Monthly Archives: May 2008

Textile Design Students Take Top Prizes in Virginia Jackson Design Competition

Five Textile Design students have been awarded prizes in the annual Virginia Jackson Design Competition sponsored by the International Textile Market Association.  In the jacquard category, Regina Cuce won the first-place prize, while Lindsey Baker and Hyunjin Shin each won …

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Eastern Pennsylvania Working Together Conference held at Philadelphia University

Ravenhill Dining Hall was the location for 240 CPA’s and attorneys who attended the annual Eastern Pennsylvania Working Together Conference on Wednesday, May 21.  This was the fourth year that Philadelphia University’s Graduate Business Programs hosted the all-day event and …

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Mark Franek, adjunct writing professor, on youths and online culture in the Inquirer

Adjunct professor of writing Mark Franek wrote about the positive aspects of online communication for youths in the May 29 Philadelphia Inquirer.

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Women’s Varsity Eight Crew Invited to NCAA Championships

In a monumental moment for Philadelphia University’s Rowing Program, the Women’s Varsity Eight was selected as one of two “at large” eights to be invited to the NCAA Championships.  With only a total of six teams being invited to the …

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Philadelphia University Student Wins Tyler Arboretum Design Competition

By Claudia Goetz Phillips, ASLA Second-year Philadelphia University Landscape Architecture students, under the direction of Dr. Claudia Goetz Phillips, ASLA, entered Tyler Arboretum’s Design Competition—Totally Terrific Treehouses.  The Program was thrilled to learn that Mitchell Boodey’s design was deemed a …

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Past Present, new exhibit of works by architect and sculptor William Cromar, opens at The Design Center

Past Present: William Cromar Ten Years, a new exhibition featuring works by the architect and sculptor, is now on display at The Design Center at Philadelphia University.  The opening reception for the exhibit, which will run through July 11, is …

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Cheers and joy as new graduates receive diplomas at 124th Commencement

Philadelphia University’s largest class ever – 692 undergraduate and graduate students –walked across the stage at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts yesterday to collect their diplomas in front of a cheering crowd of family, friends, faculty and staff. …

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President Spinelli touted as new model of college president in The Philadelphia Inquirer

President Stephen Spinelli Jr. , a successful business entrepreneur before becoming an academic leader, was touted as a new model of college president in a front page story in the May 17 Philadelphia Inquirer.  Spinelli, a co-founder of Jiffy Lube, joins a “small …

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PhilaU Commencement featured on 6ABC and NBC10

New Philadelphia University graduate Carol Quinn and her son Robert, who graduated from Cabrini College on the same day, were featured May 18 on several 6ABC news casts, including at noon and 11 p.m.   Philadelphia University’s May 18 Commencement ceremony and speaker Steve Forbes, the …

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PhilaU honored by A Chance to Heal for Body Diversity fashion show

Philadelphia University was honored May 8 by A Chance to Heal for sponsoring last fall’s Body Diversity fashion show and for promoting innovations in fashion education and industry standards. “As the area’s leading fashion design school, Philadelphia University has a …

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