Monthly Archives: May 2012

PhilaU Recognizes Distinguished Teachers at Annual Faculty Reception

Philadelphia University honored members of its faculty for their hard work and commitment to academic excellence at the 2012 Faculty Reception on May 11. President Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., presented awards to several faculty members for their distinguished service to …

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Top Student Designs Recognized at Annual Senior Design Show

Senior design students showcased their creative and innovative work at the 2012 Senior Design Show, and the top designs received the annual Maurice Kanbar Excellence in Design and the Employer’s Choice awards at a Mary 11 reception. This year’s senior …

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PhilaU women’s rowing team wins first-ever Dad Vail medal: CSNPhilly

PhilaU’s women’s rowing team earned its first-ever Dad Vail medal with a third-place finish in the Division II/III women’s heavyweight varsity four, Comcast Sportsnet reported May 12.  The Rams’ bronze-medal winning boat was comprised of Julia Mazza, Casey Watrous, Mary …

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Philadelphia University celebrates 2012 Commencement: NBC10, 6ABC, WHYY Newsworks

Almost 800 undergraduate and graduate students–one of the largest classes in Philadelphia University history–celebrated Commencement May 13 at the Mann Center for the Performing Arts, reported 6ABC at 11 p.m. May 13 and NBC10 at 11 p.m. May 13 and 5 …

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Philadelphia University Celebrates the Class of 2012 at Commencement

The Class of 2012 walked across the stage to cheers from family, friends, faculty and staff at The Mann Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday, May 13, for Philadelphia University’s 128th Commencement ceremony. James O. Ellis III, an accomplished …

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Jordan Cammarata ’12 Inspires Fellow Graduates in Student Commencement Speech

Jordan Cammarata ’12, a graduate of the industrial design program, won this year’s student speaker competition to address his fellow graduates at the 2012 Commencement ceremony. Cammarata excelled in the industrial design program while at PhilaU. His accomplishments include first …

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PhilaU textile designer helps Mifflin students make Peaceful Posse Quilt: WHYY Newsworks

PhilaU textile designer technical associate Wendelyn Anderson helped Thomas Mifflin students make a Peaceful Posse quilt to reinforce anti-violence efforts, WHYY Newsworks reported May 10.  Anderson also helped students make pillows and banners with anti-violence designs.  The collaborative project included Physicians for Social Responsibility, East Falls Community Council and …

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Student wall covering design project with Weitzner featured in Interior Design magazine

Five innovative wall coverings made by interdisciplinary student teams were featured in Interior Design magazine May 8.  The projects were the result of a semester-long collaboration with New York designer Lori Weitzner, and the student teams were led by textile design …

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Kanbar College and $15 million gift featured in WHYY Newsworks

The newly named Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce and the $15 million gift from alumus Maurice Kanbar were featured May 10 in WHYY Newsworks.

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Fashion Students Win Awards at Annual Red Dress Design Competition

Three fashion designers won awards at the 2012 Red Dress Design Competition sponsored by the American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women campaign. Sarah Fitzgerald won first place for her design. Katherine Korassani won second place and the people’s choice …

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