Monthly Archives: May 2010

Textile Design Students Dominate Virginia Jackson Design Awards

Textile Design students won five of nine Virginia Jackson Design Awards, winning prizes in each category of jacquard, dobby and print. Amanda McGonagle won first place and Megan Foley won honorable mention in the dobby category. Soo Yeun Kim won …

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Graduate Business Programs Hosted Annual ‘Working Together Conference’

The Philadelphia University School of Business Administration Graduate Business Programs, in partnership with the Internal Revenue Service, Pennsylvania Department of Revenue and numerous tax practitioner organizations, hosted more than 250 accounting and tax professionals May 19 at the annual “Eastern …

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PhilaU textile design students win national ITMA awards

Five PhilaU textile design students were winners in the annual Virginia Jackson Design Awards competition, sponsored by the International Textile Market Association, Home Accents Today reported May 20.  Soo Yeun Kim won first place in print, Amanda McGonagle won first place in dobby, …

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Fox29: Steve Frumkin, associate professor of marketing, talks about Panera’s nonprofit restaurant

Steve Frumkin, associate professor of marketing, was interviewed about Panera’s new “pay as you wish” nonprofit restaurant on Fox29‘s 6 p.m. news May 19.

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Women’s Wear Daily: Trish Shafer, director of career services, on job outlook for fashion grads

Trish Shafer, director of career services, said the job outlook seems to have improved for this year’s graduates in fashion design, merchandising and industry management, according to Women’s Wear Daily (pages 12-13) May 18.  Although recruiting started later, many retailers did come to campus, including  some new to campus this …

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Philadelphia University Celebrates 126th Commencement Ceremony

Graduates walked across the stage at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts yesterday, Sunday, May 16, in front of a cheering crowd of family, friends, faculty and staff during the 126th Commencement ceremony. U.S. Rep. Chaka Fattah, D-Pa., gave …

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Student Speaker Jillian Arciero Credits Collaboration as Key to Success

Jillian Arciero ’10, a business administration major from Philadelphia, was the winner of this year’s student speaker competition. She addressed the audience of more than 4,000 at the 2010 Commencement ceremony held at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts, citing how …

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Graduates Presented with Honors and Awards

Philadelphia University graduating students were presented with awards and honors at the Student Academic Awards Ceremony May 14 in The Kanbar Campus Center. Distinguished Honors Scholar graduates include Sarah Belkin, Elizabeth Burger, April Deley, Lorrayne Porreca-Donato, Laura Dobry, Lauren Gatto, …

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Innovative Design Concepts Showcased at 2010 Senior Design Show

Senior design students showcased their creative and innovative work at the 2010 Senior Design Show in The Gallagher Center Bucky Harris Gymnasium May 12 through 16. The Senior Design Show included student work from all design disciplines: architecture, digital animation, …

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Women’s Rowing Team #1 East Seed in NCAA DII Championships in California

The #1 East-seeded PhilaU women’s rowing team will compete in the NCAA Divison II Rowing Championships in Gold River, Calif., May 28 to 30. The Philadelphia University women’s four and eight teams will compete against Florida Institute of Technology, Seattle …

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