Monthly Archives: February 2009

Men’s Basketball Coach Herb Magee Wins 877th Game, Passes Adolph Rupp’s NCAA record

Herb Magee, Philadelphia University’s legendary men’s basketball coach, won his 877th game on Feb. 27, passing former Kentucky Coach Adolph Rupp’s NCAA record.  With just two more wins, Magee will tie the record of former North Carolina Coach Dean Smith, …

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Campus-Wide Collaborative ‘Lace Futures’ Exhibition on Display

Ranging from elaborate fashion designs, to redesigned Ram Van stops to lace in toilet paper, students and faculty across Philadelphia University displayed their works at the Lace Futures event. The exhibit opened Tuesday, Feb. 24 in the Kanbar Campus Center …

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Herb Magee, Philadelphia University Men’s Basketball Coach, Ties Adolph Rupp’s NCAA Record

Herb Magee, Philadelphia University’s legendary men’s basketball coach, last night won his 876th game and tied former University of Kentucky coach Adolph Rupp’s NCAA record. With just three more wins, Magee will tie Dean Smith, who posted a total of …

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PhilaU Participates in National Survey of Student Engagement

Once every three years, Philadelphia University participates in the National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) focused on student engagement. Participation in this study is a critical component of our Middle States re-accreditation self-study process, an important benchmark for strategic planning, …

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Private Screening of PhilaU Alumnus and Project Runway winner Jay McCarroll’s Film ‘Eleven Minutes’ on Campus Thursday

Philadelphia University, here! Networks and Regent Releasing invite you to a private screening of the new movie “Eleven Minutes” followed by a Q&A with alumnus and Project Runway winner Jay McCarroll. The private screening will be held Thursday, Feb. 26 …

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Inaugural Lecture in Law and Society Series Held Feb. 24

The first in the spring lecture series planned by the Law and Society program was held Feb. 24 at 6 p.m. in The Tuttleman Auditorium. The lecture, entitled “Fashion Design and Intellectual Property Law,” was presented by two guest speakers …

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Clara Henry, Fashion Design program director, talks about one-shoulder gowns in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Clara Henry, director of the Fashion Design Program, talks about the history and popularity of one-shoulder gowns in the Feb. 25 Philadelphia Inquirer.  The asymetrical look, which Henry said harks back to the ancient Greeks and Romans, was a popular …

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Clara Henry, Fashion Design program director, talks about Oscar fashions on Fox29

Clara Henry, Fashion Design program director, talks about the fashion hits and misses at the 2009 Oscars ceremony on Fox29‘s Good Day Philadelphia on Feb. 23.

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Save the Date: Annual Fashion Show Thursday, April 30

Philadelphia University presents “Fashion Fantasy,” the 2009 Annual Fashion Show on Thursday, April 30 at 7:30 p.m. at the Academy of Music in Philadelphia. Watch for ticket information coming in March. For more information on previous Fashion Shows, to view …

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Renovation Nation host Steve Thomas to appear on green radio show Ecoman and the Skeptic Feb. 19

Steve Thomas, Emmy award-winning host of Renovation Nation on Planet Green television and long-time host of This Old House, will talk about green renovation on the Feb. 19 episode of Ecoman and the Skeptic, a new green radio show that …

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