Monthly Archives: February 2012

Philadelphia University Website and Logo Receive National Awards

Philadelphia University won two Gold Awards in the Higher Education Marketing Report’s 27th annual Education Advertising Awards for excellence in the logo design and website categories. More than 1,000 colleges, universities and secondary schools from all 50 states and several …

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Sustainable Design Program Receives National Award from National Institute of Building Sciences

Philadelphia University’s master’s program in sustainable design has been recognized for its excellence with the 2011 Beyond Green High Performance Building Initiative Award from the National Institute of Building Sciences. PhilaU’s sustainable design program, a transdisciplinary program that was one …

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PhilaU’s Wooding Named CACC Women’s Basketball Player of the Year

Philadelphia University center Christine Wooding was named the 2011-12 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) women’s basketball Player of the Year on Feb. 24. Guard Stephanie Agger and forward Kristen Blye were selected to the All-CACC third team. Wooding—a unanimous first-team …

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Philadelphia University Announces Summer Reading Selection

Philadelphia University has selected Blake Mycoskie’s book, Start Something That Matters, as the common text for the 2012 First Year Experience (FYE) Summer Reading Program. PhilaU’s focus on entrepreneurship and innovation, and its drive to educate civically engaged leaders makes …

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Rams Take on Post University in CACC Quarterfinals at Home on Saturday, Feb. 25

The Philadelphia University men’s basketball team will play Post University in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) post-season tournament on Saturday, Feb, 25. The game will be played at home in The Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center at 7 …

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Authentic Period Designs from The Design Center Exhibited at Downton Abbey Screening

Sarah Moore, collections curator for The Design Center, showcased authentic period designs for a reception and viewing celebrating the second season finale of the award-winning series Downton Abbey.  The event took place Feb. 19 at WHYY, the Philadelphia public television …

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Students working on design project with N.Y. firm featured in Interior Design magazine

About 30 design and business students working on a collaborative project with New York designer Lori Weitzner were featured in a story and video in Interior Design magazine.  The students are working in interdisciplinary teams to develop textile concepts in the categories …

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Natalie Nixon on rise of Philadelphia’s boutiques: Philadelphia magazine

Natalie Nixon, director of the fashion industry management program, said the closing of the city’s Wanamaker’s department stores paved the way for the rise of Philadelphia’s boutique scene, according to an article in February’s Philadelphia magazine.  “When Wanamaker’s left, that was a turning point in …

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Residences at Falls Center featured on WHYY Newsworks

PhilaU’s newest housing for students, the Residences at Falls Center, was featured on WHYY Newsworks Feb. 19.

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Coach Magee honored with bronze bust: 6ABC, WPSG-CW, The Roxborough Review

Hall-of-Fame men’s basketball coach Herb Magee was honored Feb. 16 when a bronze bust of his likeness was unveiled between the men’s and women’s basketball games, 6ABC reported on the 11 p.m. news Feb. 16.  The ceremony also was covered by WPSG-CW at …

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