NEWS RELEASES FROM 2006 and 2007
Select press releases from 2006 and 2007 appear below. For up to the minute news and information, please see the news ticker on the home page or PhilaU Today, Philadelphia University's weekly source for information. To contact media relations at Philadelphia University, email PR@PhilaU.edu or call 215.951.2851.

Select Press Releases from 2007:

11/07: Philadelphia University Institute for Textile and Apparel Product Safety preliminary findings indicate hazardous chemicals in children’s clothing and car seats

10/07: Philadelphia University Students and A Chance to Heal Sponsor Fashion Show to Promote Body Diversity on Nov. 15

09/07: Philadelphia University to establish Institute for Textile and Apparel Product Safety to help ensure safety of imported clothing 

09/07: The Design Center at Philadelphia University will Feature Rare Collection of International Textiles and Costumes

09/07: Philadelphia University School of Business Administration and the African-American Chamber of Commerce to Present Small Business Management Workshop Sept. 19

08/07: Carpet Industry Study Suggests Manufacturers Can
Reap Benefits from Sustainable Practices, Says
Philadelphia University Researcher

08/07: Stephen Spinelli Jr., Philadelphia University’s Incoming President, Named a Top Professor of Entrepreneurship by Fortune Small Business

08/07: WHYY President William J. Marrazzo to Address Philadelphia University Convocation Thursday, Aug. 23

07/07: Board of Trustees appoints Stephen Spinelli as the next president of Philadelphia University

07/07: Philadelphia University To Host Reebok’s Premier
Basketball Camp for Top High School Players July 6-10


06/07: Philadelphia University Basketball Coach Herb Magee – the Most Winning DII Coach in NCAA History – to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award from Philadelphia Sports Congress

06/07: Hundreds of Cyclists Will Bike to Ocean City Saturday, June 2, to Raise Funds For Kelly’s Ride

05/07: Renowned Architect and Designer Michael Graves to Speak at Philadelphia University Commencement on May 20

05/07: Philadelphia University To Unveil Ram Mascot at Commencement Eve Picnic Saturday May 19

05/07: Philadelphia University Men’s and Women’s Crew Will Race in Famed Dad Vail For First Time

05/07: Philadelphia University Fashion Show to Spotlight Fabulous Student Designs; NBC’s 10! Show co-hosts Bill Henley and Lori Wilson will emcee the event

05/07: Innovative Designs for Sports Enthusiasts Unveiled
at Philadelphia University Design Show May 4:
Senior show highlights the best student work in industrial, digital and graphic design

04/07: Philadelphia University To Host Reebok’s Elite Basketball Camp for Top High School Players July 6-10

03/07: Philadelphia University Volunteers Spend Spring Break Building Habitat Homes in Greensboro, Ala.

03/07: Philadelphia University To Offer M.S. in Sustainable Design To Teach Green Design and Building Practices

03/07: James P. Gallagher, Ph.D., President of Philadelphia University, To Retire

03/07: Philadelphia University Fashion Design Students Showcase Their Creative Talents on Runway Challenge Competition on The 10! Show

02/07: Philadelphia University Men’s Basketball Coach Herb Magee Breaks All-Time Division II Winning Record

01/07: Philadelphia University Men’s Basketball Coach Herb Magee Ties All-Time DII Coaching Record

Select Press Releases from 2006:

12/06: University Mourns the Passing of Walter “Bucky” Harris

10/06: Philadelphia University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Herb Magee Nominated for Naismith Basketball Hall of Fame

10/06: Philadelphia University’s Engineering and Design Institute Partner in $2 Million State Grant to Support Energy-Efficient Building Design and Construction

10/06: Philadelphia University To Provide Behavioral Health Education for Health Care Employees Under New Grant

09/06: Philadelphia University to Dedicate The Kanbar Campus Center on Saturday, September 30

08/06: Philadelphia University’s Fashion Industry Management Program is Endorsed by Industry Group

08/06: Lorene Cary, author of The Price of A Child, will address Philadelphia University’s Convocation Aug. 24

08/06: U.S. Army Private Deployed in Afghanistan Surprises Wife by Coming Home for Graduation Ceremony Tonight

07/06: Philadelphia University Names New Trustees to Board

07/06: Philadelphia University Offers New M.S. Degree in Disaster Medicine and Management

05/06: Philadelphia University Fashion Show to Spotlight Fabulous Student Designs

04/06: Philadelphia University Professor Awarded Fulbright Research Fellowship

04/06: Philadelphia University Fraternity Sponsors Bike-A-Thon To Help Fight Breast Cancer

04/06: Philadelphia University Announces New Mechanical Engineering Program

03/06: Philadelphia University Representatives Attending Material World Convention in Miami Beach

02/06: Philadelphia University to Honor Top Basketball Coaches, Celebrate Last Game Played in Althouse Hall

01/06: Philadelphia University Women’s Basketball Coach Tom Shirley Wins 500th Game

01/06: Philadelphia University Receives $400,000 Grant for The Kanbar Campus Center


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