Monthly Archives: September 2012

Plaidmania Exhibit Showcases Striking Plaid Fashion Designs

From early Scottish Highlands tartans to iconic Burberry patterns and rebellious rock star outfits, plaids have been a vibrant force in fashion throughout the ages. Plaidmania: From Royal to Renegade, a new exhibit at Philadelphia University, showcases striking plaid designs …

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Corporate Connections Draws Top Employers to Campus to Recruit PhilaU Students

More than 35 companies were on campus Sept. 20 to recruit students for jobs as part of the annual Corporate Connections event hosted by the Career Services Center.  The firms were hiring for full-time positions and internships. Students in business, …

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Philadelphia University Named a ‘Best Value School’ by U.S. News

Philadelphia University was selected as one of the “Best Value Schools” in the country in U.S. News and World Report’s annual list of top universities. The 2012 list places PhilaU among the top 15 regional universities in U.S. News’ north …

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Grad School Writing Workshop Scheduled for Tuesday, Oct. 2

The Learning and Advising Center will host a graduate school writing workshop on Tuesday, Oct. 2 for seniors who are interested in pursuing further education. The workshop will be held from 1:30 to 2:15 p.m. in Downs Hall, Room 4. …

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PhilaU Researchers Publish Third-hand Smoke Study in Environmental Journal

Recent graduates Tyler Fleming, Chris Anderson and Sarang Amin and faculty research mentor Jeff Ashley, associate professor of chemistry, have published a paper on third-hand smoke in the October Journal of Integrated Environmental Assessment and Management, a respected publication highlighting …

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Natalie Nixon Honored as One of Philadelphia’s Most Fashionable Women

Natalie Nixon, associate professor and director of the Strategic Design MBA program, was named one of Philadelphia’s top fashion influencers at the third annual Most Fashionable Women in Philadelphia awards ceremony, which took place Sept. 17 at the Hyatt at …

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Registration Now Open for Fifth Annual Day of Service on Oct. 19

Students, faculty, staff and alumni can mark their calendars for the fifth annual Day of Service, which will take place on Friday, Oct. 19. The campus-wide Day of Service gives the University community an opportunity to dedicate one day to …

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Celebrate Homecoming and Family Day Sept. 28 to 30

Philadelphia University will welcome alumni, families and friends to campus to celebrate Homecoming and Family Day on Saturday, Sept. 29. Homecoming and Family Day are an opportunity for the PhilaU community to reunite and celebrate all the things that make …

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PhilaU designers shine at Urban Outfitters Fashion’s Night Out: WHYY Newsworks

PhilaU designers Marjan Osman Gartland and Adrienne Larsen basked in the celebratory launch of their designs at Urban Outfitter’s Fashion’s Night Out event in New York on Sept. 6, WHYY Newsworks reported Sept. 17.  Gartland, a textile design master’s graduate, …

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Fashion alumna Kaitlyn Doherty designs for Macy’s fashion show: 6ABC

Fashion design alumna Kaitlyn Doherty, a designer for Macy’s Fashion Incubator program this year, will showcase her designs at a fashion show at Macy’s Center City on Sept. 20, 6ABC reported Sept. 19 at 4 p.m.

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