Monthly Archives: October 2011

Mark Sunderland optimistic on future of local textiles industry: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Mark Sunderland, academic operations manager for the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, is optimistic about the future of the textiles industry in Philadelphia, particularly collaborations between the city’s young fashion designers and old-line manufacturers, he said in an Oct. 30 Philadelphia Inquirer …

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World-Class Graphic Design Expert Inspires Students in Campus Lecture

Lanny Sommese, a world-renowned graphic design expert and professor at Penn State University, spoke to Philadelphia University graphic design students on Oct. 19 about “The Art and Design World,” a retrospective on his career and the graphic design industry. With …

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New Sustainability Partnership with Honeywell Aims to Reduce PhilaU’s Carbon Footprint

Philadelphia University recently announced the launch of a campus-wide energy education and awareness campaign aimed at promoting sustainable practices among students, faculty and the local community that will help reduce the university’s energy costs and environmental impact. The sustainability campaign, …

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Fashion Merchandising Students Produce Philly Bike Expo Fashion Show

Students in the Fashion Merchandising program produced the 2011 Philly Bike Expo Fashion Show on Oct. 29 at The Sanctuary at the First Unitarian Church on 2125 Chestnut Street in Philadelphia. The Bike Expo is an annual event for local …

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Senior Business Students Compete in Target Sponsored 48-Hour Case Competition

Senior Philadelphia University business students engaged in an intensive, 48-hour business plan case competition, sponsored by Target Corporation, to improve the retailer’s grocery shopping experiences for customers. The competition, called “Technology and the Grocery Guest,” started on Oct. 21 with …

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DEC Dialogues Continue with Envisioner Kenneth Jewell, Wednesday, Oct. 26

Envisioner Kenneth Jewell will present the third lecture in the fall DEC Dialogues series in The Kanbar Campus Center on Wednesday, Oct. 25 at 6:30 p.m. Jewell will speak to freshmen students in the Integrative Design Processes (IDP) course about …

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Womens Soccer Team Completes Perfect Regular Season Run Through CACC

The women’s soccer team completed a perfect regular season run through the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) on Oct. 22, defeating Bloomfield College 4-0 to improve to 12-0-0 against CACC opponents in 2011. The Rams are 14-1-2 this season and …

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Women’s and Men’s Cross Country Teams Take First and Second in CACC Championships

Philadelphia University cross country runners put on an impressive performance in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) championships on Oct. 23, with the women’s team taking first overall in the conference for the fourth consecutive year and the men’s team …

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Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty Founder to Speak in Second MBA Leadership Luncheon Series

Aaron Muderick, founder and CEO of Crazy Aaron’s Thinking Putty, will present the second lecture in the fall 2011 MBA Leadership Luncheon Series on Thursday, Oct. 27 at 12:15 p.m. in The Tuttleman Center. Muderick’s idea for his toy putty …

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PhilaU Basketball Coaches to be Honored by Montgomery County Coaches Hall of Fame

Philadelphia University’s men’s and women’s basketball coaches will be honored the Montgomery County (Pa.) Coaches Hall of Fame in November for their lifelong achievements in the sport. Tom Shirley, director of athletics and women’s basketball coach, will be inducted as …

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