Monthly Archives: April 2012

PhilaU Singers and Chamber Orchestra Present ‘Spring Concert’ Saturday, April 21

Join the PhilaU Singers and Chamber Orchestra for the 2012 ‘Spring Concert’ on Saturday, April 21 at 7 p.m. The concert will be held at East Falls Presbyterian Church on 3800 Vaux Street. The concert is free and open to …

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Barbara Klinkhammer Named Executive Dean of the College of Architecture and the Built Environment

Barbara Klinkhammer, Dipl.-Ing., a successful administrator, teacher, scholar and design professional, has been named executive dean of Philadelphia University’s College of Architecture and the Built Environment effective August 1, 2012. Klinkhammer comes to Philadelphia University from the University of Tennessee, …

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Madeleine Hoden Awarded Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association Scholarship

Madeleine Hoden, a graduate student in the M.S. in Occupational Therapy program at Philadelphia University was recently awarded a scholarship from the Pennsylvania Occupational Therapy Association (POTA). Hoden was one of six students across the state to receive the scholarship …

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Michelle Fremuth ’13 Awarded Prestigious Society of Women Engineers Scholarship

Industrial and systems engineering major Michelle Fremuth ’13 was awarded a prestigious 2012 Philadelphia Society of Women Engineers Scholarship. The $1,000 scholarship will help provide financial assistance toward Fremuth’s full-time education at PhilaU. Fremuth was selected for the scholarship based …

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Jennifer Flynn, career services, on Occupational Outlook website: Metro

The updated online Occupational Outlook Handbook is easier to use and has an improved search function, Jennifer Flynn, assistant director of career services, said in an April 15 story in the Philadelphia, Boston and New York editions of Metro.

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Philadelphia University Announces the School of Continuing and Professional Studies

Philadelphia University has announced that the Office of Continuing and Professional Studies will be renamed the School of Continuing and Professional Studies (SCPS), effective May 1, 2012. The School title follows the launch of PhilaU’s three new Colleges last fall: …

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PhilaU Design Lab fashion show an “awesome” Science Festival event: Philadelphia Weekly

PhilaU’s Design Lab: The Fusion of Science & Style was featured as “one of 13 awesome things to do at the Philadelphia Science Festival” in Philadelphia Weekly April 11.  The event, which takes place on Saturday, April 21, at 5:30 p.m., also …

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David Brookstein cites need for infrastructure to support natural gas-powered vehicles: Press of Atlantic City

The U.S. needs to build an infrastructure of filling stations to support natural gas-powered vehicles, which are cheaper to run and more environmentally friendly than petroleum-based vehicles, David Brookstein, executive dean for university research, said in an op-ed article in The Press …

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PhilaU Partners with Philadelphia Department of Commerce and Manufacturing Alliance of Philadelphia for Textile Event on Wednesday, April 11

Can Philadelphia rebuild and re-invent its historic role as a center of apparel manufacturing? A core group of local manufacturers, along with textile, apparel and industry experts at Philadelphia University and Philadelphia Department of Commerce officials, this Wednesday will move …

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Landscape Architecture Program Receives National Honors for Excellence in Research and Teaching

Students and faculty in the landscape architecture program recently received prestigious fellowships from the Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA) and the Landscape Architecture Foundation (LAF). Claudia Phillips, associate professor and director of the landscape architecture program, was designated …

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