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PhilaU Wraps Up Major Renovation Projects Across Campus

This summer has been busy with the completion of substantial facility projects at Philadelphia University aimed at supporting Nexus Learning and enhancing the student experience. Fashion and textile students started classes in the new state-of-the-art $3.1 million Fashion and Textiles …

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Physician Assistant Studies Class of 2016 Celebrates Commencement

In front of family, friends and faculty members, Philadelphia University’s physician assistant studies students celebrated their commencement Aug. 12, reciting an oath to carry out their responsibilities as health care providers with honesty and dedication. “As I look out at …

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PhilaU Welcomes New Students and Marks the Start of the Academic Year at Convocation

Applause, high fives and shouts of “Welcome to PhilaU” by faculty and staff greeted new students and their family members as they streamed down the walkway to the Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center Aug. 18 for Convocation 2016. “Make …

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PhilaU’s Midwifery Institute Receives Federal Grant For Traineeships

Philadelphia University recently received a sizeable grant from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Health Resources and Services Administration to further strengthen its Midwifery Institute. The Advanced Education Nursing Traineeships award for $224,640 runs from July 1, 2016 …

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PhilaU Alumna Named IIDA Professional Member of the Year

The International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Pennsylvania/New Jersey/Delaware Chapter has named Philadelphia University interior design alumna Devyn O’Neill ’10 as its Chapter Professional Member of the Year. The organization said it chose O’Neill for this honor because she’s an active …

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PhilaU To Offer Three New Graduate Programs In Fall 2017

Philadelphia University will offer three new graduate programs starting fall 2017: an M.S. in Fashion Design Management, an online M.S. in Construction Management, and an art therapy specialization in the M.S. in Community and Trauma Counseling Program. In addition, the …

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Community and Trauma Counseling Students Earn 100 Percent Pass Rate on Clinical Licensing Exam for Second Year

Since the inception of Philadelphia University’s Community and Trauma Counseling (CTC) program in 2015, all of its students who have taken the National Counselor Exam (NCE) have passed. This test is required by state licensing boards for the professional counseling …

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PhilaU Receives $1 Million Grant to Support Entrepreneurship Education

Philadelphia University has received a $1 million grant from the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation to establish a fellowship for entrepreneurship education as part of the PhilaU Center for Entrepreneurship, which will elevate and expand the University’s already strong capabilities in …

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PhilaU Students Earn Honors in ACSA’s Timber in the City Competition

A transdisciplinary team of Philadelphia University students have earned honorable mention in the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture’s (ACSA) Timber in the City: Urban Habitats Competition. The contest asks students to imagine the repurposing of our existing cities with …

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PhilaU to Host Active Learning Space Symposium on Aug. 12

To highlight evidence-based and experimental processes in the design, implementation and assessment of active learning spaces, Philadelphia University will host the inaugural Active Learning Space Symposium on Friday, Aug. 12, at the Lawrence N. Field DEC Center. “We’re gathering some …

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