Arcadia University News


June 11, 2020

Dr. Tomlinson Re-Elected to APTA Nominating Committee

Dr. Susan Tomlinson , associate professor and director of Clinical Education in the Department of Physical Therapy, was re-elected to a two-year term on the Academy of Physical Therapy Education’s Nominating Committee of the Clinical Education Special Interest Group. The group, which is a part of...

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June 10, 2020

Dr. Sullivan on Bringing Queer Philosophy into Academia and Everyday Life

When one thinks about philosophy, the classical schools of ancient Greece or China may be the first to come to mind. A more contemporary but lesser-known discipline, queer philosophy, is one Dr. Ian M. Sullivan , assistant professor of Philosophy, uses to interpret philosophical texts from...

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June 9, 2020

Dr. Longacre Appointed Chair of Public Health, Assistant Dean of Research

Dr. Margaret Longacre , assistant professor of Public Health, has been appointed chair of the Department of Public Health and assistant dean of research in the College of Health Sciences at Arcadia University. Dr. Longare will succeed current Chair of the Department of Public Health Dr. Katie...

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June 8, 2020

Scott Rawlins Named Professor Emeritus

Scott Rawlins , professor of Scientific Illustration, has been named Professor Emeritus at Arcadia University after 26 years of teaching and scholarly excellence. Rawlins, who retired in August 2019, served as the first full-time professor of Scientific Illustration at the University. He notes that...

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June 5, 2020

SGB Students Participate in International Business Strategy Competition

School of Global Business students Sarah Aschemeier ’20 , Brett Fenstermacher ’20 , Rebecca Krewina ’20 , Jordan Miller ’20 , and Amber Zelko ’20 earned top awards in the annual International Collegiate Business Strategy Competition (ICBSC) Business Simulation competition. The team was recognized...

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June 4, 2020

CCEC Works With County Agencies to Distribute Food

Arcadia’s Community and Civic Engagement Center is coordinating with the Montco Anti Hunger Network and Montgomery County Department of Emergency Management to host a six-week “contact-free” food distribution program throughout the county. On Thursday, May 28, approximately 1,000 vehicles accessed...

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June 4, 2020

As Protests Continue, Daniels ’21, ’22M Publishes on the Black Male Experience

“But, I am afraid! Daily, I am afraid! I always wonder… ‘Will TODAY be the LAST day of my Earthly experience?’ ‘Will TODAY be the LAST day I will feel the warmth and love of all the communities I am a part of?’ ‘Will TODAY be the LAST day I say ‘I love you mom’ when I walk out the door?’” Desmond...

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June 4, 2020

Dr. Garcia Reflects on the 50th Anniversary of PRIDE

Dr. Ana Maria Garcia , associate professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice, remembers a time when LGBT+ pride wasn’t celebrated, and Arcadia didn’t boast itself as a safe place for members of the community. “PRIDE Club started to make gayness visible on campus. We could be...

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June 3, 2020

Taylor ’21 Quoted by Baltimore Sun at Weekend Protest

BFA Acting major Jack Taylor ’21 is one of thousands who took to the streets across the United States between May 30 and 31 to protest the social injustices toward black Americans. His participation in an Edgewood, Md. protest was captured in the June 1 Baltimore Sun . “‘It’s so easy to just go, ‘...

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June 2, 2020

Arcadia Announces Unique, Distinctive GAP Year Program for 2020-21 Academic Year

Arcadia University has announced a GAP Year program for the 2020-21 academic year, a unique, innovative, and affordable way for students to earn university credits while acquiring a sense of the Arcadia experience at their own pace. Arcadia’s GAP Year program is distinctive for those students...

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June 2, 2020

Dycus ’16M, MPH Investigates Coronavirus Cases in Bucks County

By Caitlin Joyce '20 “We get reports of different diseases which are of interest around the world, and this was flagged as something interesting going on in China in January,” said Drew Dycus ’16M, MPH , recalling how the Bucks County Department of Health became attuned to the beginnings of the...

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June 1, 2020

Arcadia University’s Nationally Ranked DPT Program Now Offering Hybrid Learning

Arcadia University’s nationally ranked Doctor of Physical Therapy (DPT) program has expanded to offer a hybrid learning model for healthcare and medical professionals, Arcadia DPT Online. Beginning in fall 2020, the hybrid expansion will include both online (distance) learning and periodic on-...

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May 29, 2020

Office of the Provost: Planning for the Fall

Dear Faculty and Staff, I hope that you are approaching the end of the spring semester with a sense of accomplishment and relief. The way you’ve worked together to complete the semester and meet the needs of our students has been inspiring to witness. Thank you for all of your energy and effort. I...

May 29, 2020

Frieze Reviews “Pati Hill: Something other than either”

The exhibition “Pati Hill: Something other than either” was reviewed in an April 1 Frieze article, “How Pati Hill Photocopied the Impossible.” In the review, Assistant Editor Carina Bukuts praised “Something other than either” for its usage of photocopied images, which evoked themes of women’s...

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May 28, 2020

Genetic Counseling Graduates Final Class

During the Grad-AWAY-tion ceremony on May 15, Arcadia University graduated its final Master of Science in Genetic Counseling class, the 24th graduating class in program history. This follows the July 2019 transfer of sponsorship, accreditation, curriculum, and faculty of Arcadia’s Genetic...

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May 28, 2020

On WURD, Dr. McNeil and Elliot ’21 Talk about ACT 101/Gateway to Success

Dr. Angela McNeil , director of the ACT 101/Gateway to Success program, and Patience Elliot ’21 were featured as guest speakers on WURD radio talk show “The Source” about the benefits of the ACT 101/Gateway to Success program. Dr. McNeil discussed the various resources that’s provided through the...

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May 28, 2020

Good Things Come in Threes: Knab Triplets Graduate from Arcadia

Triplets Ed , Kate , and Tori Knab did not plan to attend Arcadia together; on May 15, the three graduated from their "home away from home." Looking back, the trio feels that enrolling at Arcadia together helped with the transition of entering college life, as well to expand their social circles by...

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May 27, 2020

Dr. Mangione Nominated for Inspiring Clinic Researcher

Dr. Kathleen Kline Mangione , professor of Physical Therapy, has been nominated for an inspiring clinical research professional with The Florence Effect, a global initiative celebrating and bringing together those who are practicing extraordinary clinical research. This initiative is run through...

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May 27, 2020

Arcadia Celebrates 2020 Grad-AWAY-tion

The Arcadia community gathered on the ‘virtual’ Green to recognize the Class of 2020 to acknowledge each member and confer degrees in a grad-AWAY-tion celebration on Friday, May 15. On the Arcadia 2020 Commencement website , graduates and their friends and family could hear from Provost...

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May 26, 2020

Dr. Harris Featured in Netflix Criminology Series

Dr. Heather Harris , assistant professor of Forensic Science, was featured in the Netflix documentary series “How to Fix a Drug Scandal. ” The series explores the cases of Annie Dookhan and Sonja Farak, two forensic drug scientists who tampered with court evidence within their Massachusetts...

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May 25, 2020

Remembering Veterans on Memorial Day

Dr. Peter Siskind Associate Provost for Finance and Planning Years at Arcadia: 16 Expertise: post-World War II American political and urban/suburban history Advice to students: “I'm a big fan of complexity. It's a trait of a lot of historians, to try to not reduce things to single causes or single...

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