Monthly Archives: May 2011

Landscape Architecture Students Complete Site Work along School House Lane

Teams of students in the landscape architecture program completed work on the slope along West School House Lane near the Ravenhill Campus this month, installing brand new pavers in April, along with planting native species to improve aesthetics and prevent …

Posted in University Headlines Tagged

Design, Engineering and Business Student Team Develops Winning Federal-Mogul Competition Prototype ‘Reflexo Coil’

Forty undergraduate students majoring in design, engineering and commerce disciplines competed this spring in the first Federal-Mogul Innovation Competition, which fully incorporates the interdisciplinary approach of the curricular structure of the new College of Design, Engineering and Commerce. For the …

Posted in University Headlines Tagged

PhilaU Hosts Arise Academy Students

Philadelphia University hosted students from Arise Academy, a public-charter high school in Center City Philadelphia for youth in foster care, as part of a community service project aiming to give high school students a glimpse of college life. Over a …

Posted in University Headlines

PhilaU’s Jimmy Connolly Receives All-Philadelphia Area Basketball Honors

Sophomore basketball guard Jimmy Connolly was named to the John McAdams All-Philadelphia Area Team by the Herb Good Basketball Club this spring for his outstanding play on the court. Connolly was joined by Cheyney University’s Sharif Bray, the All-Philadelphia Area …

Posted in University Headlines

Three PhilaU Textile Designers Win at Virginia Jackson Design Competition

Three textile design students from Philadelphia University won awards at the annual Virginia Jackson Design Competition, with one student representing the University in each of the three categories. Mary Armacost won first place in the dobby category. Katherine Labate won …

Posted in University Headlines

New DEC building to foster innovative academic curriculum: The Philadelphia Inquirer

PhilaU’s new building for the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce will serve as a creative incubator for the college’s innovative transdiciplinary curriculum, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported in a front-page business story May 10.  The university has received a $5 …

Posted in In the News

Physician Assistant student Mary Costello brings veteran presence to PhilaU crew: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Mary Costello is a freshman physician assistant student, a member of PhilaU’s varsity eight who will row in this weekend’s famed Dad Vail Regatta–and a former Air Force medic who served in Afghanistan, reported The Philadelphia Inquirer May 7.  Although Costello had …

Posted in In the News

Collaborative Student Teams Present Innovative Product Designs to Corporate Sponsors

Five groups of collaborative student teams, made of MBA, industrial design and engineering students, along with industry partners met in The Tuttleman Center Auditorium on April 27 for the final presentation of their academic year-long projects. Dunmore Corporation, which specializes …

Posted in University Headlines Tagged

PhilaU to Bring Omicron Delta Kappa Honors Society to Campus this Fall

PhilaU’s Leadership and Honor Society is working together with the Office of Student Activities to bring Omicron Delta Kappa (OΔK®), the National Leadership Honor Society, to campus. Through hours of detailed work, the Society has established a constitution and is …

Posted in University Headlines

Law and Society Students Argue Fifth Amendment Issues in Moot Court Contest

Four Philadelphia University students competed for the Law and Society Program’s moot court competition championship on May 3 in front of the Honorable Judith Wizmur, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the District of New Jersey. The students, Victoria Thorsen and …

Posted in University Headlines Tagged