Monthly Archives: January 2015

Senior Najah Jacobs Key To Lady Rams Success On Court: CBS Philly, KYW Newsradio

PhilaU senior guard Najah Jacobs, averaging a team-high 20.1 points per game, is a key reason for the success of the Lady Rams this season, CBS Philly and KYW Newsradio reported Jan. 23. Head women’s coach Tom Shirley said Jacobs has …

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Marketing Professor Jason Crook Says City’s Gallery Mall Needs Makeover: Philadelphia Inquirer

Assistant marketing professor Jason Crook says Philadelphia’s Gallery mall in the heart of the city’s tourist corridor needs a makeover to better the economic needs of the city, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Jan. 21.

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PhilaU Students Helped Paint Local School on MLK Day: Roxborough Review

Philadelphia University students were among those who volunteered to paint the walls at nearby Thomas Mifflin Elementary School on Martin Luther King Day, The Roxborough Review reported Jan. 20.

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Men’s Basketball Coach Herb Magee Wins Game 996: Philadelphia Inquirer

PhilaU head men’s basketball coach Herb Magee notched win 996 with a Jan. 19 80-62 win over Domincan, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Jan. 20.

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PhilaU Student Collaboration With NASA Cited In Op-Ed on IP Protection of Innovation: The Philadelphia Inquirer

A collaboration between PhilaU fashion and engineering students, NASA and an engineering firm to develop the exterior of the space agency’s latest spacesuits is the type of innovation that needs to be protected by robust intellectual property laws, according to …

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Strategic Design MBA Director Nixon On How to Disrupt Yourself This Year:

Strategic Design MBA Director Natalie Nixon conducted an interview for on how to transform your life in 2015. Nixon interviewed author and coach Whitney Johnson on how to “disrupt yourself’” to change your personal status quo.

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Men’s Basketball Coach Magee Approaching 1000 Wins: The Washington Post

PhilaU men’s basketball coach Herb Magee is approaching 1000 wins, with a Jan. 29 game against Goldey-Beacom the soonest that could happen, The Washington Post reported Jan. 15.

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PhilaU Helps Make Philly A Favorite College Town: The Philadelphia Inquirer

The city of Philadelphia has recently topped a number of prominent travel, food, music and education lists, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Jan. 13. Philadelphia University is among the colleges and universities that help make the city a favorite college town, the …

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Graphic Design Program Director Shares Student Public Awareness Campaigns: HOW Magazine

Frank Baseman, director of PhilaU’s graphic design communication program, contributed an article to How magazine on a spring 2014 student design project featuring a public awareness campaign on sexual violence. Graphic design communication and animation students worked on the project.

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Fashion Student Courtney Hunter Wins $10,000 Retail Federation Scholarship

Courtney Hunter, a junior fashion merchandising and management student, won a $10,000 National Retail Federation (NRF) Foundation scholarship as one of five national finalists in the Next Generation scholarship competition. Hunter and the other finalists were recognized onstage at the …

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