Monthly Archives: November 2016

Schedule your visit to Philadelphia University today!

These families are excited to be at our Saturday Information Session!Schedule your visit to Philadelphia University today!Sometimes when you are just looking at colleges through printed books or websites, it’s hard to tell one from the other. To really see what a school is like and if you feel comfortable there, it’s best to visit. Visiting …

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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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PhilaU Men’s Basketball Coach Magee Wins Lapchick Award: ESPN, Boston Globe

Philadelphia University Hall-of-Fame men’s basketball coach Herb Magee was awarded the Lapchick Character Award Nov. 18 in New York, reported ESPN and The Boston Globe, along with many other outlets.
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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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AIGA PhilaU Student Group Field Trip to Lead Graffiti Letterpress Shop

news_program_leadgraf2016-1Some student members of the AIGA PhilaU student group recently took a field trip to Newark, Delaware to get their hands dirty at Lead Graffiti, a fabulous letterpress facility. Students worked hands-on with wood type and letterpresses in a workshop led by Lead Graffiti owners, Ray Nichols and Jill Cypher. The workshop was created in honor of H.N Werkmen, and to learn about the history of typography and letterpress printing. The students had a great time for the afternoon stepping away from the computer and working with their hands with letterforms off-screen.news_program_leadgraf2016-2

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DiSanto Part of Design for Good Panel

Adjunct Professor, Rose DiSanto, has been invited to participate in Hi-Res Live’s December 8 podcast “Design for Good.” Host Ryan Starr will be facilitating a live recording of the podcast, talking about design for the greater good with designers… Continue reading

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PhilaU Men’s Basketball Coach Herb Magee Wins Lapchick Award: Fox Sports, Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle and others

Philadelphia University’s head men’s basketball coach and Hall-of-Famer Herb Magee received the 2016 Lapchick Character Award at a Nov. 18 ceremony in New York, reported Fox Sports, The Miami Herald, San Francisco Chronicle, The Joplin Globe and more than 50 …

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