Monthly Archives: November 2009

Architecture professor Cespuglio starts green floral business, Inquirer reports

Jane Cespuglio, assistant professor of architecture, has started a “green” floral business, Fleurish, focusing on local, seasonal, organic and Fair Trade flowers, according to a Nov. 27 story in The Philadelphia Inquirer.  “My awareness of the beauty and potential found in nature has …

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PhilaU sustainable Thanksgiving feast featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

PhilaU’s sustainable Thanksgiving feast, featuring locally sourced foods, was featured Nov. 26 in The Philadelphia Inquirer.  The Nov. 19 dinner, featuring local items such as smoked duck, free-range turkeys and wild mushrooms, illustrates the efforts of colleges and universities to offer local, sustainable …

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Students Showcase New Sleep Product Innovations for Design Competition

From cat beds and travel pillows, to innovative new sleeping bags, students from Philadelphia University’s School of Engineering and Textiles are working hard to create the next great sleep product for the retail market. These new and innovative sleep product …

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Philadelphia University Singers Winter Concert Saturday

Join the PhilaU Singers for a Winter Concert this Saturday, Dec. 5, from 4 to 5:30 p.m. at The Memorial Church of the Good Shepherd, located at 3820 The Oak Road in the East Falls Section of Philadelphia (next to …

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President Spinelli’s Thanksgiving Message

On November 24, 2008 I wrote these words to the Philadelphia University community: “I am grateful for a loving family. I am grateful for dear and supportive friends. I am grateful for Philadelphia University.” As I reflect on those sentiments …

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Service Learning Showcase Dec. 1

Philadelphia University will host a Service-Learning Showcase on Tuesday, Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. in the Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space. Students enrolled in the fall sections of SERVE-101 will display their service-learning projects. Projects took place with several different …

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PhilaU Celebration of Lights to be held Dec. 2

The Office of Spiritual Development and Interfaith Council will sponsor a “Celebration of Lights” on Wednesday, Dec. 2 at 5:30 p.m. in the Kanbar Campus Center Living Room. The ceremony will recognize how various faiths celebrate the joy and harmony …

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PhilaU’s First Ever NCAA Nat’l Championship Runner Simonetti Finishes 54th

Philadelphia University sophomore and cross country standout Sarah Simonetti wrapped up her second year with the Rams in a 54th place in a field of 184 at the NCAA DII Cross Country National Championships on Saturday, Nov. 21, running a …

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University Faculty Join Industry Professionals on Green Business Panel

Philadelphia University faculty and industry professionals discussed corporate sustainability efforts and the challenges companies face in going green at the green business panel discussion, entitled “Can You Be Green and Make Green? Sustainable Practices and Research in Business,” held Nov. …

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Basketball Coach Magee on the road to 900 wins, KYW Newsradio 1060 reports

PhilaU men’s basketball coach Herb Magee is on the road to 900 wins this season,  KYW Newsradio 1060 reported Nov. 24.  Magee won his 883rd game at the Rams’ first home game Nov. 21 against Merrimack College. Listen to KYW’s Matt Leon’s Sportspod interview with Coach …

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