Monthly Archives: February 2013

Alumna Ann Yee ’04 Accepts Womenswear Award from NewNowNext

PhilaU alumna Ann Yee ’04 was honored for her work in womenswear at the first annual NewNowNext Fashion Honors. According to the NewNowNext Honors website, these awards are designed to shine a national spotlight on talented, young up-and-coming fashion phenoms. …

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PA student and rower Mary Costello interviewed in row2k

Physician assistant student Mary Costello, an Air Force veteran who served in Afghanistan and rower who helped the Rams’ varsity 4 win a bronze at the 2012 Dad Vail, was featured in row2k, one of the top online rowing sites …

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PhilaU students vie for jobs as hiring picks up: The Philadelphia Inquirer

PhilaU students met with a packed room of company representatives at the Feb. 14 campus career and internship fair, another sign hiring continues to pick up as the recession eases, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Feb. 17.  Sophomore Rebecca Mensch, a …

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Students Looking for Work, Employers Looking to Hire at Career and Internship Fair

Some 275 enthusiastic students gathered in The Kanbar Campus Center Feb. 14 to meet with a full house of 45 employers attending this year’s Career and Internship Fair. One of the major recruiting events held at PhilaU, the Career and …

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Fashion Alumna’s Swimsuit Design Featured in Sports Illustrated

The 2013 Sports Illustrated swimsuit issue features one of the designs of Philadelphia University alumnus Jaclyn (Kelly) Mack ’05. Mack, head designer of junior swimwear for A.H. Schreiber, designed Target’s Xhiliration-brand bikini worn by model Jessica Perez. The bikini was …

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Two PhilaU Designers Named “Students to Watch in 2013” by Graphic Design USA Magazine

PhilaU students Annelise Babula ’13 and Jewéll Richardson ’13 were recently named as “Students to Watch in 2013” in the latest issue of Graphic Design USA Magazine. Babula and Richardson were among only 25 students chosen nationwide to receive this …

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College of Architecture and the Built Environment Spring 2013 Lecture Series Kicks Off Monday, Feb. 11

The College of Architecture and the Built Environment will bring internationally recognized architects, interior designers and landscape architects to campus as part of the Spring 2013 Lecture Series. The lecture series is free and open to the University community and …

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PhilaU Students Will Design Innovative Urban Solutions for Design Challenge 2013

For the first time, PhilaU students will compete in the 2013 Design Challenge, an interdisciplinary, intercollegiate competition to come up with innovative solutions to the challenges of modern urban life. For Design Challenge 2013: Broad Access, 10 PhilaU undergraduate and …

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Lauren Baumbach receives CIDA award: The Editor-at-Large

The Editor at Large, a blog for the interior design industry, reported on recent CIDA award winners, including Lauren Baumbach, director of PhilaU’s interior design program, who won the 2012 innovative interior design education merit award from the Council for …

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Lady Ram Kristen Blye scores 1,000th point: WHYY Newsworks

Senior forward Kristen Blye scored the 1,000th point of her college career Feb. 2, becoming the 28th female player at PhilaU to reach that milestone, WHYY Newsworks reported Feb. 7.  “She got this honor because she worked for it, and …

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