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Awards and Accolades

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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Academy of Municipal Innovation Nominated for State Innovation of the Year

The Academy of Municipal Innovation, a collaboration between Philadelphia University and the City of Philadelphia to foster innovation in city employees, has been nominated to receive the 2014 StateScoop 50 State Innovation of the Year Award. To vote for the …

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SEED Center Recognized for LEED® Gold Certification

Philadelphia University’s Center for Sustainability, Energy Efficiency and Design was recognized for its accomplishment of LEED® gold certification at a plaque ceremony on campus April 11. Janet Milkman, executive director of Delaware Valley Green Building Council, helped commemorate the success. …

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Interior Design Program Receives Six-Year CIDA Re-Accreditation

Philadelphia University’s B.S. in Interior Design program has earned another six-year accreditation from the Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA). The interior design program is now accredited until 2020. In its Summary of Accreditation Decision, CIDA said its decision was …

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Phil Tiemeyer Book “Plane Queer” Named Lambda Literary Awards Finalist

Associate history professor Phil Tiemeyer’s book, “Plane Queer: Labor, Sexuality and AIDS in the History of Male Flight Attendants,” has been nominated as a finalist for a Lambda Literary Award. “Plane Queer” details the historical struggles of men in the …

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Librarian Michael Cabus Wins Electronic Resources and Libraries Award

Systems librarian Michael Cabus has won a 2014 Cross-Pollinator Travel Award from Electronic Resources and Libraries. He was selected for his ability to provide Electronic Resources and Libraries with a unique perspective on its work and that of libraries in …

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Students Win College of Architecture and the Built Environment Behance Competition

PhilaU juniors Sean Carlin and Erik Smith, who are majoring, respectively, in architecture and interior design, have won the Behance competition for best student portfolio sponsored by the College of Architecture and the Built Environment. Each received a pair of …

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Scott Ageloff, Interior Architecture Program Director, Receives CIDA Award

The Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) has honored Scott Ageloff, director of PhilaU’s M.S. in Interior Architecture program, with this year’s Keith Hooks Volunteer Excellence Award. The CIDA award goes annually to the organization’s most outstanding volunteer dedicated to …

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Kradel-Weitzel receives Sappi grant to support arts education in public schools

Maribeth Kradel-Weitzel, associate professor of graphic design communication, has been awarded a $30,000 grant from Sappi Fine Paper’s Ideas That Matter program to create promotional materials for Fresh Artists, an organization that seeks to generate funding and programming for arts …

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Interior Design Alumna on Second-Place Team in IIDA Competition

Interior design alumni Sarah Schaub and Julie Riley, who graduated in May, were selected to participate in the International Interior Design Association student design competition at Neocon, which took place June 10 in Chicago.  Schaub was on the team that …

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