Monthly Archives: October 2008

PhilaU’s Gemini Theater Company Presents Gothic Thriller, ‘Ravenscroft’

Miss Scarlet did it in the billiard room with the candlestick. If you loved the game Clue, then don’t miss Philadelphia University’s Gemini Theatre production of the “Clue-like” murder mystery Ravenscroft. The University production opens for a preview on Wednesday, …

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‘Pizza with the President’ Thurs., Nov. 6

PhilaU Students, have a question for Dr. Spinelli? Want to share your thoughts and ideas? Stop by The Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space for ‘Pizza with the President’ Thursday, Nov. 6 11:15 a.m. to 12:15 p.m. Pizza and beverages will …

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President Spinelli Answers Faculty and Staff Questions through Live Online Chat

President Spinelli answered faculty and staff questions through a live, online chat on Thursday, Oct. 30 evening. To read the transcript of Dr. Spinelli’s chat with members of the faculty and staff, go to www.PhilaU.edu/president/blog/?p=30.

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MBA Students Learn Leadership, Business Excellence and Best Practices at Luncheon Series

“Leadership must be demonstrated, not announced,” said Tim Haahs, P.E., founder, president and CEO of TimHaahs Engineers and Architects in Blue Bell, Pa. “Find your passion and follow it, but more important have fun,” said Judy Spires, president of Acme …

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James Solano, associate professor of accounting, talks about Phillies’ finances in The Inquirer

James Solano, associate professor of accounting and a sports agent, talked about the Phillies’ World Series win and its impact on the team’s finances and payroll in the Oct. 31 Philadelphia Inquirer.  He estimated, for instance, that Ryan Howard could …

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Michael Rackover, Physician Assistant Program director, receives prestigious outstanding service award

Michael Rackover, PA-C, associate professor and director of the Physician Assistant Program, received a prestigious award for outstanding service today by the Physician Assistant Education Association (PAEA). The award, which honors an individual who has provided sustained, exceptional service or …

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Clara Henry, Fashion Design Program director, talks to KYW Radio about fashion in a tough economy

Clara Henry, director of the Fashion Design Program, says bad economic times may translate into bright, upbeat hues for the upcoming spring collections, according to news reports running Oct. 29 on KYW Radio.  “I think designers today are really looking to make their collections much …

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Janet Brady, associate professor of textiles, on staying warm this winter, in the Daily News

Janet Brady, associate professor of textiles, says nubby, brushed fabrics like fleece or flannel will keep you feeling warmer this winter, reports the Oct. 28 Philadelphia Daily News.  That’s because your skin makes less contact with the fluffy layers than with a smooth …

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Lady Ram’s Win XC CACC Championship; Men Take Third; Thomas Named Coach of the Year

The PhilaU Rams Cross Country teams dominated the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Championships this past Saturday.  The Lady Rams took their place as CACC Champions, upsetting 2006 and 2007 champion Georgian Court University. The men’s team placed third.  Head …

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Engineering and Design Institute receives $1 million for Green Growth Partnership, the Business Journal reports

Philadelphia University’s Engineering and Design Institute and the Green Building Alliance have received a $1 million state grant to fund the third year of the Pennsylvania Green Growth Partnership, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported in its Oct. 27 online edition.  The grant, by the state …

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