Arcadia University News


February 25, 2015

Felker Recognized as a Distinguished Fellow Member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants

Lori Felker , assistant professor of the physician assistant program, was recognized as a Distinguished Fellow Member of the American Academy of Physician Assistants for her personal accomplishments, professional contributions, and community involvement.

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February 25, 2015

Arcadia Students, Faculty Present at Annual Education Conference for the National Society of Genetic Counselors

The genetic counseling program had a strong showing at the Annual Education Conference (AEC) for the National Society of Genetic Counselors in New Orleans this September. This year, more than 1,500 genetic counselors from across the country attended the AEC. Eight of 17 Arcadia graduates from the...

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February 25, 2015

Patterson Serves as Panel Member at Montgomery County Community College

Natasha Patterson , adjunct professor of community and global public health, served as a panel member for “Hunger in United States and Locally,” presented by Montgomery County Community College on Oct. 27.

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February 25, 2015

Clark Leads Workshops and Publishes Research on LGBT Seniors

Theresa Clark , professional practice adjunct faculty, presented “Tips and Techniques for Providing Services to HIV+ Seniors and LGBT older adults” at the T.E.A.M Conference in Bethlehem, Pa., at the Sexuality and Aging Consortium Annual Conference at Widener University, and at the PA Housing...

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February 25, 2015

Lessard Delivers Alumni Address at Tufts PHPD Commencement, Receives Grant from W. K. Kellogg Foundation

Dr. Laura Lessard , assistant professor of community and global public health, delivered the alumni address at the Tufts University School of Medicine, Public Health and Professional Degree (PHPD) Programs commencement ceremony on May 18, 2014, in Boston. Dr. Lessard serves as the elected Vice...

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February 25, 2015

DiSantis Publishes in ‘Preventing Chronic Diseases’

Dr. Katie DiSantis , assistant professor of community and global public health, published “Buying Food on Sale: A Mixed Methods Study With Shoppers at an Urban Supermarket, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 2010–2012” in Preventing Chronic Diseases .

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February 25, 2015

Crivelli-Kovach Receives Distinguished Graduate Award

Dr. Andrea Crivelli-Kovach , professor and director of community and global public health, was awarded the Distinguished Graduate Alumni Award from the College of Health Professions, Department of Public Health, Temple University for exceptional service in a leadership role in the field of public...

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February 25, 2015

Powell Serves As Artist-In-Residence at Two Locations

Associate Professor Alan Powell served as artist-in-residence at two locations during the summer: the Mountain Lake Biological Station at the University of Virginia in Pembroke, Va., and at Signal Culture in Owego, N.Y.

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February 25, 2015

Shandell Receives Award from the American Theatre and Drama Society

Dr. Jonathan Shandell , associate professor of theater arts, won the Publication Subvention Award from the American Theatre and Drama Society (ATDS). The award will support the publication of illustrations for his essay “Turning ‘Negroes’ into ‘People’ on Stage: ‘Anna Lucasta’ in Harlem and on...

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February 25, 2015

Pederson Publishes Essay in ‘Renaissance Love’

Dr. Jill Pederson , assistant professor of art history, published “Giovanni Antonio Boltraffio’s Portrait of Girolamo Casio and the Poetics of Male Beauty in Renaissance Milan” in the volume Renaissance Love: Eros, Passion, and Friendship in Italian Art around 1500 . This capped two years of essay-...

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February 25, 2015

Martín Publishes Article in ‘Critical Criminology’

Dr. Favian Alejandro Martín , assistant professor of criminology and criminal justice, published an article titled “The Coverage of American Indians and Alaskan Natives in Criminal Justice and Criminology Introductory Textbooks” in Critical Criminology: An International Journal . To accomplish his...

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February 25, 2015

Brown Publishes Two Papers and Presents With Students at the Eastern Psychological Association Conference

Dr. Christina Brown , assistant professor of psychology, contributed two papers to well-known psychology publications. “Self-compassion, empathy, and helping intentions,” published in The Journal of Positive Psychology , reports on two studies that show a link between being compassionate toward...

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February 25, 2015

Hanson Presents at the Second Language Research Forum

Dr. Aroline Seibert Hanson , assistant professor of Spanish, presented two papers at the Second Language Research Forum in Provo, Utah. The first,titled, "Can we rely on each other? Examining L2 Proficiency Measures in Experimental Studies," presented new data that Hanson had worked on involving...

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February 25, 2015

Gevorgyan-Ninness Presents at the German Studies Association Conferences and Continues Research on Orientalism

Dr. Stella Gevorgyan-Ninness , adjunct professor of modern languages, presented a paper titled “Hübschmannarmenisch: German and European Influences on Early Soviet Orientalists” at the 38th annual German Studies Association Conference in San Diego. In addition to presenting this research, Gevorgyan...

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February 25, 2015

Eaton Serves as Panelist in Georgia, Presents at Conference in Spain

Dr. Kalenda Eaton , associate professor of English and director of global learning, was an invited panelist at the 2014 UNCF/Mellon Programs conference in Atlanta, Ga. The focus of the conference was scholarship and activism in academic settings, and Eaton participated in the panel titled “Building...

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February 25, 2015

Isard Presents at the e-Learning 3.0 Conference at Drexel University

Josh Isard , assistant professor of English, attended the Drexel University e-Learning 3.0 Conference in March, where he presented to a diverse audience of tech writers, consultants, and representatives from companies like Blackboard and Lockheed Martin. His presentation, “Mobile Devices, Apps, and...

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February 25, 2015

Schall Publishes Poetry in Streetnotes and Presents at the 2013 Mid-Atlantic Popular & American Culture Association

Dan Schall , director of the Writing Center, blended photography and poetry to create a photo essay style-set of four poems titled “Philadelphiamble.” Published in Streetnotes , a peer-reviewed ethnography and poetry journal published out of the University of California (Davis), the pieces...

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February 25, 2015

Mikulski Presents at the 248th American Chemical Society National Meeting

Dr. Chet Mikulski attended the 248th American Chemical Society (ACS) National Meeting in San Francisco in August, where he presented a paper titled “Synthesis and characterization of N^6- substituted adenosine derivatives with cooper (II) perchlorate.”

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February 25, 2015

Scott and Logan Publish Paper on Synthetic Cannabinoid Drugs in Forensic Science Reviews

Dr. Karen Scott , assistant professor and director of the forensic science program, and Dr. Barry Logan , clinical professor of forensic science, recently published an article titled “Pharmacology, Toxicology, and Adverse Effects of Synthetic Cannabinoid Drugs” in Forensic Science Reviews . The...

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February 25, 2015

Wright Named Secretary for the Philadelphia Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience, Publishes Work

Dr. Megan C. Wright , assistant professor of biology, was elected Secretary for the Philadelphia Chapter of the Society for Neuroscience. Additionally, Wright co-authored three studies for prestigious medical journals within the past year. The Journal of Neuroscience published both “Novel roles for...

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February 25, 2015

Cooper Publishes ‘Yoga, Anatomy and the Fitness Explosion on Campus’ in HAPS Educator

Sarah Cooper , instructor of biology, published “Yoga, Anatomy and the Fitness Explosion on Campus” in the winter 2014 issue of HAPS Educator, the journal of the Human Anatomy and Physiology Society. The article was co-written by Arcadia University graduate Spencer Lalk ’13 and both of Cooper’s...

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