Monthly Archives: May 2009

PhilaU Fashion Show featured in Weekly Press, University City Review

Philadelphia University’s Fashion Show, featuring the best of this year’s student designs, was featured in Philadelphia publications The Weekly Press and University City Review.

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Industrial Design student chair, winner of Wilsonart competition, featured in Time magazine

Industrial Design student Aodh O Donnell and his Armadillo chair, the winner of the Wilsonart competition to design a chair using the firm’s laminate product, were featured in the online edition of Time magazine, posted May 20.  Laminate chairs by six PhilaU students …

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PhilaU to host Philadelphia Orchestra performance June 27, the Bulletin reports

Philadelphia University will host one of the Philadelphia Orchestra’s neighborhood concerts on June 27, the Evening Bulletin reported May 20. The free performance will help kick off the University’s 125th anniversary year.  “Philadelphia University’s history, like that of the Orchestra, …

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Trish Shafer, director of career services, offers advice for graduates in Metro

Trish Shafer, director of career services, offers job-searching tips for  recent graduates in two stories published May 19 in Metro.   Network, join professional organizations, seek an internship, and be prepared to articulate what type of position you’re looking for and what you have to offer, are among …

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Industrial Design students and their winning Wilsonart chairs featured in The Curated Object

Six Industrial Design students who won the Wilsonart competition to design chairs using the firm’s signature laminate product were featured May 19 in The Curated Object (copy URL and paste in browser to view article), an online publication focused on decorative …

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Philadelphia University Celebrates 125th Commencement Ceremony

Graduates walked across the stage at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts yesterday, Sunday, May 17, in front of a cheering crowd of family, friends, faculty and staff during the 125th Commencement ceremony. view photo gallery Big Brothers Big …

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Graduates Presented with Honors and Awards

Philadelphia University graduates were presented with awards and honors Fri., May 15. Distinguished Honors Scholar graduates include Milena Bica, Lauren Goodwyn, Rachel Geschwindner, Andrew Kollar, Janine Noble, Althea Pappas, Leah Reyes, Rebecca Rivera, Lisa Seyfried, Lauren Stevens, Elizabeth Thompson, Amy …

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Exolation, new external insulation product invented by Rob Fleming and Chris Pastore, touted in The Inquirer

Exolation, a new external insulation product created by Rob Fleming, associate professor of architecture, Chris Pastore, professor of engineering, and former PhilaU professor Tom Twardowski, was touted in a story in the May 17 Philadelphia Inquirer.  “It’s a scientific, artful, and socially beneficial product …

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Industrial Design students and their winning chairs featured in Philadelphia Inquirer

Industrial Design students whose innovative chairs were winners of this year’s Wilsonart Challenges student design competition were featured in the May 15 Philadelphia Inquirer Home and Design section. Students Aodh O Donnell, won the competition with his Armadillo chair, Jeffrey …

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Basketball ‘doc’ Herb Magee, who received honorary degree at Commencement, featured on 6ABC

Basketball coach Herb Magee received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters at PhilaU’s Commencement ceremony, 6ABC reported May 17 during the 6 p.m. news.  “Call him Dr. Herb Magee,” the report said.

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