Arcadia University News

April 3, 2012

School of Global Business Appoints Business Alumni Association Executive Board

The School of Global Business has appointed five executive board members to lead the Business Alumni Association, which serves to promote and advance the interests of business alumni and students and to develop relationships with and coordinate events and opportunities for business alumni...

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April 3, 2012

International MBA Student Interns for Jackson Hewitt Tax Service

Yucheng Jin , an international M.B.A. student from Shanghai, China, is adding another item to her list of experiences in the U.S.: an internship at Jackson Hewitt Tax Service, a full-service tax preparation company in Glenside. Jin assists the company in preparing 2011 tax returns, verifying...

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March 29, 2012

Brinker Educates Families with Special Needs Children on Tax Planning

Thomas M. Brinker, Jr. , LL.M. CPA, Professor of Accounting and Executive Director of the M.B.A. program, recently presented on tax planning and tax benefits for families with special needs children during speaking engagements at several companies and organizations. On Feb. 15, Brinker presented “...

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March 27, 2012

School of Global Business Presents Research Symposium, April 11

The School of Global Business presents its first Research Symposium on April 11, from 4 to 5:15 p.m. in 201 Brubaker Hall, coordinated by Dr. Zaneta Chapman , Assistant Professor of Business Administration. The School's research symposiums will aim to enhance and support faculty research, encourage...

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March 20, 2012

Arcadia International MBA Program Showcased at Career Fair in Singapore

Dr. Sandra Hordis , Director of International Academic Programs, and Christine Litwin , Enrollment Management Counselor, traveled to Singapore March 1-4 to participate in Career 2012, an annual career and education fair, to represent Arcadia’s International M.B.A. program. Held at the Suntec...

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March 9, 2012

Philadelphia Magazine: Advantage in Current Job Market, Arcadia's International MBA

Philadelphia Magazine featured Arcadia University’s MBA program in “Philadelphia magazine’s Guide to Graduate Schools,” in the March 2012 edition: Today, concentrations extend beyond traditional areas like marketing and finance, covering emerging fields such as healthcare, technology, and...

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March 2, 2012

Princeton Alumni Weekly: Blankley Extends a Spirit of Giving to Arcadia, Guadalupe Center

Princeton Alumni Weekly reported on a scholarship program named for Walter Blankley that will benefit Hispanic and other minority children of impoverished tomato-crop workers in Immokalee, Fla. The goal of the project is to “break a poverty cycle with education and social support," as reported by...

March 1, 2012

The Herald News: Cote ’14 Reflects on 'Life Changing' Service Trip

The Herald News (Fall River, Mass.) reported on Erin Cote ’14 , who spent winter break in Guatemala bringing health care to people in makeshift clinics, churches and nutrition centers. The service trip was organized through Arcadia University and the organization Hearts in Motion. Cote is a Biology...

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February 24, 2012

MBA Alumna Named Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Odell Studner

Christina Czerwonka ’07M.B.A. was named Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Odell Studner, Insurance Brokers and Consultants, an insurance and risk management company. In her new role, Czerwonka will manage social media, advertising and integration of the company’s sales and marketing...

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February 3, 2012

Metro: 'Arcadia Has an Advocate in the President's Office'

'When Carl Oxholm III became president of Arcadia University in Glenside last summer, he immediately began talking to everyone he could about the university. 'Students, graduates, teachers, maintenance people, neighbors, elected officials, religious leaders—I wanted to hear their versions of what...

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February 3, 2012

Media Cover the Commons: a 'Hub for Student Activity'

"Students at Arcadia University have a new place to study and relax,' noted ABC 6 WPVI, reporting on the opening of the Commons on Jan. 23. On Jan. 24 the Glenside News, Globe, and Times Chronicle reported on the opening of Arcadia University's new Commons facility. U.S. Sen. Robert P. Casey Jr...

February 3, 2012

Psychology Today: Santangelo Provides Best Quote

Psychology Today recently quoted Dr. Tanya Santangelo , Assistant Professor of Education, in the Best Quotes section of "Raising Readers, Writers, and Spellers: An Expert Guide for Parents," which discusses the topic of handwriting in the 21st century. J. Richard Gentry, contributor and expert on...

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January 31, 2012

Reflections Penn: Hurricane Scatters First Year Doubts, Fosters New Friendships

Reflections Penn (Norristown, Pa.) recently featured an article by Kaylie Granoff ’15 , an English major at Arcadia University, who writes of the first chaotic days of her college experience. In addition to dealing with the tempest of acclimating to a new college environment and lifestyle, Granoff...

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January 31, 2012

Delaney Coaches the 2012 Big Four Lacrosse Clinic

Andrew Delaney , Head Coach of the Men’s Lacrosse Team, is among the 12 coaches who will be instructing at the 2012 Big Four Lacrosse Winter Clinics held at Cabrini College each Sunday in the month of February. The clinic, which is open to all high school athletes, is a recruiting event and will...


January 31, 2012

Intelligencer: Dream Academy Brings 30 Students to Visit Arcadia

The Dream Academy brought more than 30 students from six area school districts to tour Arcadia University on Monday, Jan. 30, as reported in the Intelligencer ("Would-be college students get helping hand"). The Dream Academy is a college-prep training program of the Destined for a Dream Foundation...

January 13, 2012

The Epoch Times: Torley ’11 Provides Office-to-Party Tips

Marykate Torley ’11 recently wrote an article, Transform Office Drab to Party Fab , which appeared in the Epoch Times on Dec. 24. Torley, who gradated from Arcadia with a B.A. in Print Communications, is earning a master's degree in New Media Journalism from Full Sail University.

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January 13, 2012 Arcadia Hosts Shredding Event, Jan. 15-16 recently listed Arcadia University's Shredding, eWaste and Repurposing Event, which will take place on campus Jan. 15 and 16 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Stop by to drop off your used, but still usable, items! We are hoping to fulfill many non-profits' wish lists, which include: clothes,...

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January 10, 2012

Arcadia University's 2011 Graduates of International MBA in Singapore

Thirty-three businesspeople make up the first graduating class—and the first alumni—of Arcadia University's International M.B.A. program, offered in Singapore with Aventis School of Management. The Arcadia International MBA at Aventis School of Management in Singapore is a one-year part time...

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November 29, 2011

School of Business Hosts Networking Reception on Boathouse Row

The School of Business welcomed students, alumni, faculty and staff to the Crescent Boat Club along historic Boathouse Row for a networking reception on Nov. 17. The event allowed senior undergraduate Business majors to meet M.B.A. students and alumni and provided the opportunity for interaction...

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November 29, 2011

Kurthakoti to Present Research Paper at Annual Marketing Conference

A paper, "Forgetting Brand Placements: Results from a Panel Analysis," written by Raghu Kurthakoti , Assistant Professor of Marketing, was accepted for presentation at the Marketing Management Association Conference , March 28-30, 2012, at The Drake Hotel in Chicago, Ill. The annual spring...

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November 22, 2011

Good Evening, Singapore Alumni!

"Good evening, Singapore!" he boomed into the microphone. Arcadia University President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III made his presence known to the cheering M.B.A. alumni in Singapore, sending his greetings from his office in Grey Towers Castle to a big screen at the restaurant where alumni and students...

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