Monthly Archives: March 2016

Villanova’s Coach Wright Talks About Learning From PhilaU’s Magee: Comcast SportsNet

Villanova men’s basketball coach Jay Wright, who is leading his team to the NCAA Final Four this weekend, told Comcast SportsNet that he learned much from Philadelphia University’s men’s coach Herb Magee and other local coaches.

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Architecture Students Work on Train Station Project: Metro For Transit & Motorcoach Business

PhilaU architecture and occupational therapy students have been working with SEPTA and community members on a plan to update and improve the East Falls train station, Metro For Transit & Motorcoach Business reported March 30. Architecture faculty member David Kratzer …

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Senior Peter Alexis Selected For DII All-Star Game: CBS Philly

Senior Peter Alexis has wrapped up four successful seasons with the Rams with his selection to the NABC Division II College Basketball All-Star Game, CBS Philly reported March 24. Alexis, only the second player in program history to score more …

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Strategic Design MBA Director Natalie Nixon on Brainstorming: Inc.com

Natalie Nixon, director of PhilaU’s Strategic Design MBA program, discussed how to make the most out of brainstorming sessions in an interview with Inc.com. Watch the video here. 

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PhilaU’s Peter Alexis Invited To Play In DII College All-Star Game

Philadelphia University senior forward Peter Alexis has been selected to play in the 2016 Reese’s Division II College All-Star Game by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). The Division II All-Star Game—which consists of 20 seniors from across the …

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PhilaU Student-Athletics Lead CACC on All-Academic Team

Philadelphia University leads the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) with eight student-athletes earning a spot on the 2015-16 CACC Winter All-Academic Team. The women’s basketball team had five players named to the All-Academic team, while men’s basketball had three honorees, …

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PhilaU Interior Design Students Take Top Prizes in IIDA Competition

Philadelphia University interior design seniors won the top two prizes and honorable mention in the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Tri-State Chapter’s annual student design competition. This is the sixth consecutive year a PhilaU student has earned first place in …

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Monica Lam Named SBA Academic Dean: Philadelphia Inquirer

Monica Lam has been appointed academic dean of Philadelphia University’s School of Business Administration, effective July 1, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported March 14. She is professor of accounting and information systems at California State University at Sacramento.

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Landscape Architecture Student Project Featured in Landscape Architecture Magazine

Landscape Architecture Program Director Kim Douglas and landscape architecture students were featured in the November 2015 issue of Landscape Architecture magazine for a project with the Urban Wildlife Conservation Program on the woodlands and mudflats of John Heinz National Wildlife …

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PhilaU Women’s Basketball Team Heads to NCAA Tournament: CBS Philly

PhilaU women’s basketball team is heading to the NCAA East DII Tournament as the No. 3 seed, CBS Philly reported March 10. Coach Tom Shirley, senior forward Mary Newell and freshman guard Jess Kaminski were featured. The CACC champions play …

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