Arcadia University News


March 9, 2020

Paskell Featured in ‘Reporter’ for Work with Sex Trafficking Victims

Adjunct Professor of Undergraduate and Graduate Studies Linda Ruth Paskell ’81, ’96MEd was featured in a Feb. 25 story in The Reporter for her recent trip to Cambodia and Thailand, where she worked with victims of sex trafficking to develop skills through art. The news story highlighted Paskell’s...

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March 6, 2020

Coronavirus Update, March 6

Dear Arcadia Community, With Arcadia’s spring break a week away, and with University community members presumably planning to travel home or to places around the world, it is important for University community members to take responsibility to maintain their health and the wellbeing of our...

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March 6, 2020

Arcadia Explores Master Campus Planning

The Arcadia University community has been collaborating to build a better campus environment through Campus Master Planning initiative, which will provide a vision for space and place that will integrate with ARCADIA 2025 . CREDO, the University’s consultant to help Arcadia coordinate its student-...

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March 6, 2020

Students and Faculty Attend Regional Actuaries Club Meeting

Four actuarial science majors, Ross Lawnhurst ’22 , Michael Soroka ’21 , Minhao Zhang ’20 , and Carlie Banchi ’20 , attended the Philadelphia Actuaries Club Meeting on Feb. 26 along with Professor of Computer Science and Mathematics Dr. Ned Wolff and Assistant Professors of Computer Science and...

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March 6, 2020

Arcadia Hosts 33rd Annual “Touch the Future” Art Show

The 33rd annual Pennsylvania State Education Association (PSEA) juried exhibition, “Touch the Future,” will be held in Arcadia’s Harrison and Rosedale galleries from Sunday, March 1 through Friday, March 27. The exhibition will feature submissions from 26 high schools in Bucks and Montgomery...

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March 5, 2020

Visiting Professor Kemisso Explores Education Equality for Refugees

“Education is not only a right, but it’s also an enabling right,” said Dr. Alebachew Kemisso , a visiting professor at Arcadia and director of the Centre for Comparative Education and Policy Studies at Addis Ababa University in Ethiopia. “For refugees, if we keep them out of education, we...

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March 4, 2020

The College of Global Studies Message, March 4

All students have been provided with information and advice related to the outbreak of coronavirus. Students participating in programs where cases have been reported locally have been sent information specific to their location. Australia: There are 42 cases of coronavirus in Australia. A case has...

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March 4, 2020

From the College of Global Studies, March 4

Dear Students, As the coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread, Arcadia University has published a thorough Frequently Asked Questions page on its website. We encourage all students to review it closely, along with the program and country-specific updates on our Coronavirus Updates Blog. These...

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March 3, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Suspension of Travel

Dear Arcadia Community, As we navigate the global disruption of the coronavirus (COVID-19), Arcadia University is taking an unprecedented step in suspending the travel portion of the spring 2020 Preview courses and GFS 381.1. The decision to suspend any course or travel is based on information...

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March 2, 2020

Wade Judges Inaugural Student Playwright Fellowship

Mark Wade , director of Arcadia’s Theater Arts Program and assistant professor of Visual and Performing Arts, was featured in a Feb. 12 article by Broadway World for judging the NYC Public High School Student Playwriting Fellowship, an award created to both honor young playwrights and provide them...

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March 2, 2020

March 25: One Day, Two Great Recruiting Events

The Office of Career Education (OCE) will host more than 130 organizations to campus on Wednesday, March 25 from noon to 3 p.m. for Arcadia's annual Internship & Career Fair in the Kuch Center, followed by the Diversity and Inclusion Career Connection from 3 to 4 p.m. in the Commons Great Room...

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February 29, 2020

Explore the World with Arcadia

My name is Jules Turner, and I am a senior Computer Science major at Arcadia. I want to tell you a bit about the study abroad opportunities I've taken advantage of. My first year here, I went to Greece on Preview , through which students take a two-credit course during their spring...

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February 29, 2020

From The College of Global Studies, Feb. 29

On the evening of Friday, February 28, the U.S. Department of State increased its Travel Advisory Level for Italy to Level 3: Reconsider Travel, and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) elevated their warning to Level 3: Avoid Nonessential Travel. In light of these changes, and out of an abundance...

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February 28, 2020

Smith ’22 Leaps into Her 20th Birthday

“When I was applying to colleges, I couldn’t select my birth date,” Public Health major Emma Smith ’22 recounts about her college application process. “It’s the most annoying thing. A lot of websites usually will automatically fill the list of days, and February only goes to 28.” As a Leap Day baby...

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February 28, 2020

Career Education Hosts Dr. Don Martin for Grad School Explained

The Office of Career Education hosted “Grad School Explained” featuring author Dr. Don Martin on Jan. 29. At the event, Dr. Martin, who has previously served as dean of graduate admissions to several academic institutions, explained the process of writing effective personal statements, researching...

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February 27, 2020

From the College of Global Studies, Feb. 27

Arcadia’s programs in Rome, Perugia, and Florence continue with minimal disruption. Our staff remains in close communication with students and our partners in Italy. We are continually assessing the situation with the goal of supporting student well-being.

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February 27, 2020

Coronavirus Update: Office of the Provost

Dear Colleagues, With recent developments regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19), and given our need to respond quickly to changing information and plan ahead for future possible disruptions to our educational operations, the Office of the Provost is initiating a campus-wide continuity response. It...

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February 27, 2020

Update on Coronavirus and Academic and International Programs

Dear Arcadia Community, With more cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) being confirmed around the world, the University wants to update the community on how the virus has impacted our academic and international programs. Arcadia has cancelled Preview courses scheduled to travel to high-risk areas (...

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February 26, 2020

Dr. Morrow Publishes on Peer Victimization Study

Director of Arcadia’s Graduate Counseling program and Associate Professor of Psychology Dr. Michael Morrow’s validating study for his scale to assess children’s experiences of peer victimization has been accepted by Merrill Palmer Quarterly , a quarterly peer-reviewed scientific journal covering...

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February 26, 2020

Travel Advisory Committee - Community Update on Coronavirus

Dear Arcadia Community, With more cases of the coronavirus (COVID-19) being confirmed around the world, the University wants to update the community on how the virus has impacted our academic and international programs. Arcadia has cancelled Preview courses scheduled to travel to high-risk areas (...

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February 26, 2020

Office of International Programs - South Korea Preview Update

Hello Preview students, I want to provide an update for our South Korea Preview course and March travel, based upon the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19) in South Korea. The December 2019 outbreak of this new virus originated in the Hubei province in China, but the reported number of confirmed cases...