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March 15, 2018

Dr. Ferrell Presents at College Art Association Conference

Dr. Elizabeth Ferrell , assistant professor of Art History, presented “The Ring Around the Rose: Jay DeFeo’s Circle and Artistic Collectivity in Cold War San Francisco” at the annual College Art Association (CAA) conference in Los Angeles on Feb. 21. Dr. Ferrell explored women artists in post-war...

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March 15, 2018

Drs. Trainor, Hickman Receive Grant from Department of Education

Dr. Kathy Trainor , adjunct professor of Education, and Dr. Peggy Hickman , associate professor of Education, received a $10,000 Project MAX grant from the Pennsylvania Department of Education to purchase assistive technology and software for the School of Education. The Project MAX grant is part...

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March 9, 2018

Dr. Eaton Presents on Literature at the University of Valencia

Dr. Kalenda Eaton , associate professor of English and Steinbrucker Endowed Chair, presented on the Harlem Renaissance and the contemporary experience of African Americans while a visiting professor in the Department de Filologia, Anglesa, i Alemanya at the University of Valencia in Spain earlier...

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March 8, 2018

Students Present at Regional Research Conference Hosted by Dr. Eaton

By Caitlin Joyce '20 and Lana Valente '19 Dr. Kalenda Eaton , associate professor of English, hosted the eighth annual Regional Undergraduate Student Research Conference at Arcadia on Feb. 24. Nearly 50 students from the University of Delaware, Delaware State University, Lincoln University, and...

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February 27, 2018

DPT Students, Alumni, Faculty Present at Combined Sections Meeting

Students, alumni, and faculty from Arcadia’s Department of Physical Therapy presented at the American Physical Therapy Association (APTA) 2018 Combined Sections Meeting in New Orleans, La., from Feb. 21 to 24. Throughout the weekend, DPT representatives held platform presentations, poster and...

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February 20, 2018

Human Resources Staff Earn Management Certifications

Senior Human Resources Generalist Katie Kelly earned her Society of Human Resources Management- Certified Professional (SHRM-CP) certification on Feb. 9. The designation is awarded to recognized experts and leaders in the field of human resources. Professionals who implement policies and strategies...

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February 20, 2018

Dr. Shandell Publishes on Langston Hughes’ ‘Mulatto’

Dr. Jonathan Shandell , associate professor of Theater Arts, published an essay on Langston Hughes’ 1935 Broadway play Mulatto in Visions of Tragedy in Modern American Drama , a text focused on tragedy in theater and literary studies. Dr. Shandell explores Hughes' drama as an inversion of the "...

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February 20, 2018

Vincent ’14, ’18M Researches Links Between Grief and Discipline

Christine Vincent ’14, ’18M, MPH , a Counseling and Public Health master’s candidate, had her research on bereaved families accepted for publication by the Journal of the Pennsylvania Counseling Association , a professional, refereed journal dedicated to the study and development of the counseling...

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February 16, 2018

Graduate Student Sophie Finn ’15 Publishes with WHYY

Educational Leadership graduate student Sophie Finn ’15 published “Visit These 5 Gilded Age Landmarks Before it’s too Late,” her first published work as an intern with WHYY’s PlanPhilly. Her piece highlights historic buildings within the city that are often threatened to be demolished. Read More

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February 13, 2018

Omaggio ’16MSGC Researches Social Media’s Role in Genetic Counseling

Genetic Counseling alumna NinaMarie Omaggio ’16MSGC published "Have You Ever Googled a Patient or Been Friended by a Patient? Social Media Intersects the Practice of Genetic Counseling" in the Journal of Genetic Counseling on Jan. 15. Conducted as part of her thesis, Omaggio’s study surveyed...

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February 12, 2018

Kimball '98MSPT Receives Health Sciences’ Alumni Achievement Award

Ultramarathon champion Nikki Kimball '98MSPT , a graduate of Arcadia’s Department of Physical Therapy, received the Archie Vomachka Alumni Achievement Award at a presentation and lecture in Stiteler Auditorium on Feb. 7. The award, named after founding Dean of the College of Health Sciences Dr...

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February 7, 2018

Dr. Crenshaw Appointed to NAFSA Co-Leader Position

In January, Associate Provost Dr. Sandra Crenshaw was appointed as co-chair to the NAFSA: Association of International Educators’ Teaching, Learning, and Scholarship Knowledge Committee. It is a two-year appointment. Dr. Crenshaw’s team will focus on the creation and development of resources to...

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February 7, 2018

Dr. Longacre Publishes Research on Relieving Cancer Caregivers Stress

Dr. Margaret Longacre , assistant professor of Public Health, published a study with Oxford Academic Transformational Behavioral Medicine about supporting caregivers of cancer patients. The study analyzed three caregiver support programs from across the country and made recommendations for the...

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February 1, 2018

Arcadia Viewbook Earns Student Recruitment Award

The Arcadia University Viewbook, designed by University Relations’ Creative Manager Natasha Torrence , earned a 2018 CASE District II Accolades Award in the “Student Recruitment: Individual Pieces” category. The bronze CASE award celebrates fresh ideas, creative concept development, and...

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February 1, 2018

Arcadia Celebrates Its Inaugural 40 Under 40

Arcadia University honored its inaugural 40 Under 40 at a special reception on Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the Lowes Philadelphia Hotel. More than 135 Arcadia alumni, families, and friends were in attendance to celebrate some of the University’s most promising, accomplished, entrepreneurial, creative,...

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January 31, 2018

Dr. Mesner to Explore Intersections of Queer Identities through Theater

Dr. Kerr Mesner, assistant professor in the School of Education, will debut his second one-person play, In Transit: Artistic Interventions in Precarious Times , at Marilyn I. Walker School of Fine and Performing Arts in Ontario, Canada on March 15. In Transit explores the intersections of queer...

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January 26, 2018

Ryan ’03 Featured in ‘Artists and Illustrators’

In recognition of her work and studio practice, Abbey Ryan ’03 , associate professor of Visual and Performing Arts, was featured in the January issue of Artists and Illustrators , regarded as “Britain’s most popular art magazine.” The article highlights Ryan’s daily painting blog, as well as the...

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January 26, 2018

Dr. Sacca ’16 Researches Cancer Risks for Gender-affirming Surgeries

Dr. Rosalba E. Sacca ’16MSGC was featured in The Advocate and Teen Vogue on Jan. 5 for her research on screening transgender individuals for BRCA gene mutations, which increase the risk of breast and ovarian cancer. Dr. Sacca presented “Trans-counseling: A Case Series of Transgender Individuals at...

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January 25, 2018

Genetic Counseling Students Earn Research Awards, Fellowships

In the fall semester, members of Arcadia’s Genetic Counseling Class of 2018 received grants and awards to conduct research on genetic diseases and developmental issues. Natalie Burrill ’18 Burrill was named a fellow of the interdisciplinary Leadership Education in Neurodevelopment and Related...

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January 22, 2018

Dr. Hanson Presents on Brunca Language, Votes for Word of the Year

Dr. Aroline Seibert Hanson , associate professor of Modern Languages, presented research on “The Dynamic State of the Brunca Language” at the joint meeting of the Society of the Study of the Indigenous Languages of the Americas and the Linguistic Society of America in Salt Lake City, Utah on Jan. 4...

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January 22, 2018

Dr. Hickman Publishes on Dual Language Learners

Dr. Peggy Hickman , associate professor of Education, published “Working with Young Dual Language Learners and Their Families in Early Learning Settings” with the Early Childhood Action Collective (ECAC), which examines the increasing need to support young children who are dual language learners...

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