Monthly Archives: November 2016

Coach Herb Magee Receives CACC Award of Distinction

Philadelphia University men’s basketball head coach Herb Magee received the inaugural Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Award of Distinction on Thursday, Dec. 1, before the Rams took on conference rival University of the Sciences in the Gallagher Athletic Center. The …

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PhilaU Business Student Wins Global Entrepreneur Competition

Philadelphia University business student Jordan DeCicco ’20 has won the 2016 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) regional competition in Washington, D.C., hosted by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization. He will compete in the national competition in Kansas City, Mo., on March 6, …

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Fashion Pop-Up Shop Will Feature Handcrafted Items Nov. 30

Do your holiday shopping on campus next Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the annual pop-up shop featuring handcrafted merchandise made by PhilaU fashion merchandising and management students. The items, including distressed and hand-painted denim jackets, throw pillows, trendy clutches, chic kimonos, …

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Fashion Design Student Named YMA Geoffrey Beene Scholarship Finalist

Philadelphia University fashion design student Vivian Cooper ’17 has been named one of eight national finalists in the prestigious $30,000 Geoffrey Beene scholarship competition, part of the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund. The winners will be announced at a ceremony in January. …

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PhilaU Men’s Basketball Coach Magee Wins Lapchick Award: ESPN, Boston Globe

Philadelphia University Hall-of-Fame men’s basketball coach Herb Magee was awarded the Lapchick Character Award Nov. 18 in New York, reported ESPN and The Boston Globe, along with many other outlets. Read more about Magee and the Lapchick Award here.

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Women’s Volleyball to Make First NCAA Tournament Appearance After Winning CACC Championship

The Philadelphia University women’s volleyball team will compete in the NCAA Division II Championship Tournament for the first time in the program’s 20-year history. After receiving the sixth seed in the East Region, the Rams will take on the third …

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PhilaU Men’s Basketball Coach Herb Magee Wins Lapchick Award: Fox Sports, Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle and others

Philadelphia University’s head men’s basketball coach and Hall-of-Famer Herb Magee received the 2016 Lapchick Character Award at a Nov. 18 ceremony in New York, reported Fox Sports, The Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle, The Joplin Globe and more than 50 …

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PhilaU Starts M.S. in Real Estate Development Program: Inside Higher Ed

Philadelphia University is launching a graduate program in real estate development, Inside Higher Ed reported Nov. 18. Read more about the program, which will start in fall 2017, here.

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Fourth Class Graduates from PhilaU’s Academy for Municipal Innovation

The fourth class of the Academy for Municipal Innovation (AMI), a unique collaboration between Philadelphia University and the city of Philadelphia designed to help city workers innovate in their jobs, graduated Nov. 14. “Innovation is now a core competency for …

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Women’s Volleyball to Play in CACC Tournament Semifinals This Weekend

The women’s volleyball team will continue its exceptional season this weekend in the CACC Tournament semifinals. The squad will face Bloomfield College on Saturday, Nov. 19, at 1 p.m. at Wilmington University in Delaware. If they win, the Rams will …

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