Monthly Archives: March 2013

Architecture project at women’s shelter featured on 6ABC

An architecture student project, led by faculty member David Kratzer, was featured on 6ABC on March 9 at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m., and March 10 at 7 a.m.  The PhilaU team was finishing work on the sleeping booths they …

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Fashion Innovators: A Discussion on What Drives Fashion

Introducing Fashion Innovators, a new platform for the voices of fashion industry leaders, alumni and our talented students as they speak to issues of design, inspiration, trends and industry news.

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Architecture Students Named Finalists in John Stewardson Memorial Competition and New York’s Reinvent Payphones Design Challenge

Architecture students at PhilaU have been named finalists in two recent design competitions. Stephanie Leigh Ziegler’13 and Scott Murphy’13 were finalists in the 112th John Stewardson Memorial Fellowship in Architecture, and Christian Kaulius’15 was  named as a finalist in New …

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PhilaU architecture and landscape architecture students plan neighborhood upgrades: Liberty City Press

PhilaU architecture and landscape architecture students proposed improvements for the Ridge-Allegheny-Hunting Park neighborhood of Philadelphia as part of a fall interdisciplinary studio class, the Liberty City Press reported March 7.  “It’s invaluable for students to work with the community on …

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PhilaU Offers MS in Community and Trauma Counseling: Inside Higher Ed

Philadelphia University’s new M.S. in Community and Trauma Counseling was announced March 8 in Inside Higher Ed.

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PhilaU industrial design grads offer mobile access to local food and art: GRID

Eliot Coven and Kris Pepper, who graduated in 2012 from PhilaU’s industrial design program, have partnered on a new food truck and mobile art gallery, Farm Truck, which parks at PhilaU as well as other locations throughout the city, GRID …

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PhilaU Named to President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

Philadelphia University for the first time has been named to the 2013 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. This designation is the highest honor a college or university can receive for its commitment to volunteering, service-learning, and civic engagement. …

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PhilaU Fashion Design Alumnae Selected for 2013 Macy’s Fashion Incubator

Melissa Choi and Pia Panaligan, 2006 PhilaU fashion design graduates, were selected to the newest class of emerging designers participating in the second Philadelphia Fashion Incubator at Macy’s Center City. Choi and Panaligan, co-founders of the fashion line Senpai + …

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PhilaU and Pitt enter agreement to manage Arlen Specter Collection: Philadelphia Inquirer, 6ABC, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, San Francisco Chronicle

Philadelphia University and the University of Pittsburgh have entered into an agreement to preserve, manage and facilitate access to the archives of late U.S. Senator Arlen Specter, whose historic collection is part of Philadelphia University’s Arlen Specter Center for Public …

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PhilaU fashion design alumnae selected for Macy’s Fashion Incubator: 6ABC

Melissa Choi and Pia Panaligan, who graduated in 2006 from PhilaU’s fashion design program, were selected for the 2013 Macy’s Fashion Incubator program, 6ABC reported March 1 during the 5:30 p.m. news.  PhilaU graduate Kaitlyn Doherty just completed her year …

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