Monthly Archives: May 2013

PhilaU Spirit of Design winner Nicole Miller featured in Philadelphia Style

Designer Nicole Miller was in town to accept PhilaU’s Spirit of Design Award at the annual Fashion Show and launch a new Philadelphia-inspired print at her Bellevue store on April 27, Philadelphia Style magazine reported.  To see a slideshow of the …

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A Design View of History

Last week, I sat in a full-scale mockup of the car in which John F. Kennedy was assassinated.  This student-developed model allowed me to be transposed into a four-dimensional multimedia exhibit to understand in person the angles, dynamics, and questions …

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Philadelphia University Wins National Award for Sustainable Campus

Philadelphia University has been selected to receive the APPA – Leadership in Educational Facilities 2013 Sustainability Award, given annually to the educational institution that best integrates sustainable practices into its physical plant operations. PhilaU is just the fourth college or …

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PhilaU Students Receive Kanbar Awards for Excellence at Senior Design Show

Senior design students showcased their creative and innovative work at the 2013 Senior Design Show, and the top designs received the annual Maurice Kanbar Excellence in Design awards at a May 10 reception. The student designs across a range of …

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Men’s Basketball Team Wins Sportsmanship Award

The Philadelphia University men’s basketball team was selected as the winner of the College Basketball Officials Association 2013 Sam Schoenfeld Sportsmanship Award. The award is given to the team that best exemplifies a high degree of sportsmanship, character and ethics …

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PhilaU Students Will Bike from Maine to Florida for Multiple Sclerosis Research

Philadelphia University architecture students Cameron Swengel and Alex Klohr will lead a team of eight cyclists on a 30-day Maine to Florida ride to raise money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The riders, including six PhilaU students, will kick …

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100 Days Until New Students Move-in!

admissions-default100 Days Until New Students Move-in!Hooray!  100 days until New Students move-in!  We can’t wait!   Continue reading

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Nicole Miller debuts Philly print, receives Spirit of Design Award: Philadelphia Style

Fashion designer Nicole Miller introduced a new Philadelphia print–which includes the PhilaU logo–at her Center City boutique a few hours before accepting the University’s Spirit of Design Award at the Fashion Show on April 27, Philad… Continue reading

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Philadelphia University Class of 2013

admissions-defaultPhiladelphia University Class of 2013Congratulations to the Philadelphia University Class of 2013 graduates!  We are excited to add you to our extensive list of alumni!  To read more about our graduation speakers, the accomplishments of our graduates, and details of the ceremony, click here. …

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Commencement 2013

Saturday we honored 800 members of the Class of 2013, their families and friends. It was a fitting celebration of what they have accomplished in their time at PhilaU. These are my hopes for the members of their class, and …

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