Monthly Archives: February 2010

Designer and alumnus William Calvert launches new line at NY Fashion Week, The Inquirer reports

Couture designer William Calvert, a PhilaU alumnus who was presented with the Spirit of Design Award at the 2009 Fashion Show, showed his new line of womenswear during New York Fashion Week, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Feb. 17.  Fashion columnist Elizabeth …

Posted in In the News

Coach Herb Magee clinches win 901, The Inquirer reports

Men’s basketball coach Herb Magee, who notched his 900th NCAA career win Saturday, won game 901 on Feb. 16, putting him one game behind Bob Knight in all-time NCAA career wins, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Feb. 17.

Posted in In the News

PhilaU’s Unity Week Series of Events to be held Feb. 17 through Feb. 26

Philadelphia University’s second Unity Week begins Wednesday, Feb. 17 and runs through Friday, Feb. 26. Unity Week, encompasses a theme inspired by Margaret Mead quote, “Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed …

Posted in University Headlines

Second Annual President’s Downtown Reception to be held Wed., Feb. 24

Join President Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., the deans, faculty and fellow alumni for the Second Annual President’s Downtown Reception on Wednesday, Feb. 24, from 6 to 8 p.m. The event will be held at the Top of the Tower at …

Posted in University Headlines

Coach Magee and win 900 in NY Times, Inquirer, ABC, CBS, NBC, Fox and others

Men’s basketball coach Herb Magee, who won his 900th career game Saturday, Feb. 13 and now trails only Bobby Knight (902) in NCAA career wins, was featured prominently in the news since then, including in The New York Times, USA Today, …

Posted in In the News

Men’s Basketball Coach Herb Magee Reaches 900th Career Win; Poised to Pass Bobby Knight’s Record this Season

Philadelphia University Men’s Basketball Coach Herb Magee notched his 900th career coaching win, cementing his reputation as one of the top NCAA coaches of all time. Coach Magee hit this milestone win as the Rams beat Bloomfield College 81-77 at …

Posted in University Headlines

Coach Magee’s march to win 900 on SI.com

Men’s basketball coach Herb Magee, who is on the verge of his 900th career win, was featured Feb. 12 on SI.com shortly after winning game 899 in a 71-59 win against Holy Family University.  At 903 wins, Magee will top Bobby Knight’s career …

Posted in In the News

In Memoriam – Professor Dennis Kuronen

It is with great sadness that Philadelphia University announces the passing of Dennis Kuronen, former interim dean of the School of Design and Media, as well as program director and associate professor of Graphic Design Communication. Professor Kuronen died at …

Posted in University Headlines Tagged

One-Year MBA Students Gain Insights from MBA Alumnus Frank Ashmore M’98 at Leadership Luncheon Lecture

Frank Ashmore M’98, senior vice president for real estate lending at Continental Bank, spoke to one-year MBA students Jan. 28 about the current economic climate and his professional and life experiences as a guest speaker for the School of Business …

Posted in University Headlines

Save the Date: ‘An Evening of Innovation’ Saturday, May 8

Philadelphia University presents “An Evening of Innovation,” Saturday, May 8, which will include the Spirit of Innovation Gala and Awards Ceremony at 5 p.m. at the Hyatt at The Bellevue and the 2010 Fashion Show at 8 p.m. at the …

Posted in University Headlines