Monthly Archives: March 2012

PhilaU and MAG launch Composites Institute: Composites World

A ceremony to formally launch the Philadelphia University MAG Composites Institute, including a symposium and exhibit of composite-based products, will take place at Philadelphia University March 20, Composites World reported March 19. 

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Philadelphia University Hosts MAG Composites Institute Dedication Ceremony and Engineering Exhibition

A dedication ceremony formally launched the Philadelphia University MAG Composites Institute, including the exhibit of a composites-based airplane fuselage, on March 20 in The Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center at Philadelphia University. At the event, industry, government and academic …

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Fourth Annual Unity Week Kicks of Tuesday, March 20 with Full Calendar of Events

Philadelphia University’s fourth annual Unity Week begins Tuesday, March 20 and runs through Sunday, April 8. This year’s Unity Week theme, “Express Yourself,” challenges students to live comfortably as unique individuals in a diverse community. A campus-wide effort that affirms …

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President Spinelli Talks about Entrepreneurial Opportunity during Belfast Trip

Philadelphia University President Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., traveled to Belfast, Northern Ireland, this week to talk about entrepreneurship, opportunity and higher education to audiences including business leaders, academic colleagues and business students. His keynote speech March 15 addressed the issue …

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Landscape architecture students present plans for Gorgas Park: The Roxborough Review, WHYY Newsworks

Landscape architecture students presented their plans for Gorgas Park to enthusiastic community residents March 8, reported WHYY Newsworks on March 13 and The Roxborough Review on March 14. 

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John Varvatos, star of NBC’s new “Fashion Star,” to receive Spirit of Design Award: Philadelphia Daily News

Menswear designer John Varvatos, who can be seen at 9:30 tonight as a mentor on NBC’s “Fashion Star,” will receive Philadelphia University’s 2012 Spirit of Design Award at PhilaU’s April 28 fashion show, the Philadelphia Daily News reported March 13.

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President Spinelli talks about entrepreneurial opportunity in Ireland: Belfast Telegraph

President Stephen Spinelli Jr. told business and academic leaders and students in Belfast, Northern Ireland, that the economic downturn is “a welcome mat” for entrepreneurs to find opportunities, the Belfast Telegraph reported March 15.

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Fashion design alum Kaitlyn Doherty on the job at Macy’s Fashion Incubator: WHYY Newsworks

Fashion design alumna Kaitlyn Doherty ’11 is designing her own collection this year as one of the first promising designers selected for Macy’s Fashion Incubator program, WHYY Newsworks reported March 10.  “Her dedication to her major was unsurpassed,” Clara Henry, …

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Landscape architecture students present Gorgas Park plans: Roxborough-Manayunk Patch

Landscape architecture students presented plans to improve Gorgas Park to Roxborough residents March 9, reported Roxborough-Manayunk Patch.

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Two Architecture Students Named Finalists in John Stewardson Competition

Fifth-year architecture students Bonnie Netel ’12 and Daniel Russoniello ’12 have been named finalists in the 2012 John Stewardson Memorial Fellowship in Architecture Design Competition.  The winning project and three finalists were selected from a field of 39 entries. “Having …

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