Monthly Archives: November 2014

Coach Magee On Track to Win His 1,000th Game: Bloomberg News

Bloomberg News gave a shout-out to men’s basketball coach and Hall-of-Famer Herb Magee on Nov. 14, who is on target to reach his 1,000th career win this season.

Posted in In the News

Prominent Experts in Law and Government Speak at Law and Service Day

More than 75 students, faculty, staff and others attended PhilaU’s first Law and Service Day Nov. 8 to hear prominent speakers address such topical issues as homeland security, the death penalty, women’s rights, medicinal marijuana and same-sex marriage. Hosted by …

Posted in University Headlines Tagged

Interior Design Seniors Place in Jacobs Design Competition

Four interior design seniors placed in the prestigious 2014 Jacobs Philadelphia Interiors Studio student design competition. Hyde Chrastina won third place and a $1,000 prize. Chesenia Burgos, Rebecca Morris and Emily Stansell each received an honorable mention award of $500. …

Posted in Awards and Accolades Tagged

Industrial Design Student Building Batsuit: Philadelphia Magazine

Industrial design student Jackson Gordon plans to build a Batman batsuit and has launched a Kickstarter campaign to fund the protective suit, Philadelphia magazine reported Nov. 12. Gordon says he needs the funds for 3-D printing, mold-making and pricey fabrics, the …

Posted in In the News Tagged

Men’s Basketball Coach Magee On March To 1,000 Wins: KYW Newsradio

PhilaU men’s basketball coach and Hall of Famer Herb Magee is on a march to 1,000 wins this season, KYW Newsradio reported Nov. 12. Magee, the NCAA’s winningest coach at 985 wins, helms a team ranked in pre-season polls with …

Posted in In the News

Rams Soccer Teams Head to NCAA Tournament

PhilaU’s men’s and women’s soccer teams will begin NCAA Tournament play Friday, Nov. 14. After winning the Central Atlantic Collegiate Conference (CACC) championship for the second time in program history Nov. 8, the women’s team will enter the NCAA Tournament …

Posted in University Headlines

Rams Lose to LaSalle in Final Exhibition Game: Philadelphia Inquirer

Following a strong pre-season showing, the PhilaU men’s basketball team lost its final exhibition game to LaSalle 79-61,  The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Nov. 11. Rams guard Nick Schlitzer had 16 points.

Posted in In the News

Kevin O’Brien, Former Faculty Member, Excels In Textiles: The Philadelphia Inquirer

Acclaimed textile designer Kevin O’Brien, a former faculty member, has built a successful design studio focused on hand-dyed and -printed pillows, rugs, bedding and scarves carried by such stores as Neiman Marcus and Anthrolopologie, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Nov. 9.

Posted in In the News Tagged

PhilaU Hosts Prominent Speakers for Law and Service Day: Roxborough Review

Prominent speakers in law and government addressed students, faculty and others at PhilaU’s first Law and Service Day on Nov. 8, The Roxborough Review reported Nov. 10.

Posted in In the News Tagged

PhilaU Establishes MarcDavid LGBTQ Scholarship; Applications Due Dec. 1

Philadelphia University has established the MarcDavid LGBTQ Scholarship to provide financial support through an annual award of $2,500 to an undergraduate student who demonstrates active leadership and advocacy for LGBTQ causes. The first scholarship will be awarded starting spring 2015. …

Posted in University Headlines