Monthly Archives: February 2012

Students Network at ‘Career and Internship Fair’ with Nearly 50 Employers

Nearly 50 employers gathered in The Kanbar Campus Performance Space on Feb. 16 for the Office of Career Services’ “Career and Internship Fair.” One of several recruiting events held on campus for current students throughout the school year, the fair …

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Coach Magee Honored with Bronze Hall of Fame Bust

Philadelphia University honored Coach Herb Magee with a bronze bust depicting the legendary men’s basketball head coach and recent inductee to the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame. Magee was presented with the bronze bust, which is displayed in the …

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David Brookstein says U.S. apparel manufacturing is on upswing: The Philadelphia Inquirer

David Brookstein, executive dean for university research, says U.S. apparel manufacturing, especially for better fashions, is on the upswing, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported in a Feb. 14 story on designer Carmelita Greco.  “We are at the beginning of the trend,” Brookstein …

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Center for Teaching Innovation and Nexus Learning Grand Opening on Friday, Feb. 10

Philadelphia University will celebrate the grand opening of the Center for Teaching Innovation and Nexus Learning on Friday, Feb. 10. The Center will focus on supporting the University’s Nexus Learning curriculum, an approach that has been heralded in higher education …

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Landscape architecture students re-envision Gorgas Park: The Roxborough Review

Landscape architecture students are working with the community group Friends of Gorgas Park to re-design Gorgas Park, The Roxborough Review reported Feb. 8.  Students Tim Linehan and Vanessa Miller and faculty member Nate Hommel were featured in the story.

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Interior Design and Architecture Students Showcase Work at Philadelphia Center for Architecture

Philadelphia University architecture and interior design students will showcase their work in the “Intersect” exhibit at the Philadelphia Center for Architecture. The students work will be displayed in the “Green, Urban, Glocal” exhibition opening on Thursday, Feb. 9 from 5:30 …

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Women’s Basketball Team Clinches CACC Tournament Spot with 100-Point Victory

All 10 Philadelphia University women’s basketball players put their name in the scoring column as the Lady Rams defeated visiting Concordia (N.Y.), 100-51, in a Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) game on Feb. 4 in the Gallagher Center. PhilaU (17-5, …

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PhilaU Students to Collaborate with TD Bank to Design the Energy-Efficient Bank of the Future

Philadelphia University architecture and interior design students and TD Bank, America’s Most Convenient Bank® recently launched a student competition to design TD’s energy-efficient store for the year 2020. The partnership comes as the bank prepares to open its 50th TD …

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Coach Magee named living legend by sports writers association: The Roxborough Review

Hall of Fame Coach Herb Magee received the 2012 Living Legend award from the Philadelphia Sports Writers Association at the group’s annual dinner Jan. 30, The Roxborough Review reported Feb. 1.  Magee, PhilaU’s head men’s basketball coach, is the winningest NCAA …

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Design Researcher Yvonne Lin Shares the Secrets of Designing for Women in DEC Dialogues

“A good product is like a good mate,” said Yvonne Lin, associate director of Smart Design. Lin spoke to students in the Integrative Design Process (IDP) course on Feb. 1 as part of the ongoing, College of Design, Engineering and …

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