Monthly Archives: August 2011

‘As a Hall of Famer, Magee adds to Philly’s lore’ Reports Phila Inquirer

“It’s just incredible,” Coach Herb Magee said of the Hall of Fame induction ceremony experience in a Philadelphia Inquirer article entitled “As a Hall of Famer, Magee adds to Philly’s lore,” on Friday, August 12. “There’s no other way to …

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Spinelli, Magee and a Special Visit to the Hall of Fame: The Republican

President Stephen Spinelli Jr. will enjoy a special visit to his hometown of Springfield, Mass., when Coach Herb Magee is enshrined in the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame on Aug. 12, The Republican reported Aug. 8.  Click here for …

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PhilaU shooting guru Magee heads into Basketball Hall: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Coach Herb Magee “will enter the Hall of Fame as the winningest men’s coach in NCAA history with 922 victories,” noted a front-page sports feature in The Philadelphia Inquirer Aug. 7.  But that winning number is only part of his achievement: Magee …

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Middle-School Girls Take Part in Science, Math and Engineering Camp

The two teams of middle-school- age girls faced each other in a Hayward Hall classroom July 21, debating–arguing, truth be told—the pros and cons of nuclear versus geothermal energy. The enthusiasm, excitement and, yes, energy in the stew of young …

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Eileen Martinson and Francis Shammo named to PhilaU board: The Philadelphia Inquirer

PhilaU has named Eileen Martinson, chief operating officer of Allscripts Healthcare Solutions Inc., and Francis J. Shammo, president and CEO of Verizon Telecom & Business, to its Board of Trustees, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Aug. 1.

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Faculty Take Improv Lessons and Brainstorm with Industry Leaders from Smart Design to Prepare for New Curriculum

While preparing for the first semester of the College of Design, Engineering and Commerce, Philadelphia University professors have been channeling creativity from unusual sources. Several members of the faculty worked with The Second City’s Bryan Bowden on campus May 19 …

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DEC Fellows Workshop Emphasizes Collaboration and Innovative Thinking

“What’s wrong with this picture,” Mike Leonard, interim academic dean of the School of Design and Engineering and associate professor of industrial design, asked a few colleagues at 30th Street Station in Philadelphia on June 30. He pointed to several …

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