Monthly Archives: October 2012

Industry Leaders Share Insights at MBA Leadership Luncheon Series

Industry leaders in a range of businesses will offer insights to MBA students during the semester’s Leadership Luncheon series.  The lecture series, now in its seventh year, invites prominent men and women from the business world to speak to students …

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Sen. Arlen Specter’s legacy includes archives at PhilaU Specter Center: 6ABC

The legacy of Sen. Arlen Specter, who passed away Oct. 14, includes the Specter Center for Public Policy at Philadelphia University, where his important historic archives will be available for research, 6ABC reported during the 4 p.m., 5 p.m., 6 …

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Sen. Arlen Specter, Pennsylvania’s Longest-Serving Senator, Dies at 82

Sen. Arlen Specter, Pennsylvania’s longest-serving senator, who played an instrumental role in some of the most prominent public policy issues of the past 50 years, died Oct. 14, 2012 of complications from non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma. He was 82. “The Philadelphia University …

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Sen. Arlen Specter Dies at 82

The Philadelphia University community is deeply saddened by the passing of our long-time friend, Sen. Arlen Specter. At the request of his family, donations to the Arlen Specter Center for Public Policy can be made by clicking on www.philau.edu/spectercenter and …

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DesignPhiladephia Returns with Free PhilaU-Sponsored Events

DesignPhiladelphia, the citywide celebration of design, art and innovation, will return to Philadelphia Oct. 10-14, featuring the work of Philadelphia University faculty, students and alumni at some of the more than 120 events that will take place during the festival. …

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The Design Center at PhilaU Featured on Tumblr Spotlight for Design

The Design Center at Philadelphia University was recently selected as a top design blog on Tumblr.com. The Center, which houses PhilaU’s historic and rare fashion and textile collection, regularly posts photos of prints and other patterns that play an influential …

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PhilaU Welcomes New Members to National Honor Society

Philadelphia University recently inducted 147 new members into the national Alpha Lambda Delta honor society for first-year students, with enthusiastic family and friends present to celebrate their academic success. Alpha Lambda Delta honors and encourages commendable academic achievement during the …

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Slideshow: Photos from Homecoming and Family Day 2012

Alumni from across the country gathered with friends, family and current students on Sept. 28-30 to celebrate Homecoming and Family Day at PhilaU. A special alumni dinner at Water Works, sports and fun family activities highlighted the eventful weekend. Click …

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Ram Madness Kicks Off Basketball Season at PhilaU on Thursday, Oct. 11

  It’s time again for PhilaU’s annual Ram Madness! A high energy pep rally – featuring giveaways, free t-shirts and other exciting activities – will kick off the Rams 2012-2013 basketball season on Thursday, Oct. 11 at 7 p.m. in …

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PhilaU honoree Tomio Taki fashioned new look: Investor’s Business Daily

PhilaU honoree Tomio Taki, a textile titan who led the Anne Klein fashion line and helped establish Donna Karan as an iconic designer, was featured Oct. 2 in Investor’s Business Daily.  PhilaU, “a powerhouse in fashion studies,” awarded Taki an …

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