Monthly Archives: April 2015

PhilaU Fashion Show One of Top Things to Do Today: Philly.com

The PVH Philadelphia University 2015 Fashion Show was featured on Philly.com’s Things To Do Philly list of great events on April 30. The Fashion Show will feature 250 of the year’s best student designs. The Fashion Show begins at 7 …

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PhilaU Students Win American Society of Landscape Architects Award

A team of students in the College of Architecture and the Built Environment have received an award from the American Society of Landscape Architects’ local chapter for their design concept addressing the affordable housing needs of farm- and service-worker families …

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Marianne Able Career Services Center Dedication Honors Director’s Legacy

Philadelphia University has dedicated the Marianne Able Career Services Center to honor the legacy of its longtime former director. Marianne Able served as the director of the Career Services Center from 1972 to 1996, during which time she helped thousands of students …

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PhilaU Recognized by EPA’s Green Power Challenge: PA Environment Digest

Philadelphia University has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency 2014-15 Green Power Challenge for colleges and universities, PA Environment Digest reported April 27. PhilaU was cited for using more green power than other school in its athletic conference. …

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PhilaU Blackstone LaunchPad Connects Students to Entrepreneurship: Technical.ly Philly

PhilaU’s Blackstone LaunchPad is providing students with entrepreneurial opportunities and support, one of several initiatives in the region to encourage students and grow the start-up pipeline, Technical.ly Philly reported April 27.

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Architecture Professor Kratzer Discusses Senior Lighting Options: Environments For Aging

Associate Professor of Architecture David Kratzer discussed lighting options in senior living spaces at an April 20 Environments for Aging conference in Baltimore, reported the publication Environments For Aging.

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PhilaU Fashion Design Students Rule the Red Dress Runway

Philadelphia University student fashion designers rocked the runway at the annual red dress fashion show sponsored by the American Heart Association on April 22 at the Mütter Museum. Three winning designs selected by a panel of judges will be featured at …

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Get Nerdy with PhilaU at the Philadelphia Science Festival

Philadelphia University faculty and students will lead hands-on Philadelphia Science Festival events from April 24 to May 2 as part of the fifth annual citywide event to promote science education. This year’s festival features more than 100 events at locations …

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Professor Emeritus Rosenau On J.C. Penney Retail Challenges: Forbes.com

Jerry Rosenau, professor emeritus and former program director of fashion apparel studies, discussed some of the problems facing J.C. Penney in a competitive retail market in an April 23 Forbes.com article.

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Sustainable Design Alumna Morgan Berman Wins Rad Award

Morgan Berman ’14, a graduate of PhilaU’s M.S. in Sustainable Design program, was awarded Product of the Year by Rad-Girls.com for her mobile app, MilkCrate, which connects consumers with over 2,000 local and sustainable businesses. Berman’s contribution to the world of …

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