Monthly Archives: February 2008

Design Center exhibit Rummage, with works by Susie Brandt, in The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Design Center‘s latest exhibit, “Rummage,” which features works by textile artist Susie Brandt, was featured Feb. 15 in The Philadelphia Inquirer.  Brandt’s works, referred to as both humorous and subversive in the story, will be on display through April. 6.

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Project Runway winner Jay McCarroll in The Boston Herald

Jay McCarroll, a former Fashion Design student who won the first season of Bravo TV’s hit series Project Runway, was featured in the Feb. 9 Boston Herald.   The story, which focused on the current season of Project Runway and what previous winners …

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Basketball Coaches Magee and Shirley Pass 1,400 Career-Win Milestone

In an era when coaching changes seem to take place more often than gas prices change, Philadelphia University Men’s Basketball Head Coach Herb Magee ’63 and Women’s Basketball Head Coach/Director of Athletics Tom Shirley continue to buck the trends.  In …

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Fashion Design Students Compete in Second Season of Runway Challenge this Spring

First Challenge to Air on 10! Show March 3 Tune in to catch all the drama as 10 Fashion Design seniors compete in the second season of Philadelphia University’s Runway Challenge this spring.  Taping for the show is currently underway, …

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Don’t Miss Special Series of Readings and Discussions

Philadelphia University students, faculty and staff are invited to attend a public forum on the lives and stories in Song of the City: An Intimate History of the American Urban Landscape, a tribute to urban living in Philadelphia, Pa., written …

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Vini Nathan, Ph.D., Architect and Interior Designer, Named Dean of School of Architecture

Vini Nathan, Ph.D., an architect and interior designer who also has myriad experience as a teacher and administrator, has been appointed dean of Philadelphia University’s School of Architecture. Dr. Nathan has been interim dean since July 2007 and has been …

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Spring Architecture Lecture Series Kicks Off Feb. 21

Philadelphia University’s School of Architecture kicks off its Spring Lecture Series with a special presentation by Van Jones Esq., co-founder and president of the Ella Baker Center for Human Rights, at the Academy of Natural Sciences on Thursday, Feb. 21, …

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Physician Assistant Studies Student Joanne Amos Avid Volunteer

As part of a service trip coordinated by her high school math teacher, Physician Assistant Studies student Joanne Amos ’12 spent six days in early January laying flooring and helping rescued animals in St. Bernard Parish and New Orleans, La., …

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Women’s Basketball Head Coach Tom Shirley Wins 550th Game

Philadelphia University Women’s Basketball Head Coach Tom Shirley won his 550th career game Feb. 7 when the Lady Rams triumphed, 71-62, over the University of the Sciences, ranking him fifth among active NCAA Division II women’s basketball head coaches. Coaching …

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President Spinelli elected to Ben Franklin Technology Partners board, the Inquirer reports

President Stephen Spinelli Jr. was elected to the board of Ben Franklin Technology Partners of Southeastern Pennsylvania, which allocates state funds to promising early-stage companies, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Feb. 11.

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