Monthly Archives: February 2009

Exciting Basketball Doubleheader Ends Seasons’ Home Games; Women Win in 3OT

The Philadelphia University’s men and women’s doubleheader basketball games Saturday, Feb. 14 turned out to be a record-breaking season home-ender for the Lady Rams. Senior guard Amanda Brennan of Stratford, N.J., sunk a career-high 39 points on Senior Day to …

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MAG Industrial Automation Systems, Led by University Alumnus Mo Meidar, Donates State-of-the-Art Engineering Equipment

MAG Industrial Automation Systems, whose Chairman and CEO Mo Meidar is a Philadelphia University alumnus from the class of 1970, has donated a fully automated, state-of-the-art prototyping machine called a Vertical Machining Center (VMC) to the School of Engineering and …

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PhilaU Rams Host Pink Zone Breast Cancer Awareness Day At Final Home Basketball Games Sat., Feb. 14

Join the Philadelphia University men’s and women’s basketball teams and participate in the “Pink Zone” day on Saturday, Feb. 14 at the women’s 2 p.m. game and the men’s 4 p.m. game. The PhilaU Rams are joining the Women’s Basketball …

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Jay McCarroll, alum and Project Runway winner, talks to the New York Post about his movie

Jay McCarroll, alumnus and Project Runway winner, talks about his movie “Eleven Minutes” in the Feb. 11 New York Post.  The story mentions that McCarroll has partnered with QVC on a clothing line and teaches at Philadelphia University.

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Kathy Flannery and women’s basketball cancer awareness game in the Philadelphia Inquirer

Kathy Flannery, assistant vice president for human resources, will be a special guest at the Feb. 14 women’s basketball game as part of the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association Pink Zone project to raise awareness of breast cancer, the Philadelphia Inquirer reported …

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Hoops standouts Malcolm Ingram and Jessica Romano interviewed on KYW1060

Men’s and women’s basketball standouts Malcolm Ingram and Jessica Romano were interviewed by KYW1060 reporter Matt Leon in reports airing Feb. 10.  Ingram recently scored his 1,000th point as a Ram and Romano is lead scorer for the Lady Rams and the top …

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RSVP for the First Annual President’s Downtown Reception

Philadelphia University alumni in the Delaware Valley are invited to join President Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., the deans, faculty, and fellow alumni at the First Annual President’s Downtown Reception on Wed., Feb. 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. at the …

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PhilaU Graphic Design Students Recognized at Sustainable Poster Competition

Graphic Design Communication seniors Nicholas Chicirda and Emily Pidcock received honorable mention recognition at a recent poster competition titled “Campaign to Sustain,” designed to create public awareness about sustainable and environmentally conscious practices. Chicirda created a powerful metaphoric image that …

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‘Recycled: Sustainable Art, Found Objects Assemblage’ on Display in Hayward Hall

Philadelphia University students’ works “Recycled: Sustainable Art, Found Object Assemblage” are on display through Feb. 15 in the Hayward Hall display cases. The project, part of the fall 2008 Design III course, demonstrates the possibilities that artists and designers have …

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Interior Design Students Unveil New Entertainment Room for Ailing Youth

Philadelphia University interior design students have designed an entertainment room for nine-year-old Dugan Reilly, who suffers from cystic fibrosis.  The surprise unveiling took place Friday, Jan. 30 at his home in Collegeville, Pa. Dugan, a sports enthusiast, requires at-home medical …

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