Monthly Archives: January 2009

Natalie Weathers Nixon tells recessionistas how to dress well for less money on Fox29

Natalie Weathers Nixon, associate professor of Fashion Industry Management, advises “recessionistas” on how to dress fashionably during tough economic times in a Fox29 report that aired 10 p.m. on Jan. 21.  “You can still really maintain your sense of style on a budget,” Nixon …

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The Design Center at PhilaU Hosts Opening Reception for Candy Depew’s ‘housing project’ Thursday, Jan. 22

The Design Center at Philadelphia University invites you to the opening reception of housing project, an exhibition by Philadelphia-based Candy Depew. Join us to celebrate this outrageously imaginative installation on Thursday, January 22 from 5:30 to 8 p.m. The event …

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Ecoman and the Skeptic, PhilaU’s new green radio show, featured in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Ecoman and the Skeptic, a new “green” radio show hosted by Professors Rob Fleming and Chris Pastore, debuted Jan. 15 on The Green Talk Network, reported the Philadelphia Inquirer Jan. 20.  The show airs live weekly and covers a wide …

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PhilaU students and staff travel to D.C. for Obama inauguration, CBS3 reports

A group of 52 students and four staff advisers traveled to Washington, D.C., for the historic inauguration of Barack Obama as president, CBS3 reported Jan. 20 on the 6 a.m. news.  Students Phylicia Henry and Ayana Bibbs were interviewed and CBS ran …

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Philadelphia University Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Local Elementary School Service Project

Students at Philadelphia University celebrated and honored Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 19 with service projects to help clean and beautify the Anna L. Lingelbach Elementary School located in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. Beautification projects at …

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Rob Fleming and Chris Pastore Debut Green Radio Program ‘Ecoman and the Skeptic’ Thurs., Jan. 15

Ecoman and the Skeptic, a new Philadelphia University radio show designed to educate, inform and entertain listeners on a wide range of topics on sustainability, will debut at 3 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 15 on The Green Talk Network. To listen …

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Men’s Basketball Coach Herb Magee featured in Sports Illustrated article

Men’s Basketball Coach Herb Magee, the top DII coach who has played all his games in that division, was featured in a Jan. 13 Sports Illustrated story as a coach who is devoted to the Philadelphia University basketball program, even while many coaches move …

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Adjunct Professor Edward Bradley joins Royal Bancshares board, the Inquirer reports

Edward Bradley, adjunct professor of taxation in the School of Business Administration, has joined the board of Royal Bancshares of Pennsylvania Inc., the Philadelphia Inquirer reported Jan. 12.

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PhilaU Fashion Design student wins $25,000 scholarship, Women’s Wear Daily reports

Jessica Steele, a senior Fashion Design student, was awarded a $25,000 YMA Geoffrey Beene Fashion Scholarship at the Jan. 7 YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund dinner, Women’s Wear Daily reported Jan. 9.  Steele was one of four students nationally to receive …

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PhilaU Fashion Design Student Awarded $25,000 YMA Geoffrey Beene Scholarship

Jessica Steele, a senior fashion design major, was awarded a prestigious $25,000 Geoffrey Beene National Scholarship Jan. 7 at the YMA Geoffrey Beene Fashion Scholarship Dinner in New York. “This is huge, it’s really exciting,” said Steele, who was one …

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