Arcadia University News


September 8, 2017

Brock ’19 Wins TripAdvisor Study Abroad Scholarship

Caroline Brock ‘19 was named the winner of TripAdvisor FlipKey Study Abroad Scholarship on Aug. 31 for her essay on the importance of travel. The FlipKey Study Abroad Scholarship awards one student $1,000 to put toward studying abroad. The winning essay is featured on FlipKey’s blog. Read More

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March 15, 2017

Scott ’17 Recognized in Independence Seaport Exhibition for Rowing Achievements

Rowing champion Maurice Scott ’17 , a Global Securities and Emergency Management major, will be featured in the “ Philadelphia Rowing: Breaking Barriers ” gallery at the Independence Seaport Museum from March 31 through Oct. 9. Showcasing rowers who broke barriers of class, gender, race, and...

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March 10, 2017

Spring Break and Snow

Today's snowfall provided a wintry sendoff for students embarking on Preview. Click here to enjoy photos from today, as well as a few reminders from last week's spring-like temperatures, which led to gorgeous campus shots of students enjoying Haber Green.

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March 7, 2017

Arcadia Alumni Offer Dental and Health Screenings in Guatemala

As part of a team of 10 medical professionals, Jami Smith ’13 , associate director of the Physician’s Assistant program; Shannon Diallo , assistant professor and academic coordinator of Medical Science; and Emilee Thomas ’13M, PA and Stephanie Joseph ’18M, PA provided dental care to more than 300...

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March 3, 2017

Scott ’17 to Join JLRacing Ambassador Rowing Team

Global Securities and Emergency Management major Maurice Scott ’17 has been selected to join the JLRacing Ambassador Team, a program aimed at bringing together amateur and elite athletes who share a passion for rowing and high performance gear. Scott, one of 150 rowers selected from more than 500...

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February 27, 2017

Three Students Accepted to Global Leadership Program

Michelle Mendia ’19 , Michele Freire ’18 , and Caitlyn Black ’18 have all been accepted into the Vira I. Heinz Program for Women in Global Leadership and awarded scholarships to participate in summer study abroad opportunities. Each of Arcadia’s recipients will spend a portion of their summer at an...

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November 15, 2016

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

For the seventh consecutive year, Arcadia University is ranked first in the U.S. in study abroad participation, according to the Institute of International Education’s Open Doors report that was released yesterday. Arcadia earned the recognition based on the percentage of undergraduate students...

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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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October 19, 2016

Bennett ’17, Palmer ’18 Receive Prestigious Gilman Scholarship to Study Abroad

Anilyn Bennett ’17 , International Studies major, and Justynn Palmer ’18 , Computer Science major, were among approximately 850 undergraduates across the U.S. selected to receive the prestigious Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship to study abroad during the fall 2016 semester. Bennett, is...

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August 22, 2016

Arcadia Student Rows to College Success

Arcadia University student Maurice Scott ’17 , a global securities and emergency management major, was featured in a Philadelphia Daily News article about Philadelphia City Rowing. The article, which showcased Scott’s exemplary rowing skills, also highlighted his participation in the men's D-Grade...

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May 16, 2016

Ahmadi ’16 Selected for U.S. Department of State Critical Language Program

Zahra Ahmadi ’16 , an International Studies major with a concentration in the Middle East and Africa, will learn a year’s worth of Persian in just two months in Tajikistan through the U.S. Department of State’s Critical Language Scholarship program. Ahmadi , who is from Afghanistan, is among only...

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May 3, 2016

Medical and Public Health Brigade Provide Healthcare to over 1,500 Nicaraguan Patients

This year, Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant (PA) students had the opportunity to travel through Global Medical Brigades to Nicaragua to provide medical care for a week. The brigade brought an interdisciplinary team of 65 brigadiers, including interpreters, physician assistant students,...

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April 20, 2016

Paskell Selected as Artist-in-Residence for Moroccan Art Initiative

School of Education professor Linda Ruth Paskell '81, '96M.Ed. will be the Artist-in-Residency at the Green Olive Arts in Tetouan, Morocco, this July as she continues her photography project, “Color of Poverty.” This project brings awareness about struggles facing women in poverty around the world...

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March 24, 2016

Arcadia University Hosts Campus Visit for Kadir Has University

On March 18, Dr. Mustafa Aydin, President-Rector of Kadir Has University in Istanbul, Turkey, and Dr. Sinem Akgul Acikmese, International Collaboration and Education Coordinator at Kadir Has, visited Arcadia University to meet with President Nicolette DeVille Christensen and Lorna Stern , Vice...

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March 3, 2016

First-year and Transfer Students Prepare for Preview

By Jen Retter '16 On March 4, 390 students and 32 faculty and staff members will depart for Preview, a two-credit course and weeklong international experience that provides first-year and transfer students with a taste of study abroad. Those participating in the 23rd annual Preview—considered to be...

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February 24, 2016

Arcadia Ranked Third in U.S. News & World Report Study Abroad Shortlist

In its annual college shortlist, released on Feb. 23, U.S. News & World Report ranked Arcadia University third for the number of students who study abroad. The list surveyed 321 colleges in the country for the percentage of undergraduate students who studied abroad in 2014. The 12 schools...

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December 17, 2015

Andrew George Appointed Regional Director for U.K. and Ireland

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University is pleased to announce the appointment of Andrew George as our next Regional Director for the United Kingdom. George will assume his new position on Feb. 28 at the University’s London Center. George is currently responsible for the administration...

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December 9, 2015

Nollywood Films Screened During International Education Week

The Arcadia community was treated to a sample of African cinema as part of International Education Week. In November, the five African films screened on campus showcased award-winning movies ranging from a story of women traders in the early twentieth century to a violent drug thriller based on a...

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