Category Archives: Awards and Accolades

Executive Dean Barbara Klinkhammer to Serve on ACSA Leadership Committee

Barbara Klinkhammer, executive dean of the College of Architecture and the Built Environment at Jefferson (Philadelphia University + Thomas Jefferson University), will serve on the Association of Collegiate Schools of Architecture Leadership Committee for 2017-2018. The committee leads the association’s efforts to …

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Architecture Student Wins Commercial Real Estate Scholarship

Fourth-year architecture student Breanna Sheeler has received a $5,000 Commercial Real Estate Women (CREW) Network Foundation scholarship for women pursuing commercial real estate careers. She was one of only 15 students in the U.S. and Canada to receive the award. …

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Graphic Design Alumnus Named Runner-up in International Rookie Awards

Recent graduate Ronnie Alley ’16 was named runner-up in the graphic design category of the global Rookie Awards. The highly competitive contest attracted 2,752 entrants from 627 schools and 81 countries. Judges ranked portfolios on overall impression, creative skills, technical skills, range of skills, …

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PhilaU Students and Alumna Named Adobe Design Awards Semi-Finalists

Three Philadelphia University students and a recent alumna have been named semi-finalists in the Adobe Design Achievement Awards, an international design competition. They include M.S. in surface imaging alumna Kaijie Chen ’16; graphic design communication students Leah Pellegrino ’18 and …

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PhilaU Management Professor Wins Award for Entrepreneurship Paper

Philadelphia University Assistant Professor of Management Irina Stoyneva won an award for best paper on entrepreneurship last month from the Eastern Academy of Management-New England Journal of Entrepreneurship. Her article, “Industry Life Cycle and Name Choice of Entrepreneurial Firms in …

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Sustainable Design Program Director Rob Fleming Nominated for SustainPHL Award

Green Philly Blog has nominated Rob Fleming, director of Philadelphia University’s M.S. in Sustainable Design program, for a SustainPHL award in the category of sustainability mentor. Fleming, an early leader in sustainable design and education, was named PhilaU’s Salaman Family …

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Engineering Student Wins $1,500 Society of Women Engineers Scholarship

Philadelphia University engineering senior Shana Kaplan has received the $1,500 Susan Miszkowicz September 11 Memorial Scholarship from the Society of Women Engineers (SWE). Kaplan is the vice president of the newly formed PhilaU chapter of SWE. In its first year, …

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Senior Jacob Brosius Selected as IDSA Student Merit Award Winner

Industrial design senior Jacob Brosius has been named an Industrial Designers Society of America’s (IDSA) Student Merit Award winner. The award provides industrial design students from across the country the opportunity to showcase their talents and achievements at their IDSA …

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Graphic Design Communication Alumna Wins Fresh Award from AIGA Philadelphia

AIGA Philadelphia has named Philadelphia University graphic design communication alumna Ali Doucette ’13 the 2017 winner of the Fresh Award. The highly competitive distinction honors one emerging designer who is “creating stellar work and breaking boundaries in the local design …

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PhilaU Students Win People’s Choice Award from PA-DE ASLA

Philadelphia University fourth-year landscape architecture student Hakeem Wilson and fifth-year architecture student Rajvi Vyas won the People’s Choice Award at the Pennsylvania-Delaware American Society of Landscape Architects Conference April 25. Landscape architecture professionals selected their project, “Metamorphosis of Healing,” from a …

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