Monthly Archives: January 2017

PhilaU Fashion Student Vivian Cooper Wins Top YMA Scholarship Award: Women’s Wear Daily

Philadelphia University fashion design senior Vivian Cooper won the top award at the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund’s 80th Annual Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship Awards Dinner in New York Jan. 12, Women’s Wear Daily reported Jan. 13. The YMA created a …

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PhilaU CIO Cepull Advises on Top Issues Facing Higher Education: CIO Review

Philadelphia University Vice President for Information Resources Jeff Cepull advised on the top issues facing higher education chief information officers in 2017 in a Jan. 13 article in CIO Review.

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PhilaU Launches MilkCrate Sustainability App Pilot: Philadelphia Business Journal

Philadelphia University is launching the pilot for the new sustainability app from MilkCrate, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported Jan. 13. The new app allows companies a way to encourage their employees to make choices that are more sustainable and earn …

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PhilaU Fashion Student Vivian Cooper Awarded Top National YMA Geoffrey Beene Scholarship

Philadelphia University fashion design senior Vivian Cooper was awarded the first-ever top award of $35,000 from a national pool of 600 student designers at the YMA Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship Awards Dinner in New York Jan. 12. Marc Mastronardi, executive …

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PSU Coach, Former Ram Pat Chambers Plays Michigan State at Palestra: Washington Post, Detroit News and others

Penn State University men’s basketball coach and PhilaU alumnus Pat Chambers brought his team to play Michigan State at the storied Palestra on the University of Pennsylvania campus Jan. 7, The Washington Post, Detroit News, Philadelphia Inquirer, Mlive, Reading Eagle and …

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PhilaU Industrial Design Student Creates Prosthetic Arm for Local Man: Philly Voice

Philadelphia University industrial design student Jackson Gordon created a 3D-printed prosthetic arm based on a video game to help a local man born without a left hand, Philly Voice reported Jan. 9. Jackson, who started the design firm Armatus Designs, …

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PhilaU Student Mixes Business and Basketball For Winning Combo: 6ABC

PhilaU student Jordan DeCicco has found success on the basketball court and in business, with his all-natural, protein-packed coffee drink company Sunniva, 6ABC sports reporter Jeff Skversky reported Jan. 6. Watch the 6ABC video here.

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PhilaU Partners with Free People in Industry Design Challenge

  Philadelphia University fashion students recently participated in an industry project to design new collections that would expand on Free People’s current offerings. The project challenged the junior fashion students to seek new designs within the brand parameters with a …

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PhilaU Architecture Students Win Third Place in Better Philadelphia Challenge

A team including two Philadelphia University architecture students earned third place in the Better Philadelphia Challenge, an international competition that seeks solutions in urban design. The Center for Architecture and Design challenged students from around the world to envision the …

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PhilaU Basketball Standout Joins Harlem Globetrotters: CBS Philly

“Bria Young was a star basketball player at Division II Philadelphia University with her college career wrapping up back in March. These days, she is getting used to life as a pro, as a member of the Harlem Globetrotters,” CBS …

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