Monthly Archives: July 2013

PhilaU students successfully grow mushroom furniture: Metropolis

The furniture designed and grown from mushroom roots by industrial design students Brian McClellan and Tara Sisman was featured in the July/August issue of Metropolis.  Their year-long process included research on organic, living materials, multiple prototypes–including one of McClellan’s that …

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PhilaU students bike from Maine to Florida to raise funds for MS: USA Today

PhilaU student Cameron Swengel led a team of bikers–mostly PhilaU students–on a Maine-to-Florida ride to raise funds for multiple sclerosis research, USA Today reported in a July 10 story, “Summer cyclists, walkers go extra mile for their causes.”  Swengel, a …

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PhilaU Students Complete Maine-to-Florida Bike Trip to Raise Funds for MS Research

Philadelphia University students who biked from Maine to Florida braved pounding rains and searing heat  and ultimately raised more than $29,000 to support multiple sclerosis research. “The journey was a challenge but also a privilege to complete it with such …

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Former Ram Steph Agger gets head coaching position: KYW Newsradio

Steph Agger, who scored more than 1,000 points as a PhilaU point guard, will take the reins as head coach at DIII Penn State-Abington, KYW Newsradio 1060 reported July 10.  Agger, 24, credited PhilaU women’s coach and athletic director Tom …

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Anne Bower on endangered red-bellied turtles: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Anne Bower, associate professor of biology, talked about endangered red-bellied turtles, which she studied for several years at John Heinz Wildlife Refuge, in a July 9 story in The Philadelphia Inquirer. 

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PhilaU hosts Reebok basketball camp for elite players: Philadelphia Daily News, KYW Newsradio

PhilaU is hosting the Reebok Classic Breakout basketball camp for the nation’s top high school players July 9-12, The Philadelphia Daily News and KYW Newsradio 1060 reported July 10.

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Fox29’s Jenn Frederick visits Coach Herb Magee’s basketball camp

Fox29 reporter Jenn Frederick visited PhilaU basketball Coach Herb Magee’s summer basketball camp during the July 9 Good Day morning broadcast.  You can watch the video below. Philadelphia News, Weather and Sports from WTXF FOX 29

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PhilaU hosts Reebok camp for top high school hoopsters: Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia University is hosting Reebok’s Classic Breakout camp July 9-12 for the nation’s top high school basketball prospects, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported July 9.

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PhilaU Hosts Reebok Basketball Camp for Top High School Hoopsters July 9-12

Philadelphia University will welcome some of the nation’s top high school basketball players to compete for the attention of top collegiate coaches and scouts at the Reebok Classic Breakout July 9-12 in the Gallagher Athletic Center. Some 120 of the …

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Eileen Martinson named chair of PhilaU trustees: Philadelphia Business Journal

Eileen Martinson, chief executive officer of Sparta Systems Inc., has been named chair of Philadelphia University’s Board of Trustees, the Philadelphia Business Journal reported June 26.

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