Monthly Archives: January 2013

Men’s basketball players and Coach Magee featured on WBRE/WYOU

Rams Peter Alexis and Nick Schlitzer, head men’s basketball coach Herb Magee and assistant coach Shawn Werdt were featured on WBRE/WYOU in Wilkes-Barre on Jan. 17.  Alexis, a freshman forward, Schlitzer, a sophomore guard, and Werdt are from the Wilkes-Barre region,   …

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PhilaU lauded as model of excellence for digital inkjet printing: Digital Output

PhilaU’s Center for Excellence of Digital Inkjet Printing of Textiles is a model educational program utilizing the latest technology, according to a cover story in the January issue of Digital Output.  Hitoshi Ujiie, director of the center and associate professor …

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Fashion management grad re-upped as Phillies ballgirl: The Philadelphia Inquirer, CBS3

Marcia Fitzpatrick, a 2012 fashion industry management graduate, was selected as a Phillies ballgirl for the second year, The Philadelphia Inquirer, CBS3 and Bryn Mawr-Gladwyne Patch reported Jan. 15.  Read more about her first year as a ballgirl in PhilaU Today.

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Interior Design Professor Receives National Innovative Education Award

Lauren Baumbach, associate professor and director of the interior design program, has been awarded the 2012 Council for Interior Design Accreditation (CIDA) Innovation in Interior Design Education Merit Award, a prestigious national award. The award, granted to one or two …

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Rush Communications VP to Give Keynote at PhilaU BRAG Week, Jan. 22-25

Philadelphia University’s Black Retail Action Group (BRAG) chapter will host a BRAG Week from Jan. 22-25 at PhilaU to inform and entertain individuals interested in fashion. BRAG is a national organization that devotes itself to educating and mentoring people of …

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Hall of Famer Herb Magee Becomes First NCAA Men’s Basketball Coach to Win 950

Philadelphia University Hall of Fame coach Herb Magee became the first coach in NCAA men’s basketball history to post 950 career wins after the Rams defeated Chestnut Hill 67-63 on the road Jan. 12. In his 46th season as head …

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Hall of Fame Coach Herb Magee wins 950th game: Philadelphia Inquirer, 6ABC

PhilaU’s Hall of Fame men’s basketball coach Herb Magee became the first NCAA coach to win 950 games in a 67-63 triumph Jan. 12 over Chestnut Hill College, The Philadelphia Inquirer (Jan. 13) and 6ABC (11 p.m. on Jan. 12) reported. …

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Seeking the Holy Grail of Education: Roger Martin Speaks at Transformation Imperative Kickoff

Higher education is facing a period of deep disruptions to its business model, and those institutions that do not innovate to keep up with a changing world may be wiped out, business and innovation expert Roger Martin told a packed …

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PhilaU Kanbar College and DEC Center Leading the Way in Interdisciplinary Education: The Philadelphia Business Journal

The Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce and the new DEC Center designed to support its innovative curriculum are setting the bar in interdisciplinary, collaborative education, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported Dec. 21. The effort to rethink and improve …

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PhilaU Launches New Series on Transformation of Higher Education with Talk by Roger Martin on Jan. 9

Philadelphia University will launch The Transformation Imperative: reframing the university, a semester-long series of talks on the future of higher education, on Wednesday, Jan. 9 with a discussion by innovation and business expert Roger Martin, dean of the Rotman School …

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