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Awards and Accolades

PhilaU Students and Alumna Named Adobe Design Awards Semi-Finalists

Three Philadelphia University students and a recent alumna have been named semi-finalists in the Adobe Design Achievement Awards, an international design competition. They include M.S. in surface imaging alumna Kaijie Chen ’16; graphic design communication students Leah Pellegrino ’18 and …

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PhilaU Management Professor Wins Award for Entrepreneurship Paper

Philadelphia University Assistant Professor of Management Irina Stoyneva won an award for best paper on entrepreneurship last month from the Eastern Academy of Management-New England Journal of Entrepreneurship. Her article, “Industry Life Cycle and Name Choice of Entrepreneurial Firms in …

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Sustainable Design Program Director Rob Fleming Nominated for SustainPHL Award

Green Philly Blog has nominated Rob Fleming, director of Philadelphia University’s M.S. in Sustainable Design program, for a SustainPHL award in the category of sustainability mentor. Fleming, an early leader in sustainable design and education, was named PhilaU’s Salaman Family …

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Engineering Student Wins $1,500 Society of Women Engineers Scholarship

Philadelphia University engineering senior Shana Kaplan has received the $1,500 Susan Miszkowicz September 11 Memorial Scholarship from the Society of Women Engineers (SWE). Kaplan is the vice president of the newly formed PhilaU chapter of SWE. In its first year, …

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Senior Jacob Brosius Selected as IDSA Student Merit Award Winner

Industrial design senior Jacob Brosius has been named an Industrial Designers Society of America’s (IDSA) Student Merit Award winner. The award provides industrial design students from across the country the opportunity to showcase their talents and achievements at their IDSA …

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Graphic Design Communication Alumna Wins Fresh Award from AIGA Philadelphia

AIGA Philadelphia has named Philadelphia University graphic design communication alumna Ali Doucette ’13 the 2017 winner of the Fresh Award. The highly competitive distinction honors one emerging designer who is “creating stellar work and breaking boundaries in the local design …

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PhilaU Students Win People’s Choice Award from PA-DE ASLA

Philadelphia University fourth-year landscape architecture student Hakeem Wilson and fifth-year architecture student Rajvi Vyas won the People’s Choice Award at the Pennsylvania-Delaware American Society of Landscape Architects Conference April 25. Landscape architecture professionals selected their project, “Metamorphosis of Healing,” from a …

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PhilaU Business Students to Be Inducted into Delta Mu Delta Honor Society

The Philadelphia University Chapter of the National Business Honor Society, Delta Mu Delta, will hold its annual induction ceremony at the Germantown Cricket Club on Friday, April 21 at 6 p.m. PhilaU currently has 24 members on campus, and 29 …

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PhilaU Accounting Professor to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Fox School of Business

Philadelphia University associate professor of accounting James Solano will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Fox School of Business at Temple University on April 25. Solano has a distinguished 48-year career in the Philadelphia area as an accounting professor, …

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PhilaU Counseling Student Visits White House for Mentoring Initiative

Community and trauma counseling graduate student Tyler Wims attended a White House summit with President Barack Obama last week for his work with My Brother’s Keeper Success Mentors Initiative. The national mentoring program strives to help chronically truant students, some …

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