Monthly Archives: November 2011

Textile Design Graduate Exhibition on Display Friday, Dec. 9 to Wednesday, Dec. 14

Colorful and intricate knit, print and woven textile designs will be on display from Dec. 9 to 14 at the Textile Design Graduation Exhibition in the Philadelphia University Research Center (PURC) at 4145 Station Street in the Manayunk section of …

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UPS Executive Rosemary Turner to Speak in MBA Leadership Luncheon Series, Thursday, Dec. 1

Rosemary Turner, president of UPS small package operations in the Chesapeake District, will speak to MBA students as part of the fall 2011 MBA Leadership Luncheon Series on Thursday, Dec. 1 at 12:15 p.m. in The Tuttleman Center. In her …

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The Design Center to Showcase Philadelphia’s Textile Heritage in ‘Art in the Age’ Exhibit

Sarah Moore, collections curator of The Design Center at Philadelphia University, will curate an exhibition for Art in the Age of Mechanical Reproduction, a gallery in Old City, during the month of December. The exhibit, entitled “Fabric of Philadelphia,” will …

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PhilaU Celebration of Lights, Sunday, December 4

The Office of Spiritual Development and the Interfaith Council will sponsor a “Celebration of Lights” on Sunday, Dec.  4, at 8 p.m. in the Kanbar Campus Center Living Room. The event is free and open to the University community. The …

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Philadelphia University Welcomes Two New Members to the Board of Trustees

Philadelphia University has named two new members to serve on its Board of Trustees: apparel industry leader L. Tadd Schwab ’75 and Comcast executive Cynthia Hook. “We are very pleased to welcome to our Board two new trustees who have …

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Penn State and Boston College hoops coaches with PhilaU connections will face off tonight: The Centre Daily Times

PhilaU alum Pat Chambers will take his Penn State basketball team on the road tonight against Boston Colllege, whose coach, Steve Donohue, is a former assistant to PhilaU coach Herb Magee, The Centre Daily Times reported Nov. 30.

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Penn State basketball coach and PhilaU alum Pat Chambers returns to Philly for St. Joe’s game: Inquirer, Comcast SportsNet

Penn State men’s basketball coach and PhilaU alum Pat Chambers returned to Philadelphia over Thanksgiving weekend for a match-up against the Saint Joseph University Hawks, reported The Philadelphia Inquirer and Comcast SportsNet.  Chambers, in his first season at Penn State, told SportsNet he played …

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Sustainable design student Josh Butz wins Collab prize: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Sustainable design student Josh Butz won third place in the prestigious Collab competition for his “unconventional take on overnight travel,” The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Nov. 25.  “I love this one,” judge Susan Szenasy, editor of Metropolis magazine, said of Butz’s green canvas …

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Women’s basketball coach Tom Shirley inducted into Montco. Hall of Fame, Magee honored for lifetime achievement: The Times Herald, Pottstown Mercury

Women’s basketball coach Tom Shirley was inducted into the Montgomery County Coaches Hall of Fame Nov. 22, reported The Pottstown Mercury and The Times Herald.  Men’s coach Herb Magee received a lifetime achievement award at the ceremony.

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From Student to Professional, Shannan Carlino ’08 Inspires Students in Fashion Alumni Lecture Series

When Shannan Carlino ’08 watched the University of Maryland women’s field hockey team win the national championship this year, she had an unusual reason to cheer. As the women celebrated their victory, they were wearing jerseys that Carlino created as …

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