Monthly Archives: August 2009

PhilaU students excited about studying in Philadelphia, Metro reports

PhilaU freshmen Kristen Blye and Michael Nowakowski told Metro (Aug. 25) why they’re excited to be spending their college years in the City of Brotherly Love.  “I wanted to live in a city,” said Nowakowski, an architecture student from Scranton.  Blye, …

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Roxborough Review reports on Convocation and soccer coach teaching stint in Cambodia

PhilaU’s Convocation ceremony was featured in the Aug. 26 Roxborough Review.  The paper also featured assistant soccer coach and alumna Dana Kalmey (Architecture ’05), who spent three months last spring teaching and coaching disadvantaged children in Cambodia.

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University Launches Virtual Tour; Adds Strategic Initiatives to Home Page

Philadelphia University is pleased to launch a virtual tour of campus like you have never seen before. An interactive campus map lets users check out the entire campus in detail, zoom in and out on sections of campus or individual …

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Visiting Professor from Germany Teaches Accelerated Negotiations Course to One-Year MBA Students

Professor Nello Gaspardo of Reutlingen University in Germany recently finished teaching a two-week, accelerated MBA course in Management Communications and Negotiation to One-Year MBA students. This highly interactive class was taught in an intensive format over the last two weeks.  …

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PhilaU trustee appointments in Philadelphia Inquirer

The appointment of William C. Whitmore Jr. as chair and Moshe I. Meidar and Robert L. Nydick Jr. as members of PhilaU’s Board of Trustees was reported in The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 24.

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University’s 25th Convocation Ushers In New Academic Year

Philadelphia University welcomed some 730 freshmen and their families at the University’s 25th annual Convocation on Aug. 20. Inside the Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center, an unusual speaker presented the Lawrence Katz Memorial Lecture to the near-capacity crowd of …

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Fall 2009 Courses Begin Mon., Aug. 24

The 2009-2010 academic year will begin Monday, Aug. 24. Click here for the Fall 2009 Academic Calendar. For a full calendar of Philadelphia University events, visit the University calendar.

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Natalie Nixon Interviewed in Phila Inquirer article on Michael Vick’s Eagles jerseys

Natalie Nixon, associate professor of Fashion Industry Management, was interviewed in a Philadelphia Inquirer article today by fashion columnist Elizabeth Wellington on meaning behind buying a Philadelphia Eagles Michael Vick jersey. “Fashion has a long history of transcending the merely …

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New Students Take Part in Orientation Program

New students entering Philadelphia University will take part in a four-day orientation program from Thursday, Aug. 20 through Sunday, Aug. 23 filled with educational and social events to kick off their experience as PhilaU students. “This week’s events mark the …

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President Spinelli talks about being a professional university and going green in Today’s Campus magazine

President Stephen Spinelli Jr. talks about what it means to be a professional university in a wide-ranging interview in Today’s Campus posted. Aug. 18.  “We want to make our leadership as a ‘professional university’ widely acknowledged,” said Spinelli, who also talked about PhilaU’s …

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