Arcadia University News


September 18, 2020

Atkins Publishes Op-Eds on Pandemic and Social Justice

Over the summer, Adjunct Professor of English Larry Atkins published three op-eds about the pandemic and recent social justice movements. On June 25, Atkins discussed President Trump’s aversion to wearing a mask and his strategy to change in an op-ed in the New York Daily News , where he wrote, “...

faculty experts media media and communication

September 17, 2020

Dr. Miserandino Publishes Chapter on Psychology’s Internship Program

By Katherine Haines '21 Dr. Marianne Miserandino , chair and professor of Psychology, authored a chapter in the book, High Impact Educational Practices: A Review of Best Practices with Illustrative Examples , published by the Society for the Teaching of Psychology. Dr. Miserandino wrote Chapter 35...

faculty experts faculty psychology

September 17, 2020

Shenker ’69 and Hendershot ’66 to Serve as Co-Chairs of The Jones Poundstone Society

Following her successful year as the inaugural 2020 Chair of the Jones Poundstone Society , Susan Smyth Shenker '69 will team with long-time donor and dedicated alumna, Lynn Darling Hendershot '66 , to serve as Co-Chairs for 2021. Together they will lead the annual giving effort as exemplars in...

alumni

September 16, 2020

Allen ’24 Launches Clothing Brand to Develop Entrepreneurial Skills

With more free time this summer, students are finding new ways to follow their dreams. Jshane Allen ’24 , a first-year Healthcare Administration student, spent the summer making her’s happen by launching a clothing brand, Charged. “It was always something I had an interest in. When Corona happened...

Class of 2024 health administration school of global business student activities

September 15, 2020

Arcadia Again Ranked Best in Region By U.S. News and World Report

Arcadia University was once again ranked among the region's top performing schools by U.S. News and World Report for its 2021 “Regional Universities—North” list, as released yesterday. The University ranked 45th of 176 schools this year, remaining in the top 25 percent of regional universities...

college of health sciences college of arts and sciences homepage school of education school of global business

September 14, 2020

Shollenberger ’88 Elected to Arcadia University’s Board of Trustees

Arcadia University is proud to announce that Kevin Shollenberger ’88 , vice provost for Student Health and Well-Being at Johns Hopkins University, was elected to the University’s Board of Trustees, effective June 1. As vice provost for Student Health and Well-Being at Johns Hopkins University (JHU...

university communications

September 14, 2020

Office of the Provost: Spring 2021 All-Modes Ready Planning

Dear Arcadia Faculty and Staff: Thank you again for all your hard work pulling together a fall 2020 semester that is off to such a strong start. Your embrace of our All-Modes Ready approach is helping our students succeed and thrive amid the challenges of the pandemic. Now that the fall 2020...

September 14, 2020

Childs ’20MEd Uses Social-Emotional Learning to Encourage Empathy in Students

As Jess Childs ’20MEd prepares to teach her first year as a special educator teacher at MaST Community Charter School in Philadelphia, she’s making sure to focus her teaching style on inclusion and emotional-social learning. Emotional-social learning is focusing on teaching healthy ways to interact...

education school of education student research

September 11, 2020

Dr. Malloy Featured by Journal of Orthopaedic Research

By Josephine Mueller '21 Dr. Philip Malloy , assistant professor of Physical Therapy, published the article “1.5 T magnetic resonance imaging generates accurate 3D proximal femoral models: Surgical planning implications for femoroacetabular impingement” in the September edition of the Journal of...

college of health sciences faculty experts physical therapy plaudits

September 11, 2020

Office of the President

Dear Arcadia Faculty and Staff, When we began 2020, we could never have imagined the confluence of events that brought us to this critical juncture in the history of higher education: COVID-19, the disruption in international and study abroad enrollment , Moody’s downgrading of the higher education...

September 11, 2020

Update from Human Resources

Dear Faculty and Staff, Thank you for your commitment and dedication to Arcadia. With COVID accelerating structural changes at the institution, Human Resources, in consultation with our governing bodies and leadership, is developing workforce planning measures to review University operations,...

