Monthly Archives: August 2014

Strategic Design MBA Director Nixon on Collaboration:

Stragetic Design MBA Program Director Natalie Nixon addressed the need for collaboration at all levels of business in on Aug. 15.

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History on Display as PhilaU Prepares to Dedicate Arlen Specter Center for Public Service: Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia University will formally dedicate the Arlen Specter Center for Public Service and its newly renovated historic home, Roxboro House, on Sept. 11, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Aug. 11. Some of the late Senator’s historic collection of documents, memorabilia and …

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Physician Assistant Studies Class of 2014 Celebrates Graduation

Members of the physician assistant studies Class of 2014 celebrated their entry into the field at an Aug. 8 graduation ceremony in the Gallagher Athletic, Recreation and Convocation Center. In all, 50 new physician assistants received their completion certificates and …

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PhilaU Faculty Members Named to Specter Center, Design Center Posts

Several faculty members have been named to help administer two of the University’s important academic resources. Evan Laine, law and society program director, has been appointed faculty director of the Arlen Specter Center for Public Service for the 2014-15 academic …

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PhilaU Nexus Innovation Program Selected as a National Economic Development Award Finalist

[see follow-up to this post at] Philadelphia University’s Nexus Innovation program of industry partnerships has been selected as a finalist for a University Economic Development Association (UEDA) award for excellence in innovation and entrepreneurship. The national award recognizes innovative …

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Mark Sunderland on Olympian Michael Phelps’ Swimwear Deal: ESPN, US News & World Report and Others

Textile engineer and performance apparel expert Mark Sunderland talked about top Olympian Michael Phelps’ new endorsement deal with Aqua Sphere to provide his racing suits and related items in an AP story that ran in ESPN, US News & World Report and other …

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PhilaU’s Collaboration with Philadelphia on Innovation Featured in Government Technology

The city of Philadelphia’s new Innovation Lab was modeled on Philadelphia University’s DEC Center space that encourages creative approaches to problem-solving, Government Technology reported Aug. 1.  PhilaU collaborated with the city last semester on the Academy for Municipal Innovation, which …

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Nick Christian ’14 Selected Along With President Obama as a Top Commencement Speaker

Philadelphia University alumnus Nicholas Christian ’14 was selected along with President Barack Obama and YouTube CEO Susan Wojcicki as one of the year’s top six commencement speakers by the North American Association of Commencement Officers. “I’m ecstatic,” said Christian, an …

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Nick Christian ’14 Honored As Top National Commencement Speaker: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Nick Christian’s rousing speech at PhilaU’s 2014 Commencement has been selected as one of the top Commencement speeches of the year by the North American Association of Commencement Officers, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Aug. 1.  Christian, who told fellow graduates that …

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