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PhilaU Students Dazzle and Stun the Runway at Annual Fashion Show

With inspirations ranging from struggling artists in the 19th century, to the juxtaposition of war and peace, to ancient Mayan culture, the works of 127 student designers dazzled the runway April 27 for Philadelphia University’s annual Fashion Show at the …

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Letrell Crittenden, Ph.D., Named Director of B.S. in Communication Program

Letrell Deshan Crittenden, Ph.D., has been named director of Philadelphia University’s B.S. in Communication program, effective Aug. 14, 2017. Crittenden is a journalist, media scholar and educator who currently serves as assistant professor at Robert Morris University. His professional communications

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PhilaU to Hold Inaugural Induction Ceremony for Counseling Honor Society

Delta Sigma Mu, the Philadelphia University chapter of the national counseling honor society Chi Sigma Iota, will hold its inaugural induction ceremony on Sunday, May 7, at 2 p.m. in the Kanbar Performance Space. Delta Sigma Mu will be inducting …

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PhilaU Named a Top Graphic Design School by GDUSA Magazine

For the sixth year in a row, GDUSA magazine has named Philadelphia University a top graphic design school. In addition, the publication recognized graphic design communication seniors Kelli Seiple and Lauren King as Students to Watch. “It’s gratifying to know …

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Occupational Therapy, Industrial Design Students Solve Real-World Problems in Assistive Tech Collaboration

In a longstanding tradition at Philadelphia University, dozens of occupational therapy and industrial design students took part in the Assistive Tech Collaboration presentation in the Kanbar Performance Space on April 21, showcasing their innovative designs to help clients with special …

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PhilaU Honors Faculty at Annual Reception

Members of the Philadelphia University faculty were honored at the annual Faculty Reception on April 20 for their exemplary work, dedication and commitment to education excellence. 2017 President’s Award for Excellence Raju Parakkal, associate professor of international relations, College of …

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Occupational Therapy Assistant Students Achieve 100 Percent Certification Pass Rate

All eligible 2016 certification candidates who are graduates in Philadelphia University’s occupational therapy assistant (OTA) program have passed the certification exam administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy Inc. (NBCOT), the national certification body for occupational therapy

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Six More Outstanding Faculty Members Named Academic Chairs

Six more outstanding Philadelphia University faculty members have oeen named academic chairs, a prestigious designation that will provide support to advance research, support innovative projects and program development and enhance student learning on campus:b * Anusua Datta, associate professor of …

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PhilaU Names Howard Ways III Director of M.S. in Real Estate Development Program

Howard Ways III, an experienced professional and educator, has been named director for Philadelphia University’s new M.S. in Real Estate Development program launching in the fall. Over the past 20 years, Ways has worked as an architect, planner and real …

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PhilaU Fashion Students Rock the Red Dress Runway to Support Heart Health

Philadelphia University fashion design students created two dozen stunning red gowns featured at the American Heart Association’s Rock the Red Runway show April 13 to promote women’s heart health. Four winning designs selected by a panel of judges will be …

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