Monthly Archives: September 2010

Save the Date: Ram Madness Thursday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m.

School spirit, great giveaways, T-shirts and a high energy pep rally will mark the start of the Rams exciting 2010-2011 basketball season on Wednesday, Oct. 14 at 7 p.m. in The Gallagher Center! Performances by: The Cheerleaders and the Dance …

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Michael Rackover talks about genetics in Nursezone.com

Michael Rackover, director of the physician assisant program, spoke about what nurses need to know about genetics Sept. 24 in Nursezone.com.  “Genetics is basic information people should feel comfortable with,” said Rackover, a consultant to the National Human Genome Research Institute. “The real question …

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MBA program featured in Philadelphia Business Journal

PhilaU’s MBA program cultivates a “third dimension” learning approach that includes an international business trip and collaborations with students abroad, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported Sept. 24 in its MBA Education Guide.  Details on the program, including admissions requirements, were included.

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Michael Rackover and Physician Assistant program featured in Metro

PhilaU’s Physician Assisant program was featured in Metro Sept. 22.  Michael Rackover, director of the program, said the program is rigorous and in high demand.  “A physician assistant is someone who wants to have the responsibility of taking care of human beings,” he said.  …

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William Calvert ’91 and Melanie Fraser Hart Launch Callula Lillibelle Spring 2011 Collection

Philadelphia University alumnus William Calvert ’91, acclaimed fashion designer and couturier, has partnered with Melanie Fraser Hart to launch the Callula Lillibelle spring 2011 collection. The look for this collection, according to the Callula Lillibele website, “was formed with the …

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Graphic Design Students Recognized with 2010 Adobe® Design Awards

Graphic Design Communication alumna Alexandra Bisono ’10 and student Stephen Rennekamp received semifinalist and honorable mention awards, respectively, at the 2010 Adobe® Design Achievement Awards. Bisono’s semifinalist award was in the illustration category for her “Everyman’s Library Pocket Poetry Series” …

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Celebrate Homecoming and Family Day Oct. 1 and 2

Philadelphia University will welcome alumni, families and friends to campus to celebrate Homecoming and Family Day on October 1 and 2. As a lead-in to the weekend, the University community will join together for the third-annual, campus-wide Day of Service …

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Fulbright Information Session Friday, Sept. 24 at 11:30 a.m.

Students and faculty interested in learning more about the Fulbright Student Program should attend the Fulbright Information Session this Friday, Sept. 24 from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. in The Kanbar Campus Center, Room 312. Fulbright Alumni Ambassador Marylin Rodriguez, …

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Planning for Green Trail Project in West Philadelphia Kicks Off Tuesday, Sept. 21

Planning for a new project that would promote green space, jobs and businesses in West Philadelphia will get underway Tuesday, Sept. 21, at 5 p.m. at Philadelphia University’s Center for Sustainability, Energy Efficiency and Design. The Park West Green Trail …

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University to Host Symposium on Immigration Law and Policy Sept. 22

A highlight of this year’s Philadelphia University National Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month celebration is a symposium on immigration law and policy, to be held Wednesday, Sept. 22 at 7 p.m. in The Tuttleman Center Auditorium. The symposium is free and open …

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