Monthly Archives: November 2014

PhilaU Online Programs Rank High on National and State Lists

Philadelphia University Online has received national and state recognition for its quality educational programs by Best Value Schools and Edudemic. Best Value Schools named Philadelphia University Online a top online college for 2014. PhilaU ranked 23rd nationwide on a list …

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PhilaU Students Win Top Prizes in BLT Architects Design Competition

Two students in the College of Architecture and the Built Environment won the top two awards in this year’s BLT Architects student design competition. Fifth-year architecture student Bong Hei Wong, who goes by Billy, won first place and Oliver Thompson, …

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Fashion Students Learn From Behind-The-Scenes Industry Visits

Philadelphia University fashion merchandising and management students this month had the opportunity to learn first-hand about different aspects of the fashion industry during trips to the New York and North Carolina offices of some of the biggest names in fashion. …

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Coach Magee Nearing Another Milestone: Philadelphia Inquirer

With PhilaU men’s basketball coach Herb Magee about to hit another career milestone, the Rams start the season with high expectations, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Nov. 21. The Hall-of-Fame coach, with 985 career wins, is on target to win his …

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Fashion Faculty Jay McCarroll Makes Fashion Stop in Carlisle: The Sentinel

Fashion design faculty member Jay McCarroll, winner of the first season of Project Runway, presented his collection at a boutique in Carlisle, Pa., Nov. 21, The Sentinel reported Nov. 21. McCarroll teaches fashion design at his alma mater PhilaU and …

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PhilaU Contributes to Making City An Innovation Hub: Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia University is helping to drive a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship in the Philadelphia region, former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge and U.S. Assistant Secretary for Commerce for Economic Development Jay Williams wrote in the Nov. 19 Philadelphia Inquirer. PhilaU’s …

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Coach Magee Is Longest-Serving Philly Coach: Philadelphia Inquirer

Men’s basketball Coach Herb Magee is the longest-serving of Philadelphia’s top basketball coaches, Mike Jensen notes in the Nov. 19 Philadelphia Inquirer. After detailing the longevity of the city’s six top DI coaches (averaging 11.3 years at their institutions), Jensen …

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Top 10 Reasons to Attend PhilaU’s November 22 Open House

Philadelphia University is focused on innovation and providing students with an academic experience that will give them a real competitive advantage in the 21st-century workplace. We prepare students to be leaders at every level of their careers through our unique …

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PhilaU Community Gives Rousing Support for Day of Giving

Philadelphia University raised more than $47,000 in charitable gifts from more than 350 donors during its first ever Day of Giving on Nov. 13. That was three times the original fundraising goal of $15,000, and significantly above the goal of …

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Kidesti Teklegiorgis Named Director of Undergraduate Admissions

Kidesti Teklegiorgis, an experienced higher education admissions professional, joined Philadelphia University this fall as director of undergraduate admissions. In this position, Teklegiorgis is spearheading new initiatives designed to attract first-year and transfer students interested in bachelor degree programs. She previously …

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