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Awards and Accolades

Alumna Libby Nichols Receives NCAA Scholarship for Medical School

Libby Nichols ’14, a star midfielder in lacrosse who was awarded a prestigious Fulbright grant to study head injuries in young soccer players in Germany, has been awarded a $7,500 NCAA postgraduate scholarship to support her medical school education. Nichols, …

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Alumnus Tyler Fleming Receives Schweitzer Fellowship To Improve Health Care

Tyler Fleming ’12, who was awarded a prestigious Fulbright award his senior year at PhilaU and is now a medical student, has been named a 2015-16 Albert Schweitzer Fellow to help address the social factors that impact health. Fleming, who …

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Library Director Karen Albert Wins Carla J. Funk Governmental Relations Award

Karen Albert, Paul J. Gutman Library director, was honored with the Carla J. Funk Governmental Relations Award for her outstanding contributions to the field of health sciences librarianship. The award, established in 2008, recognizes a medical librarian who has demonstrated …

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PhilaU Student-Athletes Honored for Academic Success

Twenty-five Philadelphia University student-athletes have been named to the 2015 Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Spring All-Academic Team. The recognized student-athletes included members of the softball, women’s track, women’s lacrosse, men’s track, baseball and golf teams. PhilaU finishes the 2014-15 …

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Arlen Specter Center Wins Preservation Achievement Award

The Arlen Specter Center for Public Service at Philadelphia University, housed in the historic Roxboro House, received a 2015 Preservation Achievement Grand Jury Award from the Preservation Alliance for Greater Philadelphia. Jeff Cromarty, vice president for administration and chief operating …

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PhilaU Awards 2015-16 Nexus Learning Faculty Grants

The Center for Teaching Innovation and Nexus Learning at Philadelphia University will fund six faculty research proposals with Nexus Learning Grants. The grants for the 2015-16 academic year will support faculty research on innovative teaching practices, course re-designs and curricula …

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Academic Awards Ceremony Recognizes Top Students

Philadelphia University honored more than 60 exceptional students at its annual academic awards ceremony May 15. Students received awards from the Office of Student Life; the School of Continuing and Professional Studies; the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce; …

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Students Organizations and Leaders Win PULSE Awards

Philadelphia University’s Office of Student Engagement and Student Government Association this month recognized the following student organizations and students for their outstanding contributions to the campus community. Best New Student Organization: Card Game Club Club Presidents of the Year: Sarah …

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PhilaU Recognizes Outstanding Educators at Faculty Reception

Philadelphia University honored members of its faculty for their commitment to academic excellence and distinguished service at the 2015 Faculty Reception, held May 1 in the Kanbar Campus Center. At the reception, a portrait of Christopher Pastore, a professor of …

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Student Art Awarded at Drawing and Design Show

Philadelphia University’s School of Design and Engineering’s 2015 Drawing and Design Show exhibited some of the best underclassmen artwork created in various design and drawing courses over the spring semester. Hand-drawn works made from an array of materials, including paint, …

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