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November 22, 2019

Gottfried ’12 Encourages Students to Keep an Open Mind

Thirty-two countries. Seven years. Psychology alumnus Marc Gottfried ’12 had too many commitments as a student to spend a semester abroad, although he did make time for Preview and a Global Field Study (GFS) course. Now, he spends as much time out of the country as he can. As a mathematics teacher...

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November 22, 2019

Arcadia Celebrates International Education Week with Scavenger Hunt

In recognition of International Education Week, the Office of International Programs (OIP) collaborated with the Modern Languages and Cultures Department to host the sixth annual Modern Languages Scavenger Hunt on Nov. 20. In groups or pairs, students hunted for clues in the language they study:...

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November 22, 2019

Dr. Kachuyevski Uses Fulbright Experience to Lead GFS Course to Ukraine

Imagine living in a democratizing country that used to be part of a multiethnic empire based on authoritarian rule- how would your cultural and national identity be defined by this? Students in Dr. Angela Kachuyevski ’s Spring 2020 Global Field Study (GFS) course, “Identity and Democratization in...

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November 21, 2019

Arcadia Explores Year-Round Campus Usage

University representatives from Metz Dining Services, Athletics, University Relations, Conference and Event Services, Student Affairs, and Facilities participated in a panel discussion, 'Maximizing Year-Round Campus Usage,' on Nov. 14 in Radnor, Pa., which was sponsored by Philadelphia Area...

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November 21, 2019

Lamoreaux ’20 Overcomes Adversity, Excels Globally

If Ashley Lamoreaux ’s Jeep Cherokee breaks down in the middle of a desert, she doesn’t want—or need—to rely on someone else to fix it. And for Lamoreaux, that’s a real possibility: While studying abroad in Cape Town last December, she drove a 100cc Sym Scooter across South Africa. The two-week, 3,...

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November 21, 2019

Limited Hours of Operation Planned for Thanksgiving

Arcadia University will have limited hours of operation for student services during the Thanksgiving holiday. Monday, Nov. 25 Kuch Center: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Fitness Center: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m. Lenox Pool: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 26 Dining Services: The Dining Hall and Easton Café closes at 2...

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November 21, 2019

Q&A with Dr. Jansen

Dr. Alan Jansen , resident director of Arcadia’s South Africa Center in Cape Town , is retiring at the end of the fall 2019 semester after nearly 10 years with the University. As resident director, Dr. Jansen oversees the center and works with colleges and universities worldwide to develop faculty-...

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November 20, 2019

Arcadia Celebrates International Experiences and Achievements

By Caroline Jordan '20 Arcadia University’s Epsilon Kappa Chapter of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society held its annual induction ceremony on Nov. 15. The chapter, established at Arcadia in 2003, is a branch of the national honor society that was founded in 1986 to recognize scholarly achievements in...

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November 20, 2019

Hause ’20 Uses Business Savvy to Help Sydney Based Organization

Business Administration major Ryan Hause ’20 never dreamed he’d be helping with marketing, social media, advertising, and contract reviews in Sydney, Australia. Spring 2019 found Hause at a crossroads: stay in Glenside, or take advantage of a final study abroad opportunity as an...

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November 19, 2019

Strategy Development Sessions Continue

Nearly 500 Arcadia community members have participated in 33 strategy development sessions thus far this semester, providing invaluable feedback to the ongoing process. Nearly 400 input cards from 36 academic departments and staff units were submitted and have continued the conversation about an...

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November 19, 2019

Vira I. Heinz Program Helps Students Experience the World

In May, Perfect Eadric ’21 , Christa McDowell ’21 , and Michelle Qu ’20 departed for eight weeks abroad as part of the Vira I. Heinz Program for Women in Global Leadership . The VIH Program awarded scholarships to fund the Arcadia cohort’s first international learning experiences. “I wasn’t able to...

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November 19, 2019

Clinical Service in Guatemala Impacts Future Health Professionals

In summer 2019, Kirby Edsill ’20M, PA and Daniel McCole ’20DPT helped provide medical services to underserved communities in Guatemala as part of Arcadia University’s Physician’s Assistant and the Physical Therapy programs. Edsill’s and McCole’s international journeys not only led to professional...

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November 18, 2019

Arcadia Welcomes Students from Jiangsu University

For the first time, students from Jiangsu University in China will visit campus on a “reverse Preview” in January. Through a collaborative agreement with Jiangsu University, students can enroll in a dual degree in Mathematics and Actuarial Science programs —usually completing two or three years at...

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November 18, 2019

Stringer ’20, ’21M Sees New Career Possibilities After Chemistry Lab Experience

Biochemistry major Amy Stringer ’20, ’21M has known since she was a child that she wanted to be a doctor. But after three years in the lab with Dr. Manny Curotto , professor and chair of Chemistry, she’s set her sights on a different career track: pathology. She’s still planning to go to medical...

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November 15, 2019

Arcadia Dress Sale to Help Covenant House

Arcadia will be collecting gently used dresses beginning Dec. 4 for the University's inaugural dress sale to benefit area high school students. By donating your gently worn prom and semi-formal dresses, you're helping students have affordable quality dresses that make them feel special on their...

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November 15, 2019

Fahringer ’19 Featured for Arcadia Graphic Design Project

By Caroline Jordan '20 Studio Art graduate Leo Fahringer ’19 was featured alongside several graphic designers in a Graphic Mama article highlighting graphic and logo design trends that are expected to be popular in 2020. As part of a project for a course at Arcadia, Fahringer redesigned the logo...

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November 15, 2019

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Fights for Equitable Opportunities for All Students

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe Professor of Education Years at Arcadia: 19 Courses: Princesses and Superheroes: How media shape children’s understanding of gender, sexuality, race, and disability; Intro to Inclusive Education; Disability Studies & Special Education Law Expertise: Inclusive...

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November 15, 2019

Taking the Reins

A cautiously raised hand and a sharp intake of breath—veneration (with a touch of trepidation) is often transparent as first-timers approach the equines at Sebastian Riding Associates (SRA). This particular horse, Moe, offers a cursory sniff of the guest’s palm before returning his attention to the...

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November 14, 2019

Malamut ’10, McGee-Crane ’10 Broaden Global Perspectives

Study abroad launched the careers of Amanda Malamut ’10 and Caitlin McGee-Crane ’10 —and an international movement to make quality education accessible in Equatorial Guinea, West Africa. While volunteering in Malabo in 2008, the International Studies alumnae learned that students in Equatorial...

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November 14, 2019

McManus ’20M Receives National Genetic Grant for Thesis on Cystic Fibrosis

Morgan McManus ’20M received a grant from the Cystic Fibrosis Special Interest Group of the National Society of Genetic Counselors to help fund her thesis, “Pregnancy, Genetic Counseling, and Cystic Fibrosis: Exploring the experiences and discussions between females with cystic fibrosis and their...

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November 13, 2019

OIP Hosts Government Training for International Student Liaisons

The Office of International Programs (OIP) hosted 45 school and college officials from Pennsylvania and New Jersey on Nov. 8 for a training seminar about international student regulations. Federal government representatives from several divisions of the Department of Homeland Security, including...

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