Monthly Archives: September 2016

PhilaU to Host Student-Run Tandem Design Conference

The second annual student-run design conference Tandem will be held at Philadelphia University on Oct. 1 and 2. “Tandem is a conference that helps students go beyond the sketchbook and into the world of professional design,” said conference co-organizer and …

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PhilaU PA Program Helps Fill the Need for Healthcare Providers in NJ: Star-Ledger

Philadelphia University’s Physician Assistant Studies Program in New Jersey is helping to fill the need for healthcare professionals in the state, The Star-Ledger reported Sept. 16. This is the second year of the Atlantic City-based program, which follows the same …

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PhilaU Community and Trauma Counseling Student Awarded Melanie Foundation Scholarship

Philadelphia University community and trauma counseling student Jessica Francar is one of the five recipients of the Melanie Foundation 2016 Scholarship for her work with children and adults in traumatic situations. The scholarship goes to graduate-level students in the mental …

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PhilaU Named Finalist for Climate Leadership Awards

The Climate Leadership Network named Philadelphia University one of the finalists in the Second Nature Climate Leadership Awards. Done in partnership with the U.S. Green Building Council’s Center for Green Schools, the awards recognize innovative and advanced leadership in sustainability, …

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PhilaU Receives High Marks in the Business of Fashion’s Latest International Ranking

Further showing Philadelphia University’s international reputation in the fashion industry, the undergraduate and graduate fashion programs were once again ranked among the top worldwide, according to the Global Fashion School Rankings 2016 by the highly regarded Business of Fashion. Overall, …

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PhilaU Named Among Top Architecture Programs in College Factual Rankings

Philadelphia University’s highly regarded architecture and interior architecture programs were ranked among the top 10 in the nation in several categories in the latest report by College Factual. PhilaU’s architecture program was named the 9th top-ranked program nationally in the …

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Students Present Solutions for Personal Health in Nexus Maximus Challenge

After a rigorous long weekend of researching, planning and designing, more than 300 Philadelphia University students participating in the Nexus Maximus challenge presented their final innovations to enhance life and personal health on Sept. 12. The international collaboration yielded dozens …

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PhilaU Textile Design Alumni Exhibiting at TALENT! in NYC

Four recent alumni from Philadelphia University’s graduate textile design program have their work on display at the TALENT! exhibition as part of New York Textile Month. The initiative, spearheaded by the prestigious Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum and The New …

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PhilaU and TJU Approve Agreement to Combine in 2017: Philadelphia Inquirer, Business Journal, Inside Higher Ed, Yahoo! News, 6ABC and others

Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University last week approved a binding agreement to combine as one comprehensive university, as reported by The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Business Journal, Inside Higher Ed, 6ABC, CBSPhilly, Yahoo! News, NBC10, The Washington Times, Philadelphia magazine and …

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Nexus Maximus 2016 Kicks Off With Personal Healthcare Challenge

More than 350 students from Philadelphia University, Aalto University in Finland, KEA Copenhagen School of Design and Technology in Denmark, Thomas Jefferson University and Pace University kicked off Nexus Maximus 2016 on Sept. 9, seeking innovation in the area of …

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