Monthly Archives: March 2011

On or Off the Field‚ PhilaU Student-Athletes Give 100 Percent

When not in the classroom or dressed in their Rams uniforms, PhilaU student-athletes spend a considerable amount of their time volunteering in the community, having donated their time in more than 25 service-related activities this academic year to help those …

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Graphic Design Alumni Panel ‘The Real World’ Friday, March 25

How do you transition from being a PhilaU student to graduating and working at your dream job? This year’s “The Real World” Graphic Design Communication Alumni Panel will bring former PhilaU students back to campus to answer that question and …

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Associate Professor Jane Likens on Elizabeth Taylor as fashion icon: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Elizabeth Taylor strongly influenced fashion and style through her many movies roles and decades in the public eye, Jane Likens, associate professor of fashion design, said in a March 24 Philadelphia Inquirer story on the star, who passed away this week.  From her …

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Fashion Design Director Clara Henry on trend of longer hemlines: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Longer hemlines, fashionable this spring, reflect a desire for fresh looks to generate sales more than the economy, Clara Henry, director of the fashion design program, said in a March 23 Philadelphia Inquirer story on the new longer-length look.  Although hemlines came down in 1929, reflecting the …

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Philadelphia University Unveils New Organizational Structure to include Three Colleges and a Center for Signature Learning

Today Philadelphia University unveils a new organizational structure that will create three Colleges and a Center for Signature Learning. This structure will further advance the University’s mission to be the model for professional education in the 21st century and elevate …

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Chief Operating Officer and Chief Financial Officer Appointments Announced

Two senior Philadelphia University administrators, Geoffrey “Jeff” Cromarty, Ed.D., and James Hartman, have been appointed as vice president for administration and chief operating officer, and chief financial officer, respectively. Both appointments will become effective July 1, 2011. As COO, Cromarty …

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Third Annual Healthy U Wellness Fair Set for Thursday, March 24 at 11 a.m.

Interested in a free massage, workout class or health assessment? All students, faculty and staff are invited to the third annual “Healthy U @ PhilaU” Wellness Fair in The Gallagher Center on Thursday, March 24 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. …

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‘The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks’ Chosen as the FYE 2011 Summer Reading

The First Year Experience (FYE) and the Writing Programs at Philadelphia University announced that The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks by Rebecca Skloot has been chosen as the text for the FYE 2011 Summer Reading Program. Skloot’s nonfiction work, published …

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Physician Assistant Studies Program Ranked 18th Nationally by U.S. News and World Report

Philadelphia University’s Physician Assistant (PA) Studies program has been ranked the 18th best program in the U.S., according to just-released rankings by U.S. News and World Report. The current ranking places the program in the top 20, tying with Yale …

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Fashion student Nicole Enterline designs for Opera Company: The Patriot-News

Fashion design senior Nicole Enterline was inspired by the Renaissance and vibrant Technicolor hues for her costume design for a recent production of “Romeo and Juliet” by the Opera Company of Phialdelphia, according to The Patriot-News (Pa.) March 13.  Opera company costume designer …

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