Monthly Archives: May 2016

PhilaU Textile Design Students Develop Innovative Designs for Sunbrella Fabric

Philadelphia University textile students developed aesthetically pleasing and innovative solutions using Sunbrella fabrics for a recent design challenge presented by Glen Raven Custom Fabrics and Sunbury Textile Mills. Textile design graduate student Samantha Fletcher ’16 earned first place for her …

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Virginia Jackson ITMA Design Competition

This year many Philadelphia University Textile Design students chose to participate in the ITMA Virginia Jackson Design Competition. With great pride we’d like to congratulate Nina de Vassal and Ananya Bevinakatti on their winning designs.Nina de Vassa… Continue reading

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Virginia Jackson ITMA Design Competition

This year many Philadelphia University Textile Design students chose to participate in the ITMA Virginia Jackson Design Competition. With great pride we’d like to congratulate Nina de Vassal and Ananya Bevinakatti on their winning designs.Nina de Vassa… Continue reading

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PhilaU Architecture Students Present Train Station Design Plans: WHYY Newsworks

Philadelphia University architecture students recently presented their plans to redesign the East Falls train station–including options for food, drink and fitness–to SEPTA officials, community members and others, WHYY Newsworks reported May 23. The architecture students, with the help of two occupational therapy …

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Architecture Alumnus Designs Winning Parklet: Philly Voice

Recent architecture graduate Alex Klohr designed a winning parklet–in the space of a parking spot–as part of a design competition sponsored by the American Institute of Architects and Saint-Gobain, Philly Voice reported May 20. The parklet won the people’s choice …

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PhilaU Textile Students Design Innovative Products for Sunbrella: Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Casual Living

Philadelphia University textile design students developed innovative new uses for Sunbrella fabrics as part of a competition sponsored by Sunbury Textile Mills and Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, reported the Seattle Post-Intelligencer, Casual Living and other news outlets. Graduate student Samantha …

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Science Center CEO Speaks at PhilaU Commencement: Technically Philly

Philadelphia University awarded an honorary doctorate to University City Science Center President and CEO Stephen Tang at the May 14 Commencement ceremony, where Tang told graduates, “There is no progress without risk, and there is no risk without failure. Progress and …

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No Such Thing as a Free Lunch: Alumni Lunch with Karma Agency

Professor and Program Director Frank Baseman recently visited Karma Agency at their Center City Philadelphia headquarters. Shout out to all of the PhilaU Graphic Design alums workin’ hard at this great agency: Ali Casey Haegele (PhilaU GDC, 2007); Ali … Continue reading

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PhilaU Fashion Program Among Tops in World: CEOWorld Magazine

Philadelphia University has been ranked in the top 50 fashion schools in the world by CEOWorld Magazine. The magazine ranked PhilaU’s fashion program 45th overall, based on academic reputation, employer reputation, quality of teaching and diversity, in its just-released ranking …

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Glen Raven Custom Fabrics, Sunbury Textile Mills Ask Students ‘What’s Next?’ in Philadelphia University Textile Design Competition

Biennial Competition Aids in the Search for the Next Generation of Textile Designers       For the second time in three years, Glen Raven Custom Fabrics and Sunbury Textile Mills have joined forces in the search for the next generat… Continue reading

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