Monthly Archives: July 2008

Adjunct professor Hy Zelkowitz in Mt. Airy Times Express

An innovative Deck/Dock design by Hy Zelkowitz, adjunct professor of Industrial Design, was featured July 30 in the Mt. Airy Times Express.

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University’s $1.2 million textiles research grant featured in Business Journal and Evening Bulletin

A $1.25 million grant awarded by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development to establish the Pennsylvania Advanced Textile Research and Innovation Center based at Philadelphia University was reported July 30 in the Evening Bulletin and posted online July …

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$1.2 million Pa. textiles research grant reported in the Inquirer, Daily News

A $1.25 million grant awarded by the Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development to establish the Pennsylvania Advanced Textile Research and Innovation Center based at Philadelphia University was reported July 29 in the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.

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Large-scale campus disaster drill featured in The Roxborough Review

The July 16 disaster drill on campus, which involved about 500 members of Philadelphia police and fire departments and other regional disaster response teams, was featured in the July 23 Roxborough Review.  The drill was a training exercise for students in the University’s …

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University Receives $1.25 Million Grant to Establish PA Advanced Textile Research and Innovation Center

The Pennsylvania Department of Community and Economic Development (DCED) through the Ben Franklin Technology Development Authority awarded $1,255,500 to Philadelphia University to establish the Pennsylvania Advanced Textile Research and Innovation Center (PATRIC).  A collaboration of Philadelphia University, Drexel University and …

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Jay McCarroll, alumnus and Project Runway winner, in TV Guide

Jay McCarroll, alumnus and winner of the first season of Bravo TV’s Project Runway fashion design reality show, was featured in a July 23 TV Guide story on Runway Challenge favorites and where they are now.  McCarroll, as the story …

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President Spinelli Publishes Book for Entrepreneurs in Portuguese

To inform Brazilian entrepreneurs’ on how to find venture capital, President Stephen Spinelli Jr., along with co-authors Jeffry A. Timmons and Andrew Zacharakis, recently published a Portuguese version of the book, How to Raise Capital.  For the publication, the authors …

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Reebok basketball camp at PhilaU featured in Miami Herald

Nationally ranked high school basketball player Kenny Boynton “impressed many top college coaches at the Reebok All-American Camp at Philadelphia University last week,” according to a story in the July 19 Miami Herald.

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Disaster Med & Management students apply critical skills during disaster drill

Graduate students in Philadelphia University’s master’s level Disaster Medicine and Management (DMM) program had an extraordinary opportunity to apply their classroom learning to a real-world situation during the University’s July 16 disaster drill led by DMM Program Director Jean Will, …

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Disaster Drill and Disaster Medicine and Management program on NBC, ABC, Fox and WPHL

The July 16 disaster drill that was a hands-on educational exercise for students in the M.S. in Disaster Medicine and Management program was featured that day on multiple news reports, including NBC10 at 6 p.m., Fox29 at 10 p.m., WPHL-WB at …

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