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Class in Session at GPI in Mumbai

On Aug. 19, a group of eager students began their college careers as part of the inaugural cohort at the Global Pathways Institute (GPI) in Mumbai. At Orientation two days earlier, 13 students and...
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Princeton Review Names Arcadia Among the ‘Best in the Northeast’
Citing Arcadia’s global perspective, “phenomenal study abroad program,” and “excellent academics,” The Princeton Review has named Arcadia among the “Best in the Northeast” in its “2016 Best Colleges...
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ARC Exhibition Program Presents ‘Biodesign Atacama: Imagining New Life Forms in the Northern Chilean Desert’
Arcadia University’s Art Research Collaboration (ARC) Exhibition Program is pleased to present “Biodesign Atacama: Imagining New Life Forms in the Northern Chilean Desert,” on display in the Commons...
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Sandra Clark ’14 MBA, Managing Editor of the Philadelphia...

This story originally appeared in the Spring/Summer 2015 issue of Arcadia magazine. Eye-catching covers from The Philadelphia Inquirer ’s Features sections greet visitors entering Sandra Clark’s...
Dr. Palaniswamy Named Associate Dean of GPI in Mumbai
[block1] Arcadia is pleased to announce that Usha Palaniswamy, Ph.D. , has been named Associate Dean of the Global Pathways Institute in Mumbai, India. Dr. Palaniswamy will serve as the Chief...
Student-Athletes Thrive in the Classroom With 3.32 Spring 2015 GPA
Arcadia University's nearly 300 student-athletes once again proved their prowess in the classroom in the Spring 2015 semester, earning a 3.32 combined grade point average (GPA). Student-athletes on...
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Video: The Balancing Act of Athletics and Academics

Khan ’14M Awarded to Promote Family Health Awareness

Shama Khan ’14M received an award from the New York Mid-Atlantic Consortium for Genetics and Newborn Screening Services (NYMAC), funding a project to educate members of the Muslim community about the...
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Bechtel ’16 Presents ‘Therapeutic Response of a 3D Cancer Model’ at SEPCHE Colloquium
On July 27, Nelisa Bechtel ’16 presented “Investigating the Therapeutic Response of a 3D Cancer Model” at the Southeastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE) Summer Undergraduate...
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August 28, 2015

Class of 2019 Ready to Begin Journey

As they crossed Haber Green for the first of many times, Courtney Horst ’19 and Savannah Montgomery ’19 laughed and chatted about rooming together for the upcoming year. “We were assigned randomly, but it worked out really well,” said Horst, a biology major in the Pre-Physical Therapy track. “I’m...

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August 26, 2015

Class in Session at GPI in Mumbai

On Aug. 19, a group of eager students began their college careers as part of the inaugural cohort at the Global Pathways Institute (GPI) in Mumbai. At Orientation two days earlier, 13 students and their families were welcomed to GPI and Arcadia. Dean Usha Palaniswamy , who was appointed in August...

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August 25, 2015

Poorman ’92M Awarded for Service to Limb Loss Community

Cindy Poorman ’92M received The Amputee Coalition’s Burgess Award, reports, a medical news outlet. Recipients of the award, which recognizes professionals serving the limb loss community, were announced at the 2015 Amputee Coalition National Conference in July. Poorman is a...

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August 19, 2015

Arcadia to Add Men’s Volleyball as Varsity Sport in 2017, Porr to Serve as Head Coach

Director of Athletics and Recreation Brian Granata announced that men's volleyball will be the next varsity sport offering at Arcadia University. The Knights' first season of competition will begin in January 2017. "Arcadia Athletics has undergone so many positive changes in recent years," Granata...

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August 18, 2015

Paradis’ Account of Black Union Infantry Highlighted in Military Images

Dr. James M. Paradis , adjunct professor of history, was quoted in the Summer 2015 issue of Military Images , a magazine dedicated to the photographic history of the Civil War. The article details the history of the 6th United States Colored Infantry, one of 11 regiments to train at Camp William...

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August 18, 2015

Tom Sciascia '86 Realizes His Dream Job: From Graphic Designer to Gourmet Chocolatier

[block3] [block1] Tom Sciascia ’86 grew up in an Italian family…a very Italian family. You know, the kind where when you walk through the kitchen door you’re instantly greeted by sweet-smelling aromas of freshly baked breads, spices, and homemade desserts. Sciascia’s grandfather was a butcher and...

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