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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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August 30, 2016

Class of 2020 Sets Vision on Time at Arcadia

More than 600 first-year students and 105 transfer students entered the Class of 2020 on Aug. 26, making it one of the largest incoming classes in the University’s history. Throughout the day, a team of volunteer student-athletes, faculty, and staff unloaded cars and carried clothing, snacks, mini-...

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August 25, 2016

Arcadia University to Host Mindfulness Refreshed Conference

In conjunction with the Won Institute of Graduate Studies, Arcadia’s Department of Philosophy and Religion will host the Mindfulness Refreshed Conference on Thursday, Sept. 8, from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Participants are invited to join scholars from around the world as they define the true meaning of...

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July 25, 2016

Rawlins Presents, Teaches on Techniques in Scientific Illustration

Scott Rawlins , professor of Scientific Illustration, presented research and taught a program at the Guild of Natural Science Illustrators (GNSI) at the University of California in Santa Cruz earlier this month. Rawlins’ presentation examined the use of mixed mediums—both traditional and digital...

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July 21, 2016

Dr. Eaton Receives Fulbright for Literary Research in Nova Scotia

Dr. Kalenda Eaton , 2016-2017 Fulbright Scholar from Arcadia University, has been awarded a J. William ​Fulbright Research Chair in Society and Culture at Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia. This prestigious opportunity allows exceptional scholars to develop their areas of study at host...

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June 30, 2016

Dr. Hoffman Travels to China for Agreement Renewal with Jiangsu University

Dr. John Hoffman , provost and vice president for Academic Affairs, traveled to Zhenjiang, China, in June to renew the cooperation agreement between Arcadia University and Jiangsu University. The agreement, signed by Dr. Hoffman and Dr. Chen Long , vice president for overseas education at Jiangsu,...

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June 27, 2016

AGS Class of 2016 Enters World of International Diplomacy

Left to Right: Megan Pritchard, Gabriele Paone, Ahmed Samy Lotf, Sakshi Mishra, Emily Davison, Simisola Osekunowo, Aurora Eck Nilsen, Tigidankay Sannoh, Fazola Nasretdinova, Erin Robbins, Elisa Gabrieli. On June 4 in Paris, France, seven students graduated from the Master of Arts in International...

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June 15, 2016

Batchelor Receives Maybelle Longstreet Prize from Woodmere Art Museum

Betsey Batchelor , associate professor of Visual and Performing Arts, received the Maybelle Longstreet Prize from the Woodmere Art Museum for her painting “Pillar,” on display in the Woodmere Annual 75th Juried Exhibition “The Condition of Place.” The exhibition runs through August 28.

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