Arcadia University News


May 31, 2017

Mauro, Dr. Gulkus Named Professors Emeriti

With nearly 80 years combined teaching at Arcadia, Robert Mauro , professor of Art and Design, and Dr. Steven Gulkus , associate professor of Education, have each been named Professor Emeritus for their contributions to the University community. Mauro Guided by his passion for technology in the...

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May 23, 2017

Celebrating Arcadia University’s Class of 2017

At Arcadia University’s Commencement ceremonies on May 18 and 19, more than 900 graduates of the Class of 2017 were encouraged to seize opportunities and break down barriers in their career and civic engagement endeavors. President Nicolette DeVille Christensen presided over the Graduate and...

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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 2, 2017

Computer Science Students Present at St. Joseph’s Research Symposium

On April 21, Computer Science students presented research on data mining and related topics at Saint Joseph's University’s Sigma Xi Research Symposium. Led by Dr. Kathy Macropol , assistant professor of Computer Science, 22 students presented the following posters: Christine Acurantes ’17 , Kin Lu...

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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 11, 2017

Dr. Loury Appointed to National Conference on Race and Ethnicity

The National Conference on Race and Ethnicity in Higher Education (NCORE) has appointed Dr. Doreen Loury , assistant professor of Sociology, Anthropology and Criminal Justice, and director of the Pan African Studies Program, to serve on its National Advisory Council (NAC). As a member of the...

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April 10, 2017

Judith Taylor Gallery Hosts Paper Trail Exhibition

Art History major Katie Bye ’17 curated her first exhibition, Paper Trail , on display at the Judith Taylor Gallery in Landman Library through April 30. Paper Trail , which was a year in the making, features prints, artist proofs, and plates by nine students from Arcadia University, Temple...

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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 4, 2017

Founder of Barrington Stage Company, Former Red Cross Volunteer of the Year to Address Graduates at Arcadia University’s 2017 Commencements

Dr. Julianne Mamana Boyd ’66 , co-founder and artistic director of Barrington Stage Company (BSC) in Pittsfield, Mass., and Dr. Samuel Cameron , mental health manager with the American Red Cross and Professor Emeritus at Arcadia University, will receive honorary doctoral degrees and address...

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March 30, 2017

Biology Inducts Students to Inaugural Honor Society

On March 21, Arcadia University’s Biology Department inducted 26 students in the Arcadia chapter of the national Biology honor society Beta Beta Beta. Inductees for Beta Beta Beta must have completed a minimum of six required courses in the Biology major and have achieved a 3.5 GPA in their Biology...

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March 6, 2017

Arcadia University Ranked Top Producing Institution for Fulbright U.S. Scholars

Arcadia University was ranked by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs as a top producer of the 2016-2017 Fulbright U.S. Scholars for the Bachelor’s Institution category. Faculty members Dr. Kalenda Eaton , associate professor of English, and Dr. Jennifer Riggan...

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February 2, 2017

Dr. Chauhan Recognized for his Distinguished Achievement in Humanities

The South Asian Literary Association (SALA) honored Dr. Pradyumna Chauhan , professor of English, with a Distinguished Achievement Award for outstanding scholarship in Humanities and exceptional service to his profession. Dr. Chauhan accepted his award at the 17th annual SALA Conference in...

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January 15, 2017

Dr. Cameron Recounts Deployment with Red Cross

Dr. Samuel “Sam” Cameron joined Arcadia in 1964 as assistant professor of Psychology and clinical psychologist to the College. During his career at Arcadia, Dr. Cameron originated and directed the Department of Psychology’s master’s program in counseling ; directed nine National...

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December 21, 2016

Dr. Ferrell Presents on DeFeo’s ‘The Rose’ at American Art Seminar

Dr. Elizabeth Ferrell , one of two scholars selected to participate in the Newberry Library’s American Art and Visual Culture seminar on Dec. 2, presented “Between Action and Object: DeFeo’s Myths about The Rose ,” a chapter which will appear in her upcoming publication, The Ring Around The Rose :...

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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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October 24, 2016

Tauss ’17 Constructs Pati Hill Exhibition for Honors Project

English major Dara Tauss ’17 constructed a Pati Hill-inspired exhibition at the Judith Taylor Art Gallery in Landman Library over the summer. The exhibition ran from Aug. 26 to Sept. 9. Tauss said her exhibition came from a need to explore thoughts and emotions attached to a course offered on the...

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October 18, 2016

Smithsonian Institution Hosts Retrospective Exhibition of Kay WalkingStick ’59, ’11H

Artist Kay WalkingStick ’59, ’11H led alumni through a journey of art discovery in her retrospective, Kay WalkingStick: An American Artist , at the National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C., on April 5. Beginning with her art from the 1970s, the retrospective...

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October 5, 2016

Austin ’09, Stamey ’10 Offered Residencies at Philadelphia Design Center

Becca Austin ’09 and Robin Stamey ’10 , graduates of Arcadia’s Theater Arts program, were awarded residencies at the Philadelphia Design Center, a workspace that provides advanced software technology, production equipment, and textile facilities to the theatrical design community. Supported by The...

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September 26, 2016

Oct. 4: Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians to Perform at Arcadia University

The Philadelphia Orchestra Musicians will play a community concert at Arcadia University on Tuesday, Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. The 45-minute concert is part of the second annual Audience Appreciation Concerts, which will take the musicians to 14 locations across the Philadelphia region for free “pop-up...

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September 20, 2016

Arcadia University among The Princeton Review’s “Best of the Northeast”

For the second consecutive year, The Princeton Review has named Arcadia among the “Best in the Northeast” in its “2017 Best Colleges: Region by Region.” In its website profile on Arcadia, The Princeton Review describes the University as delivering “a global and integrative learning experience with...

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September 13, 2016

Arcadia Ranked Among Best Regional Universities by U.S. News & World Report

In the 2017 U.S. News & World Report Best Colleges rankings, released today, Arcadia University is ranked 42 out of 181 institutions in the North Regional University category. This places Arcadia University as sixth among universities in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in the North Regional...

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