Monthly Archives: June 2009

Philadelphia University to Host Reebok’s Premier Basketball Camp for Top High School Players July 7-10

Philadelphia University for the third year will host Reebok’s All American Camp for the nation’s premier high school basketball players July 7 to 10, a showcase of talent expected to draw the top college coaches, NBA scouts and sports media …

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Philadelphia University Kicks Off 125th Anniversary with Philadelphia Orchestra Free Neighborhood Concert

Philadelphia University kicked off its 125th anniversary celebration with an exciting on-campus performance of the famed Philadelphia Orchestra in the Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center.  More than 1800 faculty, staff, students, alumni, neighbors, supporters and other friends of the …

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Professor Natalie Nixon quoted in Inquirer article on the Economic Effects on the Retail Industry

Natalie Nixon, professor of Fashion Industry Management at Philadelphia University, was interviewed in a Thurs., June 25 Philadelphia Inquirer article on the current economic effects on the retail industry and consumer buying. The article highlighted how many companies are shedding …

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PhilaU’s new Provost Randy Swearer listed in Inquirer’s ‘People in the News’

Philadelphia University’s new Provost Randy Swearer listed in the Mon., June 22 Philadelphia Inquirer‘s “People in the News.” The listing notes that Swearer was formerly the dean at Parsons The New School for Design and a faculty member at the University of …

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Landscape Architecture alumnus featured in Inquirer story on garden wonderland

Matthew Sandy, a 2008 graduate of the Landscape Architecture program, designed a garden inspired by Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland for a local family, the June 19 Philadelphia Inquirer reported.  “With my love of plants and nature and appreciation and love that I …

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Trish Shafer talks about the importance of internships in Metro

Trish Shafer, director of Career Services, talks about the importance of internships for college students in Metro, June 15.  “Nowadays, you absolutely need at least one internship; in competitive fields, it’s more like two or three,” Shafer said.

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Lynn Tubman, former associate athletic director, in Chestnut Hill Local

Lynn Tubman, who recently left the position of associate athletic director at PhilaU to become director of athletics at Chestnut Hill College, was featured June 11 in the Chestnut Hill Local.  Of her years at PhilaU, Tubman said, “So much …

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Randy Swearer provost appointment reported by Inside Higher Ed

The appointment of Randy Swearer as provost, effective July 20, was reported June 3 in Inside Higher Ed.

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New provost, Orchestra concert, Commencement and Fashion Show in The Fallser

The June issue of The Fallser includes stories on new Provost Randy Swearer, the Philadelphia Orchestra concert that will be held on campus June 27, Commencement and the 2009 Fashion Show.

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