September 10, 2020

Hoping to Specialize in Medical Racism, Hurtado ’24 Begins College After Helping Mother Graduate

“It was a challenging cultural shock when I came here [to America],” said Emilia Hurtado ’24 , a first-year Chemistry major who immigrated from Costa Rica with her mother at eight years old. “There were a lot of differences between my school in Costa Rica versus studying here. And I didn't speak...

Class of 2024 diversity chemistry homepage

September 9, 2020

Q&A with SAJE Fellow Hardika Patel

By John Stuetz '20M Hardika Patel '24 is a member of the first Social Action and Justice Education (SAJE) Fellowship cohort at Arcadia University. The fellowship will provide preparatory programs and leadership training for SAJE fellows to teach in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms—...

Class of 2024 diversity education blankley endowed chair school of education

September 9, 2020

President Nair on Chronicle of Higher Ed Panel

The Chronicle of Higher Education has tapped President Ajay Nair to serve on an industry panel on Thursday, Sept. 10 at 2 p.m. President Nair will be a panelist for the Chronicle of Higher Education ’s “What It Takes to Be a Student-Centered Institution Now.” The panel also includes Allison Calhoun...

president PrezNair

September 8, 2020

Shoy Elected to Arcadia University’s Board of Trustees

Arcadia University is proud to announce that Danny Shoy, Jr. , president and CEO of the East Lake Foundation, was elected to the University’s Board of Trustees, effective June 1. Shoy is president and CEO of the East Lake Foundation, a community organization in Atlanta, Ga. focused on the...

university communications

September 7, 2020

Q&A with SAJE Fellow Audrey Chin

By John Stuetz '20M Audrey Chin '24 is a member of the first Social Action and Justice Education (SAJE) Fellowship cohort at Arcadia University. The fellowship will provide preparatory programs and leadership training for SAJE fellows to teach in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms—...

Class of 2024 diversity education blankley endowed chair school of education

September 4, 2020

Karoline Lopez '24: A Generation of Positive Social Change

My name is Karoline Lopez. I was born in Manila, Philippines. For a couple years while my parents worked overseas, my two older brothers and I were raised by my grandmother. At the age of 6, my family and I migrated to the US. Since I was not very familiar with my surroundings at the time, I...

Class of 2024 diversity education blankley endowed chair school of education

September 3, 2020

Radhakrishnan Featured on Chronicle of Higher Ed Panel

The Chronicle of Higher Education featured Vice President and Chief Information Officer Rashmi Radhakrishnan to serve on an industry panel on Sept. 3. The virtual forum hosted by senior Chronicle reporter Lee Gardner also featured panelists Michael Cato, chief information officer at Bowdoin College...

information technology

September 3, 2020

Alumna Publishes Memoir on Resilience During COVID

By Caitlin Joyce '20 Alumna and 40 Under 40 recipient Keisha M. Robinson ’18MEd will publish, "I Barely Survived My Summer in Quarantine: A Memoir," on Sept. 4, which focuses on how she found resilience while quarantining during COVID. Robinson discusses the impact the pandemic had on her life,...

Coronavirus education alumni homepage school of education

September 3, 2020

Dr. Hickman and Dr. Wirth Publish in International Dyslexia Magazine

Dr. Peggy Hickman , associate professor of Education, and Dr. Kathy Wirth , adjunct professor of Education and program director of the Arcadia Community Learning Center (ACLC), recently had an article accepted for the October issue of Pennsylvania Branch International Dyslexia Association’s (PBIDA...

education faculty experts school of education

September 2, 2020

Start of Semester Message from Dean Goretsky

Hello Students, I want to wish you good luck as you have started the semester. As we start the semester, there are a few things I’d like to share with you. Part II of the Fall Activities Fair is Thursday, Sept. 3 from 3 to 6 p.m. You can find more information on KnightLife . Please engage with the...

student activities student government organization