Monthly Archives: November 2009

PhilaU student sleep product competition featured on KYW 1060

Philadelphia University students who worked on an interdisciplinary project with FXI, a foam innovations firm, to create new sleep products from their memory foam material were featured on KYW Newsradio 1060 throughout Sunday, Nov. 22, and Monday morning, Nov. 23.  Sarah …

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Outstanding career of basketball Coach Herb Magee lauded on NBC10

The long career and many accomplishments of men’s basketball coach Herb Magee, one of the top-winning NCAA coaches of all time, will be celebrated Nov. 21 at the start of his 50th season at Philadelphia University, NBC10 reported Nov. 20.

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Daily News reports on ‘Half a Century of Herb Magee’

“Herb Magee arrived on the Philadelphia Textile campus in 1959 and never left,” reports Dick Jerardi in the Nov. 20 Philadelphia Daily News.  Since then, Coach Magee has been a standout student-athlete and has become one of the winningest coaches in NCAA …

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Introducing…Phil the Ram!

PhilaU got an extra dose of Ram Pride today when the University’s new mascot made his first appearance on campus. He’s tough. He’s full of school spirit. He’s none other than, Phil the Ram. Phil had a chance to introduce …

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President Spinelli Shares Entrepreneurial Insights at Georgetown University Distinguished Leaders Lecture Series

On Monday, Nov. 16, President Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., spoke to Georgetown University’s McDonough School of Business as part of their Distinguished Leaders Series. As co-founder of Jiffy Lube, President Spinelli reflected upon his own experiences and discussed what made …

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Parkhurst Dining Services Prepares Sustainable Thanksgiving Feast for PhilaU Students

Thanksgiving takes on a new meaning for PhilaU where over 600 students will enjoy a sustainable feast featuring only local foods, sponsored by PhilaU’s Student Organization for Sustainable Action (SOSA), Thursday, November 19, 2009, 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at …

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CAB Presents PhilaU Film Festival Sat., Nov. 21

On Saturday, Nov. 21, CAB will be sponsoring PhilaU’s Film Festival at 8 p.m. in the Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space. Students are invited to take a break from their hectic schedules and enjoy exceptional entertainment created by their peers. …

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‘Surviving a Recession…College Style’ Event Wed., Nov. 18

Philadelphia University students in the Consumer Behavior course will host “Surviving a Recession…College Style,” on Wednesday, Nov. 18, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space. This is an exciting opportunity for Philadelphia University students …

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The Design Center hosts ‘An Evening with Tord Boontje’ Wed., Nov. 18

The Design Center at Philadelphia University will host “An Evening with Tord Boontje,” a conversation with the internationally-renowned European designer in conjunction with exhibition, Lace in Translation, on Wednesday, Nov. 18, at 7 p.m. in The Tuttleman Center Auditorium. Admission …

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Faculty DEC ‘Research Innovation Grant’ Application Deadline Extended

The DEC strategic initiative will provide an unprecedented opportunity for our community to develop innovative courses and curricula, explore new areas of applied research, and advance Signature Learning. Therefore, the University has earmarked special funds to support faculty contributions to …

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