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Awards and Accolades

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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Graphic Design Student Wins National Design Competition Award

Graphic design communication senior Nadin Radwan received a merit award for student work in the 2014 HOW Promotion and Marketing Design Awards. Her entry, “Identity Generator,” is a tool to assist graphic designers with the selection of visually pleasing color …

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Sustainable Design Program Director Rob Fleming Speaks on Earth Day Panel

Rob Fleming, M.S. in Sustainable Design program director, participated in a panel discussion on sustainable work spaces on Earth Day, April 22. The event, coordinated by Steelcase, Corporate Interiors, the International Living Future Institute’s Philadelphia chapter and the Delaware Valley …

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PULSE Awards Recognize Outstanding Student Organizations

PhilaU’s Student Government Association hosted the 2014 PULSE Awards recognizing the year’s most outstanding campus clubs and organizations on April 17 at the President’s House. The winners are: Best New Organization: Future Alumni Association President of the Year: Coady Parks, President …

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