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January 18, 2019

Career Education Hosts TRENDTalks Networking Event

The Office of Career Education (OCE) will be holding a new networking event, TREND Talks, on Feb. 18 from 5 to 6:30 p.m. At this event, speakers will give brief TED Talk style presentations, which will then be followed by a networking reception for speakers, students, and industry professionals...

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January 8, 2019

Actuarial Science Earns Advanced Curriculum Status

The Society of Actuaries (SOA) announced Arcadia’s Actuarial Science program earned the Universities and Colleges with Actuarial Programs (UCAP) - Advanced Curriculum status. Many employers require students to pass two of the four SOA exams upon graduation. Arcadia’s program, which previously held...

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January 3, 2019

Glaccum Discusses Gender and Sexuality in ‘Warplay’

Kevin Glaccum , adjunct professor of Theater Arts at Arcadia and artistic director of the Azuka Theatre Company, was interviewed by Philadelphia Magazine on Nov. 8. “LGBTQ&A: Kevin Glaccum” focused on Glaccum’s directorial work for Azuka Theatre’s Warplay production, which re-imagined Greek...

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December 20, 2018

Adjovi Interviewed After Diplomatic Incident in Hungary

Roland Adjovi , assistant professor of Historical and Political Studies and a member of the United Nations’ Working Group on Arbitrary Detention, was featured in several international news publications after the group’s trip to Hungary was cut short when they were illegally denied access to “...

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December 18, 2018

Farnan Awarded CASE Scholarship

Andrea Farnan , associate director of Alumni Relations, received the Council for Advancement and Support of Education (CASE) District II Conference Scholarship. The CASE District II Conference, held in Philadelphia this March, will bring together advancement services/donor relations, alumni...

December 18, 2018

Brown Leads Workshop on Mental Wellness

Health Education candidate Naya Brown ’18M led a workshop on mental health personal days at the American Mental Wellness Association (AMWA) Conference in Hershey, Pa. on Nov. 20. This year’s theme, “A Happier Mind Is a Happier Life,” focused on mental health in the workplace, classroom, community,...

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December 18, 2018

Dr. Siskind Organizes Urban History Association Conference

Dr. Peter Siskind , associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences, assistant professor of History, and executive director of the Urban History Association (UHA), was a primary organizer of UHA’s Ninth Biennial Conference, held in Columbia, S.C. from Oct. 18 to 21. More than 400 scholars...

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December 13, 2018

Faculty, Staff, Students “Uknight” for Social Innovation and Freedom of Speech

On Reading Day, Dec. 11, the University community heard from the Uknighted Budget, Aspirational, and Shared Governance and Transparency Committees in a highly anticipated follow-up to the April and September community-wide meetings. In this third meeting, the Budget and Aspirational Committees...

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December 12, 2018

School of Education, Computer Science and Mathematics Host Philadelphia High School Students

Faculty from the School of Education and Computer Science and Mathematics Department welcomed to campus high school students from the School District of Philadelphia’s Academy at Palumbo on Dec. 6. Dr. Augusto Macalalag , assistant professor of Education, Dr. Yanxia Jia , associate professor of...

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December 12, 2018

Dr. Shandell Featured on African American Studies Podcast for Book

Dr. Jonathan Shandell , associate professor and co-director of Theater Arts, was featured in an episode of the "New Books on African American Studies" podcast. Dr. Shandell discussed his new novel, T he American Negro Theatre and the Long Civil Rights Era , which unpacks the legacy of the American...

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December 11, 2018

Arcadia University to Transfer Sponsorship of Genetic Counseling program to University of Pennsylvania

Arcadia University and the Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania announce that, beginning in fall 2019, Arcadia University will transfer sponsorship, accreditation, curriculum, and faculty of its Master of Science in Genetic Counseling program to Penn. Established in 1995,...

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December 10, 2018

Dr. Campbell Presents At Popular & American Culture Conference

Dr. Bruce Campbell , associate professor of Education, presented “What Does the Soundtrack of the Revolution Sound Like?” during the Race, Revolution, and Hip-Hop session of the 2018 Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association Conference held in Baltimore, Md., on Nov. 10. Dr. Campbell’...

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December 5, 2018

International Business and Culture Course Auctions Furniture for Hurricane Maria Recovery

This holiday season, you can support the Hurricane Maria recovery for Puerto Rico and Dominica while getting your loved ones the furniture they want. Students in the International Business and Culture course are auctioning refurbished furniture to support the organizations Unidos, in Puerto Rico,...

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November 30, 2018

Dr. McClure Contributes to Guidelines for Concussion Treatment

Dr. Phil McClure , professor and chair of Physical Therapy, was featured in Business Wire ’s “MedRisk’s ISAB Creates Guidelines for Treating Concussion Symptoms,” an article analyzing the first vestibular therapy guidelines for workers suffering from concussions. Dr. McClure is an advisor to...

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November 29, 2018

Scavenger Hunt Helps Students Overcome Language Barriers

International and American students in Arcadia’s Math and Actuarial Science programs searched for objects hidden around campus during a student-organized scavenger hunt on Nov. 6. Organized by Alyssa Grandmont ’20 and Di Zhu ’21 , the hunt helped students get to know one another better...

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November 29, 2018

Nicholas Receives McDuffie Award, Featured in PhillyCurrent Magazine

By Lana Valente '19 Arcadia University Art Gallery Assistant Jamar Nicholas was the subject of the feature interview in the November issue of PhillyCurrent magazine, “The Impact Issue.” In the issue, Nicholas discussed growing up in Philadelphia and how his mother influenced his career as a graphic...

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November 28, 2018

Global Art, Local Heart: Arcadia Students Host Creative Community Service Exhibition

By Lana Valente '19 Join the Arcadia community for “The Art of the Syllabus: Global Art, Local Heart,” which will showcase the creative expression of community service. The event will be in the Thrall Gallery in the Spruance Fine Arts Building on Thursday, Dec. 6 from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Students in “...

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November 27, 2018

Students, Faculty Receive Awards at Counseling Conference

Students and faculty from Arcadia’s graduate Counseling program were honored at the Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA) Conference, held from Nov. 9 to 11 in Pittsburgh. Adjunct Professor of Counseling Lois Keller won the PCA Outstanding Practitioner Award, which recognizes a professional...

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November 20, 2018

Dr. Moore, Oguz ’18 Research Musician Cognition

Dr. Katherine Moore , assistant professor of Psychology, Pinar Oguz ’18 , and Jim Meyer, of Elmhurst College, published “Superior Fluid Cognition in Trained Musicians” in Sage Journals on Nov. 9. Their research explores the relationship between trained musicians and fluid intelligence, or the...

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November 20, 2018

Dr. Morrow, Students Study Coping and Peer Provocation

Dr. Michael Morrow , associate professor of Psychology, co-published research on coping and peer provocation in two academic journals. “College Students’ Daily Coping, Mood, and Quality of Life: Benefits of Problem-Focused Engagement,” co-authored with Psychology alumna Leaha Shermeyer ’16 and...

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November 20, 2018

Arcadia Ranked Fourth Among Illustration Programs in Pennsylvania

Arcadia’s Illustration program was ranked fourth among Pennsylvania schools in Animation Career Review’s “2019 Illustration School Rankings.” Ranked 36th nationally, Arcadia landed in the top 25th percentile. The rankings were based on academic reputation, admission selectivity, depth of...

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