at 11:30 a.m. in Downs Hall Auditorium. Always an exciting and visually stimulating event, Design X features experimental designs constructed from innovative materials that would not …

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Philadelphia University to Recognize Philabundance Founder and Student Volunteers at Martin Luther King Jr. Day Call-to-Service Breakfast

Pamela Rainey Lawler, the founder of Philabundance, and five Philadelphia University students who exemplify a commitment to service will be recognized at a Martin Luther King Jr. day celebration and call-to-service breakfast on Monday, Jan. 21 at 9 a.m. in …

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Rob Fleming and Chris Pastore offer green home tips in The Inquirer

Rob Fleming, associate professor of architecture, and Chris Pastore, professor of engineering, wrote about the high cost of home energy consumption and offered 10 easy tips for greening up your lifestyle in a Commentary article in the Jan. 17 Philadelphia Inquirer.  “Gasoline …

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President Poses Academic-Regalia Design Challenge to University Community

Recognizing Philadelphia University’s rich history in textiles and design, President Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., invites students, faculty and alumni to participate in the unique challenge of designing his academic regalia in time for Commencement Sunday, May 18. Dating back to …

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Recent Graphic Design Communication Graduate Melissa Levenduski Scores Big with Holiday Card

Having graduated with a 3.83 grade point average, Melissa Levenduski ’07 not only excelled at graphic design, but also in her minor, digital design.  As a senior in Associate Professor of Graphic Design Frank Baseman’s design workshop during the spring …

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James C. Garvey, Ed.D., Named Philadelphia University Vice President for Development and Alumni Relations

Philadelphia University President Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., announced today the appointment of James C. Garvey, Ed.D., as vice president of Development and Alumni Relations.  Garvey, who is succeeding John Pierantozzi, will assume his new post at Philadelphia University on Feb. …

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Philadelphia University Senior Plans Peace Corps Service Upon Graduation

For Kevin Furst ’08, a Graphic Design Communication major, a lifelong fascination with the larger world was sparked by National Geographic magazine, the Discovery Channel and his local library―where he borrowed book after book on nature, dinosaurs and science.  Not …

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