Monthly Archives: July 2014

Physician Assistant Studies Students Receive White Coats to Mark Start of Clinical Work

Members of the M.S. in Physician Assistant Studies Class of 2015 marked the next step on their professional journeys July 17 as they accepted their short white coats signifying their entrance into clinical rotations. At the program’s annual white coat …

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PhilaU Students Volunteer to Provide Medical Care in Ghana

As the bus carrying Philadelphia University student medical volunteers pulled into the rural Ghanaian community of Ekumfi Techiman, hundreds of clapping, smiling children ran to greet those on board. “When we got off the bus, we each had four kids …

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Reebok Classic Breakout at PhilaU Featured in DIME Magazine, Philadelphia Tribune and Breitbart News

The Reebok Classic Breakout camp for the nation’s top high school hoopsters, which took place at PhilaU July 9-11, was featured in DIME magazine, The Philadelphia Tribune, and Breitbart News.

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Reebok Classic Breakout at PhilaU Featured on NBC Sports, Philadelphia Inquirer, SB Nation

Coverage of Reebok’s Classic Breakout basketball camp at Philadelphia University continued with July 14 stories on NBC Sports and The Philadelphia Inquirer and SB Nation July 10.

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PhilaU Hosts Architectural Robotics Workshop for STEM Scholars

“Ever since I was a kid, I liked taking things apart and putting them back together,” said Gavin Taylor, a rising junior at Boys’ Latin of Philadelphia Charter School. Taylor was one of eight high school students from The Franklin …

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PhilaU Offers Innovation Leadership Course for IBX Employees: Philadelphia Inquirer, Business Journal, Knoxville Times

Philadelphia University has teamed up with large insurer Independence Blue Cross to offer employees a four-week course in developing innovative approaches to health care leadership, as reported July 10 by The Philadelphia Inquirer, The Philadelphia Business Journal and the Knoxville …

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NBA Stars Inspire Students at Reebok Classic Breakout Camp at PhilaU

NBA stars Shaquille O’Neal, Dominique Wilkins, Shawn Kemp, Isaiah Thomas and Gerald Green encouraged and inspired about 100 of the nation’s top high school hoopsters attending the Reebok Classic Breakout camp at Philadelphia University July 9. “Never give up,” O’Neal, …

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Natalie Nixon on Driving Creativity and Innovation: Inc.

In an interview with Inc. magazine, Natalie Nixon points out four things leaders get wrong about creativity.  Creativity isn’t learned, it’s a process that has to be embedded in the culture of an organization, says Nixon, director of PhilaU’s Strategic …

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Nancy Minich Re-Elected to American Horticultural Therapy Association Board

Nancy Minich, adjunct professor of landscape architecture, has been re-elected to a three-year term on the board of the American Horticultural Therapy Association.

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Shaquille O’Neal visits Reebok Classic Breakout @ PhilaU: Comcast SportsNet, Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, CBS Philly

Coverage of NBA superstar Shaquille O’Neal’s visit to the Reebok Classic Breakout camp at Philadelphia University on July 9 was featured on Comcast SportsNet, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Philadelphia Daily News, CBS Philly and other media outlets.

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