Monthly Archives: December 2016

The Re-writing of American History

  “We are not makers of history, we are made by history.” These famous words by Dr. Martin Luther King,… Continue reading

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PhilaU Basketball Standout Is Entrepreneurial Hit With Coffee Company: Philadelphia Inquirer

PhilaU business student Jordan DeCicco started the coffee drink company Sunniva to help him power through 5 a.m. basketball practices, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Dec. 29. To improve his entrepreneurial skills, DeCicco will be taking an independent study course with …

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Winter Break helpful tips

admissions-defaultWinter Break helpful tipsThat long awaited winter break is approaching and with a little planning, you can be going back to school in January more relaxed and feeling productive.  With college students home for their breaks too, visiting colleges won’t give you the …

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Former PhilaU Basketball Star Bria Young Joins Globetrotters: Philadelphia Tribune

Bria Young ’16, who scored 1,067 career points for the PhilaU Rams, has been selected to join the internationally famed Harlem Globetrotters, The Philadelphia Tribune reported Dec. 17.
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PhilaU Student Advances in HHS Competition to Bridge the Word Gap for Low-Income Children

Aimee Ketchum, a doctoral student in Philadelphia University’s occupational therapy program, has advanced to the finals of a U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) competition, which is seeking innovative ways to educate parents about the importance of talking …

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PhilaU Fashion Students Win Prestigious YMA Scholarships

From a highly competitive national pool of some 600 submissions, seven Philadelphia University fashion students will receive $5,000 each from the 2017 YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund. The winners include fashion design students Colton Snavely, Keren Espina, Maria Balestino and Emily …

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PhilaU Counseling Student Visits White House for Mentoring Initiative

Community and trauma counseling graduate student Tyler Wims attended a White House summit with President Barack Obama last week for his work with My Brother’s Keeper Success Mentors Initiative. The national mentoring program strives to help chronically truant students, some …

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The Violation of Sexual Assault Through the Lens of Dominance Theory

“… in practice the standard for what constitutes rape is set not at the level of women’s experience of violation,… Continue reading

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Industrial Design Students Help Develop Solutions for Paralyzed Teen

The day after Christmas last year, 16-year-old Lariq Byrd’s life changed in an instant when he was struck by a bullet that left him mostly paralyzed from the neck down. Byrd, once an active teen, now requires a ventilator, wheelchair …

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Just a Piece of Paper: The False Securities of the Constitution

On a day to day bases Americans gallivant around spewing out phrases such as, “it is my constitutional right to…”… Continue reading

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