NEWS RELEASES FROM 2003
Select press releases from 2003 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.

Top News Stories of 2003:

01/06/03: Philadelphia University Students and Professors Selected to Exhibit at World’s Biggest Textile Trade Show

02/24/03: Philadelphia University Hosts Industrial Color Conference March 9 to 11

03/19/03: Philadelphia University’s 2003 Fashion Show Slated for Academy of Music on April 22

03/27/03:  Philadelphia University to Host “ONE”- a retreat on the essential understanding of design

04/03/03:  Philadelphia University’s School of Architecture and Design Hosts International Urban Architect

05/07/03: Philadelphia University Announces First Doctoral Program: Nation’s first school for textile education to offer the mid-Atlantic’s only Ph.D. in Textile Engineering and Science

05/18/03: Dateline NBC Correspondent John Hockenberry to Speak at Philadelphia University’s 119th Commencement on Sunday, May 18, 2003

05/20/03: Philadelphia University Professor Named Top Industrial Designer Josh Owen recognized as one of ten most avant-garde industrial designers in U.S.

08/21/03:  Philadelphia University’s 120th Convocation

09/03/03: Philadelphia University Student Athletes Recognized by NCAA — Philadelphia University only Division II athletic program in Nation to place in top 10 in all three categories of USA TODAY/NCAA Academic Achievement Awards


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