Monthly Archives: March 2015

PhilaU Graduates Achieve 95 Percent Employment, Grad School Acceptance

An impressive 95 percent of the class of 2014 are working in their disciplines or have been accepted to graduate school, according to the latest survey of graduates by Philadelphia University’s Marianne Able Career Services Center. The latest survey results …

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Student Public Awareness Campaign Wins International Award

An interdisciplinary student design team has received a prestigious international merit award for its spring 2014 integrated public awareness campaign addressing sexual violence in college life. The creative team honored by the 2015 Graphis New Talent Design award included graphic …

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Fashion Alumna Amanda Stearns Named 2015 Macy’s Fashion Incubator Designer

Philadelphia University fashion design alumna Amanda Stearns ’14 has joined the Macy’s Philadelphia Fashion Incubator class of 2015 as a designer-in-residence. “I am overjoyed and honored to be accepted into the Macy’s Incubator program,” Stearns said. “This opportunity will expand …

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PhilaU SBA Dean Lehrman Named Rowan Business Dean: Philadelphia Business Journal

Sue Lehrman,dean of the School of Business Administration, has been named dean of Rowan University’s William G. Rohrer College of Business, effective July 1, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported March 26. Philip Russel, associate dean of the Kanbar College of …

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Spring Trend Has Roots in Fashion History, Martin Tells The Philadelphia Inquirer

One of spring’s hottest looks — matching crop tops and pencil skirts — harkens back to the Renaissance era and the 1960s mod look, fashion faculty member Marcella Milio Martin said in a March 25 Philadelphia Inquirer story.  “There is …

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PhilaU Faculty and Alumna Nominated for Rad Awards

Natalie Nixon, PhilaU’s Strategic Design MBA program director, and Morgan Berman ’14, an M.S. in Sustainable Design graduate, have been nominated for first-ever Rad Awards honoring their contributions, respectively, to teaching and business. Rad-Girls.com will honor Nixon, Berman and other …

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PhilaU Faculty Member and Alumna Nominated For Rad Awards: Technical.ly

Strategic Design MBA Director Natalie Nixon and M.S. in Sustainable Design graduate Morgan Berman, founder of sustainable mobile app MilkCrate, have been nominated for the first Rad awards celebrating inspirational women in education, technology, media, culture and business, Technical.ly reported …

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EPA Names PhilaU to Green Power Leadership Club

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has named Philadelphia University a member of the 2015 Green Power Leadership Club. “By meeting the Leadership Club’s green power use requirements, Philadelphia University has joined an elite group of Green Power Partners who are …

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PhilaU Students Give Back During Alternative Spring Break

Fifteen Philadelphia University students from various academic majors headed to colder climes last week to volunteer over spring break with Habitat for Humanity of Greater Portland in Maine. During the week, the students installed hardwood floors, interior doors and kitchen …

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Landscape Architecture Program Receives Six-Year LAAB Re-Accreditation

Philadelphia University’s landscape architecture program has earned another six-year accreditation from the Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board (LAAB). The landscape architecture program is now accredited through Dec. 31, 2020. The accrediting board praised the program’s environmentally minded curriculum and emphasis on …

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