Monthly Archives: October 2008

‘Game On!’ Design Ball Thurs., Oct. 30

Are you ready to get your game face on? Students, faculty and staff are invited to celebrate at Philadelphia University’s third annual Design Ball, beginning at 9 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 30 in The Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space. The …

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October 2008 Faculty and Staff Accomplishments

Philadelphia University faculty members are dedicated teachers, leading academic scholars and award-winning professionals in their fields of study. Faculty and staff members are sought after to participate in publications, conferences, exhibits and other academic activities; and are presented with awards …

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PhilaU’s Engineering and Design Institute and the Green Building Alliance Receive $1 Million for PA Green Growth Partnership

Philadelphia University’s Engineering and Design Institute and the Green Building Alliance, based in Pittsburgh, have received a $1 million state grant to fund the third year of the Pennsylvania Green Growth Partnership, bringing the total received to $4.5 million. The …

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Men’s Basketball Ranked 25 in D2 Preseason Poll; Junior Forward Malcolm Ingram Receives Two Preseason Honors

The Philadelphia University men’s basketball team is ranked 25th in the nation in the 2008 Division II Bulletin Preseason Top 25 Poll. The Rams had an impressive run in the 2007-08 season led by Coach Herb Magee, as the squad …

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KYW News Radio Anchor Matt Leon to Broadcast PhilaU Basketball

The Philadelphia University men’s and women’s basketball teams will have a familiar Philadelphia voice announcing their games this year. KYW News Radio 1060 anchor Matt Leon will join Jonathon Dworkin to announce the Ram’s games on www.CACC.tv/ live internet broadcast …

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Film For Thought’s Oct. screening of ‘Dr. Strangelove’ Mon., Oct. 27

An insane general starts a process to nuclear holocaust that a war room of politicians and generals frantically try to stop in this 1960’s film classic. Dr. Strangelove will be shown Monday, Oct. 27 at 4 p.m. in The Kanbar …

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Sherman Finch, interim Digital Design director, talks about video-game design in The Jewish Exponent

Video-game design is incorporated into several of the University’s Digital Design courses, said Sherman Finch, interim director of the M.S. in Digital Design program, in an Oct. 23 story in The Jewish Exponent.  The story is about local higher education programs that teach video-game design …

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PhilaU Students Compete in Eco-Challenge, Commit to More Sustainable Living

PhilaU Townhouses C, D and H are taking sustainability to the next level as they compete in a month-long Eco-Challenge. Hosted by the University’s Sustainability Committee, the students living in the three Townhouses are challenged to not only waste less …

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School of Design and Media Hosts Adobe Flash and Flex Expert Joey Lott Wed., Oct. 22

The School of Design and Media and the M.S. in Digital Design Program will host expert Joey Lott, co-author of the Flash 8 Cookbook, and the Philly Flex User Group for an introduction to Adobe AIR for Adobe Flex and …

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PhilaU Women’s Tennis CACC Champions; Rodriguez Named CACC Player of the Year

The Philadelphia University women’s tennis team had an outstanding weekend of postseason play.  The team captured the team championship, singles championship and the doubles championship runner-up trophies in the Central Atlantic College Conference. The PhilaU women beat Holy Family University …

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