Monthly Archives: August 2007

Matt Urglavitch, a freshman majoring in graphic design communication

Matt Urglavitch, a freshman majoring in graphic design communication, and his partner placed fourth in web site development as part of a national competition held at the Future Business Leaders of America National Leadership Conference last month in Chicago, as …

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Philadelphia University’s Incoming President Named A Top Professor

Stephen Spinelli Jr., who next month will become president of Philadelphia University, was named one of the nation’s top entrepreneurship professors by Fortune Small Business magazine. Spinelli, who just a few years out of college co-founded Jiffy Lube International, is …

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Meet Philadelphia University’s Rambassadors

Say hello to Philadelphia University’s Rambassadors as they welcome students and their family members to campus this week and throughout the 2007-2008 Academic Year. A student group administered by the Office of Admissions, the Rambassadors are composed of 40 Philadelphia …

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University New Hires and Promotions

Philadelphia University welcomes the following new faculty and staff members and congratulates University community members on their new titles and responsibilities. June 2007 Matthew Connors – Assistant Director, Sports Information; Coordinator, Special Events Phillip Conover – Patrol Officer Jack Klett …

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Celebrating the Presidency of James P. Gallagher, Ph.D.

Part two of a five-part series.  Over the next 23 years, Dr. Gallagher’s vision for transforming academic programs, campus facilities and the student experience itself acted as his compass, guiding both him and Philadelphia University into a new era, as …

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Philadelphia University Launches New Online Newsletter for Faculty, Staff, and Students

Public Relations is pleased to announce the launch of PhilaU Today, an online resource for campus news, announcements, event information, weather and more, today, Aug. 27. This new, daily, online publication replaces This Week @PhilaU. The new PhilaU Today features …

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University’s Convocation Ushers In New Academic Year

In his final official act as president, James P. Gallagher, Ph.D. welcomed 780 freshmen—the largest incoming class to date—at Philadelphia University’s 23rd annual Convocation Aug. 23. Inside the Athletic and Recreation Center, William J. Marrazzo, chief executive officer and president …

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Athletic and Recreation Center to be Named for President Gallagher

On Sept. 28, 2007, the Athletic and Recreation Center will be named The Gallagher Athletic, Recreation, and Convocation Center. The unanimous decision by University Trustees to name the facility for outgoing president, James P. Gallagher, Ph.D., was made at the …

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President Gallagher Honored at Scholarship Gala

It was a crystal-clear evening with a soft breeze in the air and the Philadelphia University campus could not have shined brighter on August 18, 2007, when nearly 125 family members, friends, trustees, alumni, donors, faculty and staff gathered to …

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Former Rams basketball standouts Christian Burns, Tai Crutchfield and Tayron Thomas

Former Rams basketball standouts Christian Burns, Tai Crutchfield and Tayron Thomas will be teammates this year on ASZ Koszalin, a professional basketball team in Poland, as reported today in the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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