Monthly Archives: December 2007

Happy New Year from Philadelphia University

Classes will resume Jan. 16, 2008. Click here for the Spring 2008 Academic Calendar.

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Student Sabrina Morris and her quadruplet brothers champion autism research

Quadruplet Sabrina Morris, a sophomore, and two of her brothers work tirelessly to champion the cause of autism research out of love for their fourth sibling, Paul, who is autistic, The Boston Globe reported Dec. 18.  Sabrina Morris, a Fashion Merchandising major, and her brothers were …

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Developing a New Model for the Professional University of the 21st Century Goal of Strategic Planning Process

“The Mission Statement is the cornerstone of Philadelphia University’s future,” states Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., president.  “For us, it is more than a statement; it is a promise that we must live every day and diligently fulfill at the highest …

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Hilary Jay on Center City holiday decorations in The Philadelphia Inquirer

Hilary Jay, director of The Design Center, cast an expert eye on Center City’s holiday decorations in the Dec. 17 Philadelphia Inquirer.  While admiring displays outside Anthropologie and several other retailers, Jay thinks the seasonal show could be better. “There is so …

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Oceanography Students Gain First-Hand Experience in Mexico

Seven students in Associate Professor of Chemistry Jeff Ashley’s Oceanography Field Experience class recently traveled to Yucatan, Mexico, to explore the area’s coastal ecosystem and learn more about ancient Maya culture. “I looked forward to Dr. Ashley’s Mexico trip all …

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Chris Pastore and Rob Fleming offer green holiday tips in La Crosse Tribune

Chris Pastore and Rob Fleming, co-directors of the Engineering and Design Institute, were featured in a story on green holiday tips in the La Crosse (Wi.) Tribune.   Some of their suggestions are to use LED lighting on holiday trees, send e-cards, forego wrapping …

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Devon Klipp selected for Phila. Soccer Seven all-star team, the Inquirer reports.

Devon Klipp, a senior on the men’s soccer team, was selected for the Philadelphia Soccer Seven all-star team, as reported Dec. 13 in the Philadelphia Inquirer and Daily News.

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Philadelphia University Initiates New Community Scholars Program with Community College of Philadelphia

Faculty members from the School of Business Administration recently met with students attending the Community College of Philadelphia (CCP) at its Center City campus to discuss details of Philadelphia University’s Community Scholars Program (CSP). Sessions took place over two days.  …

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Community Service Connects Students to Area

At Philadelphia University, students are encouraged to form active and engaged relationships with the city of Philadelphia and surrounding neighborhoods through a variety of volunteer and service activities offered by the Office of Community Service. One of the best examples …

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Marking the First 100 Days: Setting the Agenda and the Pace

Today marks the 101st day of the presidency of Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D.  The past three months have been filled with high energy, great anticipation and new ideas.  But, it is only the beginning.  Perhaps one of Dr. Spinelli’s most …

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