Monthly Archives: November 2007

New season of Project Runway finds former student, now design teacher, Jay McCarroll in the news

Former Philadelphia University fashion design student, Jay McCarroll, winner of the first season of Bravo’s Project Runway, previews the new season of Project Runway with Elizabeth Wellington, staff writer for The Philadelphia Inquirer; to read the article, click here. McCarroll, …

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Student Brianna Kelly in Inquirer story on teaching fiscal responsibility

Senior Brianna Kelly and her family were featured in a Nov. 11 Philadelphia Inquirer story on how parents are teaching their children to be financially responsible.   Kelly, a finance major, has a part-time job and also has taken out loans to help pay for …

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A Chance to Make a Difference for Honors Students

The Honors Program has been enhancing academics for Philadelphia University students since 1985.  According to Dr. Marcella McCoy, the program’s first full-time director who was appointed in 2002, Honors students have been raising the profile of the program around campus …

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On the Web with the President

Members of the University community are invited to learn more about President Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., through a series of web-based communications planned over the next several months. Connecting with all University constituents and using the latest technological advancements are paramount …

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University Hosts Networking Reception for Graduating Students at Urban Outfitters Headquarters

Nearly 40 Fashion Design, Textile Design, Fashion Industry Management and Fashion Merchandising senior students attended a networking reception at the headquarters of young-adult apparel retailer Urban Outfitters (UO) at its Philadelphia Navy Shipyard location Nov. 8. The recruitment event opened …

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Institute for Textile and Apparel Product Safety featured on Fox29

The Institute for Textile and Apparel Product Safety, recently established to study the safety of imported clothing, was featured Nov. 8 on the Fox 29  news at 5 p.m. and 10 p.m.   David Brookstein, dean of the School of Engineering and Textiles …

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Psychology Program Holds Open House

Philadelphia University’s Psychology Program extended a welcome to the campus community via an open house Nov. 8 in the Program’s new location in Downs Hall, Suite 24.  Established in 1991, the Program offers biopsychology, as well as traditional psychology, and …

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Emerging Leaders Learn Proper Etiquette at Luncheon

Student participants of Philadelphia University’s Emerging Leaders Program enhanced their social skills at a professional etiquette luncheon held in The Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space Nov. 8. Organized by the Career Services Center, the four-course luncheon was held to instruct …

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Graduate Students Learn More About University Services at Orientation Event

Philadelphia University graduate students attended a special orientation in The Kanbar Campus Center Nov. 6. Organized by Lloyd Russow, graduate dean, and Mark Govoni, dean of Students, the orientation provided approximately 60 graduate students an opportunity to hear about general …

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East Asia Symposium Earns an Outstanding Initiative Award at Hong Kong Forum

Philadelphia University’s School of Business Administration (SBA) recently received an Outstanding Initiative award at the eighth Hong Kong Forum in Hong Kong for its East Asia Symposium held on campus this spring. The two-day international Forum welcomed business professionals from …

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