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November 11, 2015

African Film Series, Quiz Bowl, Refugee Discussion Highlight International Education Week, Nov. 16-20

Arcadia’s emphasis on education with a global perspective will be at the forefront during International Education Week , an initiative from the U.S. Department of State and the Department of Education encouraging programs that promote global awareness in education, Nov. 16-20. Throughout the week,...

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June 11, 2015

Wirth ’12 Slams Roller Derby Competitors as ‘Mar’ge Equality’

Natasha Wirth ’12 was featured in South Philly Review for her involvement with Philly Roller Derby (PRD) . Wirth has competed with PRD since March 2015. In addition to roller derby, “Mar’ge Equality,” as she’s known on the track, works as a freelance interpreter and medical case manager at Mazzoni...

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April 22, 2015

Galbussera Presents at the Conference of the American Association for Italian Studies

Giorgio Galbussera , full-time adjunct professor of modern languages, presented a paper titled “Future Past: A Country for/as Old Men” at the Conference of the American Association for Italian Studies at the University of Colorado in Boulder, Colo. The paper examines the portrayal of aging male...

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February 25, 2015

Hanson Presents at the Second Language Research Forum

Dr. Aroline Seibert Hanson , assistant professor of Spanish, presented two papers at the Second Language Research Forum in Provo, Utah. The first,titled, "Can we rely on each other? Examining L2 Proficiency Measures in Experimental Studies," presented new data that Hanson had worked on involving...

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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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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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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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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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