Arcadia University News

November 16, 2010

Blogs Feature Art Gallery, Empty Bowl Events

PAPRESSBLOG featured the upcoming Arcadia University Art Gallery event, Mapping Nowhere: A conversation with the Hand Drawn Map Association , in a Nov. 11 post. "Planned in conjunction with the exhibition ‘Nowhere: Selections from the Files of the Hand Drawn Map Association’ (on view through Dec...

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November 9, 2010

Preview for Transfer Students: Vienna and Sicily in Spring 2011

Preview for transfer students expands this year, adding a Spring 2011 semester course with travel to Austria along with a course with travel to Italy over spring break, March 11 to 18. Each 2-credit course runs from late January until early April. “Vienna: From History to Modernity” will be taught...

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November 9, 2010

Alum Honored for 'Social Justice Causes in Community, World'

The Times of Trenton (N.J.) on Nov. 1 reports that “ Mildred Rice-Jordan ’76M was inducted into Temple University’s Gallery of Success, which annually honors one graduate from each of the university’s 17 schools.” “Mildred Rice-Jordan missed out on a few things during her school days. She’s spent...


November 5, 2010

Softball Alum Candidate for Phillies Ball Girl

On Nov. 3 WPHL Channel 17 Sports reported on Phillies Ballgirl Tryouts happening on Friday. One of the candidates is Kiersten Hughes ’09 , who played softball at Arcadia University and played in a European Pitch Tour representing the United States.

November 2, 2010

Education Alum Named to Gallery of Success

Mildred Rice Jordan , who earned a master’s degree at Arcadia, went from night school to a Ph.D. in education, and recently retired as a professor at Rider University in Lawrence. Temple University has named her to its Gallery of Success on behalf of Temple’s College of Eduation,” according to the...

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November 2, 2010

Arcadia Grad Alum New Principal at Pennwood Middle School

Arcadia graduate Patricia Steckroat ’97M.Ed. is the new principal at Pennwood Middle School in Yardley, as reported in the Oct. 20 Yardley News (Yardley, Pa.). “Steckroat replaced Fr. Kevin McHugh, who was promoted to assistant superintendent for curriculum and instruction. In summer 2008, she was...

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October 26, 2010

Desirea Caucci ’99, ’02D.P.T. Awarded Dorland Health People Award

Arcadia University graduate Desirea Simpson Caucci ’99, ’02D.P.T. was awarded the Dorland Health People Award for Physical Therapy at the annual awards banquet hosted at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C., as reported Oct. 25 in Conshohocken Physical Therapy Newsletter. “The Dorland Health...

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October 26, 2010

Empty Bowl Dinner Announced in Newspaper

The Times-Chronicle (Fort Washington, Pa.) reported Oct. 13, “Arcadia to Hold Empty Bowl Dinner.” Arcadia University holds its annual Empty Bowl Dinner to fight hunger and homelessness on Monday, Nov. 15, in Grey Towers Castle. The community is invited to participate in this service event. Seating...

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October 22, 2010

Arcadia Theater Alum Performs in Production of Company at Montclair Operatta Club Oct. 22

The Vernona-Cedar Groves Times reported on Oct. 18 that “Danielle Pennisi, a resident of Cedar Grove will perform in Montclair Operatta Club’s production of Company opening Friday at the Westminister Arts Center at Bloomfield College in Bloomfield.” Pennisi is a 2007 graduate who earned a B.F.A. in...


October 22, 2010

Phillies Ball Girl Pagnotta on CBS3 News

Emily Pagnotta , a junior Special Education major and a Phillies Ball Girl, was interviewed by CBS3 News. Watch the video at .

August 31, 2010

Class of 2014: Move-In Day, Passports Ready

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 On Friday morning, Aug. 27, the new students who make up the Class of 2014 moved into campus housing. While discussing the exciting adventures ahead, parents and students spent some emotionally charged moments together putting clothes away, making beds, and arranging...


August 10, 2010

High School Counselors Experience London Preview

Eleven high school guidance counselors experienced exposure to another culture as they took part in Arcadia University’s London Preview for Guidance Counselors from July 26 through Aug. 1. This is the 12th year that Arcadia has conducted the London Preview for Guidance Counselors, and the...


May 11, 2010

Ramirez Finnerty Named Philadelphia Distinguished Teacher

Arcadia alum Amalfi Ramirez Finnerty , a teacher at Edison High School, was named this week as a Philadelphia School District distinguished high school teacher. Born in Venezuela, Rameriz Finnerty has taught for 20 years in urban and suburban schools in both the United States and in Europe. She...


April 2, 2010

Forensic Science Students in Seattle for Forum, Conference

By Meghan McKiernan In February, the second-year students of Arcadia’s Forensic Science master’s program had the exciting opportunity to attend the 62nd annual meeting of the American Academy of Forensic Sciences in Seattle, Wash. There, the students spent a week attending the conference,...


March 30, 2010

The College of Global Studies' Staff Present at Forum on Education Abroad Conference

Staff from The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University presented at the Forum on Education Abroad's sixth annual conference in Charlotte, N.C., March 24-26. The following is a list of staff and colleagues, and the topic discussed. Arlene Snyder , "Crisis Management and Public Relations" and...

March 2, 2010

History Major Studies 10 Countries, Focuses on East Africa

By Sarah R. Schwartz ’10 Ten countries and four continents later, History major Andrew Kempe ’10 , who has a concentration in Middle Eastern and African studies, has the research skills and confidence to work anywhere. “I’ve been able to advance my knowledge of the Middle East and Africa through a...