Monthly Archives: March 2017

‘A Walk Through PhilaU’ Exhibit Reflects on What University Means to the Community

Philadelphia University’s Honors Student Association and Student Government Association are collaborating on “A Walk Through PhilaU,” an exhibit comprised of work that showcases what PhilaU means to the community. “‘A Walk Through PhilaU’ is such a unique event because it gives students, faculty …

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PhilaU’s Relay for Life Cancer Fundraiser Tonight

Raising more than $200,000 since 2009, Philadelphia University’s annual Relay for Life will take place Friday, March 31, from 6 p.m. to 12 a.m. The American Cancer Society event, organized by the PhilaU chapter of Colleges Against Cancer, works to …

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PhilaU First Baseman Steven Wells a Force at the Plate: CBS Philly

PhilaU senior first baseman Steven Wells is hitting .460 with 20 runs and 18 RBIs, CBS Philly reported March 30. He’s getting help from another big bat in junior utility player Brandon Quaranta, who’s hitting .373, CBS Philly said.

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NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Leader Jacqueline Patterson to Speak at PhilaU April 10

Jacqueline Patterson, director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program, will present Philadelphia University’s annual Dietrich V. Asten Lecture on “Upholding the Beloved Community: Advancing a Just Transition to a Livable Planet” on Monday, April 10. Patterson is a …

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PhilaU Fashion, Surface Imaging Students Team Up for Epson Couture Event: Digital Output

A team of Philadelphia University fashion design and surface imaging students used the latest in digital print technology to create a collection of colorful, vibrant fashions for Epson’s Digital Couture fashion event to kick off New York Fashion Week, Digital …

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PhilaU Accounting Professor to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Fox School of Business

Philadelphia University associate professor of accounting James Solano will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Fox School of Business at Temple University on April 25. Solano has a distinguished 48-year career in the Philadelphia area as an accounting professor, …

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PhilaU Graduates Achieve 95 Percent Employment, Grad School Success Rate Once Again

For the fifth year in a row, an impressive 95 percent of Philadelphia University graduates reported employment in fields related to their career interests or graduate school acceptance, according to the Class of 2016 survey from the University’s Marianne Able …

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Top Firms Conduct Record Number of Interviews at Design Expo

More than 350 students from the College of Architecture and the Built Environment and the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce connected with employers from 84 leading design firms in the Gallagher Center at Philadelphia University’s annual Design Expo …

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Two PhilaU Teams Win IDEC East Region Student Design Competition

Two groups of Philadelphia University interior design students have won the 2016-2017 Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) East Region Student Design Competition. With the win, the teams of Kaitlin Johnson, Monica Tabet and Samantha Ringer, as well as Bridget Sax, …

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PhilaU Students Receive Top Honors in Area IIDA Design Competition

Out of a pool of dozens of entries from across the region, a trio of Philadelphia University students have received top honors in the 2017 International Interior Design Association (IIDA) PA/NJ/DE Student Design Competition. Senior interior design student Christine Migliore earned …

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