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Awards and Accolades

Student Public Awareness Campaign Wins International Award

An interdisciplinary student design team has received a prestigious international merit award for its spring 2014 integrated public awareness campaign addressing sexual violence in college life. The creative team honored by the 2015 Graphis New Talent Design award included graphic …

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PhilaU Faculty and Alumna Nominated for Rad Awards

Natalie Nixon, PhilaU’s Strategic Design MBA program director, and Morgan Berman ’14, an M.S. in Sustainable Design graduate, have been nominated for first-ever Rad Awards honoring their contributions, respectively, to teaching and business. Rad-Girls.com will honor Nixon, Berman and other …

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EPA Names PhilaU to Green Power Leadership Club

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has named Philadelphia University a member of the 2015 Green Power Leadership Club. “By meeting the Leadership Club’s green power use requirements, Philadelphia University has joined an elite group of Green Power Partners who are …

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Sustainable Design Students Win National Charrette Institute Scholarships

M.S. in Sustainable Design students James Chun and Joseph Tursi won scholarships from the National Charrette Institute for training and certification as design charrette facilitators. Chun and Tursi will attend a one-week training session this month at the group’s headquarters …

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New DECA PhilaU Chapter Participates in State Conference

Members of DECA PhilaU, the University’s new collegiate DECA chapter, lead various competitive events at Pennsylvania DECA’s annual career development conference in Hershey, Pa., Feb. 24 to 26. At a Feb. 25 presentation, three PhilaU student, alumnus and staff entrepreneurs …

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Susan Haiman to Join American Occupational Therapy Foundation Society

Susan Haiman, associate professor of occupational therapy, has been named a founding member of the Leaders & Legacies Society of the American Occupational Therapy Foundation. Haiman’s induction will take place at the American Occupational Therapy Association’s annual conference April 16 …

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PhilaU Faculty Members Receive Nexus Learning Awards

PhilaU recognized excellence in teaching Feb. 26 during Celebrate Nexus Learning Week. For their efforts to incorporate the tenets of Nexus Learning into their teaching practices, Evan Laine, law and society program director, and Megan Fuller, chemistry faculty member, will …

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Graphic Design USA Names Two PhilaU Seniors “Students to Watch”

Two graphic design communication seniors made Graphic Design USA magazine’s prestigious “Students to Watch” list, which appeared in the January/February 2015 issue. Sarah Driban and Jessica Eversmeyer were among only 29 students nationwide to receive the honor. Philadelphia University was …

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AIGA Philadelphia Design for Good Competition Awards Seven Graphic Design Seniors

AIGA Philadelphia last week recognized seven PhilaU graphic design communication seniors with awards of merit for their impressive work in the Design for Good competition. Philadelphia college students were asked by AIGA Philadelphia, a local professional association for design, to create …

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Men’s and Women’s Cross-Country Teams Earn All-Academic Honors

PhilaU’s men’s and women’s cross-country teams were recognized as All-Academic Teams by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association on Feb. 11 for their team members’ success in the classroom. This is the sixth consecutive year the …

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