Arcadia University News

June 19, 2017

Fortner ’99 Helps Improve Quality of Life for Patients in Peru

When Jodee Fortner ’99 first met 12-year-old Olga, the young girl and her family hoped that treatment at Medical Ministry International (MMI)’s Hope and Health Clinic in Peru would correct Olga’s congenital clubfoot, which rendered her foot twisted at an almost 180-degree angle, her toes nearly...

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May 15, 2017

Arcadia Signs Agreements with PAFA, Lansdale Catholic

From left to right: Clint Jukkala, dean of PAFA's School of Fine Arts, David Brigham, president and CEO of PAFA, Dr. John Hoffman, provost and vice president of Academic Affairs, and Dr. Sandra Crenshaw, interim dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. On May 2, Arcadia signed a Memorandum of...

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May 9, 2017

Philadelphia Mayor’s Office Honors Black Male Development Symposium Leaders

The Mayor’s Office of Philadelphia presented a citation to members of the Arcadia University community for their work over the past 10 years with the Black Male Development Symposium (BMDS). Dr. Doreen Loury , assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology, and Criminal Justice at Arcadia...

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April 21, 2017

Dr. Louis Friedler and Jan Tecklin Named Professors Emeriti

With more than 60 years combined teaching at Arcadia, Dr. Louis Friedler , program director of Actuarial Science and professor of Computer Science and Mathematics, and Jan Tecklin , professor of Physical Therapy, have each been named Professor Emeritus. Dr. Friedler Dr. Friedler joined Arcadia in...

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April 17, 2017

Drs. Safford ’16DPT, McClure, Shah Receive APTA Grant for Shoulder Research

Dr. Daniel Safford ’16DPT, MAT, CSCS , adjunct lab instructor, Dr. Philip McClure PT, PhD, FAPTA , professor and chair of Physical Therapy, and Dr. Kshamata Shah PT, PhD , assistant professor of Physical Therapy, received a $22,600 grant from the Orthopaedic Section of the American Physical Therapy...

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April 5, 2017

Ahmadi ’17 and Long ’17 First Undergraduates at Arcadia to Receive Fulbright Awards, Will Teach English Overseas

Zahra Ahmadi and Clifford Long , members of the Arcadia University Class of 2017, are the first undergraduate students in Arcadia University history to earn a Fulbright U.S. Student Award from the U.S. Department of State and the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board. Ahmadi and Long were...

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April 5, 2017

Art Gallery Receives Grant from Conservation Center for Arts and Historic Artifacts

After being accepted into the Conservation Center for Arts and Historic Artifacts (CCAHA)’s 2016 Philadelphia Stewardship Program last spring , the Arcadia University Art Gallery has been awarded a $2,000 matching grant to improve the storage of the permanent art collection. This is the first time...

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March 29, 2017

During Week at Arcadia, Mumbai Students Learn Food Culture and Economy

Global Pathways Institute (GPI) students Pankti Antani and Shubhechha Dhar from Mumbai, India participated in a “reverse” Preview experience in Glenside from March 19 to 25. In a unique transcontinental course, both Glenside first-year students and Mumbai students participate in “Food Culture...

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March 24, 2017

Dr. Baker-Doyle Named Blankley Endowed Chair in Education

Dr. Kira J. Baker-Doyle , associate professor of Education and director of Master’s Degree and Certificate Programs, will enhance connected learning and teacher education as the University’s second Rosemary and Walter Blankley Endowed Chair in Education . Dr. Baker-Doyle was recognized at a...

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March 23, 2017

Arcadia Professors Collaborate on the Art and Science of Bones

By Assistant Professor of Biology Dr. Tobias Landberg and Associate Professor of Art and Design Gregg Moore Gregg Moore , associate professor of Art and Design, and Dr. Tobias Landberg , assistant professor of Biology, were awarded a $10,000 Materials-Based Research Grant from the Center for Craft...

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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 3, 2017

Valverde Joins Governor’s Roundtable to Discuss Senate Bill

On Feb. 23, Kathy Valverde , associate professor and director of Genetic Counseling, presented to Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf at Swarthmore College about Pennsylvania Senate Bill 3 (SB3), which would limit the amount of time a woman has to terminate her pregnancy to 20 weeks, instead of at the...

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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 14, 2017

Dr. Oatis Awarded R01 Grant for Total Knee Replacement Research

Dr. Carol Oatis , professor of Physical Therapy, is Principal Investigator on a subaward to Arcadia University of $148,304 from University of Massachusetts Medical School, which received the R01 grant from the National Institute of Arthritis and Musculoskeletal and Skin Diseases to research how...

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February 3, 2017

Arcadia Community Unites for Diversity in Response to Executive Order

A crowd of more than 100 students, faculty, and staff joined together on Feb. 3 to unite in response to the Executive Order by the White House. While holding signs that called for diversity in communities, attendees were invited to share their concerns and hopes for the future. “I am glad to see...

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January 18, 2017

Adeniran ’18 and CSX Transportation Donate $3,000 to Media and Communication Department

Through a freelance position with CSX Transportation, Video Communication major Sarah Adeniran ’18 documented the beautification of Cook-Wissahickon Elementary School—and contributed $3,000 to Arcadia’s Media and Communication Department. After responding to the company’s call for videographers,...

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January 6, 2017

Dan Aaron Stay Fit Program Receives Grant from Parkinson Council

For the sixth year in a row, the Physical Therapy department’s Dan Aaron Stay Fit Program has received a grant from the Parkinson Council. The $20,000 grant, titled “The Stay Fit Program,” will help support exercise programs for community members with Multiple Sclerosis and Parkinson Disease, as...

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December 19, 2016

Dr. Eckenrode Elected to APTA’s Orthopaedic Section Nominating Committee

Dr. Brian Eckenrode , assistant professor of Physical Therapy, has been elected to the American Physical Therapy Association’s Orthopaedic Section Nominating Committee for a three-year term, beginning at the end of the 2017 Combined Sections Meeting in February. Aligned with APTA’s mission to...

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November 17, 2016

Author Levin Millan and Kuch ’10 Discuss Escape from Sudanese Civil War

Author Harriet Levin Millan and Michael Majok Kuch ’10 , a graduate of Arcadia University’s International Peace and Conflict Resolution program and one of the Lost Boys of the Sudan, visited campus on Tuesday, Nov. 15 during International Education Week to discuss How Fast Can You Run , a novel...

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November 15, 2016

Arcadia University Recognized as Military Friendly® School for Eighth Consecutive Year

(Nov. 15, 2016) —Arcadia University is proud to announce that it has been named a 2017 Military Friendly® School by Victory Media, publisher of G.I. Jobs® , STEM Jobs , and Military Spouse . This marks the eighth consecutive year that Arcadia has earned such distinction, based on student retention...

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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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