Monthly Archives: September 2010

Philadelphia University to Observe National Constitution Day

On Sept. 17, 1787, the U.S. Constitution was signed by 39 brave men who changed the course of history. Now, Sept. 17 is recognized as National Constitution Day – a day to continue the legacy and develop habits of citizenship …

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Men’s Basketball Garners National Attention with ‘Sporting News’ Preseason Release

The Philadelphia University men’s basketball team and Head Coach Herb Magee are garnering attention for the 2010-11 season as the Rams were named to the preseason “possible breakthrough” in The Sporting News annual release. The Rams were listed along with …

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Rams Athletics Weekend Wrap Up: Men, Women Cross Country Sweep Wilmington Invitational; Men, Women Soccer Sweep Nyack; Women’s Tennis Defeats Kutztown

The Men’s and Women’s Cross Country teams swept the 10th Annual Wilmington Invitational Saturday, Sept 11. Junior Sarah Simonetti broke her own course record by 35 seconds. She won the 5K title with a time of 19:46. The men’s team …

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PhilaU to Celebrate National Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month with Sept./Oct. Events

Philadelphia University will celebrate National Hispanic/Latino Heritage Month with a series of events in Sept. and Oct., under the theme Celebrating History, Heritage and the American Dream. Events will take place from Sept. 15 through Oct. 15. Hispanic Heritage Month …

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Fashion Merchandising Students to Participate in Fashion’s Night Out

Nearly 100 fashion merchandising students will present research projects from fashion merchandising and merchandise buying courses at the Fashion’s Night Out event at the King of Prussia Mall Sept. 10. The worldwide event is sponsored by Vogue magazine, and is …

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Natalie Nixon gives high-tech advice for back-to-school savings on Fox 29

Natalie Nixon, associate professor of fashion industry management, gave tips on using social networking sites and mobile phones to save money on back-to-school shopping Sept. 7 on Fox 29 news at 5 p.m.   Many retailers are starting to use sites such as …

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PhilaU and President Stephen Spinelli Jr. featured in Sunday Philadelphia Inquirer

In an article entitled “New Design for Success,” President Spinelli talks about the establishment of the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, and Philadelphia University’s forward momentum.  Click here to read the article.

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Research Paper Co-Authored by Dean Brookstein and Professor Govindaraj Presented at International IEEE Conference

A research paper co-authored in part by David Brookstein, Sc.D., executive dean for University Research, and Muthu Govindaraj, engineering professor and program director, was presented Sept. 1 at the 32nd Annual International Conference of the IEEE Engineering in Medicine and …

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University Opens New Center for Sustainability, Energy Efficiency and Design

Courses began last week in the newest academic building, the Center for Sustainability, Energy Efficiency and Design (SEED), a more than 14,000-square-foot, grey-to-green renovated space. The building was redesigned to achieve Leadership in Energy & Environmental Design (LEED)® certification, and …

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