Arcadia University News


May 31, 2019

Students Honored at 17th annual ALANA & International Student Recognition Ceremony

Arcadia University celebrated the achievements of international students and graduating students of African, Latino, Asian, and Native American (ALANA) descent at the 17th annual ALANA & International Student Recognition Ceremony on May 11. This year, 13 graduate students and 49 undergraduate...

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October 22, 2018

Jiangsu University Students Celebrate Mid-Autumn and National Day Festivals

On Oct. 1, Jiangsu University (JSU) students and Arcadia’s Computer Science and Mathematics faculty gathered at Minado Restaurant in Norristown, Pa. to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival and the National Day of the People's Republic of China. Students and faculty connected over dinner, shared their...

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June 27, 2018

Arcadia University Responds to Supreme Court Travel Ban Decision

Arcadia University is an institution that subscribes to the imperative that teaching and learning must include the global perspectives and experiences provided by scholars, students, and staff from all regions and nations of our world. Arcadia University is deeply disappointed with the United...

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June 7, 2018

Students, Faculty Attend NAFSA’s International Educators Conference

Arcadia students and faculty joined nearly 10,000 international education professionals at the 2018 NAFSA: Association of International Educators Annual Conference at the Pennsylvania Convention Center in Philadelphia, Pa., from May 27 to June 1. This year’s theme, “Diverse Voices, Shared...

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May 29, 2018

Education USA Advisors Visit Arcadia to Discuss Study Abroad Collaborations

Education USA advisors from South America, Africa, Europe, and the Middle East visited Arcadia on May 23 to discuss study abroad opportunities for international students interested in attending the University for semester or year-long programs. The University welcomed Erica Dania Alves from...

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September 18, 2017

The Yangtse Evening Post Highlights Jiangsu, Arcadia Mathematics Course

The international mathematics program at Jiangsu University was highlighted in a Sept. 6 story by The Yangtse Evening Post about how students are preparing for the start of the school year. The students are required to do “homework” before the start of the semester, which includes conversing with...

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November 22, 2016

Arcadia Celebrates Cultural Diversity during International Education Week

Through performances and presentations, Arcadia University students, faculty, and friends highlighted cultures from around the world at the annual Celebrating Cultures fair on Nov. 16, as part of Arcadia’s International Education Week. Throughout the night, students entertained and informed the...

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January 12, 2016

U.S. Embassy Interviews Arcadia Student as Part of International Education Week

For International Education Week in November, Genetic Counseling major Rebecca Purvis ’17 was interviewed by the U.S. Embassy and Consulate for her experiences abroad as a Fulbright scholar. Purvis, a New Zealander, is a 2015 Fulbright Science and Innovation Graduate Award recipient. In order to...

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November 19, 2015

Long ’17 Shows Hospitality to Students Studying Abroad in the U.S.

Upon returning to Glenside after a semester in Seoul, Cliff Long ’17 decided to help international students studying at Arcadia adjust to their new home. In his story “Returning the Hospitality,” Long explains why he joined the student organization International Peer Associate League (IPAL) and...

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October 2, 2015

Students Gather at Office of International Affairs Picnic

Mutaz Barnawi , a student in the Master of Arts in International Public Relations program, snaps a selfie with President Nicolette DeVille Christensen at the Office of International Affairs Welcome Picnic on Sept. 29. Sixty-six new international students from 19 countries joined Arcadia this year,...

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February 26, 2015

Students from Arcadia’s English Language Institute Celebrate the Chinese New Year

Students from Arcadia University’s English Language Institute celebrate the Chinese New Year by sharing dumplings and culture with their classmates.

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December 2, 2014

Arcadia’s International Student Enrollment Continues to Climb

Over the past five years, the international student body at Arcadia University, a global leader in international education, has more than doubled. A total of 81 international students are enrolled at Arcadia in 2014-15, compared with 40 students in the 2009-10 academic year. The largest groups of...

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February 28, 2014

Faculty Member Kachuyevski, Expert on Ukraine, Explains Country’s Unrest

On Feb. 26, Dr. Angela Kachuyevski , assistant professor of political science and an expert on Ukraine and Russia, provided insight into the Euromaidan revolution in Ukraine. Describing Ukraine’s centuries-old, complex history, Kachuyevski notes “Even its name, Ukrayina, means ‘on the edge,’”...

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February 25, 2013

IPCR Student Addresses Conference, President of Sierra Leone

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography PEDRO LEAL ’13 It’s one thing to listen to a news report or read a case study on international conflict. But if you’re on the ground defending your life and country from rebel fighters and militiamen, conflict looks a little different. Former National Security...

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November 21, 2012

Learning How to Heal: Displaced by War, World-traveling Pharmacist Seeks Peace

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography PEDRO LEAL ’13 As a pharmacist in the midst of major conflicts, it’s crucial to hold just the right skill set—lives are at stake. While working as a humanitarian pharmacist for French-based nonprofit organization Pharmacie et Aide Humanitaire (PAH), Prudence...

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November 13, 2012

Inspired by Father's Police Stories, Paul Pursues Career in Forensic Science

By SARAH R. SCHWARTZ ’10 Photography CHRISTINA YEE ’13 Real forensic discoveries don’t come in half-hour episodes, neatly packaged. Anisha Paul ’13M , a second-year master's student in the Forensic Science program , knows that when it comes to research, breakthroughs are all about persistence and...

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June 9, 2011

Manzo's S.A.F.E. Project Receives Recovery and Resilience Award

The S.A.F.E Project , an organization co-founded by Marie Manzo , a clinical psychologist and Adjunct Professor in Arcadia's Public Health Program, received a 2011 Recovery and Resilience Award from the Montgomery County Mental Health Association on May 25. S.A.F.E. is a domestic violence program...

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