Arcadia University News

March 13, 2020

Guidelines for Alternative Work Arrangements/Working Remotely

Dear Arcadia Employees, As we begin online course delivery and move further into our continuity planning , we want to stress the importance of social distancing, which has been recommended to help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19). Accordingly, your supervisor may advise you to perform...


June 18, 2019

Dr. Brinker Publishes on Financing Opportunities for Children with Special Needs

Dr. Thomas Brinker , professor of Accounting and executive director of the MBA program, published “Financing opportunities for medical expenses incurred by children with special needs” in The Tax Adviser on June 13. The article provides insight on tax benefits for families with children who have...

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May 14, 2018

Alpha Epsilon Lambda Inducts 17 Graduate Students

Arcadia inducted 17 graduate students into Alpha Epsilon Lambda (AEL), a national honor society promoting academic excellence for graduate students, during a ceremony on April 18. The ceremony also welcomed a new executive committee for the Phi chapter of the AEL, which includes: Shamaa Vora ’18M...

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May 25, 2017

School of Global Business Earns Reaccreditation from ACBSP

The Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP) has reaffirmed accreditation of the following School of Global Business programs: Accounting Business Administration International Business & Culture M.B.A. ACBSP is a leading, specialized accreditation body for business...

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April 21, 2017

Dr. Baker-Doyle Examined Teacher-Led Networks in ‘Education Week’

In an editorial published in the April 12 Education Week, Dr. Kira Baker-Doyle , associate professor of Education and director of Master’s Degree and Certificate Programs, highlighted physical and virtual teacher-led networks that support teachers in the changing educational landscape. Dr. Baker-...

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October 14, 2016

SGB Dean Alla Wilson, MBA Alumni Board of Directors Share Testimonials at PA Conference for Women

On Thursday, Oct. 6, the School of Global Business exhibited at the Pennsylvania Conference for Women, a professional and personal development event that welcomed close to 9,000 business professionals, entrepreneurs, and executive leaders. Representing Arcadia’s MBA program, Dr. Alla L. Wilson ,...

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August 3, 2016

MBA Cohort 22 Celebrates Program Completion

Cohort 22 of Arcadia’s MBA with a Global Perspective program celebrated the completion of their coursework on Thursday, July 28, in Grey Towers Castle. Students reminisced about their nearly two years in the program, which included two international experiences in Dominica and Germany, as they...

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July 18, 2016

Dr. Abboud’s Book on Syria Featured on “Washington Post” List for Summer Reading

Dr. Samer Abboud ’s new book, Syria , was featured in The Washington Post on June 29 in a story on the best books to read this summer on the Middle East. Published in October, Syria has been acclaimed as one of the most comprehensive reads about the Syrian war. “Samer Abboud’s Syria offers a short...

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April 11, 2016

MBA Alumni Association Hosts Executives After 5 at Benjamin’s Desk

On Wednesday, March 30, Arcadia University’s MBA Alumni Association hosted its second Executives After 5 networking event at Benjamin’s Desk, a work space and conference venue for entrepreneurs in Philadelphia. Hosted by CEO Anthony Maher, the discussion explored Benjamin’s Desk’s slogan, “Invent...

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January 1, 2016

SGB Welcomes New M.B.A. Alumni Association Board

Members of the M.B.A. Alumni Association Board: Jeff Frazier ’14M, Noreen McDonough ’15M, Liz Zimmer ’14M, Brian Bulman ’12M, Ashley Jones ’15M, Samantha Hobson ’10M, Inessa Gerstman ’11M, and Marco Ward ’98, ’11M Arcadia University’s School of Global Business welcomed a new M.B.A. Alumni...

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November 5, 2015

MBA Alumni Association Begins 'Executives After 5' Series

Over 70 people gathered at the Top of the Tower in Philadelphia on Oct. 14 for the "Executives After 5" event with the World Trade Center of Greater Philadelphia (WTCGP). Sponsored by the MBA Alumni Assocation (MBA AA) and the Arcadia Alumni Association , it was the first in the series, which...

