Monthly Archives: May 2013

PhilaU Spirit of Design winner Nicole Miller featured in Philadelphia Style

Designer Nicole Miller was in town to accept PhilaU’s Spirit of Design Award at the annual Fashion Show and launch a new Philadelphia-inspired print at her Bellevue store on April 27, Philadelphia Style magazine reported.  To see a slideshow of the …

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Philadelphia University Wins National Award for Sustainable Campus

Philadelphia University has been selected to receive the APPA – Leadership in Educational Facilities 2013 Sustainability Award, given annually to the educational institution that best integrates sustainable practices into its physical plant operations. PhilaU is just the fourth college or …

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PhilaU Students Receive Kanbar Awards for Excellence at Senior Design Show

Senior design students showcased their creative and innovative work at the 2013 Senior Design Show, and the top designs received the annual Maurice Kanbar Excellence in Design awards at a May 10 reception. The student designs across a range of …

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Men’s Basketball Team Wins Sportsmanship Award

The Philadelphia University men’s basketball team was selected as the winner of the College Basketball Officials Association 2013 Sam Schoenfeld Sportsmanship Award. The award is given to the team that best exemplifies a high degree of sportsmanship, character and ethics …

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PhilaU Students Will Bike from Maine to Florida for Multiple Sclerosis Research

Philadelphia University architecture students Cameron Swengel and Alex Klohr will lead a team of eight cyclists on a 30-day Maine to Florida ride to raise money for the National Multiple Sclerosis Society. The riders, including six PhilaU students, will kick …

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Nicole Miller debuts Philly print, receives Spirit of Design Award: Philadelphia Style

Fashion designer Nicole Miller introduced a new Philadelphia print–which includes the PhilaU logo–at her Center City boutique a few hours before accepting the University’s Spirit of Design Award at the Fashion Show on April 27, Philadelphia Style reported.

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PhilaU Celebrates the Class of 2013 at Commencement

The Class of 2013 walked across the stage to cheers from family, friends, faculty and staff on Saturday, May 11, for Philadelphia University’s 129th Commencement ceremony. Carson Kressley inspired undergraduate students with a heartfelt speech that challenged students to be …

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PhilaU Recognizes Distinguished Teachers at 2013 Faculty Reception

Philadelphia University honored members of its faculty for their hard work and commitment to academic excellence at the 2013 Faculty Reception on May 3. President Stephen Spinelli Jr., Ph.D., presented awards to several faculty members for their distinguished service to …

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PhilaU holds graduation for rowers at Dad Vail regatta: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Six seniors on PhilaU’s crew and their coach Chris O’Brien, who will be rowing in the Aberdeen Dad Vail regatta during Commencement, were awarded their degrees a day early at a ceremony on Boathouse Row, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported May …

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PhilaU rowers talk about thrill of competing in Dad Vail regatta: 6ABC

PhilaU rowers Marie Weber and Shannon O’Donnell talked about the thrill of competing in the Aberdeen Dad Vail regatta on 6ABC news at noon on May 10.  The Philadelphia-based regatta is one of the most storied in the nation.  “Getting …

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