Monthly Archives: October 2007

Day of the Dead to Liven Up The Kanbar Campus Center Nov. 2

Students, faculty and staff are invited to celebrate the Day of the Dead as part of Philadelphia University’s second annual Design Ball, beginning at 10 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 2 in The Kanbar Campus Center. A cultural holiday primarily observed …

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Update on Philadelphia University Dining Services Options

Parkhurst expands its offerings and services. The dinner-meal period will extend until midnight, allowing students to use their dinner equivalency at Ted’s after the Common Thread and Ravenhill Dining Hall close. Additional signage announcing combo-meal features and costs will be …

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Students Design T-shirts for Breast Cancer Research

Philadelphia University Fashion Design students overhauled T-shirts for breast cancer awareness and research as part of the annual Key to the Cure fundraising event held Oct. 17 at Saks Fifth Avenue in Bala Cynwyd. Considered the best designers of the …

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New on the Web: Philadelphia University Launches Strategic Planning Web Site

Philadelphia University has embarked on a strategic planning process to focus our collective efforts and map our path to greater excellence. It is important that all members of the University community be informed as planning moves forward. Toward that end, …

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Saturday’s Open House Brings Prospective Students and Families to Campus

Hundreds of prospective students and their families from areas throughout the Northeast and other regions of the United States turned out for Philadelphia University’s Undergraduate Admissions’ Fall Open House Oct. 20.  Under sunny skies with unseasonably warm breezes, the crowd …

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Students Travel Down Under for International Dragon Boat Racing Championships

MBA student Stacey Bowen and Fashion Merchandising senior Christina Wong recently traded in their textbooks for paddles as competitors in the 2007 International Dragon Boat Federation (IDBF) Eighth Dragon Boat Racing Championships in Sydney, Australia, this September. Held Sept. 19 …

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Design Center Exhibit in The Roxborough Review

The latest Design Center exhibit, Collecting Cultures: Indigenous Textiles, Clothing and Accessories from the Philadelphia Commercial Museum, was featured in the Oct. 17 Roxborough Review.

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Engineering and Design Institute Receives Leadership Award from the Delaware Valley Green Building Council

The Engineering and Design Institute was presented with the 2007 Board of Directors Leadership Award Oct. 18 by the Delaware Valley Green Building Council. “We are very pleased to receive this leadership award,” said Rob Fleming, associate professor of architecture …

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Marketing Senior Remembers her Time at PhilaU

For many Philadelphia University seniors embarking on their final year of college, the fall semester can be a time of reflection and an opportunity to reminisce about the friendships and experiences they have enjoyed while attending.  For marketing student and …

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Institute for Textile and Apparel Product Safety in Philadelphia Business Journal

The Institute for Textile and Apparel Product Safety, recently established to determine whether imported clothing and textiles contain potentially hazardous levels of chemicals, was featured Oct. 17 in the Philadelphia Business Journal’s online edition.  The story notes that David Brookstein, …

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