Monthly Archives: November 2008

Inquirer says “Philadelphia University will be a men’s team to watch”

The Nov. 19 Philadelphia Inquirer reports that Philadelphia University’s men’s basketball team will be a “team to watch” this season. “We played a couple of exhibition games, and they will help us,” says Coach Herb Magee. “We went through the league last year …

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Dean Brookstein to Present Keynote Speech at Textile Institute’s World Conference in Hong Kong

Dr. David Brookstein, dean of the School of Engineering and Textiles at Philadelphia University, will present the keynote speech during the Clothing Science and Technology session of the 86th Annual World Conference of the Textile Institute held in Hong Kong …

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PhilaU Alumnus, Former Trustee and Major Donor G. Allen Mebane Dies

Philadelphia University alumnus, former Board of Trustee member and major donor George Allen Mebane IV, ’52, of Mocksville, N.C., died at the age of 79 on Friday, Nov. 14 after an extended illness. Mr. Mebane served on the Board from …

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PhilaU Basketball Coach Magee To Be Honored at Season Opener Wed., Nov. 19

The Philadelphia University community will celebrate men’s basketball Coach Herb Magee’s induction into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame at the men’s basketball, first home game on Wednesday, Nov. 19 at 6:40 p.m. in The Gallagher Center. Faculty, staff, students …

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Ancient Indian System of Well-Being and Health Presentation Thurs., Nov. 20

The International Student Club and the International Student Programs Office are sponsoring a talk about “Ayurveda,” the ancient Indian system of well-being and health, with Dr. Suresh Chandra Chaturvedi on Thursday, Nov. 20 at 4 p.m. in Kanbar 302. Chaturvedi, …

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Visiting Fulbright Scholar Increases Understanding of Islam

Visiting Fulbright Scholar Aloviddin Nazarov, who spent six weeks teaching about Islam at Philadelphia University and in the neighboring community, hopes he has been able to dispel some of the “stereotypes” about Muslims he says are held by many in …

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Ted Baker USA President Gary Cohen Receives Philadelphia University Golden Needle Award

Gary Cohen, president of Ted Baker USA, received the Philadelphia University Golden Needle Award at the University’s alumni event at The Plumm in New York City on Nov. 6. The Golden Needle Award is presented for excellence in the textile …

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PhilaU Basketball Coach Herb Magee Inducted into Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame; To Be Honored During Home Opener Wed., Nov. 19

Herb Magee, Philadelphia University’s legendary men’s basketball coach was inducted into the fifth class of the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame Nov. 13. Magee, a Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame nominee, remains the leading Division II men’s basketball coach …

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PhilaU Oxfam Hunger Banquet Set for Mon., Nov. 17

The Students for Social Justice and the Independence Plaza RA staff are co-sponsoring the Philadelphia University Hunger Banquet on Monday, Nov. 17 from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the Downs Auditorium. Tickets are $3 in advance if you register at …

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Basketball Coach Herb Magee inducted into Phila. Sports Hall of Fame, local papers report

Men’s basketball Coach Herb Magee was among the fifth class of inductees into the Philadelphia Sports Hall of Fame Nov. 13, according to Nov. 14 news reports in the Delaware County Times, the Bucks County Courier Times and the Camden, N.J., Courier-Post.

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