Monthly Archives: September 2008

Presidential Inauguration Five Day Celebration

You’ve read the articles. You’ve seen the banners. You’ve watched the videos. You’ve signed up for Day of Service. The week we’ve all been waiting for is here. This Wed., Oct. 1 kicks off the celebration of Dr. Stephen Spinelli …

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President Spinelli featured in Philadephia Inquirer story on presidents who teach

President Stephen Spinelli Jr. was featured in a Sept. 29 Philadelphia Inquirer story on college and university presidents who also teach.  According to the story, about 20 percent of college presidents nationwide teach.  MBA student James Sandham said of Spinelli’s …

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PhilaU Dedicates Abraham J. Salaman ’58 Tennis Courts

Philadelphia University unveiled the Abraham J. Salaman ’58 Tennis Courts, home to the men’s and women’s tennis teams, on Tues., Sept. 23 in a ceremony honoring the donors who have supported resurfacing the six tennis courts. A strong supporter of …

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Interior Design Students turn dream room into reality for ailing Elkins Park girl

Six Interior Design students helped make a 12-year-old ailing girl’s wish for a comfortable, trendy and fun family room come true in a fabulous makeover that was unveiled on Saturday at her Elkins Park home. Rina Goldberg suffers from mitochondrial …

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Steven Saunders, CEO of Genesis Financial Group, speaks to MBA students

Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder of First Genesis Financial Group Steven L. Sanders kicked off this year’s Leadership Lessons Lecture series for one-year MBA students Thurs., Sept. 18. Saunders, a native of West Philadelphia, spoke about his early entrepreneurial …

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Six PhilaU Athletes Honored with CACC Awards for the Week

Six Philadelphia University student-athletes have earned Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) awards for the week ending on Sept. 21, 2008. Women’s tennis swept the CACC Player and Rookie of the Week honors this week, as Daniela Rodriguez, (Quito, Ecuador) fell …

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PhilaU’s four-day summer work week featured in Philadelphia Inquirer story

The University’s four-day work week option this summer was featured in a Sept. 24 Philadelphia Inquirer story on the growing trend of employers to offer four-day work options, primarily as a way to reduce energy use.

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Local basketball standout who attended Reebok’s basketball camp at PhilaU in The Inquirer

Glen Mills basketball standout Aaric Murray, who wowed the coaches at the Reebok All-American Camp at Philadelphia University in July, has committed to attending La Salle University, the Sept. 24 Philadelphia Inquirer reports.

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Interior Design magazine web site highlights Josh Owen and DesignPhiladelphia event

The Oct. 16-22 citywide DesignPhiladelphia event, which is administered by The Design Center at Philadelphia University, was highlighted Sept. 23 on Interior Design magazine’s web site.  The story highlighted Industrial Design faculty member Josh Owen, who will launch his new SOS stool Oct. …

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Interior Design students make ailing girl’s wish come true, the Times Chronicle reports

Six Interior Design students created a new family room to help fulfill the wish of a 12-year-old Elkins Park girl who has mitochondrial disease, the Sept. 24 Times Chronicle/Glenside News reported.   Working with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the students, under the supervision of …

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