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October 28, 2015

Global Business Cohort Spurred into Action for Victims of Tropical Storm

This summer, students in Arcadia's MBA Cohort 22 went to Dominica for the first of two international business experiences. Upon returning, the Cohort was heartbroken to hear how Tropical Storm Erika, which hit the island nation in late August, had claimed the lives of at least 20 people and left...

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October 13, 2015

Arcadia Joins Others in 70 Cities Nationwide for China Town Hall

Nearly 80 people met in the Commons Great Room to join groups in more than 70 cities throughout the United States for the Oct. 5 China Town Hall , a national day of programming on China and Chinese business. The group comprised area business leaders, members of the World Trade Center of Greater...

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September 10, 2015

Sandra Clark, Managing Editor for ‘The Philadelphia Inquirer,’ to Oversee ‘Because Arcadia’ Student Blog

Because Arcadia , Arcadia’s award-winning student-written blog, is excited to welcome Sandra Clark ’14MBA as managing editor. As managing editor of The Philadelphia Inquirer , one of the nation’s most prominent newspapers, Clark leads half of a newsroom of nearly 200, overseeing digital, arts...

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August 11, 2015

Sandra Clark ’14 MBA, Managing Editor of the Philadelphia Inquirer

This story originally appeared in the Spring/Summer 2015 issue of Arcadia magazine. Eye-catching covers from The Philadelphia Inquirer ’s Features sections greet visitors entering Sandra Clark’s office in the historic former Strawbridge’s building at 8th and Market Streets, which now houses the...

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January 14, 2013

Brinker Publishes Paper on Economic Citizenship in the Caribbean

Thomas Brinker, Jr. , Professor of Accounting and Executive Director of the MBA Program, authored a paper, "Economic Citizenship in the Caribbean: A Retirement Planning Consideration?", which was published in the January 2013 edition of the Journal of Financial Service Professionals . As...

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December 17, 2012

Delener Moderates Round Table Discussion with Business Clubs America

Dr. NJ Delener , Founding Dean of the School of Global Business, moderated a round table discussion on Nov. 29 at Arcadia University with Mark Lapreziosa , Vice President for Enrollment Management. Thirteen entrepreneurs and professionals from Business Clubs America attended. Discussions included "...

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November 29, 2012

Kurthakoti Presents at Society for Marketing Advances Annual Conference

Dr. Raghu Kurthakoti , Assistant Professor of Marketing, presented “Brand: Character Association and Attitude Toward Brands in Movie Placements” at the Society for Marketing Advances annual conference, October 31-November 3, in Orlando, Fla. Co-authored with Dr. Siva K. Balasubramanian, Associate...

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November 29, 2012

Chapman Co-Authors Paper in ‘Journal of Financial Transformation’

“A Risk-Based Risk Finance Paradigm,” a paper by Dr. Zaneta Chapman , Assistant Professor of Business Administration, was published in the Journal of Financial Transformation ’s September 2012 issue. Chapman and her co-authors, Siwei Gao, a Ph.D. candidate at Temple University, and Dr. Michael R...

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November 29, 2012

Delener Delivers Keynote at ACBSP Region 2 Conference

Dr. NJ Delener , Founding Dean of the School of Global Business, delivered a keynote speech on Continuous Improvement of Business Schools at the Eastern Council of Business Schools and Programs ACBSP Region 2 Conference, hosted by Arcadia University, Nov. 2-3. The conference had attendees from five...

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November 29, 2012

Brinker Addresses Income Tax Issues in Estate Planning

Thomas Brinker, Jr. , Professor of Accounting and Executive Director of the MBA Program, gave a presentation on “Income Tax Implications Using Traditional Estate Planning Techniques and a Review of Some Real Estate Oddities” to attorneys and CPAs at Penn State University on Oct. 10. The session...

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