Monthly Archives: June 2011

PhilaU Celebrates the Anniversary of the Architecture and Interior Design Programs with Alumni Event

Celebrating the 20th anniversary of the Architecture program and the 30th anniversary of the Interior Design program, five distinguished Philadelphia University alumni presented during a panel discussion over Commencement weekend. The 20/30 Alumni Anniversary Celebration, held on May 14, began …

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Original Textile Loom Serves as a Connection to the University’s Legacy

When Theodore Search founded the Philadelphia Textile School in 1884, the school purchased a set of custom-made looms for students to begin studying what was then a booming textile industry. Over a century and three name changes later, Philadelphia University …

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Five PhilaU Graduates Featured in ‘Emerging Fashion Designers 2’ Publication

Five PhilaU fashion design graduates — Bianca DePietro ’10, Rachel Wendling ’10, Meg Dewey ’10, Jillian Garvey ’10 and Amanda Vereb ’10 — are featured in the recently published book, Emerging Fashion Designers 2, which showcases the work of young, …

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Design, Engineering and Commerce Faculty Improv Methods Featured in Chronicle of Higher Education

PhilaU faculty who will be teaching the first integrated course in the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce earned their improv chops with The Second City comedy troupe recently, The Chronicle of Higher Education reported June 5 in the story …

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PA Associate Director Michael Rackover honored for work in genetics: National Human Genome Research Institute

Michael “Rocky” Rackover, associate director of the physician assisant program, was named Oustanding PA of the Year by the American Academy of Physician Assistants for his efforts to include genetic literacy in the education of all physician assistants, reported the National …

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