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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...

May 21, 2015, 13:34 ET

Philadelphia University Announces Executive Dean Matt Dane Baker as Provost

Matt Dane Baker, executive dean of the College of Science, Health and the Liberal Arts, will become provost at Philadelphia University...

May 13, 2015, 11:22 ET
Planet Fitness CEO Chris Rondeau (right) thanks donors after Philadelphia University President announces new scholarship in Rondeau's honor.

$1 Million Scholarship Established at Philadelphia University to Honor Planet Fitness CEO Chris Rondeau

Members of the Planet Fitness family joined together to donate more than $1 million to endow a new scholarship fund at Philadelphia University in...

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
Fashion industry leader Sheila Connelly named director of Philadelphia University's fashion design program.  (PRNewsFoto/Philadelphia University)

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
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 the honorary degree Doctor of Humane Letters at Philadelphia University's Commencement on May 11.  (PRNewsFoto/Philadelphia University)

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
Designer Nicole Miller receives the 2013 Spirit of Design Award at the Philadelphia University Fashion Show, presented by PhilaU President Stephen Spinelli Jr.  (PRNewsFoto/Philadelphia University)

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
Philadelphia University will award Carson Kressley the honorary degree Doctor of Humane Letters at its 129th Commencement ceremony on May 11. Congratulations Dr. Kressley. (PRNewsFoto/Philadelphia University, Photo by Rainer Hosch)

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,...