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PhilaU Students Showcase Designs at International Furniture Fair

Philadelphia University students showcased a collection of innovation design projects at the prestigious International Contemporary Furniture Fair (ICFF) in New York this week. The 24 students in four design disciplines presented projects ranging from a woven hanging lamp and knitted …

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Innovators’ Expo Celebrates the Work of PhilaU Seniors

In a wide-ranging display of talent, Philadelphia University’s largest Innovators’ Expo ever showcased some 300 senior student projects May 9-13 in the Gallagher Athletic Center. The expo celebrated the creativity of PhilaU seniors in animation and digital media, architecture, communication, …

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EPA Recognizes PhilaU for Its Commitment to Green Power

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has recognized Philadelphia University as an Individual Conference Champion of the 2015-16 College & University Green Power Challenge for using more green power than any other school in the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference. Since …

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Students Help Area Middle School Win STEM Competition

The Roberto Clemente Middle School SeaPerch team that Philadelphia University mentors and sponsors through the Navy-funded McKean After School Grant won first place in the Greater Philadelphia SeaPerch Challenge on April 29. The team, which bested 38 other schools, now …

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Architecture Faculty and Alumni Help Launch Mentorship Program for Female Students

With the support of Philadelphia University alumni and faculty, Women in Architecture (WIA) is partnering with the Charter High School for Architecture and Design to launch Philadelphia Architects Teach Innovation, Networking + Agency (PATINA), a one-on-one mentorship program for female …

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PhilaU Offers B.S. Degree Courses at New Delaware County Campus

Philadelphia University’s School of Continuing and Professional Studies has established a new Delaware County campus location to better serve the needs of adult student learners throughout the region. The Delaware County campus, which started classes on March 28, offers Accelerated …

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PhilaU’s Class of 2016 Celebrated at 132nd Commencement

In front of a joyful, cheering crowd, 914 students–including 636 undergraduate and 278 graduate students–received their degrees at Philadelphia University’s 132nd Commencement May 14 at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. “You are collaborative, innovative, passionate and professional,” President Stephen Spinelli Jr. …

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PhilaU Students Present Design Plans for East Falls Train Station

Fifteen Philadelphia University architecture seniors, in collaboration with three occupational therapy students, presented designs for the East Falls train station last week to a team of SEPTA officials and community members, who have provided insights and feedback throughout the project. …

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Philadelphia University Commencement to Be Held Saturday, May 14

Philadelphia University’s 132th Commencement will take place Saturday, May 14, at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. In front of proud family, friends and faculty, 914 students–including 636 undergraduate and 278 graduate students–will receive their degrees. For the undergraduate ceremony, starting at …

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PhilaU Students Dominate IES Lighting Design Competition

Philadelphia University industrial design students nearly swept the Illuminating Engineering Society’s (IES) Design with Light competition. Students were challenged to develop a custom tabletop luminaire for the competition, which was sponsored by the Philadelphia chapter of IES, one of the …

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