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NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Leader Jacqueline Patterson to Speak at PhilaU April 10

Jacqueline Patterson, director of the NAACP Environmental and Climate Justice Program, will present Philadelphia University’s annual Dietrich V. Asten Lecture on “Upholding the Beloved Community: Advancing a Just Transition to a Livable Planet” on Monday, April 10. Patterson is a …

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PhilaU Accounting Professor to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Fox School of Business

Philadelphia University associate professor of accounting James Solano will receive the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Fox School of Business at Temple University on April 25. Solano has a distinguished 48-year career in the Philadelphia area as an accounting professor, …

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PhilaU Graduates Achieve 95 Percent Employment, Grad School Success Rate Once Again

For the fifth year in a row, an impressive 95 percent of Philadelphia University graduates reported employment in fields related to their career interests or graduate school acceptance, according to the Class of 2016 survey from the University’s Marianne Able …

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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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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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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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