Monthly Archives: April 2009

Junior Goalie Sullivan Earns CACC ‘Player of the Year’; Four PhilaU Women Lacrosse Players Honored

Five Philadelphia University women’s lacrosse players earned Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) accolades in the league’s inaugural season of the sport. Junior goalie Katherine Sullivan of Mt. Laurel, N.J., earned the CACC first team and ‘Player of the Year,’ the …

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Men’s Tennis Advances to CACC Team Championship Thurs., April 23

The #1 seeded Philadelphia University men’s tennis team (17-7, 10-0 CACC) advanced to the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) Team Tournament Championship match in a 5-0 victory over #4 Bloomfield College on Tuesday, April 21. PhilaU advances to the CACC …

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PhilaU Hosts ‘Innovation/Design as Competitive Advantage’ Symposium Fri., May 8

The East Asia Business Center at Philadelphia University, funded by the U.S. Department of Education, is hosting a business symposium entitled “Innovation/Design as Competitive Advantage” on Friday, May 8 in The Tuttleman Center Auditorium from 8:00 a.m. to Noon. Renowned …

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Architecture Students Compete in International Competition in Slovenia

Three Philadelphia University Architecture students who won a national competition to design an energy-efficient headquarters building for an international firm will travel to Slovenia this week to present their design to international judges. The national competition was sponsored by CertainTeed, …

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Fashion Design Senior Wins FGI Red Carpet Scholarship

Fashion Design senior Gretchen Harris of Wilmette, Ill., won a $1,000 at the recent Fashion Group International (FGI) Red Carpet Scholarship for the design of her luscious chocolate taffeta, leather and lace ball gown.  Designed as part of her Collection …

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Disability/Occupational Therapy Awareness Activities Tues., April 28

The Disability Services Office and the Occupational Therapy Program will present awareness activities Tuesday, April 28 from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the main entrance to Hayward Hall. Come out and learn more about people with disabilities and the …

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Occupational Therapy and Industrial Design Students Collaborate on Devices for Disabled Clients

Ethan, an eight-year-old with autism, loves to ride a bike but can only pedal backwards.  Patricia has osteoarthritis in both knees but desperately wants to participate in a family yoga session the morning of her son’s wedding. Ethan, Patricia and …

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Sigma Nu bike-a-thon featured on Fox29 news

Sigma Nu’s 36-hour bike-a-thon to raise funds for breast cancer research was featured April 14 on Fox29 during the 6 a.m., 7 a.m., 8 a.m. and noon newscasts.

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Jeffrey Ashley, associate chemistry professor, on fish studies in Environmental Science & Technology

Jeffrey Ashley, associate professor of chemistry, says new studies may indicate that farmed fish are not much of a risk to humans when it comes to certain contaminants, according to an April 15 story in Environmental Science & Technology.  Yet, the higher …

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Judy Vredenburgh, President and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, to Speak at Commencement on May 17

Judy Vredenburgh, president and CEO of Big Brothers Big Sisters of America, will speak at Philadelphia University’s 125th Commencement Sunday, May 17, 11 a.m. at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts.  Some 675 undergraduate and graduate students will receive …

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