Monthly Archives: March 2017

Top Firms Conduct Record Number of Interviews at Design Expo

More than 350 students from the College of Architecture and the Built Environment and the Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce connected with employers from 84 leading design firms in the Gallagher Center at Philadelphia University’s annual Design Expo …

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Two PhilaU Teams Win IDEC East Region Student Design Competition

Two groups of Philadelphia University interior design students have won the 2016-2017 Interior Design Educators Council (IDEC) East Region Student Design Competition. With the win, the teams of Kaitlin Johnson, Monica Tabet and Samantha Ringer, as well as Bridget Sax, …

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PhilaU Students Receive Top Honors in Area IIDA Design Competition

Out of a pool of dozens of entries from across the region, a trio of Philadelphia University students have received top honors in the 2017 International Interior Design Association (IIDA) PA/NJ/DE Student Design Competition. Senior interior design student Christine Migliore earned …

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Women’s Rowing Opens Season This Weekend

Come cheer on the Philadelphia University women’s rowing team this weekend for its home opener. On Saturday, March 25, the squad will be competing at the Murphy Cup on the Schuylkill River, a short trip from campus. There will be …

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Textile Program Director Beevers Creates Fabric for Michener Exhibit: Philadelphia Inquirer

Claire Beevers, director of PhilaU’s graduate textile design program, recreated fabric for a dress in the new James A. Michener Art Museum exhibit, “Charles Sheeler: Fashion Photography and Sculptural Form,” The Philadelphia Inquirer reported March 22. Beevers, associate professor of …

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Strategic Leadership Program Director Addresses Complex Problem-Solving

Larry Starr, director of PhilaU’s strategic leadership doctoral program, discussed decision-making in a volatile and complex world on Wednesday, March 22, as part of the Arts + Business Council of Greater Philadelphia’s Designing Leadership program. “Leaders, administrators and managers need …

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PhilaU Awards 2017-18 Nexus Learning Grants

The Center for Teaching Innovation and Nexus Learning at Philadelphia University announced the support for five research proposals through Nexus Learning and Nexus Online Grants. The grants for the 2017-18 academic year will support faculty and staff research on Nexus …

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PhilaU Nexus Learning Hubs Spur Engaged, Collaborative Learning: San Antonio Express-News

PhilaU’s Nexus Learning Hubs act as a catalyst for active and engaged learning and optimize collaborative involvement, the San Antonio Express-News said in reporting on this week’s SXSWWedu conference. SXSWedu this year incorporated Learn by Design, a new competition program …

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Students to Connect With Leading Firms at Design Expo

More than 80 leading employers will be at the Gallagher Center at Philadelphia University on Thursday, March 23, for the Spring 2017 Design Expo. The event allows sophomore, junior and senior design students, fourth- and fifth-year architecture students and graduate students to …

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Faculty’s Textile Reproduction to Be on Display at Michener Art Museum

The exhibition “Charles Sheeler: Fashion, Photography and Sculptural Form” at the James A. Michener Art Museum in Doylestown will feature a knitted textile reproduction by Claire Beevers, director of Philadelphia University’s M.S. in textile design program. Artist and fashion photographer …

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