Arcadia University News


February 25, 2015

Gevorgyan-Ninness Presents at the German Studies Association Conferences and Continues Research on Orientalism

Dr. Stella Gevorgyan-Ninness , adjunct professor of modern languages, presented a paper titled “Hübschmannarmenisch: German and European Influences on Early Soviet Orientalists” at the 38th annual German Studies Association Conference in San Diego. In addition to presenting this research, Gevorgyan...

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January 9, 2015

Arcadia Students Receive Gilman Scholarships, Will Study in Turkey, South Korea

Two Arcadia students, Zahra Ahmadi ’16 and Clifford Long ’17 , will study in Turkey and South Korea, respectively, in spring 2015 through the the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Programs . Ahmadi, an international studies major concentrating in the Middle East and Africa, received $4,...

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July 9, 2014

Stéfon Marquette Awarded Gilman Scholarship

Each year, the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program aims to open the study abroad experience up to students with financial constraints, as well as expand the study abroad student population by supporting students with underrepresented majors, diverse ethnic backgrounds and...

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June 25, 2012

Featured Contributor: Artist and Educator Jamar Nicholas

By Purnell T. Cropper Jamar Nicholas is a mild-mannered guy, fond of button-down shirts and light lunches at Elcy’s Café. On campus he’s known mostly as the dude who holds things together at Spruance Fine Arts Center, managing the office and assisting at the Art Gallery. But like many of the comic...

April 4, 2012

13 Students Present at Language and Culture Symposium

Thirteen Arcadia University students participated in the SEPCHE Foreign Language and Culture Symposium at Chesnut Hill College on March 31. Dr. Rodolfo Schweizer , Associate Professor and Chair of Modern Languages and one of the founders of this biennial symposium, and Adjunct Professor Gabriela...

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April 4, 2012

McCabe Embarks on Legislative Career to Combat Sex Trafficking

Emily McCabe ’12 , a double major in Sociology and Spanish, is busy tweaking and polishing her Senior Capstone Project in preparation for Arcadia’s annual Capstone Presentations, April 25 - May 16. Her paper, “The Influence of Gender Norms on Sex Trafficking in Latin America,” is the culmination of...

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April 4, 2012

Hillsborough Beacon: Hemstock ’14 Finds Place on Dean's List and Abroad

The Hillsborough Beacon (Hillsborough, N.J.) reported on March 30, “Sara Hemstock, a 2009 graduate of Hillsborough High School earned a place on the fall semester dean’s list at Arcadia University in Glenside, Pa. Sara is a Spanish major spending her junior year in Spain studying at the University...

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February 28, 2012

Pacheco-Rivera ’99 Builds Connections Between Institutions and Latino Students

Philly.com featured Rubi Pacheco-Rivera ’99 in an article that discusses the benefits of being bilingual and bicultural. Pacheco-Rivera graduated from Arcadia in 1999 with a bachelor's degree in Business Administration and a minor in Spanish. Rubi Pacheco-Rivera, who was born and raised in...

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February 15, 2012

A Unique Educational Experience For the Adult Learner: Arcadia’s CAPE Program Sets High Standard for Customized Programming

There’s a special anniversary coming up at Arcadia. Just one year ago, Arcadia University cut the ribbon on a high-tech, well-appointed King of Prussia campus in the heart of a buzzing commercial district. The 13,000 square foot campus is housed in an office complex and features modern classrooms...

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December 13, 2011

Lyons Plans to Use Study Abroad Experiences for Edge in Job Search

By Erica Lamberg International Business and Culture major Margaret Lyons ’12 never had trouble finding fresh avenues to explore her interests at Arcadia. Testing her business savvy and knack for language learning, she studied abroad three times and completed coursework in French and Chinese. As she...

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November 22, 2011

Fajitas and Friendship: Highlights from the Language Luncheon

By Jordyn Austin ’14 International Education Week, Arcadia’s annual week-long celebration of global cultures, wrapped up this year with fajitas and amazing guacamole. Language Lunch took place on Friday, Nov. 18, at in the Grey Towers Castle Mirror Room. The prevailing cuisine was Mexican, but...

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