Monthly Archives: August 2016

PhilaU Textile Design Students Will Exhibit at NY Textile Show

Philadelphia University students will participate in the first New York Textile Month exhibit, “Talent,” sponsored by Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and The New School, Fashion United reported Aug. 17. The new exhibition, created to showcase student design work and …

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PhilaU Alumna Named IIDA Professional Member of the Year

The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Pennsylvania/New Jersey/Delaware Chapter has named Philadelphia University interior design alumna Devyn O’Neill ’10 as its Chapter Professional Member of the Year. The organization said it chose O’Neill for this honor because she’s an active …

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PhilaU To Offer Three New Graduate Programs In Fall 2017

Philadelphia University will offer three new graduate programs starting fall 2017: an M.S. in Fashion Design Management, an online M.S. in Construction Management, and an art therapy specialization in the M.S. in Community and Trauma Counseling Program. In addition, the …

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Community and Trauma Counseling Students Earn 100 Percent Pass Rate on Clinical Licensing Exam for Second Year

Since the inception of Philadelphia University’s Community and Trauma Counseling (CTC) program in 2015, all of its students who have taken the National Counselor Exam (NCE) have passed. This test is required by state licensing boards for the professional counseling …

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PhilaU Receives $1 Million Grant to Support Entrepreneurship Education

Philadelphia University has received a $1 million grant from the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation to establish a fellowship for entrepreneurship education as part of the PhilaU Center for Entrepreneurship, which will elevate and expand the University’s already strong capabilities in …

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PhilaU Students Earn Honors in ACSA’s Timber in the City Competition

A transdisciplinary team of Philadelphia University students have earned honorable mention in the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture’s (ACSA) Timber in the City: Urban Habitats Competition. The contest asks students to imagine the repurposing of our existing cities with …

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Professor Mark Havens’ New Book Features Photos of Iconic Wildwood Motels: Philly Voice

Mark Havens, assistant professor of industrial design, has been photographing Wildwood’s iconic mid-century motels for the last decade, as chronicled in his new book, Philly Voice reported Aug. 8. The resort’s hallmark look – Doo Wop – is rapidly disappearing. The design style, with …

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PhilaU to Host Active Learning Space Symposium on Aug. 12

To highlight evidence-based and experimental processes in the design, implementation and assessment of active learning spaces, Philadelphia University will host the inaugural Active Learning Space Symposium on Friday, Aug. 12, at the Lawrence N. Field DEC Center. “We’re gathering some …

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PhilaU Textile Engineer Develops Innovative Olympic Rowing Suits: Inc.

Philadelphia University textile engineer Mark Sunderland developed innovative rowing apparel with seamless technology for U.S. Olympic rowers, Inc. magazine reported Aug. 5.

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PhilaU Textile Engineer Sunderland Creates Innovative Rowing Apparel: NBC10

Philadelphia University textile engineer Mark Sunderland created innovative rowing unisuits, treated with an antimicrobial finish, that will be worn by the U.S. Olympic rowers in Rio, NBC10 reported Aug. 4. The opening ceremony for the 2016 Olympics is Aug. 5.

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