Monthly Archives: February 2014

PhilaU Student Textiles Inspire Philadelphia Flower Show Arrangements

This week’s internationally acclaimed Pennsylvania Horticultural Society Philadelphia Flower Show will bloom with floral arrangements inspired by the work of 16 PhilaU textile design students. “We are so excited to have our textile design students participating in the Philadelphia Flower …

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PhilaU Fashion Alumna Jovan O’Connor Named 2014 Macy’s Fashion Incubator Designer

PhilaU fashion design alumna Jovan O’Connor ’06 was named a designer-in-residence for the Macy’s Philadelphia Fashion Incubator class of 2014. O’Connor’s selection to the third year of the Philadelphia Fashion Incubator was announced at a Feb. 27 press event at …

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PhilaU Mobile App 3.0 Now Available

Philadelphia University has released version 3.0 of PhilaU Mobile, its smartphone app for iPhone, Android and Mobile Web. This latest version includes such new options as a DINING module that allows users to order from the Common Thread Express. Need …

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PhilaU Students Exhibit Work at Philadelphia Center for Architecture

The work of PhilaU architecture and interior design students and alumni are on display at the Philadelphia Center for Architecture exhibit “Degrees of Design: Student Work from Local Architecture + Design Schools” through March 14. Architecture students Christopher Garrow and …

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Philadelphia University Unveils Plan to Achieve Climate Neutrality by 2035

Philadelphia University submitted its comprehensive Climate Action Plan to the American College and University President’s Climate Commitment (ACUPCC) outlining the University’s plan to reach climate neutrality by 2035. Sustainability has been a longstanding value at PhilaU and the Climate Action …

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PhilaU Trustee William Jasper Speaks on Textile Industry Issues

Philadelphia University Trustee William Jasper, CEO and chairman of the board of Unifi, Inc., spoke about sustainability in textile manufacturing and other industry issues during a talk on campus Feb. 21. Though the U.S. textile industry endured a contraction in …

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PhilaU Fashion Design Students’ Red Dresses Promote Heart Health

The winning red dresses designed by PhilaU fashion design students for the American Heart Assocation’s red dress competition were recently showcased as part of an AHA exhibit for National Wear Red Day in collaboration with Temple University Hospital. Mellisa Ristine’s …

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PhilaU students will participate in Philadelphia Flower Show: The Roxborough Review

PhilaU textile design students are helping floral designers interpret textile designs for inspiration in floral arrangements, The Roxborough Review reported Feb. 17. The internationally recognized PHS Philadelphia Flower Show will take place this year from Feb. 28 to March 9 …

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President Spinelli Endorses Pew Research Findings on College Graduate Income Levels

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PhilaU Fashion Design Alumnae Launch New Fashion Collection

PhilaU fashion design alumnae Melissa Choi and Pia Panaligan, who spent the past year developing their fashion business in the Fashion Incubator program at Macy’s, launched their 2014 summer collection at a Feb. 12 event marking the end of their …

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