Monthly Archives: January 2011

Tommy Hilfiger to receive award at PhilaU Fashion Show, Women’s Wear Daily reports

“Tommy Hilfiger will be drumming up excitement in the City of Brotherly Love come April,” when the renowned designer will receive the 2011 Spirit of Design Award at PhilaU’s Fashion Show, Women’s Wear Daily reported Jan. 20.  Past recipients have included Francisco …

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Women’s basketball coach Tom Shirley wins 600th game, 6ABC, Inquirer and KYW report

Women’s basketball coach Tom Shirley notched his 600th career win in a 76-60 victory at home Jan. 19, reported the Philadelphia Inquirer, 6ABC and KYW Newsradio.  The Lady Rams, led by Christine Wooding and Taylor Magnus, outscored Chestnut Hill College for the …

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Tour the PhilaU Residences at Falls Center

During January and February, guided tours of Philadelphia University’s new Residences at Falls Center will be offered to students. Residences at Falls Center will be part of the on-campus housing selection for the 2011-2012 academic year. During the tour, students …

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‘HealthyU at PhilaU’ January 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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Lawrence Carey Named Program Director of Physician Assistant Studies

Lawrence Carey, PharmD, associate professor of physician assistant studies at Philadelphia University, was named the program’s new director during the fall 2010 semester. Carey joined Philadelphia University in 2002 and was primarily responsible for redesigning the pharmacology/pharmacotherapeutics curriculum. From 2004 …

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Fashion design student awarded YMA scholarship featured in New York Times

Anfisa Sokolova, a senior fashion design major who was awarded $10,000 at last week’s YMA Fashion Scholarship Fund annual awards event, was featured in a photo in The New York Times Jan. 16.  PhilaU students Lauren Nelson, Terniqua Osborne and Natalie Simmons each received $5,000 scholarships at …

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Tommy Hilfiger, renowned designer known for preppy American sportswear style, will receive the 2011 Spirit of Design Award at the Philadelphia University Fashion Show

Tommy Hilfiger, who for 25 years has been at the forefront of the classic but trendy all-American preppy look, will receive the prestigious 2011 Spirit of Design Award at Philadelphia University’s Fashion Show on Saturday, April 30, at the Academy …

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Philadelphia University and MAG Establish New Composites Institute to Develop Textile-based Composites for Industrial Applications

Philadelphia University and MAG are establishing the Philadelphia University MAG Composites Institute for research and development of new textile-based composites that could have wide application in industry, including the aerospace, automotive and energy sectors. The new research institute will be …

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Coach Shirley Approaches 600 Wins

Women’s Basketball Coach Tom Shirley is approaching his 600th career coaching win, after earning victory number 599 in a 82-52 win Jan. 6 over Georgian Court University. Shirley is in his 22nd season at PhilaU, and his 30th overall as …

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PhilaU Celebrates Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with Local Service Project

As part of the National King Day of Service, students at Philadelphia University will celebrate and honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday, Jan. 17 with two service projects in the Germantown section of Philadelphia. One group of PhilaU …

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