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Kradel-Weitzel Authors Article on Unpaid Internships

Associate Professor, Maribeth Kradel-Weitzel, authored an article for AIGA’s online journal, Voice, which discusses concerns about the effects of unpaid internships within the Graphic Design industry.

Baseman Serves as Judge

Program Director and Associate Professor, Frank Baseman, served as an invited judge of the AIGA Atlanta SEED Awards.

The Real World 2011, PhilaU Graphic Design Alumni Event

The Graphic Design Communication program produced our annual “Real World” Graphic Design Alumni Event, a panel discussion format with alumni sharing their “pearls of wisdom” with current students. What life is really like in the real world; how they went about finding jobs; career tips; portfolio preparation, etc.


PhilaU Carries the Day at AIGA Philadelphia Student Design Competition

The Graphic Design Communication program at Philadelphia University is pleased to announce that several students won awards in the Student Design Competition, “BYOB” (Bring Your Own Bag) Nutrition Campaign sponsored by AIGA Philadelphia. PhilaU students won almost half of the top awards (and 75% of the Judge’s Choice Awards).


Alumni Profile: Stephen Penning, Creative Director, 160over90 Lecture

A graduate of Philadelphia University (PhilaU GDC, 2000), Stephen Penning has been working in the branding industry for over a decade. Prior to working at 160over90 he was a designer and art director at Gyro Worldwide where he worked on Puma, RJR and Chupa Chups. He began working at 160over90 eight years ago as a designer. As a key contributor to many of the agency’s most recognizable brands such as AND1 and American Eagle Outfitters he quickly found himself in the role of Creative Director. Stephen is now responsible for leading the creative on a variety of the agency’s brands. His work has been recognized by Graphis, Print, How, The New York Times, The One Show, Communication Arts, and the Society of Publication Designers.