Monthly Archives: November 2009

University to Host Green Business Panel Nov. 19 at 11 a.m.

PhilaU will host a green business panel discussion, entitled “Can You Be Green and Make Green? Sustainable Practices and Research in Business,” this Thursday, Nov. 19, at 11 a.m. in the Kanbar Campus Center Performance Space. Panelists will include Philadelphia …

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University’s White House Renamed the Robert J. Reichlin House

Philadelphia University has honored the legacy of an exceptional alumnus, trustee and friend of the University, the late Robert J. Reichlin, with the renaming of the White House as the Robert J. Reichlin House. Reichlin was a member of the …

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Men’s Basketball Season Home Opener to Celebrate Coach Herb Magee’s 50 Years at PhilaU

Faculty, staff, students, alumni, families and friends of the University, and also the general public are invited to celebrate legendary Men’s Basketball Coach Herb Magee’s 50th anniversary at Philadelphia University as an outstanding student athlete and one of the winningest …

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Clara Henry talks about Destination Maternity founder in The Inquirer

Clara Henry, director of the Fashion Design program, lauded the career of retiring Destination Maternity founder Rebecca Mathias in The Philadelphia Inquirer Nov. 15.  “She’s an astute business woman,” said Henry, who has been a consultant to the firm.  And …

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The Design Center’s Lace in Translation exhibit featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Lace in Translation exhibition currently on display at The Design Center was featured in The Philadelphia Inquirer Home and Design section Nov. 13.  The exhibit was inspired by The Design Center’s collection of historic lace and Philadelphia’s renowned, but now defunct, Quaker Lace Company. …

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PhilaU Collaborative Furniture Project Gallery Opening at Propper Brothers Furniture in Manayunk

Philadelphia University students collaborating on a furniture project this fall will have their works displayed at a gallery opening this Saturday, Nov. 14, at Propper Brothers Furniture store, located at 115 Levering Street in the Manayunk section of Philadelphia, from …

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Five Interior Design Students win 8th Annual KlingStubbins Competition

Philadelphia University Interior Design students won five of the eight awards in the 8th annual KlingStubbins Interior Design Student Competition. PhilaU winners included seniors Sarah Ferenz, Devyn O’Neill and Ashley Kaszak, and juniors Allison Beaird and Danielle Pettit. The winners …

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Graphic design alum Melissa Levenduski featured in Bucks and Montgomery Living

Graphic design alumna Melissa Levenduski ’07 and her successful web and graphic design firm Inverse Paradox were featured in Bucks & Montgomery Living (November 2009).  The firm, co-founded two years ago by former PhilaU student Neil Harner, has six employees and more than …

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Simonetti to Run at NCAA National Championships at Southern Indiana

It was a history-making day at the NCAA Division II Men’s and Women’s Cross Country East Regional Championships in Boston this past Saturday as Philadelphia University sophomore runner Sarah Simonetti of Perkasie, Pa., finished fifth overall in the women’s 6K …

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Ed Begley appearance on Ecoman and the Skeptic in Philadelphia Inquirer

Actor and environmental Ed Begley Jr.’s appearance on Ecoman and the Skeptic, PhilaU’s green radio show, was noted in The Philadelphia Inquirer Nov. 8, in the media notes section of the Inqlings column.

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