Monthly Archives: March 2009

Basketball coach Magee talks about rooting for Villanova in NCAA tourney, the Inquirer reports

Men’s basketball coach Herb Magee talked about local support for Villanova as the team heads to the Final Four in the NCAA tournament, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported March 31.  Magee said of Wildcats coach Jay Wright, “We actually tried to recruit him out …

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Spirited Cultural Showcase Kicks Off Unity Week Festivities

A series of culturally diverse songs, dance, fashion, spoken word, art and music kicked off Unity Week festivities Friday, March 27 in Downs Auditorium. The showcase events ranged from an Asian Cultural Association fashion show and Indian dance performance to …

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Ryann Richardson, Fashion Industry Management Major, Wins Miss Philadelphia Competition

Ryann Richardson, a sophomore majoring in Fashion Industry Management, won the Miss Philadelphia competition March 28, winning a $10,000 scholarship and the opportunity to compete for the Miss Pennsylvania crown on June 27. When her name was announced as the …

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PhilaU Launches East Asia Business Center Web Page

Philadelphia University’s School of Business Administration East Asia Business Center has launched a new web page, www.PhilaU.edu/eastasiabusinesscenter. The East Asia Business Center establishes the University as a resource for small- and medium-sized businesses, trade professionals, faculty and students seeking to …

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PhilaU Relay For Life Fri. and Sat.

The Philadelphia University community will participate in its first Relay For Life, an overnight event which will start 6:30 p.m. on Fri., April 3 and end at 6 a.m. Sat., April 4 in the Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Center. To …

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PhilaU student wins Miss Philadelphia contest, the Philadelphia Inquirer reports

Ryann Richardson, a sophomore majoring in Fashion Industry Management, was crowned Miss Philadelphia on March 28, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported March 30.  Richardson won a $10,000 scholarship and the opportunity to compete in the upcoming Miss Pennsylvania pageant.   The state pageant winner moves on to the …

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PhilaU Receives ‘University Green’ Grant; Launches Campus Tree Tenders Chapter

The Philadelphia University Landscape Architecture and Environmental Science Programs received a $5,000 University Green project grant from the Pennsylvania Horticultural Society to advance current forestry and greening works being done by University faculty and students. Led by the Society, University …

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Rams – Run the Rox 5K Run, Walk Sat., March 28

Philadelphia University and the Roxborough Development Corporation 5K (3.1 mile) run/walk will be held Saturday, March 28. The race will begin outside The Gallagher Center for walkers at 8:45 a.m. and runners at 9 a.m. The entry fee is $10 …

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Student Group Collects Clothing for Northern Home for Children

Science in Action, a student organization on campus, is collecting clothing for Northern Home for Children through Friday, April 10. Northern Home for Children will accept gently used children and teen school uniforms, either khaki or navy pants, and light …

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Fashion Design students tested clothing repair product for Fox29 consumer story

Five Fashion Design students tested Mighty Mendit on various fabrics and garments for a Fox29 story that aired March 25 at 10 p.m.   Students Krystie Kocsi, Jessica Steele, Susan Hawkins, Samantha Mele and Kelly Davis tested the adhesive-like product for the Deal or Dud segment by …

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