Arcadia University News


October 17, 2012

PA Students Exceed Red Cross Goal, Continue Service Efforts with Food Drive

Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant students worked in cooperation with the American Red Cross to hold a two-day blood drive on campus in September. Thanks to the support of the campus community, they exceeded their goal of 80 donations, collecting a total of 124. The PA students look forward...

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September 18, 2012

PA Alumni, Faculty Help Advance Healthcare Access in Delaware

On Aug. 2, Delaware Gov. Jack Markell approved a law that increased access to quality healthcare by removing several outdated and unnecessary barriers that prevented PAs from practicing to their fullest extent. The milestone was reached thanks to the efforts of alumni and faculty of the Arcadia...

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August 3, 2012

North County Now: Langstaff Swims to Raise Awareness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Youth

North County Now (Potsdam, N.Y.) reported on Aug. 1 that Renee Langstaff will swim from Prescott, Ontario, Canada, to her hometown of Ogdensburg, N.Y., to raise awareness of sudden cardiac death in youth on Aug. 5. The event raised more than $1,000 for Parent Heart Watch, the national voice solely...

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July 9, 2012

PoconoRecord.com: Cabral Continues PA Education at Arcadia

PoconoRecond.com reported on July 7 that Rebecca Cabral was accepted to Arcadia University for the Physician Assistant graduate program . Cabral recently graduated cum laude from Ursinus College with a Bachelor’s degree in Biology and minors in Spanish and Biostatistics. While at Ursinus, she was...

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June 18, 2012

Pilachowski Wins PAGH Scholarship, Prepares for Clinical Training in Thailand

Emily Pilachowski , a student in the third year of the dual degree program in Master of Public Health and Master of Medical Science (Physician Assistant) , won a $250 student scholarship from Physician Assistants for Global Health (PAGH), a non-profit organization working to meet the needs of PAs...

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May 10, 2012

Physician Assistant Students Give Back During Weekend of Service

Students in Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant program participate in national conferences, complete clinical experiences across the globe and collectively score among the top 4 percent on national certification examinations. At the same time, they remain grounded and grateful to the...

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April 26, 2012

PA Alum Raises Awareness of Sudden Cardiac Arrest in Youth

Nine years ago Renee Langstaff received a life-changing phone call from a social worker telling her that her newborn goddaughter, Sydney, was on a ventilator. She didn’t know it at the time, but that experience would later fuel a desire to prevent sudden cardiac death in youth. Sydney was born with...

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April 26, 2012

Young the Giant a Huge Hit at Woodstock

By Amanda Card ’12 If your ears aren’t ringing, you missed Arcadia’s Woodstock… and one of the greatest headliners in the event's history. A 46-date sold out tour and plans to perform at Bonnaroo didn’t stop Young The Giant from putting on a stellar show for Arcadia University. YTG rocked the Kuch...

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April 4, 2012

'Science Friday' Host Thanks Zaweski for Worthwhile Moments

Ira Flatow, host and executive producer of Science Friday , blogged on the aspects of his job that are most rewarding, noting a letter he recently recieved from Joe Zaweski , 
Asstistant Professor
 and Academic Coordinator for Arcadia's Christiana Campus, on April 4. It’s easy to preach to the...

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March 9, 2012

Arcadia University Physician Assistant Students Score in Elite Top 4 Percent in Nation

Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant program is not only one of the largest in the country—with campuses in Pennsylvania and Delaware—but its students also score collectively among the elite top 4 percent on the National Commission on the Certification of PAs (NCCPA) examination. "Our graduates...

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March 1, 2012

The Herald News: Cote ’14 Reflects on 'Life Changing' Service Trip

The Herald News (Fall River, Mass.) reported on Erin Cote ’14 , who spent winter break in Guatemala bringing health care to people in makeshift clinics, churches and nutrition centers. The service trip was organized through Arcadia University and the organization Hearts in Motion. Cote is a Biology...

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February 24, 2012

Arcadia PA Students and Red Cross Host Successful Blood Drive

On Feb. 17 Arcadia's Physician Assistant students worked in cooperation with the Red Cross to hold a 12-hour blood drive on campus, with the goal of 80 blood donations. That goal was surpassed, as more than 100 donations of blood were collected. (The exact number is still pending.) Arcadia PA...

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February 24, 2012

Bauer ’10 Solves Open Problem in Computability Logic

The Villanova University Department of Computing Science reports that graduate student Matt Bauer ’10 , in the course of working on his master's thesis in computer science, "solved an open problem in Computability Logic, showing that the basic first-order fragments of it is PSPACE-complete. The...

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January 24, 2012

Delaware Campus PA Students Help Local Family as Part of 3 Community Service Projects

By Emily Pilachowski, PA Student Community service is an important part of a well-rounded student experience that benefits both the community and volunteers. During the fall semester, Physician Assistant and Public Health students at Arcadia University's Delaware Campus participated in three...

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January 13, 2012

Agnew Voted Among Top PAs in Intelligencer Poll

Donna M. Agnew, Associate Director and Assistant Professor of Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant Program, was recently voted among the Best of 2011 Bucks and Montgomery County, in the Physician Assistants Category. See the full list . Agnew earned a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology...

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January 13, 2012

Agnew Voted Among Top PAs in Intelligencer Poll

Donna M. Agnew, Associate Director and Assistant Professor of Arcadia University’s Physician Assistant Program, was recently voted among the Best of 2011 Bucks and Montgomery County, in the Physician Assistants Category. See the full list . Agnew earned a Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology...

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January 13, 2012

Levittown Patch: Arcadia Students and Professors To Assist in Cyber-Bullying Research

"The Pennsbury Education Foundation is pleased to announce a $10,000 grant from the Verizon Foundation, which will be used to support a newly-developed cyber-bullying prevention program at the middle school level," reports the Levittown Patch . "The cyber-bullying prevention program will take place...

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January 13, 2012

Glenside News: Arcadia Students Beautify Local Community

The Glenside News reported on a mural located on Roberts block in Glenside that Arcadia students helped to create as part of the New Student Community Service Day on Nov. 12: A corner of Downtown Glenside boasts new murals, thanks to students of Arcadia University in cooperation with Cheltenham...

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December 13, 2011

Physician Assistant Alum Named Clinical Director at Misericordia

"Misericordia University has named [Arcadia University graduate] Darci Brown, P.A.-C., as the director of clinical education and assistant professor of physician assistant studies for the new Physician Assistant program. In her position, Brown will assist in development of the newly approved...

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November 22, 2011

Gettysburg Times: Pittman '07 Joins Hanover Medical Group

The Gettysburg Times (Gettysburg, Pa.) reported that Amanda Pittman , a 2007 graduate of the Physician Assistant program, recently joined The Hanover Medical Group Family Medicine, on Nov. 17. Pttman earned her master of medical science-physician assistant studies degree at Arcadia University,...

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November 9, 2011

Eisenmenger-Fuentes Helps Establish Community Clinic

The Madelia Times- Messenger (Madelia, Minn.) reported that Katherine Eisenmenger-Fuentes ’10M is one of four new family medicine providers who will be working at the new clinic portion of Madelia Community Hospital and Clinic, on Nov. 3. Eisenmenger-Fuentes helped establish this model with the...

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