Arcadia University News

July 16, 2012

Arcadia Enters Agreement with Changsha University

As part of a six-day journey across China, President Tobey (Carl) Oxholm III and Dr. Steve O. Michael , Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, were warmly received at Changsha University of Science and Technology (CUST) on June 13. There, they met with Dillon Wu, Director of the...


July 16, 2012

Arcadia Signs Agreement with Canvard College

Dr. Steve O. Michael , Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, traveled to the the Tongzhou District of Beijing, China, on June 12 to visit Canvard College of Beijing Technology and Business University. There, he met with President Xuyang Yan and Director of the International Center...


July 16, 2012

Provost Michael and President Oxholm Welcome Joint Jiangsu Students to Arcadia

President Tobey (Carl) Oxholm III and Dr. Steve O. Michael , Provost and Vice President of Academic Affairs, were received by Jiangsu University on June 16, during a six-day whirlwind visit to China. In addition to meeting with administrators of the university—including President Shouqi Yuan, Vice...


June 20, 2012

Audio: Nicholas Discusses His Creative Process, How He Came to Love Comic Books

Jamar Nicholas , Featured Contributor for Online Media , talks about his early attempts at creating comic strips (“I decided that comic books are a lot more forgiving”) and reveals a secret about his creative process. Nicholas is Gallery Assistant at Arcadia University. He also teaches at Moore...

June 8, 2012

GAUC Conference Final Day Activities

By Sue Gettlin The 2nd annual Global Advancement of Universities and Colleges concluded Friday, May 25, with a half-day of presentations. Andy Pusca, Rector of Danubius University, chaired the final presentation session. Professor Douglas Yates, American Graduate School in Paris, presented a paper...


June 5, 2012

MBA Reception Welcomes Students, Alumni and International Graduates from Singapore

Students and alumni of Arcadia University’s International M.B.A. program in Singapore joined M.B.A. students, alumni, prospective M.B.A. students, faculty and staff at the graduate business program’s second annual reception on May 16, given by the School of Global Business and the Office of...

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May 25, 2012

GAUC Conference Second Day Features Presentations By Michael and Moy

By Sue Gettlin The second day of the Global Advancement of Universities and Colleges Conference at Voronezh State University in Voronezh, Russia, featured presentations by Dr. Steve Michael , Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, and Elizabeth Moy , Executive Director of the Southeastern...


May 25, 2012

Michael Opens International Conference on Higher Education in Russia

By Sue Gettlin The 2nd Annual Conference of Global Advancement of Universities and Colleges opened at Voronezh State University in Voronezh, Russia, on Wednesday, May 23. The three-day conference welcomed more than 60 delegates from Russia, the United States, France, Romania and China. Dr. Steve...


May 10, 2012

International MBA Graduates Celebrate Commencement, Welcome Delener to Singapore

Graduating students of the Arcadia University International M.B.A. program gathered at the Grand Ballroom of the Concorde Hotel in Singapore for a graduate commencement ceremony on April 21. The beginning of the ceremony was marked by the U.S. national anthem, followed by the national anthem of the...

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May 10, 2012

Black Awareness Society, Alumni Association Host 'Event Worth Repeating'

By Georgene Pilling ’04M, Program Director for Alumni Relations On April 25 the Commons Great Room was filled with magic—symbolized by the image of the Sankofa bird and realized by the laughter and warm embraces of reunions between students, faculty, staff and alumni. [ Photos | Video ] With the...

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May 4, 2012

Dr. Mascavage Earns Two Excellence in Teaching Awards in One Week

Dr. Linda Mascavage , Associate Professor of Chemistry, was honored not only with Arcadia University's most prestigious faculty honor, but also with an American Chemical Society award—two major honors in less than a week. Mascavage was selected as the 2012 recipient of the Award for Excellence in...

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April 24, 2012

Arcadia Launches Global Workshop Series with 20 Philadelphia Faculty in Cuba

Arcadia University launches its Global Faculty Development Workshop series in June at the University of Havana in Cuba. The global series aims to spur faculty leadership in campus internationalization across the nation. Twenty faculty from Philadelphia area universities will join Arcadia University...

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April 13, 2012

New Study Abroad Program, Faculty Development Begins in Cuba

Arcadia University announces the establishment of the Arcadia in Cuba study abroad program, as well as the first Global Faculty Development Workshop in academic collaboration with the prestigious University of Havana. This new relationship has enabled The College of Global Studies at Arcadia...

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April 10, 2012

Arcadia University Announces School of Global Business

Arcadia University is leveraging its leadership position in global education with a new School of Global Business and a focus on entrepreneurship, sustainable enterprises, and a growing international MBA program. “Our goal is to prepare business leaders who are global-minded, individuals who will...

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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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March 29, 2012

Five Faculty Members Awarded SEPCHE Grants for 21st Century Teaching

Several faculty members were awarded grants by the South Eastern Pennsylvania Consortium for Higher Education (SEPCHE) for Building Faculty Capacity for 21st Century Teaching: A SEPCHE/Teagle Initiative, on March 14. "Arcadia faculty are active in pedagogically related research works," says Dr...

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March 23, 2012

Romanian Coordinator: 'Students Acted Like Real Ambassadors in Our Country'

Bucharest, Romania, is one of many international cities Arcadia University first-year and transfer students explored during Preview . Bill Meiers ’93M,’96M , English Instructor and Co-Director of the Honors Program , led the students in his two-credit Honors course, "Cultural Crossover and Change...

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March 6, 2012

School of Global Business Holds Retreats to Prepare Strategic Plan

Members of the School of Global Business gathered in January, February and March at planning retreats to draft and formulate the school’s strategic plan, goals and objectives—including the school’s mission, vision and core values, or guiding principles, on which to focus while moving forward as a...

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February 7, 2012

Provost Michael Named to ACE Commission on Leadership

The American Council on Education has appointed Dr. Steve O. Michael , Arcadia University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, as a member of the ACE Commission on Leadership for the next two years. The mission of the ACE Commission on Leadership is to bring together a group of...


February 3, 2012

Forensic Science Students Participate in American Academy Meeting, Feb. 20-25

Second year students in Arcadia University’s FEPAC accredited Master’s in Forensic Science program will attend the American Academy of Forensic Science (AAFS) meeting, in Atlanta, Ga., Feb. 20-25. Three Arcadia students have been selected to present their research. Emmi Slivka and Theresa Scott...

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January 24, 2012

Provost Michael Quoted in Chronicle of Higher Education on Libya Possibilities

Dr. Steve O. Michael , Arcadia University Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, was quoted Jan. 22 in the Chronicle of Higher Education in an article headlined " Fall of Qaddafi's Regime Brings New Opportunities for American Universities ." David L. Wheeler wrote: The images of Libya...