Monthly Archives: April 2010

Philadelphia University to Receive 2010 Schuylkill Action Network Scholastic Award

Philadelphia University will receive the 2010 Schuylkill Action Scholastic Award on Monday, May 3 for the efforts by University faculty and students to slow storm water runoff through tree planting and various other projects. The Schuylkill Action Network Scholastic Award …

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Midwifery Faculty Provide Medical Care for Women in Earthquake-Ravaged Haiti

Three Philadelphia University midwifery faculty members traveled to Haiti recently to provide care for pregnant women and others in the small, impoverished country, which is still reeling from a massive earthquake in January. “It was with sadness that we witnessed …

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‘Ecoman and the Skeptic’ Airs Third Season’s Final Episode

Ecoman and the Skeptic, Philadelphia University’s innovative green radio show, broadcasted the final show of its third season April 29 on VoiceAmerica’s Green Talk Network and Variety Channel. This season, the show received an Accolades Award for best practices in …

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5th Year Architecture Students Exhibit at EPA’s National Sustainable Design Expo

Architecture students Bryan Strawley ’10, Ryan McCann ’10 and Christian Didra ’10 exhibited their sustainable station project, a BioMass Power Plant and Community Charging Station, at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Sixth National Sustainable Design Expo on the National Mall …

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Fashion Design Senior Jillian Garvey Wins FGI Red Carpet Scholarship

Fashion design senior Jillian Garvey of Northeast Philadelphia won $1,000 at the Fashion Group International (FGI) Red Carpet Scholarship for her ivory gown with exaggerated hips and quilted bodice. Based on 18th-century period films and movies, specifically the film “Barry …

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Celebrate Spring with RAM JAM Thursday, April 29

PhilaU’s 2010 RAM JAM, a campus-wide, outdoor celebration, will be held this Thursday, April 29 starting at 11 a.m. outside of The Kanbar Campus Center. The event will feature performance by Philadelphia’s own Jim Boggia, Downtown Harvest and Jonathan Burns. …

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Third Annual D. Walter Cohen Asclepius Career Day Offers Insights Into Medical Professions

The third annual D. Walter Cohen Asclepius Career Day offered Philadelphia University Pre-Medical Studies majors insights, advice and tools to prepare them for the various careers and graduate/medical programs available on Saturday, April 10 in the Kanbar Performance Space. The …

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PhilaU Textile Design Graduate Student Wins ‘Nspire’ Design Competition

Elizabeth Weissert, a textile design graduate student at Philadelphia University, has been awarded the grand prize in the Northwest Carpets and Aureus Design Systems’ 2010 Nspire Design competition. Weissert was awarded a $1,000 cash prize and a trip to Las …

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Helen Stringer, Director of Global Grooming Products at Proctor and Gamble/Gillette, Lecture April 29

 Helen Stringer, director of Global Grooming Products at Proctor and Gamble/Gillette, will present a lecture for faculty and staff on Thursday, April 29 from Noon to 1 p.m. in the Paul J. Gutman Library Media Classroom. All faculty and staff …

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Philadelphia University Singers Concert ‘Songs of Struggle’ Sunday, April 25

Join the PhilaU Singers for a concert “Songs of Struggle” this Sunday, April 25 at 5 p.m. in The Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space. This concert, with conductor Stephen Spinelli III, will include selections from: Haiti, Estonia, South Africa and …

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