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Four New Academic Chairs Announced For Outstanding Faculty

Four new academic chairs for outstanding faculty members recently have been established, which will help advance research, support projects and enhance student learning on campus. Mark Sunderland, textile engineer and strategist and director of academic operations for Kanbar College of …

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PhilaU Makes President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

For the second consecutive year, PhilaU has been named to the national President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. “This distinction is the highest federal recognition colleges and universities can receive for community service, service learning and civic engagement,” said …

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Industrial Design Student Building a Better Batsuit

Jackson Gordon, a first-year industrial design student at Philadelphia University, isn’t taking a break from designing over the winter break. With more than $1,200 in funds raised from a recent Kickstarter campaign, Gordon will spend his vacation constructing his version …

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New Programs Announced for 2015

Philadelphia University will launch the following academic programs in 2015. SPRING 2015 B.S. in Information Technology Management Online PhilaU Online Designed to give students a competitive edge in this essential and growing field, the B.S. in Information Technology Management degree …

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PhilaU Academy for Municipal Innovation Graduates Newest Class of City Innovators

Philadelphia University graduated the second group of Philadelphia city employees from the Academy for Municipal Innovation (AMI), a unique educational program that gives the workers the knowledge and tools they need to innovate in their jobs. “We think that innovation …

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Graphic Design Students Present Promotional Projects for National Constitution Center

Graphic design communication seniors this week presented their plans to promote civic holidays to officials from the National Constitution Center, who selected the top winners from the semester-long project. “We were incredibly impressed,” said Stephanie Reyer, vice president of exhibitions …

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Textile Design Students Showcase Final Collections at The Design Center

Vivid swatches of woven, knit and printed fabrics draped the walls of The Design Center at Philadelphia University Dec. 5 at the opening reception for an exhibition of final collections by graduating textile design students. Extraordinary workmanship and creativity was …

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Fashion Pop-Up Shop Raises $3,885 for ChemoClothes

PhilaU fashion students raised $3,885 to support the families of cancer patients by selling handmade clothing and accessories at a Dec. 3 pop-up shop in the Kanbar Performance Space. Some 200 fashion merchandising and management students in five classes sold such …

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RavenHub Offers New Student Social, Work Space on Campus

Students, faculty and staff celebrated the opening of the RavenHub, the new social and learning space located on the ground floor of Ravenhill Dining Hall, at a Dec. 1 ribbon-cutting ceremony. The brightly decorated and sunny space includes televisions, pool …

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PhilaU Online Programs Rank High on National and State Lists

Philadelphia University Online has received national and state recognition for its quality educational programs by Best Value Schools and Edudemic. Best Value Schools named Philadelphia University Online a top online college for 2014. PhilaU ranked 23rd nationwide on a list …

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