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PhilaU Seniors Present Electric Vehicle Project to Engineering Society

A trio of Philadelphia University mechanical engineering students presented their electric vehicle designed for one person at the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) Philadelphia section meeting on April 20. Students William Arch, Brandon Kemmerer and Mohammad Alfares received funding …

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Outstanding PhilaU Students Honored at Academic Award Ceremony

Philadelphia University recognized more than 50 talented students at the 40th Annual Academic Award Ceremony in the Gallagher Athletic Center on April 30. Exceptional students received awards from the Office of Student Life, the School of Continuing and Professional Studies, …

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Interior Design Senior Amy Hufford Named IIDA 2016 Student of the Year

Award-winning interior design student Amy Leigh Hufford ’16 was at work on Friday, April 29, when she got a call from her mother that a woman from the International Interior Design Association (IIDA) in Chicago wanted to speak with her. …

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PhilaU Students Mentored Local Students for May 4 Showcase on Homelessness

Assisted by Philadelphia University community service work-study students, Impact Philly will hold its final showcase on the issue of homelessness on Wednesday, May 4, 9 a.m. to noon in the Kanbar Performance Space. Since Impact Philly’s inception in fall 2015, …

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PhilaU Fashion Students Rule the Red Dress Runway to Promote Heart Health

Philadelphia University student fashion designers rocked the runway at the annual red dress fashion show sponsored by the American Heart Association (AHA) on April 27 at the Mütter Museum. A panel of judges, including Jay McCarroll, PhilaU fashion design alumnus …

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PhilaU Senior Wins JAZ Tank Award for Smart Glasses to Help Hearing Impaired

Philadelphia University industrial design senior Renee Kakareko won $5,000 to further develop oLIVE Devices, her company that provides “smart” eyewear for the hearing impaired, at the 2nd annual JAZ Tank pitch competition held April 27 in the Kanbar Campus Center. …

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PhilaU IIDA Campus Center Earns Two Top Honors

Philadelphia University’s student International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Campus Center has won two top awards from the association: the Excellence in Education Award and the Excellence in Membership Marketing and Recruitment Award. The Campus Center Awards recognize outstanding achievement in …

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PhilaU’s Design Publication SPACEWORK Wins Franklin Award for Excellence

Philadelphia University’s SPACEWORK 02 won a Franklin Award for Excellence in the category of “catalog: over 32 pages including cover” in the 2016 NeoGraphics Competition. The annual design publication produced by students in PhilaU’s College of Architecture and the Built …

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‘Art of Recovery’ Exhibit Examines the Complexity of Eating Disorders

Philadelphia University’s Community and Trauma Counseling program will host “The Art of Recovery,” an exhibit created by women in recovery from eating disorders, on Tuesday, April 26, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space and …

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Women’s Wear Daily: PhilaU Fashion Show Celebrates Obey Clothing’s Ternosky and Student Designers

Philadelphia University’s annual Fashion Show honored Obey Clothing designer Mike Ternosky and the most creative and innovative student fashion and textile designs of the year, Women’s Wear Daily reported April 22. The article, printed below, featured student designers Cassie O’Toole, …

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