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PhilaU Student Wins Top Ram Business Competition for Travel App

Philadelphia University students this week pitched innovative businesses that included a winning app to map travel, as well as a multipurpose pocket square, a platform to trade textbooks, and an app to curate the perfect date at the third Top …

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PhilaU Students Create Wildlife Viewing Blind for GreenAllies

A transdisciplinary team of Philadelphia University students have collaborated with the GreenAllies sustainability foundation and Upper Pottsgrove Township to design and fabricate a wildlife viewing blind to raise awareness of the natural environment. The design-build project was part of PhilaU’s …

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The Biggest Change in Higher Ed May Be at PhilaU, Huffington Post Says

To create value for today’s students, universities must embrace change and prepare students to adapt to the dynamic work environment they will encounter throughout their careers, said Philadelphia University president Stephen Spinelli Jr., in a recent interview with the Huffington …

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Women’s Volleyball Drops Heartbreaker to New Haven in NCAA Tournament

The Philadelphia University women’s volleyball team gave the University of New Haven all it could handle in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament Thursday evening at Daemen College, but the Rams came up just short in a nail-biting match …

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Fashion Students Raised $5,450 for Charity at Pop-Up Shop

Despite the rainy weather outside, the Kanbar Performance Space buzzed with activity as PhilaU fashion merchandising and management students sold their handcrafted merchandise at the Nov. 30 pop-up shop, raising more than $5,400 for charity. Within 10 minutes of opening, …

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Coach Herb Magee Receives CACC Award of Distinction

Philadelphia University men’s basketball head coach Herb Magee received the inaugural Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Award of Distinction on Thursday, Dec. 1, before the Rams took on conference rival University of the Sciences in the Gallagher Athletic Center. The …

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PhilaU Business Student Wins Global Entrepreneur Competition

Philadelphia University business student Jordan DeCicco ’20 has won the 2016 Global Student Entrepreneur Awards (GSEA) regional competition in Washington, D.C., hosted by the Entrepreneurs’ Organization. He will compete in the national competition in Kansas City, Mo., on March 6, …

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Fashion Pop-Up Shop Will Feature Handcrafted Items Nov. 30

Do your holiday shopping on campus next Wednesday, Nov. 30, at the annual pop-up shop featuring handcrafted merchandise made by PhilaU fashion merchandising and management students. The items, including distressed and hand-painted denim jackets, throw pillows, trendy clutches, chic kimonos, …

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Fashion Design Student Named YMA Geoffrey Beene Scholarship Finalist

Philadelphia University fashion design student Vivian Cooper ’17 has been named one of eight national finalists in the prestigious $30,000 Geoffrey Beene scholarship competition, part of the YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund. The winners will be announced at a ceremony in January. …

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Women’s Volleyball to Make First NCAA Tournament Appearance After Winning CACC Championship

The Philadelphia University women’s volleyball team will compete in the NCAA Division II Championship Tournament for the first time in the program’s 20-year history. After receiving the sixth seed in the East Region, the Rams will take on the third …

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