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December 2, 2020

Baron ’24 Shares Out Of This World Work Experience

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 Annapolis, M.D. resident Benjamin Baron ’24 came to Arcadia with some unusual work experience: an internship with The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). The Computer Science major spent his past two summers interning at NASA’s Goddard Space Flight Center...

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December 2, 2020

Arcadia Launches Free College Prep Program for High School Students

Searching for the right college can be challenging. To help high school students find their fit, Arcadia University’s Office of Enrollment Management is launching the College Prep Program, a series of FREE workshops that will walk students through all the stages of getting into and going to college...

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December 2, 2020

Collins ’22 Showcases Achievement and Heritage at HSF Financial Conference

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 Jazmin Collins ’22 , a double major in English and Computer Science, attended the Hispanic Scholarship Foundation’s (HSF) 2020 Finance Conference from Oct. 8 to the 11. Collins is the first Arcadia student to attend the conference. Even though she was just one of 50...

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December 2, 2020

Stay Fit Program Goes Virtual

After temporarily closing down last spring, the Dan Aaron Stay Fit Program for people with Multiple Sclerosis (MS) and Parkinson’s disease reopened this summer in a virtual environment. Doctor of Physical Therapy students are getting back their hands-on experience in the program. On Nov. 5, 15...

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December 1, 2020

Dr. Rosoff’s Book on Fiction, Femininity, and Friendship Among 2020’s Best

By Nikolai Kachuyevski '21 A book on school and college fiction for girls in Britain and the United States between 1910 and 1960 co-authored by Dr. Nancy Rosoff , dean of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies and a colleague at the University of Winchester, was awarded the History Education Society’s...

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December 1, 2020

Dr. Campbell a Panelist in UK Fika Session

Dr. Bruce Campbell Jr. , associate professor of Education and director of the Educational Leadership Masters and Supervisory Certification programs, acted as a panelist for the Fika Sessions on Oct. 28. The Fika Session, a platform that creates a community for creative professionals to exchange...

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November 30, 2020

Pass/Fail Policy for Fall 2020

Arcadia University has adopted a revised pass/fail grading policy for the Fall 2020 semester. The following opt-in policy applies to all undergraduate students without exception but does not apply to graduate programs. All undergraduate students may opt-in to a pass/fail grading rubric for any or...

November 30, 2020

Through Grant, Dr. Olorunsaiye to Study Family Planning in African Immigrant Communities

Dr. Comfort Olorunsaiye , assistant professor of Public Health, was awarded a Changemakers in Family Planning grant by the Society of Family Planning Research Fund to study family planning in the African immigrant communities in southeastern Pennsylvania. The 18-month, $63,148 cumulative training...

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November 24, 2020

Food Club Looks to Inspire Cultural Exchange Between Jiangsu and Arcadia Students

During the Oct. 27 Student Government Organization (SGO) meeting, the executive committee approved the newest student group: the Chinese Food Club. The Chinese Food Club President Xinran “Victoria” Wang ’21 said many of the club’s members previously attended an event that focused on Asian food, and...

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November 23, 2020

Dr. Longacre Speaks at National Caregivers Conference

By Josephine Mueller '21 Dr. Margaret Longacre , assistant professor and chair of Public Health, presented at the National Caregivers Conference on Oct. 16. In her presentation titled, “Involving and Supporting Caregivers in Clinical Care using an Integrated Caregiver Portal System,” Dr. Longacre...

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November 20, 2020

52 Students Inducted Into Phi Beta Delta Honors Society

Arcadia University recognized 52 undergraduate students at the Epsilon Kappa Chapter of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society annual induction ceremony on Nov. 19. Held virtually this year, the induction ceremony recognizes students for their academic excellence and international experiences. This year,...

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November 20, 2020

Academic Calendar Updates for Spring 2021

Dear Arcadia Faculty, Staff and Undergraduate Students: In response to the ever-changing course of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Provost’s Office and Faculty Senate have approved several changes to the Spring 2021 Academic Calendar . The impetus for these changes comes from the desire to place the...

November 19, 2020

Lee ’21 Uses Gilman Scholarship to Encourage Students of Color to Study Abroad

By Nik Kachuyevski '21 For Criminal Justice major Aquilla Lee ’21 , studying abroad had been a goal ever since she was young. However, due to financial difficulties it didn’t seem like this goal would be achievable until Study Away Advisor Ashley Knueppel ’12 told Lee about the opportunities...

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November 19, 2020

2020 Open Doors Report Ranks Arcadia #1 in Nation for Study Abroad

Arcadia University ranked #1 in the nation in undergraduate study abroad participation in the 2020 Open Doors report , released by the Institute of International Education (IIE) on Nov. 16. Arcadia earned this prestigious recognition based on the percentage of undergraduate students participating...

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November 19, 2020

Pass/Fail Policy for Fall 2020 Semester

Dear Students, Faculty, and Staff, In response to the pandemic-created challenges that students are experiencing, Arcadia University is adopting an expanded pass/fail grading option for undergraduate students for the fall 2020 semester—one that is similar but not identical to what was adopted for...

November 18, 2020

Searle ’23: Online in London

Hershey, Pa. resident and Business Administration major Abi Searle ’23 had been planning to study abroad this fall, and wasn’t going to let a pandemic stop her. On Sept. 10, Searle landed in Heathrow Airport to begin her academic year abroad in London, a city that she’s known since childhood. A...

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November 18, 2020

Gracien ’22 Assists Residents at Bucks County Care Facility

Raising Expectations for Academic Learning (REAL) Certificate student Cassie Gracien ’22 is launching her dreams by assisting in the kitchen at Bucks County Neshaminy Manor nursing home and long-term care facility. Gracien is a certified kitchen helper at the facility, helping prepare meals for the...

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November 18, 2020

Cultural Exchange Happens Online During Covid-19 for Conversation Partners

Each summer, students from China’s Jiangsu University attend Arcadia to complete the last two years of their mathematics and actuarial science degrees. This year, students from Jiangsu were unable to come to the United States due to Covid-19, but their American education isn’t being held off. As...

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November 17, 2020

Topa '21 Reflects on London Internship Experience

By Katherine Haines '21 International Business and Cultures major RaeAnn Topa ’21 said that one of the best reasons to do an internship while abroad is the connections to the people and city, which helped her feel less like a tourist when she studied in London during the fall 2019. Topa interned...

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November 16, 2020

International Student Advisory Board Serves as Bridge for International Students

By Aaron Uscinowicz '22 For International Education Week, Arcadia spoke with members of the International Students Advisory Board, which serves to provide additional resources to international students at Arcadia. Led by Actuarial Science student Hao “Marco” Huang ’22 (hhuang@arcadia.edu),...

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November 13, 2020

Public Health Students, Alumni Present at Global Health Conference on Social Justice, Health Equity

By Katherine Haines '21 Led by Dr. Heather deVries McClintock , assistant professor of Public Health, public health students and alumni presented research on social justice topics at the 12th Annual Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) Global Health Conference, “Power, Politics, and...

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