Monthly Archives: June 2015

PhilaU Student-Athletes Honored for Academic Success

Twenty-five Philadelphia University student-athletes have been named to the 2015 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Spring All-Academic Team. The recognized student-athletes included members of the softball, women’s track, women’s lacrosse, men’s track, baseball and golf teams. PhilaU finishes the 2014-15 …

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Former Registrar Paul Kerstetter Remembered by Community: Roxborough Review

Former Registrar Paul Kerstetter, who passed away June 4, was remembered fondly by family, friends and community members in a June 16 Roxborough Review story. Kersetter retired in 2005 after 39 years of service at PhilaU.

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Matt Dane Baker Appointed Provost At PhilaU: Philadelphia Business Journal

Matt Dane Baker has been appointed provost and dean of the faculty at Philadelphia University, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported June 12.

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Law and Society Graduate Discusses First Amendment Rights at Sports Stadiums: ESPN Twin Cities

Law and Society alumnus John Sczepanski ’14 was interviewed about sports fans’ first amendment rights in stadiums built in part with public funds on ESPN Twin Cities radio show June 7. Sczepanski, now a law student, wrote an article on this …

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Arlen Specter Center Wins Preservation Achievement Award

The Arlen Specter Center for Public Service at Philadelphia University, housed in the historic Roxboro House, received a 2015 Preservation Achievement Grand Jury Award from the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia. Jeff Cromarty, vice president for administration and chief operating …

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National Basketball Tournament Comes to PhilaU in July: Comcast SportsNet, Seattle Post-Intelligencer, SB Nation

The Basketball Tournament, a national single-elimination, open application tournament launched in 2014, will come to Philadelphia University July 17-19 as part of its 2015 tournament,  Comcast SportsNet, Seattle Post-Intelligencer and SB Nation reported.

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Graduate Industrial Design Students Use 3D Technologies to Create Custom Footwear: 3DPrint.com

Industrial design graduate students Matt Flail and Tim Ganter used 3D scanning and printing technologies to create custom footwear for their thesis project that conforms to the user’s feet, 3Dprint.com reported June 9, 2015.

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The PhilaU Difference: Connecting Students with Jobs and Meaningful Career Paths

Year after year, Philadelphia University graduates achieve great success both in the workplace and graduate school admissions. For the class of 2014, the most recent year surveyed, an impressive 95 percent of graduates secured employment or have been accepted to …

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PhilaU Students Win AATCC Award for Wearable Technology Innovation

A team of four Philadelphia University fashion merchandising and management students won second place in the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) Concept 2 Consumer® student merchandising competition for their wearable technology innovation, Sunergy Outerwear. Alaina Giovannone, Alison …

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PhilaU Climate Action Sustainability Initiatives Highlighted by Billy Penn

Philadelphia University, one of only five colleges in the region to sign the American College & University Presidents’ Climate Commitment, operates entirely on green contractual energy, utilizes energy efficient heating, lighting and cooling throughout campus and is on track to …

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