Monthly Archives: February 2016

PhilaU Among Best Programs in UX Design: Philadelphia Magazine

Philadelphia University’s M.S. in User Experience & Interaction Design program has been ranked among the Top 50 Best Value UX Design Graduate Programs of 2016 by Value Colleges, Philadelphia magazine reported Feb. 29. Philadelphia University “has begun making a name for …

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Design X Fashion Show Brings Couture Creativity to Life: 6ABC

Philadelphia University’s Design X Fashion Show showcased avant-garde fashions that explored the limits of creativity, 6ABC’s Erin O’Hearn reported  on Feb. 25 at 6 p.m. Although students had a limit of $20 to spend, “judging from the talent seen on …

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Strategic Design MBA Program Uses Design Thinking to Foster Innovation

The landscape of the business world has changed. Companies now require a new framework to approach innovative solutions. It’s a reality that Philadelphia University is addressing with its Strategic Design MBA, a unique graduate program that prepares students for enhanced …

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Graphic Design USA Names Two PhilaU Seniors “Students to Watch”

Graphic design communication seniors Nicole Meyer and Caroline Noebels have made Graphic Design USA’s prestigious list of “Students to Watch in 2016.” In addition to the student accolades, PhilaU’s graphic design communication program has been named one of Graphic Design …

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Strategic Design MBA Program To Sponsor Global Service Jam Feb. 26-28

On Feb. 26-28, innovative thinkers around the globe will take part in a Global Service Jam to come up with ideas to improve their communities, and PhilaU’s Strategic Design MBA program will be hosting the Philadelphia regional event. The Global …

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PhilaU Alumni Showcase Rubber-Band Launcher at 2016 Toy Fair

PhilaU alumni Ben Stack and Alan Dorfman were at the influential Toy Fair 2016 in New York to showcase the Precision RBS launcher, a multi-burst rubber band blaster designed by Stack when he was an undergraduate industrial design student, The …

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PhilaU Fashion Students Show Collections at NY Fashion Week

Philadelphia University fashion design seniors Cassie O’Toole and Sierra Rocco had the thrill of seeing their collections come down the New York Fashion Week runway on Feb. 13 at the Emerging Designers show at the Affinia Hotel. “There are no …

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Philadelphia University Launches New M.S. in Athletic Training

Philadelphia University this fall is introducing a new M.S. in Athletic Training to meet the growing demand for sports medicine professionals. In addition to the two-year master’s program, students can apply as freshmen for an accelerated five-year program during which …

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Tom Shirley Talks About Reaching 700 Career Wins: KYW Newsradio

PhilaU women’s basketball head coach Tom Shirley was interviewed Feb. 8 by KYW Newsradio about hitting the 700-win milestone on Saturday. Listen to the interview here.

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PhilaU Starting New M.S. in Athletic Training: Inside Higher Ed

Philadelphia University is starting a master’s program in athletic training, with an option to enroll in an accelerated five-year B.S./M.S. program, Inside Higher Ed reported Feb. 9.

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