Arcadia University News


August 30, 2018

First-Year Students Depart for Semester in London and Stirling

As part of Arcadia’s First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE), 28 first-year students departed on Aug. 29 to spend their first semester studying in London, England or Stirling, Scotland through a unique study abroad opportunity that emphasizes global connections and cross-culture experiences...

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September 7, 2017

Great Value Colleges Lauds Arcadia’s Study Abroad Programs

Commended for The College of Global Studies’ (TCGS) extensive network of study away programs and global centers, Arcadia University was ranked fifth on Great Value Colleges’ 2017 list of colleges and universities with the best study abroad programs . The ranking was based on percentage of students...

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September 6, 2017

FYSAE Students Leave for Semester in London or Stirling

On Sept. 2, 29 students departed for the First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE), where they will spend their first semester at Arcadia in London and Stirling. This semester, 17 students will learn in London, while 12 will study in Stirling, Scotland. Students in the 2021 FYSAE class included...

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December 3, 2014

Jordan Cameron ’17: ‘How to Plan for Study Abroad’

When it comes to planning one of the most transformative experiences college has to offer, it’s never too early. During her First-year Study Abroad Experience in London, Jordan Cameron ’ 17 decided to also spend her entire junior year abroad and returned to Glenside focused and ready to work toward...

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March 8, 2013

Preview: Arcadia Students Depart for a World of Discoveries

On March 8, the first of more than 450 first-year and transfer students participating in 21 Preview courses braved snowy conditions on the way to their destinations—17 countries across four continents. Passports pocketed, students will study U.S.-Cuba relations in Havana, the Cold War in Berlin,...

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November 13, 2012

Arcadia University Ranks #1 in Study Abroad

Arcadia University continues as a top university in the United States for study abroad. Arcadia is ranked #1 for the percentage of undergraduate students participating in a study abroad experience of master’s level schools, according to the Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange...

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August 27, 2012

FYSAE Students Participate in Campus-based Community Services Day Activities

Approximately 60 First-Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) students participated in campus-based Community Service Day events on Monday, Aug. 27. Amid the anticipation and excitement of their departure that afternoon for a semester of study in the United Kingdom, students were happily focused on...

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April 4, 2012

FYSAE Students Star in Theater Production in Scotland—Accent and All

Aashika Suseendran ’15 , a Psychology major participating in Arcadia’s First Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) at Stirling University in Scotland, acted alongside Stirling University’s Drama Society (SUDS) in a production of The Admirable Crichton , a stage play by J.M. Barrie, in March...

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March 20, 2012

Massapequa Post: DiVerde ’15 Participates in FYSAE London

Massapequa Post (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) reported on March 7, " Danielle DiVerde , of Massapequa, a graduate of Massapequa High School, is currently participating in Arcadia University's First Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE). DiVerde is an international studies major and is spending her spring...

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March 20, 2012

Massapequa Post: DiVerde ’15 Participates in FYSAE London

Massapequa Post (Massapequa Park, N.Y.) reported on March 7, " Danielle DiVerde , of Massapequa, a graduate of Massapequa High School, is currently participating in Arcadia University's First Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE). DiVerde is an international studies major and is spending her spring...

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March 6, 2012

Daily Local News: March '15 Participates in FYSAE London

On March 1 the Daily Local News (West Chester, Pa.) reported that “Selina March, a resident of Downingtown and a graduate of Downingtown West High School, is participating in Arcadia University’s First Year Study Abroad Experience. March is a international studies major in the honors program and is...

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March 6, 2012

Daily Local News: March '15 Participates in FYSAE London

On March 1 the Daily Local News (West Chester, Pa.) reported that “Selina March, a resident of Downingtown and a graduate of Downingtown West High School, is participating in Arcadia University’s First Year Study Abroad Experience. March is a international studies major in the honors program and is...

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February 10, 2012

West Hartford News: Hackett ’15 Participates in FYSAE London

The West Hartford News (Hartford, Conn.) reported on Feb. 8, " Valerie Hackett , a resident of West Hartford, and a graduate of Conard High School currently is participating in Arcadia University’s First Year Study Abroad Experience. Hackett is an International Business and Culture major spending...

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February 10, 2012

West Hartford News: Hackett ’15 Participates in FYSAE London

The West Hartford News (Hartford, Conn.) reported on Feb. 8, " Valerie Hackett , a resident of West Hartford, and a graduate of Conard High School currently is participating in Arcadia University’s First Year Study Abroad Experience. Hackett is an International Business and Culture major spending...

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February 7, 2012

Kubischta ’10 Discovers Love and a Legal Career in London

Catherine Kubischta ’10 grew up on a small farm in the heart of North Dakota and dreamt of someday practicing law and exploring the globe. She came to Arcadia as an International Studies major and was one of the first students to declare a major in Global Legal Studies (GLS), new to Arcadia in 2006...

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December 21, 2011

Montgomery News: Student on First Year Study Abroad Program Helps Mom Meet Pen Pal

The Montgomery News recently featured an unlikely connection spanning oceans as well as decades. When Scott Rossiter '15, a Global Media Studies major, elected to participate in the First Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE) in London, it gave his mother, Pam, an opportunity to meet her long-time...

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November 9, 2011

DeBello ’12 Brings Zumba to Campus Club Schedule

Melissa DeBello ’12 , an Interdisciplinary Science major with a Pre-Optometry concentration, is shaking things up in Intramurals and Recreation. A certified Zumba instructor, she recently landed a part-time gig at Abington YMCA and is volunteering her time at Arcadia to help her peers stay fit and...

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October 25, 2011

One Breath at a Time: Bennett Brings Yoga, Meditation to Arcadia

Sports competitor turned guru Grace Bennett ’14 found strength and healing through the independent practice of yoga. Eager to share the benefits of her training, she began collaborating with the Personal Fitness Club to help Arcadia students improve cognitive functions and reduce stress through...

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September 13, 2011

Ekstein ’14 Discovers Opportunities on an Autumn Campus

FYSAE participant and student blogger Amanda Ekstein ’14 is diving headfirst into her first fall semester in Glenside. In a recent post, she discusses the difficulties of striking a balance between work, campus events and getting sufficient rest. As exciting and fun as it is to discover what...

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September 2, 2011

42 First-Year Students Depart for Semester in London, Scotland

After getting to know Arcadia’s Glenside campus, 42 Arcadia University first-year students departed from Glenside and boarded planes as a part of Arcadia’s distinctive First Year Study Abroad Experience (FYSAE), on Aug. 29. The students will be studying in two locations, London, England, and...

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March 1, 2011

Whitehouse Attends '87,' Reflects on Journey

Honors student Amanda Whitehouse ’ 11 recently attended the 87 event to commemorate the graduating seniors’ 87-day countdown to commencement. Enjoying the refreshments as well as the chance to mingle with peers and professors, Whitehouse came to the realization that her four-year journey at Arcadia...

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