Arcadia University News


June 27, 2018

Elliott Joins CUPA-HR Board

Senior HR Specialist David Elliott was appointed member-at-large on the Eastern Regional Board of Directors for the College and University Professionals Association of Higher Education (CUPA-HR). Starting in July, Elliott will represent Arcadia at the regional level while addressing workplace...

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June 27, 2018

Tandy-Connor ‘07M Investigates Ancestry Testing

Genetic Counseling graduate Stephany Tandy-Connor ‘07M was the lead investigator for a study examining direct-to-consumer (DTC) genetic testing companies, such as AncestryDNA and 23AndMe. With companies that provide insight into family and heritage growing in popularity, Tandy-Connor’s research...

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June 19, 2018

Dr. Rosoff Presents Research in London, Honored by Alumnae Association

Dean of Graduate and Undergraduate studies Dr. Nancy Rosoff has received several honors this summer. Moving through school: The role of sociability in British and American school and college stories, a research paper that Dr. Rosoff wrote in collaboration with Stephanie Spencer, professor of the...

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June 14, 2018

Dr. Brasof, Peterson '16 Publish Research on Youth Court

Assistant Professor of Education Dr. Marc Brasof and Special Education graduate Kate Peterson ‘16 published their research on student discipline in urban schools on May 9 in Psychology in the School . Titled “Creating procedural justice and legitimate authority within school discipline systems...

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June 8, 2018

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Presents on Inclusive Education in Poland

On May 17, Professor of Education Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe presented “The Changing Paradigm of Inclusive Education” at a conference organized by the International Institute for the Study of Culture and Education in Warsaw, Poland. Joined by students in the European Doctorate in Teachers...

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June 7, 2018

Students, Faculty Attend NAFSA’s International Educators Conference

Arcadia students and faculty joined nearly 10,000 international education professionals at the 2018 NAFSA: Association of International Educators Annual Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pa., from May 27 to June 1. This year’s theme, “Diverse Voices, Shared...

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May 29, 2018

Gearhart’s Chamber Choir Wins Grammy for Choral Performance

When he’s not leading Arcadia’s vocal ensembles, Adjunct Professor and University Choir Director Steven Gearhart is taking home golden gramophones. As managing director and assistant conductor of The Crossing, a nationally recognized chamber choir specializing in new works that address social...

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May 15, 2018

Psychology Students, Alumni, Dr. Brown Publish on Natural Talent and Hard Work

Psychology students Katie Jobson ’18 and Jennifer Link ’18 , along with alumna Nicole Troy ’16 and Dr. Christina Brown , associate professor of Psychology, published their research, “Contextual and personal determinants of preferring success attributed to natural talent or striving,” with the...

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May 10, 2018

DiFranco ’14MFA Publishes Novel Inspired by Underground Music

Daniel DiFranco ’14MFA , a graduate of Arcadia’s Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing program, published Panic Years , a novel that draws on his lifelong exploration of music and the trials of artistic pursuit. Panic Years follows the fictional band Qualia and its bass player, Paul, as the...

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May 8, 2018

Quigley Brown Receives Outstanding Instruction Award

Clare Quigley Brown , adjunct professor of English, received the COCE Award for Outstanding Instruction from Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). SNHU noted that Brown’s personalized instruction and classroom innovation has allowed her students to thrive. She broadens her online classes...

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May 3, 2018

Dr. McClintock, Graduate Students Present at Global Conference on Women’s Health in Sub-Saharan Africa

Dr. Heather McClintock , assistant professor of Public Health; Erica Hartman ’18M , a dual degree student in Public Health and Physician Assistant programs; and Ewinka Romulus ’18M , a student in the Public Health program, each presented research on women’s health in sub-saharan Africa at the 2018...

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May 3, 2018

Dr. Riggan Awarded Fellowship for Research on Eritrean Refugees

Dr. Jennifer Riggan , associate professor of Historical and Political Studies, will continue her research into Eritrean refugees at the Georg Eckert Institute for International Textbook Research during the summer of 2019. Dr. Riggan is conducting the research through the Georg Arnhold Program on...

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April 29, 2018

Professors Emeriti Host Lecture Series at Retirement Community

Throughout April, Arcadia’s emeriti faculty presented on a range of topics at Rydal Park Retirement Community, highlighting Arcadia’s global reach with research on West Africa, China, England, the Caribbean, and Beaver, Pa. Dr. Louis Friedler (Computer Science and Mathematics), Dr. Hugh Grady (...

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April 27, 2018

Dr. Rosen Receives Early Career Scholar Award

Dr. Sonia M. Rosen , assistant professor of Education, was awarded the Early Career Scholar Award from the Grassroots Community and Youth Organizing Special Interest Group of the American Educational Research Association (AERA). Dr. Rosen accepted her award at the AERA Annual Meeting on April 14 in...

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April 24, 2018

Reale Publishes New Book on the Perception of University Librarians

Michelle Reale , associate professor and faculty librarian, published “The Indispensable Academic Librarian: Teaching and Collaborating for Change,” a new book that challenges the way academic librarians are perceived within their institutions and discusses becoming a proactive educator and...

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April 19, 2018

Arcadia Exhibitions Presents: abbey ryan: the light / the shade

A gallery talk by the artist will be held on April 19 in the Harrison Gallery beginning at 4 p.m. with a reception to follow. Arcadia University’s Art Research Collaboration (ARC) Exhibition Program is pleased to present “abbey ryan: the light / the shade,” an exhibition of recent paintings on...

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April 18, 2018

Dwyer Receives NEH Grant to Study Rust Belt Cities in Film

Dr. Michael Dwyer , associate professor and undergraduate director of Media and Communication, was awarded a National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) grant to pursue his book about the relationship between Hollywood film and Rust Belt cities. The term “Rust Belt” refers to the economic decline,...

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April 12, 2018

Dr. Deshpande’s Book Takes a Critical Look at World Cinema

Dr. Shekhar Deshpande ’s first book, World Cinema: A Critical Introduction , explores the depth and complexity of global film and serves as blueprint to transform casual encounters with film into systemic inquiries of world cinema. Co-authored with Meta Mazaj '97 , cinema studies lecturer at the...

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April 5, 2018

Dr. Loury Named 2018 Local Sheroe By WDAS-FM

Dr. Doreen Loury , assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice and director of Pan African Studies, is a Sheroe. While that distinction has been apparent to many in the Arcadia community for several years, it was bestowed on Dr. Loury at the fourth annual 105.3 WDAS-FM...

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March 29, 2018

Dr. Riggan Book Earns Honorable Mention from International Book Award Committee

Dr. Jennifer Riggan , associate professor of International Studies, received an honorable mention recognition from the Comparative and International Education Society’s Jackie Kirk Outstanding Book Award Committee for The Struggling State: Nationalism, Mass Militarization, and the Education of...

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March 22, 2018

Dr. Slesaransky-Poe Presents on Gender Nonconforming Students at Diversity Officers Conference

Dr. Graciela Slesaransky-Poe , professor of Education, presented “From Personal to Professional to Political: How Raising a Gender Nonconforming Child Changed Me, My Profession, and the World Around Me” at the 12th annual Conference of the National Association of Diversity Officers in Higher...

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