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Jun 29, 2017, 14:30 ET Official Combination of Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University Signals Disruption in a Stagnant Education Industry

Philadelphia University and Thomas Jefferson University today announced their official combination, effective July 1, 2017, creating a national...


May 25, 2017, 16:06 ET Philadelphia University iMBA Program Awarded ACBSP Accreditation

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) has awarded Philadelphia University accreditation of its iMBA program. The...


Jan 26, 2017, 16:26 ET Philadelphia University Student Team Wins U.S. Defense Department Chembio Suit Challenge

A team of Philadelphia University (PhilaU) students won the top prize in a U.S. Department of Defense challenge to redesign protective...


Jan 23, 2017, 13:43 ET Philadelphia University Fashion Student Awarded Top National YMA Geoffrey Beene Scholarship

Philadelphia University fashion design senior Vivian Cooper was awarded the first-ever $35,000 top award from a national pool of 600 student...


Sep 09, 2016, 15:50 ET Thomas Jefferson University & Philadelphia University Sign Combination Agreement

The Boards of Trustees of Thomas Jefferson University (TJU) and Philadelphia University (PhilaU) announced that they have entered into a...


Aug 11, 2016, 15:37 ET Philadelphia University Receives $1 Million Grant to Support Entrepreneurship Education

Philadelphia University has received a $1 million grant from the Diana Davis Spencer Foundation to establish a fellowship for entrepreneurship...


Oct 15, 2015, 16:56 ET Philadelphia University Establishes Fashion and Textiles Futures Center

Philadelphia University announced today the establishment of its Fashion and Textiles Futures Center.  The Futures Center, which will...


Oct 01, 2015, 11:21 ET Philadelphia University Launches New Doctoral Program in Strategic Leadership

Philadelphia University is offering a new Doctor of Management in Strategic Leadership program for mid- and senior-career professionals ready to...


Feb 07, 2015, 20:21 ET Philadelphia University Coach Herb Magee Makes History With 1,000th Win

 Herb Magee, Philadelphia University's legendary men's basketball head coach, earned his 1,000th career victory in front of an exuberant home...


Jan 31, 2015, 21:29 ET Philadelphia University Hall of Fame Basketball Coach Herb Magee Earns His 999th Career Victory Saturday

 Legendary Philadelphia University head men's basketball coach Herb Magee earned his 999th career win when the PhilaU Rams defeated Caldwell...


Dec 10, 2014, 13:34 ET DesignIntelligence Ranks Philadelphia University Industrial Design, Interior Design Programs Among Top in Nation

Philadelphia University undergraduate and graduate industrial design programs were ranked among the best in the country in the latest report by...


Oct 21, 2014, 15:31 ET Philadelphia University Nexus Innovation Program Wins National Award for Excellence

 Philadelphia University's Nexus Innovation program of industry partnerships has won the University Economic Development Association...


Oct 21, 2014, 09:30 ET Philadelphia University's Most Successful Capital Campaign Raises Nearly $60 Million

Philadelphia University is celebrating its most successful capital campaign in history, which has raised nearly $60 million to support such...


Jan 15, 2014, 15:10 ET Sheila Connelly, fashion executive with expertise in design, merchandising and brand management, named director of Philadelphia University's Fashion Design program

Sheila Connelly, a senior fashion executive with broad experience in both the design and business aspects of the fashion industry, has been named...


Dec 10, 2013, 11:37 ET Philadelphia University President Stephen Spinelli's new book, with Heather McGowan, "Disrupt Together: How Teams Consistently Innovate," focuses on highly effective approaches to innovation

"Disrupt Together" uses the innovative curriculum of PhilaU's Kanbar College of Design, Engineering and Commerce to highlight how...


Oct 24, 2013, 13:25 ET "Single Bullet: Arlen Specter & the Warren Commission Investigation of the JFK Assassination," the first exhibition of The Arlen Specter Center for Public Policy at Philadelphia University, examines critical events from Nov. 22, 1963

 "Single Bullet: Arlen Specter & the Warren Commission Investigation of the JFK Assassination," the inaugural exhibition of The Arlen...


Sep 27, 2013, 13:08 ET Philadelphia University Architecture and Interior Design Students Win First Place in Prestigious ACSA Steel Competition

 A team of Philadelphia University architecture and interior design students took first place in the prestigious 2012-13 Steel Design Student...


May 10, 2013, 10:54 ET Fashion Celebrity Carson Kressley will become "Dr. Kressley" after receiving honorary degree at Philadelphia University Commencement May 11

 Emmy Award-winning fashion celebrity Carson Kressley will earn the title of "Dr. Kressley" when he receives the honorary degree Doctor of...


May 09, 2013, 10:06 ET New Research Uncovers Willful Misrepresentation of Medical Data in Creation of AIDS "Patient Zero" Myth

 According to extensive research conducted for his recently released book, Philadelphia University scholar and professor Phil...


May 01, 2013, 16:41 ET Fashion designer Nicole Miller presented with 2013 Spirit of Design Award at the Philadelphia University Fashion Show

 Celebrated fashion designer Nicole Miller was presented with the 2013 Spirit of Design Award at the Philadelphia University Fashion Show on...


Mar 28, 2013, 16:56 ET Fashion Celebrity Carson Kressley to Give Philadelphia University Commencement Address May 11

Kressley, star of "Carson Nation" and "Queer Eye for the Straight Guy," will receive the honorary degree Doctor of Humane Letters...


Mar 13, 2013, 11:38 ET Celebrated Fashion Designer Nicole Miller to Receive 2013 Spirit of Design Award at the Philadelphia University Fashion Show on Saturday, April 27

The gala event will take place at Philadelphia's historic Academy of Music as part of The Verizon Philadelphia University Evening of Innovation....


Mar 04, 2013, 10:51 ET Philadelphia University and University of Pittsburgh enter into agreement to manage archives of late U.S. Sen. Arlen Specter

Universities will collaborate on programming and providing access to the Specter Collection, which is part of the Arlen Specter Center for Public...


Jul 17, 2012, 15:46 ET Philadelphia University launches PhilaU Online to provide innovative educational programs to students worldwide

PhilaU Online includes a new web-based Master's of Sustainable Design program, offering the same curriculum as the award-winning on-campus program,...


Jul 11, 2012, 12:18 ET Philadelphia University hosts Reebok Breakout Challenge basketball camp for top high school hoopsters July 11 to 13

Philadelphia University will welcome some of the nation's best high school basketball players as they compete for the attention of top collegiate...