Arcadia University News


November 28, 2017

Dr. Conway Elected to Association of Genetic Counseling Program Directors Board

Associate Professor and Associate Director of Genetic Counseling Dr. Laura Conway ’99M, PhD, CGC was elected to the Board of Directors of the Association of Genetic Counseling Program Directors (AGCPD). Her two-year term as secretary and executive committee member begins in January. The AGCPD is a...

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November 10, 2017

Drs. Campbell, Jeter-Iles Publish on the Contemporary State of Co-Teaching

Dr. Bruce Campbell , associate professor in the School of Education, and Dr. Priscilla Jeter-Iles , director of Field Experiences and Outreach in the School of Education, published “Educator Perceptions on Co-Teaching More Than a Decade Later” in the fall 2017 issue of the Journal of Behavioral and...

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November 8, 2017

Reale Invited to Lecture at Bowling Green State University

Michelle Reale , associate professor of the Library and Access Services, discussed poetic inquiry as a research method as a guest lecturer to Dr. Sandra Faulkner’s graduate qualitative methods class at Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. Through a Skype video call, students asked...

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November 2, 2017

Dr. Tobe Publishes Research on rRNA Sequencing of Microbial DNA

Assistant Professor of Forensic Science Dr. Shane Tobe co-authored a research article titled “Microbial Composition Analyses by 16S rRNA Sequencing: A Proof of Concept Approach to Provenance Determination of Archaeological Ochre,” which was published by the Public Library of Science (PLOS) on Oct...

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October 25, 2017

Dr. Loury Receives African American Women in Higher Education Award

Dr. Doreen Loury , assistant professor of Sociology, Criminal Justice, and Anthropology, was highlighted by The Philadelphia Tribune as the African American Women Veterans in Higher Education recipient at the Association of Black Women in Higher Education’s conference on Oct. 18. The Tribune also...

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October 24, 2017

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Named Champion of Social Justice by PEAL Center

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , professor of Education, was named a 2017 Champion of Social Justice by the Parent Education and Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center. She was recognized for “her work in creating welcoming, inclusive, and safe schools and organizations for gender non-binary and...

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October 23, 2017

Bowlby Exhibition Featured by Title Magazine

The Arcadia Art Gallery’s Astrid Bowlby exhibition, “When the Shadow is Not Your Shadow,” was featured in an article by Samantha Mitchell in Title Magazine . The exhibition is on display until Oct. 29. “Shadow unfolds like a riddle without a clear punchline, a series of in-jokes that keep you...

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October 16, 2017

Dr. Campbell Honored at Education Law Center Celebration

Dr. Bruce Campbell , associate professor in the School of Education, was one of four honorees at the Education Law Center’s Annual Celebration in Philadelphia on Sept. 27. Dr. Campbell has served on the center’s Board of Directors since 2003, and has been board president for the past four years...

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October 16, 2017

Lyman, Byrne Recognized by Pennsylvania Counseling Association

Carol Lyman , associate director of Counseling, and Elizabeth Byrne , adjunct professor of Psychology, will be recognized for the contributions to counseling services at the Pennsylvania Counseling Association (PCA) luncheon in King of Prussia on Nov 4. Lyman will receive the 2017 Outstanding...

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October 16, 2017

Dr. Dorfman Published in Pennsylvania Writing and Literature Project

Dr. Lynne Dorfman , adjunct professor of Education, published “Creating a Positive Classroom Environment: It Starts With You” on The Pennsylvania Writing and Literature Project (PAWLP) blog, where she serves as a co-director. The article discusses ways to use and enhance positive energy as a...

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October 10, 2017

Students and Professor David Guinn Recognized by Montgomery News for Glenside Mural

“Bits and Pieces,” the LED mural created by students in the Apprenticeship Program, was featured by the Times Chronicle for the lighting ceremony on Sept. 28. The mural, designed based on community meetings and feedback, showcases the key elements of Glenside, including the lattice on the roof of...

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October 10, 2017

Dr. Brasof Leads Series with Phila. School District for National History Day

Dr. Marc Brasof , assistant professor of Education and coordinator of Secondary Social Studies and English Education, will lead a 9-session professional development series through Feb. 27 with teachers and leaders from the School District of Philadelphia. Dr. Brasof will work with middle and high...

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September 20, 2017

Dr. Scott Publishes on Drug Detection in Rat Hair

Dr. Karen Scott , director of Forensic Science, and doctorate student Lorna Nisbet published a paper in the Oxford Academic Journal of Analytical Toxicology that assesses the impact hair color has on the detection of certain high potency psychoactive drugs. “Application of a Urine and Hair...

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September 14, 2017

Dr. Parsons Dick Discusses Immigration Policy on ‘Anthropological Airwaves’

Dr. Hilary Parsons Dick , associate professor of Historical and Political Studies, participated in “ Immigration, Discourse, and Trump's Border Wall ” on Anthropological Airwaves , a podcast produced by the American Anthropologist journal. Dr. Parsons Dick addressed the roles and responsibilities...

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September 8, 2017

Brock ’19 Wins TripAdvisor Study Abroad Scholarship

Caroline Brock ‘19 was named the winner of TripAdvisor FlipKey Study Abroad Scholarship on Aug. 31 for her essay on the importance of travel. The FlipKey Study Abroad Scholarship awards one student $1,000 to put toward studying abroad. The winning essay is featured on FlipKey’s blog. Read More

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September 6, 2017

‘La Voce di New York’ Features Reale’s Poetry on Syrian Refugees

Michelle Reale , associate professor of the Library and access services and outreach librarian, has two upcoming books scheduled for publication in 2018. On Aug. 17, Italian-American newspaper La Voce di New York published a piece discussing her upcoming book of poetry, Confini (which translates to...

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August 31, 2017

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Named Champion of Social Justice

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , professor in the School of Education, is the recipient of the 2017 Champion of Social Justice Award by the Parent Education and Advocacy Leadership (PEAL) Center. Dr. Slesaransky-Poe was recognized for "her work in creating welcoming, inclusive, and safe schools and...

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August 30, 2017

Armstrong ’18 Presents at International Feminist Conference

This summer, Print Communications major Helen Armstrong '18 presented “ Supernatural at the Crossroads: Slash Shipping and Female” at Console-ing Passions, an international conference for feminist media studies. Her presentation explored why young women and girls show particular interest in slasher...

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August 30, 2017

Daly ’18 Completes Injury Science Research Internship at CHOP

This summer, Psychology major Nicole Daly ‘18 completed the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia’s (CHOP) prestigious Injury Science Research Experiences for Undergraduates program. The 10-week internship gives students the opportunity to participate in fundamental research on the causes and...

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August 24, 2017

Arcadia Alumni Lead Forensic Science Camp

On Aug. 12, The Intelligencer published a piece on the Forensic Sciences Mentoring Institute, led by Arcadia Master of Science in Forensic Science alumni Mandy Mohr ’12 , Alex Krotulski ’15 , and Meaghan Drumm ’15 . Each summer, the program gives 12 local high school students the opportunity to...

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August 23, 2017

Bates ’18 Awarded National Scholarship for Student Teachers

In August, Early Elementary and Special Education student Olivia Bates ’18 was awarded the J. Jay Hostetler Scholarship for undergraduate student teachers from the international honor society Kappa Delta Pi. Bates was one of 38 students selected nationwide to receive the $500 scholarship. Founded...

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