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Awards and Accolades

PhilaU Faculty Members Named to Specter Center, Design Center Posts

Several faculty members have been named to help administer two of the University’s important academic resources. Evan Laine, law and society program director, has been appointed faculty director of the Arlen Specter Center for Public Service for the 2014-15 academic …

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PhilaU Psychology Graduates to Present Research at APA Conference

Two recent PhilaU psychology graduates will present research conducted for their senior capstones to leading industry researchers, educators, clinicians and consultants at the 2014 American Psychological Association (APA) conference in Washington, D.C., Aug. 7 to 10. Brianna Gentile ’13 will …

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PhilaU Wins 2nd APPA Award for Facilities Management

Philadelphia University received its second consecutive APPA Award for Excellence in Facilities Management at the 2014 APPA Annual Conference in San Diego July 21-23. “This award is a validation of our commitment to running efficient, well-managed and sustainable campus operations,” …

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Nancy Minich Re-Elected to American Horticultural Therapy Association Board

Nancy Minich, adjunct professor of landscape architecture, has been re-elected to a three-year term on the board of the American Horticultural Therapy Association.

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Mary Clare Venuto Appointed to Rutgers Alumni Board

Mary Clare Venuto, director of academic operations, was appointed to a three-year term on the Rutgers University Alumni Board of Directors on June 5. The board supports the university’s alumni association and related activities. Venuto received her bachelor’s and master’s …

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Library Director Karen Albert appointed to Tri-State College Library Executive Committee

Karen Albert, director of the Paul J. Gutman Library and coordinator of the Arlen Specter Center for Public Service at Philadelphia University, was elected to the executive committee of the Tri-State College Library Cooperative. She will serve a two-year term as …

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American College of Nurse-Midwives Honors PhilaU Students and Faculty

Two Philadelphia University midwifery juniors received national scholarship awards at the American College of Nurse-Midwives awards ceremony on May 16. Due to their academic excellence and leadership potential, Makeda Rambert was awarded the Midwives of Color-Watson Midwifery Student Scholarship, and …

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Academic Award Ceremony Honors Student Excellence

Philadelphia University recognized more than 50 talented students at the 38th Annual University Academic Award Ceremony in the Gallagher Athletic Center auxiliary gym on May 10. Exceptional students received awards from the Office of Student Life, the School of Continuing …

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PhilaU Recognizes Outstanding Educators at 2014 Faculty Reception

Philadelphia University honored members of its faculty for their hard work and commitment to academic excellence at the 2014 Faculty Reception on May 9 in the Gallagher Athletic Center auxiliary gym. President Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., presented awards to several …

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Dean Lehrman Honored for Founding Work at Union Graduate College

As the former founding president of Union Graduate College in Schenectady, N.Y., Sue Lehrman, dean of Philadelphia University’s School of Business Administration, was recognized May 9 for her role in establishing the college, which is celebrating its 10th anniversary this …

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