Arcadia University News


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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June 28, 2013

Newser: Turco Comments on Stadium Costs ahead of World Cup in Brazil

In Paul Newberry’s column, “Protests in Brazil should send us all into the streets over outrageous stadium costs,” Arcadia University’s Dr. Douglas Turco commented on the excessive expenditures. “When people offer the counterpoint that we could be investing in other things instead of sports, well,...

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February 25, 2013

Tanasi Publishes in ‘Journal of Cultural Heritage’

Dr. Davide Tanasi , Adjunct Professor of Classical Studies at Arcadia University’s Mediterranean Center for Arts and Sciences in Syracuse, co-authored “A case study for an archaeometric definition of Sicilian Middle Bronze Age pottery,” which has been accepted for publication in the Journal of...

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February 25, 2013

Oikonomidis Publishes on Marine Archaeology in ‘ENALIA’

Dr. Stavros Oikonomidis , Archaeology Instructor, The College of Global Studies, has published an article, “Mycenaeans and the Adriatic: A nautical challenge. Investigating the beginnings of navigation in the Adriatic Sea.” in the December 2012 edition of ENALIA , the journal of the Hellenic...

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February 25, 2013

Simos Receives Innovative Researcher for Foreign Learning Award

Joanna Simos , Student Life Officer (Athens), The College of Global Studies, received an Innovative Researcher for Foreign Learning Award from Amrita University in India. Joanna is engaged in a Doctorate of Professional Studies in educational psychology at Middlesex University. Her research...

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February 25, 2013

Turco Publishes Research on Foreign Visitors at 2010 FIFA World Cup

Dr. Douglas M. Turco , Associate Academic Dean, The College of Global Studies, co-authored “Profiles of foreign visitors attending the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa,” which was published in the Africa Journal for Physical Education, Recreation and Dance .

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December 18, 2012

Sabella Contributes to Human Trafficking Study

Dr. Donna Sabella , Assistant Academic Dean for Health Sciences, collaborated with educational institutions to bring attention to human trafficking as a public health issue for researchers and education leaders. She spoke at the 9th Annual Conference on Human Trafficking, Prostitution and Sex Work...

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December 18, 2012

Clarke Publishes Book on Early Medieval Scotland

Dr. David Clarke , a member of The College of Global Studies’ Edinburgh faculty, recently co-authored the book Early Medieval Scotland: Individuals, Communities and Ideas , in which the authors publish the results of a pioneering multi-award-winning cultural partnership between The Glenmorangie...

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December 18, 2012

Arcadia Professor in Sicily Publishes Groundbreaking Research

Dr. Giovanni Sturiale , Adjunct Professor of Geology and Volcanology at Arcadia University’s Mediterranean Center for Arts and Sciences , has published exciting research on a possible water management system from the year 2,000 BC on the Palagonia area of south-east Sicily. Read more .

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December 17, 2012

Arcadia Hosts Reception at First European Forum Conference

The first Forum on Education Abroad Conference in Europe was held in Dublin to great acclaim, Dec. 5 to 7. Among the many highlights, Arcadia University hosted an evening reception for its European partners and American colleagues on Dec. 6 at the newly renovated Smock Alley Theater in Temple Bar...

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December 17, 2012

Watch Arcadia’s Scottish Studies Online Lecture Series

Arcadia University’s Edinburgh Center hosted a free online lecture series on Scottish studies, literature and politics led by Resident Director of the Edinburgh Study Center, Dr. Hamish Thompson . The series began on Oct. 11 at the Edinburgh Center’s opening and continued until Dec. 6. The series...

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December 17, 2012

Snyder Appointed Workshop Dean for NAFSA

Arlene Snyder , Director of Health, Safety and Security at The College of Global Studies, has been appointed Core Education Program (CEP) Workshop Dean, Health, Safety, and Risk Management in Education Abroad for NAFSA: Association of International Educators .

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December 17, 2012

Arcadia in Tanzania Director Contributes to UN Tribunal Workshop in Kenya

Professor Roland Adjovi , Academic Director at the Arcadia Center in Arusha, Tanzania, participated in a four-day UN workshop titled “Between Lights and Shadows—Internal Justice Mechanisms in International Organizations.” Read more .

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December 17, 2012

Arcadia Professors Present at the American University of Rome

The American University of Rome hosted “Transnational Organized Crime: Italian Connections,” a conference that was held on Nov. 23 and 24. Professors Alberto Corbino and Vasiliki Kynourgiopoulou of the Mediterranean Center of Arts and Sciences in Sicily made presentations on fighting the mafia and...

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December 11, 2012

University of Malta Hosts MCAS Professor

Dr. Davide Tanasi , Adjunct Professor of Classical Studies at Arcadia University’s Mediterranean Center for Arts and Sciences in Syracuse, was invited by the University of Malta to give a talk on “Garmidum: reappraisal of an archaeological investigation, 1964-1965.”

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