Arcadia University News

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...


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...


November 22, 2011

Jiangxi University Professor Addresses Higher Education in China

By Erica Lamberg As part of Arcadia’s celebration of International Education Week, a presentation about Higher Education in China was led by Dr. Xuchuan Xu of Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics in the north of Nanchang Province in China. Provost Dr. Steve O. Michael introduced Xuchuan and...

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September 8, 2011

President, Provost to New Students—Take the World by Storm

“Walking through the dorms on Saturday evening, as the rain was falling and the winds whipping, students in Dilworth gave me the idea for your class—The Class That Took The World By Storm,” said Arcadia University President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III as he greeted the Class of 2015 and new transfer...


August 30, 2011

Incoming Students Greet New President, Rock Kuch Alumni Gymnasium

The Class of 2015 joined with parents, friends, faculty and staff in the Kuch Center gymnasium on Friday, Aug. 26, for the traditional new student welcoming ceremony. The entering first-year class has 517 first-year students, along with a robust 140 transfer students. Before the ceremony even began...


August 19, 2011

Arcadia, Community Leaders Discuss Joint Projects, Public Service

Arcadia President Carl (Tobey) Oxholm III dedicated part of his second day in office to visiting two of the area’s community leaders. On Aug. 2, accompanied by Provost Steve O. Michael , he met first with the Rev. Alyn Waller, Pastor of Enon Baptist Church, and then with State Sen. LeAnna M...


June 17, 2011

Provost Participates in Diversity Showcase Seminar, June 29

Dr. Steve O. Michael , Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs, will participate in a Diversity Showcase Seminar June 29 as part of the 2011 Access, Equity and Diversity Summit and Annual Meeting. Hosted by the American Association for Affirmative Action and the New Jersey Affirmative...