Monthly Archives: June 2014

Fashion and Textile Career Discovery Workshop

The Textile Design, Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising and Management programs hosted a career discovery workshop for interested prospective students June 23-26, 2014.  Workshop participants were engaged in a fast-paced week of design resear… Continue reading

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Fashion and Textile Career Discovery Workshop

The Textile Design, Fashion Design and Fashion Merchandising and Management programs hosted a career discovery workshop for interested prospective students June 23-26, 2014.  Workshop participants were engaged in a fast-paced week of design resear… Continue reading

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Students Immersed in Fashion and Textiles in Summer Workshop

For four days, 15 young fashion enthusiasts got a taste of Philadelphia University’s uniquely collaborative fashion and textile disciplines at this week’s Fashion and Textile Career Discovery Workshop. This afternoon, workshop participants will exhibit their work, including textile samples, garment …

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When in Rome, Venice and Florence…

While everyone else was packing to head home, I was consolidating my suitcases into ten days worth of clothes in preparation for several last trips. My mom and her friend Aileen would meet me in Rome, and we would then travel to Venice, Florence, and back to Rome again. The first week of May, right […] Continue reading

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GeoDesign becomes a “need-to-know” for architects: Architect Magazine

Architects need to embrace the emerging field of geodesign through programs such as Philadelphia University’s M.S. in GeoDesign to meet the needs of the modern world, Architect magazine reported in its June issue. The magazine called geodesign one of the …

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A Time to Say “Thank you!”

admissions-defaultA Time to Say “Thank you!”As you begin your college career at Philadelphia University, there is no better time to honor the many people who have helped you prepare for this new challenge and made a lasting impact on your future. For the last several …

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DEC Center Earns LEED Gold Sustainability Certification

The DEC Center at Philadelphia University has become the second campus building in two years to earn LEED gold certification from the U.S. Green Building Council, joining the Center for Sustainability, Energy Efficiency and Design in reaching this prestigious sustainability …

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Professor Les Sztandera Publishes Book on Computational Intelligence

Les Sztandera, Ph.D., professor of computer information systems, has published a new book designed to provide readers with the business analytics tools needed to arrive at innovative solutions in today’s competition business environment. “Computational Intelligence in Business Analytics: Concepts, Methods …

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PhilaU student designs for NASA spacesuit featured in UK: International Business Times, Mail on Sunday

PhilaU student designs for NASA’s new Z-2 series space suit were featured June 19 in the International Business Times and Mail on Sunday, both published in the U.K.  Two fashion design and one engineering student worked with NASA and ILC Dover …

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Sheila Connelly talks about trends in handkerchiefs: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Sheila Connelly, fashion design program director, talks about the fashion of handkerchiefs in a story about a new handkerchief business in The Philadelphia Inquirer June 23.  The resurgence of pocket squares for men may translate well for women’s styles, she …

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