Arcadia University News


November 22, 2016

Arcadia Celebrates Cultural Diversity during International Education Week

Through performances and presentations, Arcadia University students, faculty, and friends highlighted cultures from around the world at the annual Celebrating Cultures fair on Nov. 16, as part of Arcadia’s International Education Week. Throughout the night, students entertained and informed the...

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October 26, 2016

International Education Week to Celebrate Scholastic Achievement, Cultures, and Global Knowledge

The Office of International Affairs will host several events Nov. 14-18 for International Education Week, a collaborative effort between the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education to promote international education and cultural exchange worldwide and encourage students to be...

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March 18, 2016

Turn Your Preview Photos into Prizes ($800 travel vouchers!) in Photo Contest

Did you take great photos and videos during Preview? If so, they could win you prizes, including an $800 travel voucher, in the Preview Photo and Video Contest . The top winner in each theme—two photo and one video—will receive an $800 travel voucher from Student Universe to be used for future...

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January 12, 2016

Arcadia Students Awarded Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

The following Arcadia University students are among approximately 1,600 undergraduates across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship in the 2015-16 academic year. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural...

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November 19, 2015

Long ’17 Shows Hospitality to Students Studying Abroad in the U.S.

Upon returning to Glenside after a semester in Seoul, Cliff Long ’17 decided to help international students studying at Arcadia adjust to their new home. In his story “Returning the Hospitality,” Long explains why he joined the student organization International Peer Associate League (IPAL) and...

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November 16, 2015

For Sixth Consecutive Year, Arcadia University Ranked First in U.S. in Study Abroad

For the sixth consecutive year, and for the seventh time in the past eight years, Arcadia University is ranked first in the U.S. in study abroad participation, according to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors report. Arcadia earned the recognition based on the percentage of...

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November 11, 2015

African Film Series, Quiz Bowl, Refugee Discussion Highlight International Education Week, Nov. 16-20

Arcadia’s emphasis on education with a global perspective will be at the forefront during International Education Week , an initiative from the U.S. Department of State and the Department of Education encouraging programs that promote global awareness in education, Nov. 16-20. Throughout the week,...

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October 2, 2015

Students Gather at Office of International Affairs Picnic

Mutaz Barnawi , a student in the Master of Arts in International Public Relations program, snaps a selfie with President Nicolette DeVille Christensen at the Office of International Affairs Welcome Picnic on Sept. 29. Sixty-six new international students from 19 countries joined Arcadia this year,...

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September 10, 2015

New Office of International Affairs, Commuter Lounge, Oak Summit Renovations Highlight Campus Improvements

Some offices and spaces around Arcadia’s Glenside campus have undergone renovations and refurbishments over the past few months. Throughout the summer, the Facilities Management and Capital Planning team implemented a host of improvements ranging from increased accessibility to updated technology...

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July 30, 2015

Jiaozhou Students Participate in Arcadia Cultural Exchange

From July 22 to 27, Arcadia hosted 29 students from China’s Jiaozhou High School for a cultural exchange through a partnership established five years ago. Olayinka Adesehinwa ’17 , Collin Boris ’18 , Matt Graziano ’18 , Anouchka Kibura ’17 , Cliff Long ’17 , and Yasemin Simsek ’17 served as Arcadia...

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March 4, 2015

Finn Named Vice President for the Pennsylvania Council for International Education

Janice Finn , associate dean for international affairs, was elected vice president for the Pennsylvania Council for International Education for the 2014-15 academic year.

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March 4, 2015

Ouellette Serves as Plenary Speaker at Penn TESOL East Conference

Mark Ouellette , director of English Language Institute, was the plenary speaker at the Penn Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages East Conference hosted by Arcadia University in November.

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March 4, 2015

Haffer Presents at NAC&U Conference, Daejeon University in South Korea

Dr. Warren Haffar , dean of international affairs, presented “Internationalization, Faculty Development, and Project-based Learning” at the New American Colleges and Universities Conference hosted by University of Redlands in June 2014. Haffer also gave presentations on “Conflict Resolution...

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February 26, 2015

Students from Arcadia’s English Language Institute Celebrate the Chinese New Year

Students from Arcadia University’s English Language Institute celebrate the Chinese New Year by sharing dumplings and culture with their classmates.

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February 20, 2015

Teage Writes on Youth Development, Unemployment in Liberia

On Feb. 10, Constance Teage ’14M published “Liberia’s Youth Unemployment Program” in The Bush Chicken , a website covering the country’s current events. Teage, a graduate of Arcadia’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution program , writes on the four months she spent studying youth...

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February 12, 2015

Arcadia Signs Agreement with Korea’s Daejin University

On Feb. 6, Arcadia University President Nicolette DeVille Christensen and President Geun-young Lee of Korea’s Daejin University signed an appendix agreement to a Memorandum of Understanding in Grey Towers Castle. The appendix will allow groups of Daejin University students to come to Arcadia for a...

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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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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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December 2, 2014

Arcadia’s International Student Enrollment Continues to Climb

Over the past five years, the international student body at Arcadia University, a global leader in international education, has more than doubled. A total of 81 international students are enrolled at Arcadia in 2014-15, compared with 40 students in the 2009-10 academic year. The largest groups of...

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November 17, 2014

15th Annual International Education Week Kicks Off Nov. 17

As part of a national effort to "celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide," the Office of International Affairs is excited to announce a variety of global events during this year's International Education Week. Kicking off Monday, Nov. 17, and running through Friday...

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April 28, 2014

Head of Kosovar Institute, Former Adviser to Kosovo President Visits Arcadia,Talks about Building New Kosovo

By JASMINE L. HENDERSON ’15 On April 14, Ilir Deda, executive director at the Kosovar Institute for Policy Research and Development (KIPRED), delivered his talk, Building a New Country: Hopes and Challenges, in the Dining Complex Amphitheater 107. As part of the Office of International Affairs and...

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