Monthly Archives: September 2015

PhilaU Fashion Design Graduates Show Collections at New York Fashion Week

During the recent New York Fashion Week, some 200 celebrated designers such as Alexander Wang, Narciso Rodriguez and Michael Kors were joined by two Philadelphia University fashion design graduates who showcased their collections during the fall fashion extravaganza. Kayla Donovan …

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PhilaU Industrial Design Student to Pitch Medication Device to AOL Co-Founder Steve Case

When he was in high school, Kyle Garb witnessed first-hand from a family friend the severe pain that burn patients experience during their treatment and recovery. Now a senior industrial design student at Philadelphia University, Garb will have the opportunity …

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Physician Assistant Studies Professor Provides Medical Care During Papal Visit: Philadelphia Inquirer

Amy Baker, associate professor of physician assistant studies, helped provide medical care during Pope Francis’ recent visit to Philadelphia, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Sept. 26. Baker and other PhilaU faculty members and students volunteered for SEPA Smart (Southeastern Pennsylvania Surge …

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Papal Visit Schedule

PhilaU Plans During Papal Visit to the City of Philadelphia: Friday, September 25, 2015 Philadelphia University will operate on an inclement weather schedule on Friday, September 25, 2015 due to road closures for the Papal visit to Philadelphia. This means …

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Textile Design Student Helped Create Carpets for Papal Visit: The Virginian-Pilot

Textile design student Lydia Whitford helped create two ceremonial carpets being used during Pope Francis’ visit to Philadelphia this weekend as part of her internship at Langhorne Carpet, The Virginian-Pilot reported Sept. 26. Whitford, of Portsmouth, Va., helped design the …

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Mike Ternosky ’00, Head Designer at Obey Clothing, Talks About Fashion Industry

Mike Ternosky ’00, head designer of OBEY Clothing, returned to campus this week to talk to students about his experience as a streetwear designer and share insights on making it in today’s fast-moving fashion marketplace. Ternosky spoke to two packed …

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Freshman Usha Baublitz Nominates Teacher for Centennial Medal: York Daily Record

PhilaU freshman Usha Baublitz nominated her high school teacher Barbara Nealon to receive the University’s Centennial Award at last month’s Convocation ceremony, The York Daily Record reported Sept. 18.

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Prof. Chris Pastore Receives Top Award for Paper on Composites

Christopher Pastore, professor of transdisciplinary studies in the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, won first place in the Dr. Jackie Rehkopf Best Paper Award competition by the SPE Automotive Composites Conference & Exhibition peer review committee. Pastore, an …

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Marcella McCoy-Deh Co-Authors New Novel: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Marcella McCoy-Deh, director of PhilaU’s honors program, co-authored the new novel “The Search for Susu,” exploring issues of shame and redemption, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Sept. 15. Set in Philadelphia and Ghana, the main character, Dr. Francine Carty, finds herself …

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PhilaU Students Win National Graphic Design Competition: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia University students took home top prizes in a national graphic design competition, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Sept. 12.  A team of 2015 graduates won the gold prize in the University and College Designers Association’s annual competition for their capstone …

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