Monthly Archives: February 2008

Rams vs. University of the Sciences in CACC Quarterfinals

Catch the action as Philadelphia University’s Men’s Basketball Team battles for first in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Quarterfinals Saturday, March 1 at 2 p.m. in The Gallagher Athletic, Recreation, and Convocation Center. Members of the University community are …

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Coach Magee and Men’s Basketball Trio Honored By CACC

Philadelphia University’s Men’s Basketball Head Coach Herb Magee was named Coach of the Year by the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference Feb. 26 in voting by the league’s coaches. Sophomore forward Malcolm Ingram, senior forward Jason Hickenbottom and sophomore point guard …

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Men’s Basketball Coach Herb Magee Named CACC Coach of Year, the Daily News reports

Men’s Basketball Coach Herb Magee, who last year became the winningest Division II coach in NCAA history, has been named the Cental Athletic Collegiate Conference Coach of the Year, the Philadelphia Daily News reported Feb. 27.  The Rams currently are 15-0 in …

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Adjunct Professor Mark Franek writes about challenges faced by low-income students in The Inquirer

Mark Franek, adjunct professor of writing, writes about the difficulties that low-income students face on the path to attaining a higher education in the Feb. 26 Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Fashion Design Student Casey Saccomanno, Geoffrey Beene Scholarship winner, in Gloucester County Times

Casey Saccomanno, a senior fashion design major and recent winner of the $25,000 YMA Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship, was featured in the Feb. 23 Gloucester County Times.  Clara Henry, director of the Fashion Design Program, described Saccomanno as motivated and talented and said she …

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University Helps Graduate! Adult Learners

Philadelphia University has partnered with Graduate! Philadelphia, a local organization aiming to increase the number of college graduates in the Greater Philadelphia region. A joint initiative of the Philadelphia Workforce Investment Board and the United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, Graduate! …

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School of Business Administration Explores Emerging Markets in New Lecture Series

Philadelphia University’s School of Business Administration (SBA) launched its spring lecture series, Emerging Markets: Impact on a World Economy, with a presentation on Eastern Europe Feb. 19 in The Tuttleman Center Auditorium. Presented by Alexander von Lingen, a former member …

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Thomas Herzfeld, alumnus and investor whose Cuba-based fund has soared, in Bloomberg News

Thomas J. Herzfeld, ’66, is an investor whose Cuba-based mutual fund surged after Fidel Castro announced his resignation as the country’s president, Bloomberg News reported Feb. 19.  The Herzfeld Caribbean Basin Fund aims to profit from the U.S. resumption of trade with Cuba.  Herzfeld …

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Men’s Basketball Coach Herb Magee in Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News

Men's Basketball Coach Herb Magee introduced former Temple and Cheyney State Coach John Chaney at the latter’s Feb. 19 induction into the Small College Coaches Association Hall of Fame, reported the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.  The Daily News noted that Magee is “a fellow …

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Rosa Guedes, assistant professor of environmental science, in The Fallser

Rosa Guedes, assistant professor of environmental science, was featured in a photograph in the February issue of The Fallser.

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