Monthly Archives: October 2010

President Spinelli on keeping angel investors happy in Forbes

President Spinelli talks about strategies for keeping angel investors involved — but not intrusive — in an Oct. 15 story in Forbes.com.  “Focusing their input to an area where it’s useful and valuable can keep them from dipping their fingers into every pot,” he …

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Industrial design students innovate with Corian, Interior Design magazine reports

PhilaU’s industrial design students are exhibiting innovative projects made from Corian at the Philadelphia Center for Architecture Oct. 6-Nov. 8, Interior Design magazine reports.  The “Life+” exhibition features work by Eric Holzer, April Deley, Dan Wothers, Kathryn Forbes, Seton Spadt and others made from …

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Professors Brookstein and Ujiie talk about high-tech textiles in Inside magazine

David Brookstein, executive dean for university research, and Hitoshi Ujiie, associate professor of textile printing, talk about some of the latest advances in technology and apparel in the fall 2010 Inside magazine, published by The Jewish Exponent.  The story starts on page 48 here.  Ujiie discussed the …

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Deaf Physician Assistant graduate follows dream, The Herald-Mail reports

Marissa Clopper, a recent graduate of the physician assistant program, was featured Oct. 7 in The Herald-Mail.  Following her dream despite being deaf almost since birth, Clopper “through determination and hard work” completed the rigorous PA program and recently passed the national certifying …

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PhilaU Student Designs Hit the Philadelphia Fashion Week Runway

Student designs hit the runway Oct. 7 at the second Philadelphia Fashion Week, which runs Oct. 6 to 9 at the 23rd Street Armory in Philadelphia and showcases some of the biggest names in Philadelphia fashion. The Fashion Industries Association (FIA) …

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Cotton Radio Debuts on World Talk Radio

Cotton Radio, PhilaU’s newest radio show, will start an eight-week run today, Oct. 7, airing live from noon to 1 p.m. Click here to listen to live. Cotton Radio brings the business of cotton to life for retail and apparel …

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President Spinelli advises how to woo angel investors in Forbes article

The new breed of angel investors is sophisticated and “focused on scale-oriented returns,” President Spinelli said in an Oct. 5 article in Forbes.  The story is the second of a three-part series on seeking start-up money through angel investors.  Read the first story …

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PhilaU Celebrates LGBT History Month

Philadelphia University will celebrate Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) History Month with a series of events during the month of October. “For a community deprived of its history, LGBT History Month teaches our heritage, provides role models, builds community, …

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‘HealthyU at PhilaU’ October Lunch and Learn Series

Each month, the Lunch and Learn Series will contain exciting, educational discussions addressing various health-related topics based on national health observances. All wellness workshops are open to the University community and will take place in The Gallagher Center PE Classroom. …

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Physician Assistant Graduates Celebrate at Certificate Ceremony

The M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies Program celebrated the achievements of the Class of 2010 at a certificate completion ceremony in The Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center. Forty-six members of the graduating class received their ceremonial white coats and …

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