Monthly Archives: March 2012

PhilaU Relay for Life Expects to Reach $150,000 Fundraising Goal to Fight Cancer

In its first three years, Philadelphia University’s Relay for Life event raised more than $100,000 in the fight against cancer, and organizers hope to raise another $50,000 at this year’s overnight event. The fourth annual Relay for Life will take …

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Sigma Nu Bike-a-thon Raises Funds for Cancer Research

Twenty-five brothers from Philadelphia University’s Sigma Nu fraternity will ride a stationary bike for 26 hours straight starting at noon Wednesday, March 28 to raise cancer research funds for Relay for Life. This year, in conjunction with PhilaU’s Sustainability Forum …

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Philadelphia University Hosts FiberPhiladelphia Art Exhibit at PURC

Philadelphia University will host an opening reception for an exhibit for the city-wide fiber arts festival, FiberPhiladelphia, at the Philadelphia University Research Center on Saturday, March 31, from 4 to 7 p.m. The exhibit, “Wire Transference,” features the art of …

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PhilaU to Host Sustainability Forum Beginning Wednesday, March 28

PhilaU will host a sustainability forum designed to educate, inspire and promote the diverse role sustainability plays in our lives on Wednesday, March 28 and Thursday, March 29. The forum will feature presentations by Mark DeKay, chair of the graduate …

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President Spinelli to Give Keynote Address in Innovation Leadership Forum

President Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., will be the first keynote speaker at the Greater Philadelphia Senior Executive Group’s inaugural Innovation Leadership Forum (ILF) on Wednesday, April 4 from 6 to9 p.m. in The Tuttleman Center. The theme for the event …

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Carson Kressley talks fashion during visit to PhilaU: The Daily News, 6ABC, WHYY Newsworks

Carson Kressley visited PhilaU on March 22, touring fashion design classes and sitting for an entertaining and enlightening Q&A for a larger audience, reported The Philadelphia Daily News, 6ABC and WHYY Newsworks.

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Fashion Celebrity Carson Kressley Visits Philadelphia University

Carson Kressley, the Emmy Award-winning fashion celebrity who first came into the public eye on Bravo’s hit series “Queer Eye for the Straight Guy,” spoke about the fashion industry during a visit to Philadelphia University on March 22. Kressley toured …

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PhilaU working with Mifflin Elementary students to design quilts: WHYY Newsworks

Philadelphia University faculty and students are helping Thomas Mifflin Elementary School students design and make an anti-violence quilt, WHYY Newsworks reported March 22.  The students will have an opportunity to tour textile design facilities at PhilaU and learn about different …

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Women’s Basketball Star Christine Wooding Named All-American

Christine Wooding became Philadelphia University’s seventh women’s basketball All-American after being named Women’s Basketball Coaches’ Association Division II Coaches’ All-America Team Honorable Mention and to the 2012 Daktronics Women’s Basketball Division II All-America second team. Wooding is the program’s first …

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Philadelphia University Students Win Top Awards in Interior Design Competition

Three Philadelphia University Interior Design students took top prizes in the 2012 International Interior Design Association (IIDA) Student Competition. Nicole Whitney won first place in the annual student competition for regional IIDA schools, securing PhilaU’s place as the top school …

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