Monthly Archives: October 2012

Feel Good Fashion

Within the past five years there have been several fashion movements that have been due to issues in the environment, and the consumers stance on the subject. For example, in years prior, “organic clothing” was not important to a target customer, but now because of news headlines, the green movement, and environmental trends this is [...] Continue reading

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Eric Karnes in Communication Arts

Work by Assistant Professor Eric Karnes was recently published in the 2012 Communication Arts Design Annual. The featured piece was a promotional poster for Tree Scout, a broker of rare trees for architects, developers, and homeowners.
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PhilaU Fashion Design Students Fabric Shopping in Italy

PhilaU fashion designers buying fabric in Prato, Italy during a research trip to Florence, a component of their study abroad experience at the Philadelphia University Fashion Studies Center in Rome.       Continue reading

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Send Me Your Thoughts People!!!

After writing this blog for 9 months, I really would love to hear some feedback from my readers!! What blog posts have kept you satisfied? If the answer is none, hit me back with a response as to how I can make this more interesting! Any topics you wanna hear more of? Specific designers? Retail [...] Continue reading

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Yesterday

The diversity of my experiences as the Philadelphia University President makes this role interesting, challenging and fulfilling.  I am energized and excited by our mission and the talented and creative women and men who teach, learn, and live in our …

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A Message to the PhilaU Family

Dear PhilaU Family, Today, we mourn the loss of a member of the Philadelphia University community.  By now you may be aware of the fatal motor vehicle accident that occurred around 9 a.m. this morning on School House Lane.  It …

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Re-thinking the Paradigm: Emerging Alternative Models in Higher Education

We’ve been thinking a lot in the Provost’s Office about the future of higher education. It is clear that a range of factors, including cost, perceived value, relevance, and responsiveness, is challenging traditional models of colleges and universities. I predict …

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Stacie Rohrback Visit and Assessment Presentation

Stacie Rohrbach, Associate Professor in the School of Design at Carnegie Mellon University, recently visited the PhilaU Graphic Design Communication program, and also gave a wonderful presentation and workshop on Assessment. Her presentation, “Visual Representations of Assessment for Student Learning”—and the follow-up workshop—were very well attended by many members of the Philadelphia Continue reading

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What Are We Doing Right Now?

It’s halfway through the semester, and PhilaU Animation students are working on a wide variety of projects.  We’re also gearing up for guest speakers, screenings, and other campus events.Students are hard at work, modeling characters, learning mot… Continue reading

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What Are We Doing Right Now?

It’s halfway through the semester, and PhilaU Animation students are working on a wide variety of projects.  We’re also gearing up for guest speakers, screenings, and other campus events.Students are hard at work, modeling characters, learning mot… Continue reading

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