Arcadia University News


April 1, 2015

Students Honored at 2015 Convocation

Student and faculty achievements were highlighted at Arcadia’s annual Honors Convocation, March 28 in the Kuch Center Alumni Gymnasium. More than 700 undergraduate students were named to the Dean’s Honors and Distinguished Honors Lists for the spring 2014 semester, while more than 750 were named to...

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March 9, 2015

In Memoriam: Dr. David Larsen

David Larsen , Ph.D., a widely recognized leader in international education who helped grow Arcadia University’s Center for Education Abroad into one of the country’s largest and most respected campus-based study abroad programs, passed away on March 2. He was 74. Dr. Larsen joined Arcadia in 1988...

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February 4, 2015

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes on the World of Study Abroad

Natalie Marshall ’16 , an International Studies major at Arcadia and collegiate correspondent for USA Today College , writes about Arcadia’s First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) in her Jan. 30 piece, “Arcadia University Offers Study Abroad Opportunities to Incoming Freshmen.” Focusing on the...

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February 4, 2015

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes on the World of Study Abroad

Natalie Marshall ’16 , an International Studies major at Arcadia and collegiate correspondent for USA Today College , writes about Arcadia’s First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) in her Jan. 30 piece, “Arcadia University Offers Study Abroad Opportunities to Incoming Freshmen.” Focusing on the...

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February 3, 2015

The College of Global Studies Site Named People’s Choice in EduStyle Web Awards

On Jan. 28, The College of Global Studies’ new website was awarded People’s Choice in the School, Department, or Faculty Site category in eduStyle’s Higher-ed Web Awards . The new site, which launched in August , features a program finder , student blogs , and study abroad information for parents .

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January 22, 2015

Register to Attend the Delaware Valley Study Abroad Re-entry Conference

The annual Delaware Valley Study Abroad Re-Entry Conference provides an array of information to college and university students who have recently returned from a study abroad experience. Developed by a committee of volunteers in the study abroad field, the conference will help students to process...

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January 21, 2015

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Helps Students Break Study Abroad Language Barrier

Natalie Marshall ’16 , an International Studies major at Arcadia, offers advice to fellow study abroad students in her Jan. 16 USA Today College piece, “5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Foreign Language Skills.” Marshall, who is studying abroad in Paris, writes about small changes in daily activities...

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January 21, 2015

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Helps Students Break Study Abroad Language Barrier

Natalie Marshall ’16 , an International Studies major at Arcadia, offers advice to fellow study abroad students in her Jan. 16 USA Today College piece, “5 Simple Ways to Improve Your Foreign Language Skills.” Marshall, who is studying abroad in Paris, writes about small changes in daily activities...

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January 13, 2015

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes of How Paris Attacks Only Steeled Her Resolve to Study in France

Arcadia University International Studies major Natalie Marshall ’16 isn’t changing her plan to spend the semester in Paris, despite three days of attacks in the city beginning with the Jan. 7 shooting in the offices of Charlie Hebdo . She wrote about following through with her decision in “...

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January 13, 2015

In USA Today, Marshall ’16 Writes of How Paris Attacks Only Steeled Her Resolve to Study in France

Arcadia University International Studies major Natalie Marshall ’16 isn’t changing her plan to spend the semester in Paris, despite three days of attacks in the city beginning with the Jan. 7 shooting in the offices of Charlie Hebdo . She wrote about following through with her decision in “...

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January 7, 2015

Arcadia University Announces STEM Summer Research Program in Dublin, Ireland

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce a new STEM Summer Research Program in Dublin, Ireland . Students will choose an independent research project from one of these study areas: biology, chemistry, computer science, geological sciences, mathematics, or physics...

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December 9, 2014

Arcadia University Announces New Program on Human Rights and the Mediterranean Migration Crisis

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce a new program for summer 2015 in Rome and Sicily: Human Rights & the Mediterranean Migration Crisis . This three-credit summer program focuses on developing student awareness and understanding of global human rights...

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December 4, 2014

London Faculty Member Wins Prestigious Literary Award

Dr. Laurence Scott , a longstanding member of Arcadia University’s core faculty in London, has received the prestigious Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award for 2014. Scott was awarded first prize for his forthcoming non-fiction book, The Four Dimensional Human . The Jerwood Foundation issued...

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December 4, 2014

London Faculty Member Wins Prestigious Literary Award

Dr. Laurence Scott , a longstanding member of Arcadia University’s core faculty in London, has received the prestigious Royal Society of Literature Jerwood Award for 2014. Scott was awarded first prize for his forthcoming non-fiction book, The Four Dimensional Human . The Jerwood Foundation issued...

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December 3, 2014

Jordan Cameron ’17: ‘How to Plan for Study Abroad’

When it comes to planning one of the most transformative experiences college has to offer, it’s never too early. During her First-year Study Abroad Experience in London, Jordan Cameron ’ 17 decided to also spend her entire junior year abroad and returned to Glenside focused and ready to work toward...

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October 1, 2014

Nov. 13: Edinburgh Center Lecture Series Continues with Martin Steele

On Thursday, Nov. 13, at 12:15 p.m. EST, the Edinburgh Center Online Lecture Series continues with Martin Steele, senior brand manager of Barrs soft drinks, Scotland’s iconic non-alcoholic fizzy drink IRN-BRU. As Barrs’ unique and humorous advertising has been labeled, at times, as controversial,...

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May 23, 2014

Arcadia University Announces Edinburgh Internship Program

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce the Arcadia Edinburgh Internship program in academic partnership with Edinburgh Napier University in Scotland. As a dynamic experiential learning opportunity, this 14-credit semester program combines professional work...

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May 13, 2014

Roland Adjovi, Resident Scholar at Arcadia University, Elected to United Nations Working Group

Roland Adjovi , resident scholar at The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University, has been elected to the United Nations Working Group on Arbitrary Detention. The three-year mandate (2014-16) begins immediately. A jurist with extensive teaching experience, Adjovi served as academic director...

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April 7, 2014

Nollywood (Cinema from Nigeria) Expert Lectures at Arcadia University, April 9, 11

Akpor Otebele, an expert on Nollywood (cinema from Nigeria) and director of the Arusha African Film Festival , will lecture at Arcadia University on an overview of African cinema using specific examples of Nollywood features, practices, and culture. Wednesday, April 9, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. in...

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February 7, 2014

Trustee and Family Welcomed at Arcadia Dublin Center

Arcadia University Trustee Tom McCollum ’83 and wife Maureen traveled to Ireland over winter break to meet up with their daughter Elizabeth, who had finished a program in Ireland with her college. On a journey to Dublin, they visited the Temple Bar area, stopping at the Arcadia Dublin Center...

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January 28, 2014

Arcadia Students Perform ‘A Harry Potter Christmas Mystery’ in Sicily

By JEN RETTER ’16 On Dec. 6, students studying abroad in Syracuse, Sicily, brought some of Arcadia University’s Hogwarts-like magic to the Mediterranean Center for Arts and Sciences. Twelve students from Arcadia— Sarah Bass , Emily Bongiovanni , Catherine Carney , Angela Condellire , Cynthia Clay...

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